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CFD Trading

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CFDs currently trade in Australia, the United Kingdom, throughout the Euro Zone, Japan, Canada, South Africa, Switzerland, New Zealand, and other countries. FXCM is regulated in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

A pip is the increment FXCM uses to account for profits and losses. It is the standard used in the Forex market, in place of "points" or "ticks". On Forex instruments, the "pip" is the second-to-last digit in a price…

FXCM uses a "lot-based" trading system. This allows our platform to aggregate all client positions into standardised trade sizes, simplifying the process of trading in several different markets on one account. It also allows the platform to track profits and…

Clients of FXCM can trade Stock Indices, Oil, and Precious Metals from their FXCM Trading Station using CFDs. CFD stands for Contract for Difference. CFDs are specialised and popular Over The Counter (OTC) financial products that allow traders to easily…

Although CFD traders do not physically own the share, they will be affected by certain Corporate Actions such as dividends. However, as the CFD traders do not own the share itself, they are not entitled to any voting rights. If…