Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 74% 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.


Gain exposure to a wide range of US, UK, German & Australian shares with leverage. Razor sharp pricing, low commissions and deep liquidity. Start trading Share CFDs and Spread Bets now.

Why trade Share CFDs with Pepperstone?

Go long or short. Share CFDs and Spread Bets are a simpler way to short-sell stock, which, combined with leveraged trading, offers you the trading opportunities on falling stock prices.

Out of hours trading. Benefit from pre-market open and after-hours pricing on major US shares to seize all trading opportunities.

Pay less tax. No capital gains tax when you spread bet and eliminate currency risk by trading in £.

Award-winning customer support, available 24h/day, 5 days per week, and 18h/day on weekends*

FCA regulated. Trade with a UK regulated provider, your money is protected.

Quick and easy account opening. Apply for your trading account in minutes.

Available stocks 

Our commissions and spreads

Trading Share CFDs means you trade on direct underlying exchange prices with no additional spread to the market bid/offer price. Instead, you'll pay a small commission per trade placed. When trading Share spread bets, a tight spread is added on the market bid/offer price but you pay no commissions.

CFDsSpread Bets
Shares categoryCommission per sideMinimumSpreadsRetail margin rate
US Share CFDs$0.02 per share00.10%From 20%
UK Share CFDs0.10%£100.10%From 20%
German Share CFDs0.10%€100.10%From 20%
AU Share CFDs0.07%AUD$50.10%From 20%

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

How to trade Shares with us?

Our Share CFDs and Spread Bets can only be traded on leverage using our MetaTrader 5 platform. To add shares to your trading portfolio, open a Pepperstone MetaTrader 5 account and select Shares from your market watch.

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.

Ready to trade?

Opening an account is quick and easy. Apply and start trading.

*Weekend support times could vary