Shares CFD Trading

No Commissions*

Why Trade Shares with Friedberg Direct powered FXCM technology?

Start Small

Control and scale your position size in increments of 1/10th of Share.1

Leverage

Trade top international share CFDs from the US, UK, HK1, AU and Europe with low margin requirements. However, remember that trading on margin is risky as it can significantly increase your losses as well. Only 30% margin required to enter market.

Short Trading

CFD traders can go long or short with a simple click of a button, and speculate on both the gains and losses of a stock.

Platform of Choice

Trade on Trading Station, MT4 or Via API.

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Most Popular

Shares

AU Shares

Forex

Baskets

Baskets

Cryptocurrencies

Indices

Commodities

Treasuries

Majors

Minors

Exotic

Technology

Banking

Healthcare

Motor Vehicles

Most Popular

Shares

AU Shares

Forex

Stock Baskets

Forex Baskets

Cryptocurrencies

Indices

Commodities

Treasuries

Majors

Minors

Exotic

Technology

Banking

Healthcare

Motor Vehicles

Most Popular

Shares

AU Shares

Forex

Stock Baskets

Forex Baskets

Cryptocurrencies

Indices

Commodities

Treasuries

Majors

Minors

Exotic

Technology

Banking

Healthcare

Motor Vehicles

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Get Started!

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1. by submitting the online application.

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2. Following the approval of your account, fund and place your first trade.

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3. Explore our shares offering in the trading platform.

Not ready to open an account?
Get a feel for the platform by signing up for a Free Practice Account.

Choose your Platform

Share Trading is enabled across all Friedberg Direct powered FXCM technology Trading Platforms

Explore Shares in Trading Station

Where can I find Shares on my account?

You can search a specific Share CFD, or you can browse the entire offering in our Symbols List. One you know the company name or ticker you want to trade just double click to subscribe and the instrument will appear in the Dealing Rates window.

What are the costs of trading?

When trading Share CFDs with Friedberg Direct powered FXCM technology, trading costs are included in the spread and there are no extra commission fees charged when opening or closing positions and unlike many other brokers there are no minimum commission levels, so at Friedberg Direct powered FXCM technology you are able to avoid the extra costs of placing smaller trades.The spread costs can easily be calculated on the Trading Station platform, as you can see the real-time spreads and pip costs (in your account denomination) before you enter any trade. To calculate the spread cost in the currency of your account:

(Pip Cost) x (Number of Contracts) x (Spread) = Total Transaction Cost

Can I hold my positions long term?

As long as there is sufficient margin in your account, you can hold your position indefinitely.

Any positions held past the closing time of a stock exchange may be subject to a "financing charge" which reflects in Friedberg Direct account as "rollover." The financing adjustment will take place on the account after the close of the relevant stock exchange. Visit our CFD Product guide for more information.

The financing charges are updated daily and can be seen in the Trading Platforms under RollB and RollS.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much capital do I need to start trading Share CFD's?

Trading share CFDs with Friedberg Direct powered FXCM technology allows you to use only a fraction of the capital. For Retail clients, approximately 3.33:1 leverage is available for individual equities. If you open a position worth $100, approximately $30 margin would be required. Margin requirements for each share are updated once daily and can be viewed in the Trading Station platform.

How does fractional share work?

Friedberg Direct powered FXCM technology's minimum trade sizes is the value of one-tenth of an actual share: entering a size of "1" on the Friedberg Direct powered FXCM technology platform will place a trade size the equivalent of 0.1 Shares.

Please note that HK Shares can only be traded in increments of 1 Share.

How are dividends paid out?

Dividend adjustments will apply on the eve of the ex-dividend date of the underlying stock. The adjustment will appear on your statement. Long Positions will be credited an adjustment and Short Positions will be debited.

Does Friedberg Direct powered FXCM technology apply taxes to clients trading share CFDs?

There are no taxes applied by Friedberg Direct powered FXCM technology when you open and close a CFD position.

However, as per the US tax code, a withholding tax applies on dividend adjustments to traders of equity derivatives of US stocks. In accordance with Friedberg Direct powered FXCM technology obligation under these US tax rules, 15% of all credited Dividend adjustments on SSCFDs are withheld and passed on by Friedberg Direct powered FXCM technology to the IRS2.

This tax treatment is applied by default to all positions and may be subject to change in the future.

How are Corporate Actions handled?

With the exception of Dividends and Stock Splits. Friedberg Direct powered FXCM technology does not process most corporate actions. In the event of any corporate action, Friedberg Direct powered FXCM technology shall determine in accordance with market practice the appropriate adjustment, if any, to be made to the current contract value or contract quantity of any open positions in order to preserve the economic equivalent of your position or to reflect the effect of the event on the relevant underlying share.

Do I need to pay data subscription fee?

No, you don't need to pay any data subscription fee when trading Share CFDs at Friedberg Direct powered FXCM technology. You can access to real-time price quote on your live Friedberg Direct powered FXCM technology account. Please note that price is delayed in 15 minutes on demo account.

Have Additional Questions?

Disclosure
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HK Shares can only be traded in increments of 1 Share.

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This tax treatment is applied by default to all positions and may be subject to change in the future. Rebates may be available depending on your individual tax and residency circumstances, or may differ based on the respective jurisdiction. Please contact FXCM support if you believe you may be entitled to a rebate for additional information you will need to provide. This information is for references purposes only, and reliance on the information contained herein is not an alternative to legal advice from an attorney or other professional legal/accounting services provider. This information is not intended as a financial or an investment advice and must not be construed as such. Seek advice from a separate financial advisor. FXCM assumes no liability for errors, inaccuracies or omissions; does not warrant the accuracy, completeness of the information or other items contained within these materials.

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Compensation: When executing customers' trades, Friedberg Direct can be compensated in several ways, which include, but are not limited to: spreads, charging fixed lot-based commissions at the open and close of a trade, adding a markup to the spreads it receives from its liquidity providers for certain account types, and adding a markup to rollover, etc.

Spreads Widget: When static spreads are displayed, the figures reflect a time-stamped snapshot as of when the market closes. Spreads are variable and are subject to delay. The spread figures are for informational purposes only. Friedberg Direct is not liable for errors, omissions or delays, or for actions relying on this information.

Order Execution Only

Order Execution Only

Regulatory Documents:
IIROC Brochure: How Can I Get My Money Back, How IIROC Protects Investors, IIROC Complaints Brochure, CIPF Brochure, CIPF Coverage Policy, IIROC Order Execution Only Bulletin, Conflict Disclosure Statement, Covid-19 and Cyber Security - Tips for Investors, Relationship Disclosure Information Document, Before You Begin Trading

The relationship between Friedberg Direct and FXCM was formed with the purpose to allow Canadian residents access to FXCM's suite of products, while maintaining their accounts with a regulated Canadian firm. All accounts are opened by and held with Friedberg Direct, a division of Friedberg Mercantile Group Ltd., a member of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC). Friedberg customer accounts are protected by the Canadian Investor Protection Fund within specified limits. A brochure describing the nature and limits of coverage is available upon request or at www.cipf.ca.