Jump to content
  • 0

CFD Account


Mojo66

Question

May I please ask what is the minimum $ amount I have to place in the CFD account to be able to short sell?

And,

Where can I find a list of the stocks available to short through IG.

 

Appreciate your help in advance.

Link to comment

3 answers to this question

Recommended Posts

  • 0
5 hours ago, Mojo66 said:

May I please ask what is the minimum $ amount I have to place in the CFD account to be able to short sell?

And,

Where can I find a list of the stocks available to short through IG.

 

Appreciate your help in advance.

Hi, the minimum amount is dictated by the 'margin' requirement which is stated on the deal ticket as you fill in the order.

Link to comment

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
  • General Statistics

    • Total Topics
      21,251
    • Total Posts
      90,857
    • Total Members
      41,356
    • Most Online
      7,522
      10/06/21 10:53

    Newest Member
    Kevinjhowe
    Joined 04/02/23 01:29
  • Posts

    • Hello, Is any interest paid on "available" cash (not "margin") in a spread betting account? For example, if I held £10k in an account and had no open positions. The reason for asking is that I understand that proceeds from short sales in a CFD will receive interest (benchmark-2.5%), so was wondering if that applied to all cash, and couldn't find an answer on the web site.   Thanks.
    • Hi @Mark12 If you are trading shares, you will have the option to place a limit order to sell your existing position. When the market opens, please check if your order level is close to where the market is trading. All the best, OfentseIG
    • We have to wait until Friday to find out if the UK economy skirted a recession.   Richard Snow, foreign exchange analyst at Daily FX, tells IGTV’s Jeremy Naylor that after the third quarter contraction of 0.3%, there is a risk around the incoming data for the fourth quarter. Here he discusses GBP/USD as a trade to go short. But what if GDP comes in slightly higher? Richard says that is likely to be largely academic and that he believes the short trade will prevail. Jeremy Naylor | Writer, London | Publication date: Friday 03 February 2023
×
×
  • Create New...