Often used to gauge potential inflationary pressure on the economy, commodities are susceptible to sudden price movements that may present trading opportunities. View the margin requirements of your region on our regulatory page. See Min, Max and Average spread data from quote periods of 15 minutes up to 3 months. Compare how commodities have moved relative to other currency pairs. Analyze your portfolio exposure and risk. See candlestick patterns plotted over recent currency movements.
Zero in on which currency and commodities pairs show the most significant price fluctuations over various time periods. Find opportunities whatever the market volatility across major, minor and exotic FX pairs. Trade stock indices which are weighted averages derived from the companies listed on the exchange.
To block, delete or manage cookies, please visit aboutcookies. Restricting cookies will prevent you benefiting from some of the functionality of our website. Open an account Try a free demo. Instrument Bid Ask Spread. See live rates for all pairs. Historical Spreads See Min, Max and Average spread data from quote periods of 15 minutes up to 3 months. Correlation Table Compare how commodities have moved relative to other currency pairs.
Candlestick Patterns See candlestick patterns plotted over recent currency movements. Volatility Graph Zero in on which currency and commodities pairs show the most significant price fluctuations over various time periods.
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Indices Trade stock indices which are weighted averages derived from the companies listed on the exchange. Bonds Take a position on future interest rate movements while leveraging the security and stability of government treasuries.
CFD stands for Contract for Difference. CFD is a financial instrument that allows traders to invest in an asset class without actually owning the underlying equity index, commodity or bond.
The advantage to this structure is that the CFD trader carries no risk of having to take possession of the physical underlying asset. A CFD contract for difference is a popular type of derivative product that gives traders the ability to speculate on, or hedge on movements in the underlying equity indices and commodities without the need to physically own those assets.
CFD finance charges, whether paid or received, are assessed using the discount rate associated with the CFD. OANDA applies a spread to the discount rate. Your CFD finance charges on an open position will be netted; meaning that the rate earned or charged on a CFD trade will be the difference between the CFD interest rate and the interest rate on the currency.
You will pay finance charges in the event of a negative interest rate and you will earn finance charges in the event of a positive interest rate. CFD have no fixed lot requirements. Flexible order sizes give traders greater control in sizing their trade positions and allocating their portfolio. Leverage offers the trader the ability to enter into a CFD contract using funds that represent only a fraction of its actual value.
Used with caution, leverage can amplify your potential gains which are based on the full leveraged amount of the trade. However, it is important to remember that the leverage on a CFD, as with other types of trading, is a significant risk factor that can amplify both positive and negative results. You should have a clear understanding of the risks associated with margin trading. How does volatility affect my CFD trades? In financial markets, prices can move quickly and unexpectedly, driven by factors such as economic news, earnings announcements, political changes, or natural disasters.
Volatility may provide interesting trading opportunities, but it also increases trading risks. It is important to assess your personal tolerance for risk and adjust your trading approach accordingly in periods of high market volatility. CFD trading is available from Sunday approximately 5 p. What is the minimum deposit requirement for CFD trading?
You only need make sure to have enough equity to open positions of sizes you are comfortable with including margin requirements. The OANDA platform supports margin trading, which means you can enter into positions larger than your account balance. Palladium is not available to residents of Canada. Losses can exceed investment.More...