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CFDs

Contracts For Difference (CFD’s) are one of the world’s fastest-growing trading instruments. As its name suggests, a CFD creates a contract between two parties speculating on the movement of an underlying asset price. The contract itself is an agreement to exchange the difference in value of a particular currency, commodity share or index between the time at which a contract is opened and the time at which it is closed.

The CIX Advantage

Based on a very simple idea, as the market evolves so do we. Always listening to our

clients requirements so that we can develop our service to meet their FX trading needs.

Leveraged products like CFD’s can help you make the most effective use of your investment capital, but it is important to appreciate that the amount you could gain or lose relative to your initial investment is greater for geared products than for non-geared products.

WHY TRADE CFDs?

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6 advantages to trade CFDs WITH CIX

CIX Markets is a specialist FX and CFD broker in the retail FX market, offering clients the opportunity to

trade the world’s most liquid markets through a broker who understands its client’s requirements.

CIX Trader is developed in house by experts in CFD trading and technology and delivers everything a modern trader requires. It is available as a downloadable or mobile application (IOS and Android). This includes a Free News service, charting package and free access to Trading Central. With our award-winning online platform, clients can open and close positions at the click of a mouse. Prices are live, and our automated systems handle transactions in milliseconds.

To give clients total flexibility over their trading style, CIX Markets offers Spot (Rolling Cash) contracts on Indices and Metals as well as FX.
Spot contracts have no expiry date meaning clients can decide how long they keep the position open for (as long as the required margin is available on your account).
For Indices and Metals as well as all other asset classes we offer expiring CFD contracts that have a set expiry date and mirror the performance of the underlying futures market.

CIX markets offers competitive spreads, margin rates and financing costs, across all asset classes that we offer as CFDs; making it a cost effective short term trading method compared to traditional cash and futures markets. We believe in keeping the cost of trading low for our clients.

At CIX we offer CFDs on Indices, Energy, Metal, Softs, Fixed Income and Interest Rates products giving our clients the ability to trade a vast range of markets from one account. We will continue to increase our product range to cover more instruments and more asset classes.

CIX prides itself on the quality, speed and reliability of the execution that we offer to our clients. We are one of the best retail CFD brokers where execution is concerned and the cutting-edge mechanisms and technology we have developed within our trading system has led us to collect awards for the standard of our Execution.
CIX Markets is a specialist broker in the retail market, offering clients the opportunity to trade the world’s most liquid markets through a broker who understands its client’s requirements. CIX Markets execution policy gives clients no re-quotes, complete price transparency and fixed spreads* on the most liquid products with no dealing desk intervention. Our prices are calculated from the market price that our Electronic Trading System receives from the Underlying Exchange or our Tier 1 Bank liquidity Providers. There is no dealer intervention on the prices you see or the prices your orders are filled at.

We offer a comprehensive and professional service to our global client base with multilingual support specialists. Our team is comprised of highly skilled and experienced people devoted to help you achieve your goals by providing the best possible service and assist you with your daily trading activities.

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CFD TRADING EXAMPLE

Example of a Spot Index Trade in UK100c

Your View /
Contract Specification

The UK100c will go higher
Quote: 6944.8 / 6945.8 / 6944,8 / 6945,8
Trading Unit: 1
Tick Size: 0.1
Contract Size per 1.0 Lots:
£10 per whole Index Point

The Quote

The quote means you can
buy 1.0 Lots at 6945.8

Necessary Margin

You need to have the necessary margin
of 0.5% available on your account

347.29

Your P&L risk
per 1.0 Lot

Contract Size of 1.0 Lot = £10,
Trading Unit = 1 whole index point
P&L per Lot is £10 per1.0 price increment

Spot FX
Finance Adjustment

As this is a rolling spot index contract, for each night the position remains open you will be debited or credited an amount that reflects either the interest received for lending the currency or the interest paid for borrowing the currency of the instrument.

Financing Charge

Financing Adjustment per
1.0 Lot for UK100c is a
debit of £5.88 per night

Market Moves

The next day UK100c falls
due to selling of mining
stocks, our quote is now
6905.3 / 6906.3

You Decide

to take your loss and
close the position by
selling 1 Lot at 1.11178

6906.3 – 6944.8 * 10 * -1.0 =
£385.00 + £-3.63 = £388.63
/ 6905,3 – 6945,8 * 100 000 * 1,0 =
-405,00 £ + -5,88 £ = -410,88 £

You Decide

Closing Price – Opening Price *
Contract Size * Number of Contracts +
Financing adjustment

Your View /Contract Specification

The UK100c will go lower
Quote: 6944.8 / 6945.8 / 6944,8 / 6945,8
Trading Unit: 1
Tick Size: 0.1
Contract Size per 1.0 Lots:
£10 per whole Index Point

The Quote

The quote means you can
sell 1.0 Lots at 6944.8

Necessary Margin

You need to have the necessary margin
of 0.5% available on your account

347.24

Your P&L risk
per 1.0 Lot

Contract Size of 1.0 Lot = £10,
Trading Unit = 1 whole index point
P&L per Lot is £10 per1.0 price increment

Spot FX
Finance Adjustment

As this is a rolling spot index contract, for each night the position remains open you will be debited or credited an amount that reflects either the interest received for lending the currency or the interest paid for borrowing the currency of the instrument.

