Commodities

Commission-free trading** on over 100 commodities

Trade gold, oil, natural gas and many more commodities with margin rates starting at only 5%. And you have added flexibility with both cash and forward contracts available, extended trading hours on our most popular instruments and no minimum contract sizes.

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Commodity Minimum Spread^ Margin Rate Trading Hours
Gold 0.35 4% Sun 18:00 - Fri 16:00 (daily break between 17:00 and 18:00)
Crude Oil West Texas 4.0 11.26% Sun 18:00 - Fri 17:00 (daily break between 17:00 and 18:00)
Silver 3.0 10.21% Sun 18:00 - Fri 16:00 (daily break between 17:00 and 18:00)
Natural Gas 0.3 10.34% Sun 18:00 - Fri 17:00 (daily break between 17:00 and 18:00)
Copper 2.5 6% Sun 18:00 - Fri 17:00 (daily break between 17:00 and 18:00)

Product Minimum Spread^ Margin Rate
USD/CAD 1.7 2.90%
USD/JPY 0.7 3%
AUD/USD 0.7 3%
EUR/USD 0.7 3%
GBP/USD 0.9 3%

Forex

Competitive spreads

We offer over 330 spot and forward forex pairs from around the globe, with spreads on major pairs EUR/USD, USD/JPY and AUD/USD from 0.7 pips.

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Indices

Commission-free trading** on over 90 global indices

Trade North American, European and Asian indices commission-free, with margin rates starting at only 2.75%.

Learn more about our index CFDs

Product Minimum Spread^ Margin Rate Trading Hours
US SPX 500 0.5 4% Sun 18:00 - Fri 17:00 (daily break between 16:15 - 16:30 & 17:00 - 18:00)
US 30 1.4 3.75% Sun 18:00 - Fri 17:00 (daily break between 16:15 - 16:30 & 17:00 - 18:00)
US NDAQ 100 1.0 4.25% Sun 18:00 - Fri 17:00 (daily break between 16:15 - 16:30 & 17:00 - 18:00)
US Small Cap 2000 0.3 5% Sun 18:00 - Fri 17:00 (daily break between 18:00 - 20:00)
Hong Kong 43 5.0 15% Daily 21:15 - 11:00 (daily break between 00:00 - 01:00 & 04:15 - 05:00)

Country Number of Shares Margin Rate From Trading Hours
Canada 570 15% Daily 09:30 - 16:00
USA 4311 20% Daily 09:30 - 16:00
Hong Kong 648 30% Daily 21:30 - 04:00 (daily break between 00:00 and 01:00)
UK 887 30% Daily 03:00 - 11:30
Japan 994 30% Daily 20:00 - 02:00 (daily break between 22:30 and 23:30)

Shares

Trade on almost 10,000 global shares

The Next Generation platform allows you to trade CFDs on the price movements of shares from 23 countries and across a wide variety of sectors including technology, banking and mining.

Learn more about our shares CFDs

*For information of relevant typical spreads, please click here


Reasons to trade with CMC Markets

You can have it all with CMC Markets

Switch to CMC Markets today to start benefiting from our competitive spreads and commissions and advanced trading tools, all on our award-winning platform.

Want to learn more about trading CFDs?

CMC Markets offers a range of educational events for both new and experienced traders.

First Look - Next Generation Trading

Our Next Generation platform arrives in Canada, come and see our new trading tools in action.

Next Generation Trading

Learn more about all the advances the Next Generation platform, attend one of our seminars


Why trade CFDs with CMC Markets?

  • Trade on an award-winning platform*
  • Access FX, Indices, Commodities and more
  • Apps for iPhone, iPad & Android™

*Awarded 'Best Online Trading Platform' by MoneyAM and Shares Magazine in 2013
**Where the trades are commission free, remuneration is from the spread between bid and ask prices
^A minimum spread is the lowest spread that will be shown on the given product. If the underlying market spread widens throughout the trading day, or you are trading out of hours, the platform spread may also widen. The spreads shown are for the first price available for the average market trade/bet sizes in the relevant product. The spread will widen for larger trade/bet sizes, see our platform for more information. This data is provided for general information only and may not be current. Please refer to the product overview area of our trading platform for real-time information on the spreads, margin rates, commission (as applicable) and trading hours of a particular product.