Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 75.3% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Shares CFDs & Spread Bets

Start trading Shares CFDs & Spread Bets on leverage across a broad range of AU, US, UK, and German shares and take advantage of razor-sharp pricing, deep liquidity, and low commissions.

Why trade Shares CFDs & Spread Bets with Pepperstone?

Shares CFDs & Spread Bets trading holds some of the following benefits:

Broad range of products so you can always find new opportunities across different time zones.

Shares CFDs & Spread Bets are a great way to hedge other positions and, with leverage, are less capital-intensive.

Shares CFDs & Spread Bets are a simpler way to short-sell stock, which, combined with leveraged trading, offers you trading opportunities on falling stock prices.

Available stocks 

Our commissions for CFD Accounts

Trading Shares CFDs means you trade on direct underlying exchange prices with no additional mark-ups added to the bid/offer spread. Instead, you'll pay a small commission per trade placed. 

Share category Commission per side Minimum commission SpreadBet Spreads
Australia Share CFDs 0.07% No minimum commission 0.10%
German Share CFDs 0.10% No minimum commission 0.10%
Hong Kong Share CFDs 0.20% No minimum commission 0.10%
UK Share CFDs 0.10% No minimum commission 0.10%
US Share and ETF CFDs 0.02 USD per share 0.02 USD 4pt
European Equities 0.10% No minimum commission

Find out more about spreads, swaps commissions charged on other instruments.

Shares CFD market data fees

Access to live AU market data is currently a complimentary offering. This is subject to change and we'll notify you at least 30 days prior of any changes.

How to trade Shares CFDs with us? 

Our Shares CFDs can be traded using MetaTrader 5, a leading trading platform that offers access to the financial markets. To add shares CFDs to your trading portfolio, open a Pepperstone MetaTrader 5 account and select Shares CFDs from your market watch.

With margin trading available on Shares CFDs, you can amplify your trading potential and take advantage of market volatility. However, it's important to remember that margin trading also involves increased risk.

With faster processing times, the ability to hedge, advanced pending orders and the newest tools and indicators to help you take your trading to the next level, MT5 provides exceptional features to help you stay ahead of the markets.

We offer multiple resources and guides that can be easily accessed.

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