Financing Charge

Financing Adjustment per
1.0 Lot for UK100c is a debit
of £3.63 per night

Market Moves

The next day UK100c falls
due to selling of mining
stocks, our quote is now
6905.3 / 6906.3

You Decide

to take your profit
and close the position by
buying 1 Lot at 6906.3

6906.3 – 6944.8 * 10 * -1.0 =
£385.00 + £-3.63 = £388.63 /
6906,3 – 6944,8 * 100 000 * -1,0 =
385,00 £ + -3,63 £ = 388,63 £

You Decide

Closing Price – Opening Price *
Contract Size * Number of Contracts +
Financing adjustment

Your View /
Contract Specification

The UK100c will go higher
Quote: 6944.8 / 6945.8 / 6944,8 / 6945,8
Trading Unit: 1
Tick Size: 0.1
Contract Size per 1.0 Lots:
£10 per whole Index Point

The Quote

The quote means you can
buy 1.0 Lots at 6945.8

Necessary Margin

You need to have the necessary margin
of 0.5% available on your account

347.29

Your P&L risk
per 1.0 Lot

Contract Size of 1.0 Lot = £10,
Trading Unit = 1 whole index point
P&L per Lot is £10 per1.0 price increment

Spot FX
Finance Adjustment

As this is a rolling spot index contract, for each night the position remains open you will be debited or credited an amount that reflects either the interest received for lending the currency or the interest paid for borrowing the currency of the instrument.

Financing Charge

Financing Adjustment per
1.0 Lot for UK100c is a
debit of £5.88 per night

Market Moves

The next day UK100c falls
due to selling of mining
stocks, our quote is now
6905.3 / 6906.3

You Decide

to take your loss and
close the position by
selling 1 Lot at 1.11178

6906.3 – 6944.8 * 10 * -1.0 =
£385.00 + £-3.63 = £388.63
/ 6905,3 – 6945,8 * 100 000 * 1,0 =
-405,00 £ + -5,88 £ = -410,88 £

Profit or Loss
calculation

Closing Price – Opening Price *
Contract Size * Number of Contracts +
Financing adjustment

Your View /
Contract Specification

The UK100c will go lower
Quote: 6944.8 / 6945.8 / 6944,8 / 6945,8
Trading Unit: 1
Tick Size: 0.1
Contract Size per 1.0 Lots:
£10 per whole Index Point

The Quote

The quote means you can
sell 1.0 Lots at 6944.8

Necessary Margin

You need to have the necessary margin
of 0.5% available on your account

347.24

Your P&L risk
per 1.0 Lot

Contract Size of 1.0 Lot = £10,
Trading Unit = 1 whole index point
P&L per Lot is £10 per1.0 price increment

Spot FX
Finance Adjustment

As this is a rolling spot index contract, for each night the position remains open you will be debited or credited an amount that reflects either the interest received for lending the currency or the interest paid for borrowing the currency of the instrument.

Financing Charge

Financing Adjustment per
1.0 Lot for UK100c is a debit
of £3.63 per night

Market Moves

The next day UK100c falls
due to selling of mining
stocks, our quote is now
6905.3 / 6906.3

You Decide

to take your profit
and close the position by
buying 1 Lot at 6906.3

6906.3 – 6944.8 * 10 * -1.0 =
£385.00 + £-3.63 = £388.63 /
6906,3 – 6944,8 * 100 000 * -1,0 =
385,00 £ + -3,63 £ = 388,63 £

Profit or Loss
calculation

Closing Price – Opening Price *
Contract Size * Number of Contracts +
Financing adjustment

Example of a Commodity CFD in USOilc1216

Your View /
Contract Specification

USOilc1216 will go higher
Quote: 49.08 / 49.12 / 49,08 / 49,12
Trading Unit: 0.01
Tick Size: 0.01
Contract Size per 1.0 Lots:
1000 Barrels ($10 per $0.01)

The Quote

The quote means you can
buy 0.6 Lots at 49.12

Necessary Margin

You need to have the necessary margin
of 0.5% available on your account

$491.20 / 491,20 $

Your P&L risk
per 1.0 Lot

Contract Size of 1.0 Lot =
$10, Trading Unit = $0.01
P&L per 1.0 Lot is $10 per
0.01 price increment

