Why trade with CFDs? Depending on your jurisdiction you can offset losses against profits as a tax deduction and pay no stamp duty on your CFD trading1. You also get negative balance protection for peace of mind.
1 Tax laws vary according to your jurisdiction and individual circumstances. You should always seek independent tax advice.
Why spread bet? As a U.K. resident you pay no capital gains tax on the profits. There are also no commissions2 to pay on your spread bets; you only pay the spread. And for peace of mind, you also get negative balance protection. ³
2 Dependent on account type.
³ Spread betting available only for UK and Ireland residents.
Copy-trading is a new way to trade. You could actually use CFDs to facilitate your copy-trading. It allows you to pick traders based on their track record ³ and either manually or automatically copy their trades.
³ Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
Complete the Live Trading Account application form. Once we have verified identity, we will set up your account.
Deposit funds from a credit card, E-Wallet or bank transfer to start trading.
Trade on every device, including PC, Android, iPad and iPhone or via web browser.
There are advantages to all the different ways of trading. Some are tax-free, some offer direct market access (DMA), some offer increased flexibility, it comes down to how you want to trade and what level of trader you are.
ATFX offers several online trading services, spread betting (UK and Ireland clients only) and CFD trading. These are some of the most popular ways you can trade instruments like forex, equity indices, cryptocurrencies, commodities and shares.