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Single Share CFDs FAQs

Is there an expiry on a Share CFD contract?

There is no expiration on a Share CFD contract. Unlike other derivatives, A CFD is an open-ended contract, if you have not closed your position by the end…

Will I be charged a commission on Share CFDs?

No. All costs are already built into the spread, there are no added or minimum commissions.   …

Are there any restrictions when trading Share CFDs?

Due to restrictions implemented by regulatory bodies, underlying stock exchanges, or liquidity providers that FXCM works with, some shares may be…

Dividends and Withholdings on Share CFDs

Dividends may impact the amount of overnight costs you pay or earn on your Share CFD position(s). When a dividend is paid on a stock, the value of…

Why would I trade a Share CFD over trading the underlying stock itself?

CFDs give traders a lot of options that they would not otherwise have: CFDs are traded with leverageThis allows a trader to control a large market…

What is the Minimum Trade I can open on Share CFDs?

The minimum number of FXCM contracts per click (trade) for Share CFD is 1. 1 FXCM contract is the equivalent of 0.1 Shares …

What shares do you offer?

Please see this page for our full share offering.   …

What is a Share CFD?

A share CFD is a CFD where the underlying asset is the stock price of a public company. A CFD, or Contract for Difference, offers you all the benefits of…

Where is the pip/point location for Share CFDs?

The pip/point location for Share CFDs depends on the region of the share you trade.   For US shares: …

How can I enable share CFDs in my account?

If Share CFDs are enabled on your account you will be able to find them in the Symbols list of your platform. To enable Share CFDs on your MT4 platform,…

What are the Share CFD Holiday Hours?

Due to the global nature of CFDs, traders should be aware of special holiday trading hours observed in each market. FXCM has provided a monthly calendar…

What are the trading hours for Share CFDs?

FXCM will offer pricing for share CFDs in line with the opening hours of the underlying exchange. Please refer to this chart below for live account hours.…

What is the Single Share CFD financing cost?

At FXCM, the financing cost for your CFD trade is referred to as ‘rollover.' This is the interest paid for holding a position past 5 PM EST and…