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CFDs

This comprehensive course will help you understand contracts for difference and whether this is the right product for you to invest in.

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Are CFDs for me?


CFDs are not for everyone, are you:
- comfortable with leverage and volatility?
- have the cash to lose?
- ready and willing to monitor your trades?

Estimated time to complete: 5 minutes

Are CFDs for me? - text version

Screen of Introduction of CFDs

1. Introduction of CFDs

You can use CFDs to: gain highly leveraged exposure to shares and indices, make money in either rising or falling markets

Estimated time to complete: 20 minutes.

Introduction of CFDs - text version (pdf 256.13KB)

Screenshoot of Module 2 - How do ASX Listed CFDs work?

2. How do ASX Listed CFDs work?

Learn the basic features of; opening and closing positions, pricing, margins, cashflows and trading.

Estimated time to complete: 20 minutes.

How do ASX Listed CFDs work? - text version (pdf 323.29KB)

Screenshot of Module 3 - Risks of CFDs, and how to manage them

3. Risks of CFDs, and how to manage them

Trading CFDs carries the risk of magnified losses.

Estimated time to complete: 20 minutes.

Risks of CFDs, and how to manage them - text version (pdf 258.43KB)

Screenshot of Module 4 - Equity CFDs

4. Equity CFDs

An essential module – review the features, strategies and a case study on the primary CFD product.

Estimated time to complete: 20 minutes.

Equity CFDs - text version (pdf 428.85KB)

Screenshot of Module 5 - Index CFDs

5. Index CFDs

Features and worked examples for the index CFDs available to trade on ASX.

Estimated time to complete: 20 minutes.

Index CFDs - text version (pdf 288.08KB)