The TD Direct CFD Trading Account


The TD Derivatives Trading account offers CFD trading on over 7,000 CFDs within 27 different exchanges with Stocks CFDs, Index Tracking CFDs and Commodity CFDs.

The CFD trading account Offers 'Direct Market Access' via the TD Derivatives Trading downloadable trading platform. TD Derivatives Professional also offers a free 30 day trial for Level 2 data, terms apply - allows a view of the London Stock Exchange order book and to place CFD orders with Direct Market Access.

Index Tracking CFD trading allow benefits of a diversified investment tool which combine low cost, leverage and ease of trading. Index Tracking CFDs offer customers opportunity to trade against an entire index with real-time prices activated by a single click.

Leveraged trading means maximum exposure with minimal capital requirements but note that leveraged instruments carry a high level of risk to your capital. Losses can quickly exceed your initial investment.

Access to Index Tracking CFD trading opportunities across more than 20 exchanges worldwide, all with a single click Competitive Bid/Ask spreads with no additional commissions.

Commodity CFDs are an easy way to trade in commodity markets offering traders direct exposure to underlying commodity, oil, grains, softs, energies, gold and other precious metals with trades as simple as trading any other CFD instruments.

Commodity CFDs offers a simple alternative to trading commodities on Futures exchanges.


TD Direct CFD Trading Account Benefits


  • Use to hedge risk in existing Stock positions.
  • There is no Stamp Duty to pay on any purchases of CFDs.
  • Leverage CFD investments up to 20 times by trading on margin.
  • Choose from over 7000 stocks CFDs, Commodity CFDs and Index Tracking CFDs.
  • UK Level 2 data is FREE for customers who make four trades during the month.
  • Place orders directly on the London Stock Exchange order book with Direct Market Access.
  • Simplified trading - simple cash settlement in line with the underlying Future.
  • Diversify your portfolio - easy portfolio diversification.
  • Selling short - Commodity CFDs are fully supportive of short selling.

Risk reminder : Leveraged instruments carry high degree of risk. Losses can quickly exceed your initial investment.




What is CFD trading ?


A Contract for Difference, or CFD, is an agreement between two parties to exchange the difference in value of a particular market, between the time at which the contract is opened and the time at which it is closed.

CFDs can be traded on UK, US, European and far-east stocks, indices, commodities and bonds.

To make a CFD trade, you must decide whether the market will rise or fall. If you place a trade and predict correctly, you will make a profit of your CFD size multiplied by each point that the market moves. If you are wrong, you will make a loss related to the CFD size, multiplied by each point that the market moves against you.

With CFDs you do not actually own the underlying asset that you are trading as a derivative instrument but prices are derived from the underlying asset value and prices move in conjunction with the underlying asset.

Margin Products carry a high degree of risk to your capital. Losses can quickly exceed your initial investment. Margin Products are not suitable for all investors who should fully understand the risks and seek independent advice if necessary.



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