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16 hours ago, Guest stuart said:

Hi 

Do dividend adjustments get posted to the history in a DEMO account?

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Stuart

Hey, 

With Spread betting/ CFD accounts when trading a forward contract for shares the dividend is built in so you will not see an adjustment, this is the same for futures contracts for indices. 

When trading Cash markets you will see a dividend adjustment. If you hold a short position you will gain from the market movement therefore should see a debit on the account. If you hold a long position you will lose from the market movement therefore should see a credit on the account.

Help with dividend adjustments

These should reflect on your demo account transactions. 

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