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  • What is a CFD?

    A CFD (Contract for Difference) is a derivative of a financial product and is used for trading. The CFD price behaves exactly like the underlying asset price. There is no actual ownership of the underlying asset of refe...

    Oct 23, 2014 12:25PM CEST
  • What is the CFD exposure limit?

    The CFD exposure limit is a restriction on the size of a CFD position each individual client can maintain. The trading platform will not allow clients to place orders which will exceed the CFD limit if executed. The ...

    Oct 23, 2014 12:26PM CEST
  • Is it possible to convert CFDs into stock?

    Yes, it is possible to convert a long equity CFD position into a position in the underlying stock. Kindly note that additional commissions apply. Please contact your account executive for further information regarding t...

    Oct 23, 2014 12:25PM CEST
  • What is CFD financing and when is it charged?

    Due to the fact that CFDs are margin products and result in the borrowing of funds by the client, financing costs apply to the borrowed amount if the position is held overnight. Intraday CFD positions are not charged fin...

    Oct 23, 2014 12:20PM CEST
  • Do Futures CFDs expire and when?

    Yes, Futures CFDs expire as do their underlying instruments. The expiry date and time for a particular Futures CFD can be seen in the trading platform under the “Account” tab – “Trading Conditions” – “Expiring CFDs Trad...

    Oct 23, 2014 12:19PM CEST
  • Which month is the underlying futures contract of an Index CFD?

    Continuous Index CFDs track the price of the underlying front month futures contract.

    Oct 23, 2014 12:25PM CEST
  • When are the dividends on a CFD position credited to my account?

    Dividends on CFD positions are booked into your account on the Ex-date with value on Pay-Date. If you are eligible to receive dividends when holding a position in a CFD, Saxo will allocate cash to your account. Please n...

    Oct 23, 2014 12:20PM CEST
  • Why are some index CFD prices quoted to one decimal place not two?

    As a rule, index tracker CFD prices are quoted to two decimal places unless the traded value of the index exceeds 10,000 units. If the index is trading at a price in excess of 10,000 units, the CFD is quoted to a singl...

    Oct 23, 2014 12:23PM CEST
  • Can I place IPO orders for a newly issued stock?

    As a rule, Saxo does not offer clients access to the IPO order book. Please contact your account executive for information regarding the timing of a specific IPO and the possibility of trading the stock on the secondary...

    Oct 23, 2014 07:38AM CEST
  • How can I short a stock?

    Saxo offers clients the possibility of shorting single stocks with the use of CFDs. Cash stocks cannot be shorted, however clients can place bearish bets on stocks by shorting the CFD. A Contract for Difference (CFD)...

    Oct 23, 2014 12:21PM CEST

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