A contract for differences (CFD) is a contract that pays the difference between the value of an asset at the time of opening a trade and its value at closing the trade.
Advantages of CFD trading
Trade with leverage
Trade a larger position than your existing capital.
Hedge your portfolio
Offset potential losses to your investment portfolio by hedging with CFDs.
Go long and short
Trade long and short positions, depending on your preferred strategy.
What you can trade with CFDs
Contracts for difference (CFDs) allow you to speculate on a number of markets, including indices, share and commodities. At Deriv.com we offer popular cash indices, cryptocurrencies, as well as proprietary Synthetic Indices that simulate market movement.
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