Match your interests and market expertise to trade commodities such as crude oil, wheat, corn; global stock market indices such as Dow Jones, S&P 500, FTSE, and German DAX; and bonds such as U.S. Treasury bonds and Euro-Bund futures with CFDs.
Contracts for difference (CFDs) are a type of derivative and a popular investment instrument. With CFDs, you can speculate on price movements without ever owning the underlying physical asset.
OANDA provides the opportunity for you to diversify your investments with international opportunities all from a single account on our award-winning trading platform.
Extend your portfolio by trading in uncorrelated markets with a single account.
Similar to forex, you can use leverage to trade large positions with a small amount of capital. With leverage there are significant benefits but you can potentially incur losses rapidly.
Size your trade positions to suit your portfolio without fixed lots sizes.
Take advantage of price volatility by going long or short without paying commissions or broker fees.
You never risk having to own or take possession of the underlying asset.
CFDs can be used as a cost effective hedging tool for your portfolio and are available over a wide variety of underlying products.
What CFDs does OANDA offer?
OANDA offers a wide variety of CFDs, comprising numerous major indices and commodities. For a full list of tradable CFDs with OANDA, including more information on each of our CFDs, please visit CFDs Offered.
Can I trade CFDs when the market is closed?
All the CFDs OANDA offers are subject to the trading hours of the relevant underlying exchange. The OANDA fxTrade platform indicates when a given CFD is tradable. For a complete list of trading hours, refer to our Hours of Operation.
Can I trade CFDs on my demo account?
Yes — OANDA fxTrade Practice (demo) accounts have access to CFDs.
Can I trade CFDs in MT4 and on mobile?
Yes — CFDs can be traded with OANDA on all of our platforms. For instructions on adding CFD products to your platforms please refer to this reference guide.