Spot FX
Finance Adjustment

Contract Notional Trade
Value is $49.12 * 1000 * 0.6
= $29472.00

Financing Charge

Financing Adjustment –
Expiring CFD (Futures Based)
NO Financing adjustment

Market Moves

Two days later the US oil price
goes down on a increased ouput statement,
our quote is now 48.76 / 48.80

You Decide

You take your loss
and close the position by
selling 0.6 Lots at 48.76

Your Profit or Loss:
48.76 – 49.12 * 1000 *
-0.6 = $216 / 48,76 – 49,12
* 1 000 * -0,6 = 216 $

Profit or Loss
calculation

Closing Price – Opening Price *
Contract Size * Number of Contracts +
Financing adjustment

Your View /Contract Specification

USOilc1216 will go lower
Quote: 49.08 / 49.12 / 49,08 / 49,12
Trading Unit: 0.01
Tick Size: 0.01
Contract Size per 1.0 Lots:
1000 Barrels ($10 per $0.01)

The Quote

The quote means you can
sell 0.6 Lots at 49.08

Necessary Margin

You need to have the necessary margin
of 0.5% available on your account

$490.80 / 490,80 $

Your P&L risk
per 1.0 Lot

Contract Size of 1.0 Lot =
$10, Trading Unit = $0.01
P&L per 1.0 Lot is $10 per
0.01 price increment

Spot FX
Finance Adjustment

Contract Notional Trade
Value is $49.08 * 1000 * 0.6
= $29448.00

Financing Charge

Financing Adjustment
– Expiring CFD (Futures Based)
NO Financing adjustment

Market Moves

Two days later the US oil price
goes down on a increased ouput statement,
our quote is now 48.76 / 48.80

You Decide

You take your profit
and close the position by
buying 0.6 Lots at 48.80

Your Profit or Loss:
48.80 – 49.08 * 1000 *
-0.6 = $168.00 / 48,80 – 49,08
* 1 000 * -0,6 = 168,00 $

You Decide

Closing Price – Opening Price *
Contract Size * Number of Contracts +
Financing adjustment

Your View /
Contract Specification

USOilc1216 will go higher
Quote: 49.08 / 49.12 / 49,08 / 49,12
Trading Unit: 0.01
Tick Size: 0.01
Contract Size per 1.0 Lots:
1000 Barrels ($10 per $0.01)

The Quote

The quote means you can
buy 0.6 Lots at 49.12

Necessary Margin

You need to have the necessary margin
of 0.5% available on your account

$491.20 / 491,20 $

Your P&L risk
per 1.0 Lot

Contract Size of 1.0 Lot =
$10, Trading Unit = $0.01
P&L per 1.0 Lot is $10 per
0.01 price increment

Spot FX
Finance Adjustment

Contract Notional Trade
Value is $49.12 * 1000 * 0.6
= $29472.00

Financing Charge

Financing Adjustment –
Expiring CFD (Futures Based)
NO Financing adjustment

Market Moves

Two days later the US oil price
goes down on a increased ouput statement,
our quote is now 48.76 / 48.80

You Decide

You take your loss
and close the position by
selling 0.6 Lots at 48.76

Your Profit or Loss:
48.76 – 49.12 * 1000 *
-0.6 = $216 / 48,76 – 49,12
* 1 000 * -0,6 = 216 $

You Decide

Closing Price – Opening Price *
Contract Size * Number of Contracts +
Financing adjustment

Your View /
Contract Specification

USOilc1216 will go lower
Quote: 49.08 / 49.12 / 49,08 / 49,12
Trading Unit: 0.01
Tick Size: 0.01
Contract Size per 1.0 Lots:
1000 Barrels ($10 per $0.01)

The Quote

The quote means you can
sell 0.6 Lots at 49.08

Necessary Margin

You need to have the necessary margin
of 0.5% available on your account

$490.80 / 490,80 $

Your P&L risk
per 1.0 Lot

Contract Size of 1.0 Lot =
$10, Trading Unit = $0.01
P&L per 1.0 Lot is $10 per
0.01 price increment

Spot FX
Finance Adjustment

Contract Notional Trade
Value is $49.08 * 1000 * 0.6
= $29448.00

Financing Charge

Financing Adjustment
– Expiring CFD (Futures Based)
NO Financing adjustment

Market Moves

Two days later the US oil price
goes down on a increased ouput statement,
our quote is now 48.76 / 48.80

You Decide

You take your profit
and close the position by
buying 0.6 Lots at 48.80

Your Profit or Loss:
48.80 – 49.08 * 1000 *
-0.6 = $168.00 / 48,80 – 49,08
* 1 000 * -0,6 = 168,00 $

You Decide

Closing Price – Opening Price *
Contract Size * Number of Contracts +
Financing adjustment

Finance Adjustment
As this is a day trade there is no overnight financing or no dividend adjustments.

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Disclaimer
CFD and Fx trading can result in losses that exceed your deposits. Ensure you understand the risks.