CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 81.7% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Shares CFDs

Start trading Shares CFDs 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 with Pepperstone?

CFD shares trading holds some of the following benefits:

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

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

Shares CFDs 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

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
Australia Share CFDs 0.07% No minimum commission
German Share CFDs 0.10% No minimum commission
Hong Kong Share CFDs 0.20% No minimum commission
UK Share CFDs 0.10% No minimum commission
US Share and ETF CFDs 0.02 USD per share 0.02 USD
European Equities 0.10% No minimum commission
Leverage up to 1:20
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 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.


How to subscribe to additional products in MT5

Example with US Equities

Step 1
On a MT5 desktop platform, once having logged in successfully, you will find “Subscriptions” menu at the left bar.


Step 2
Clicking on Subscriptions in the previous page, you will see the different Subscriptions available and you will be able to subscribe to them.


Step 3

In the blue box you will see the cost of the subscription, the duration of it and you will also be able to subscribe to it clicking on the green button. At the right side there is a description of the product you subscribe to.


Step 4
Once subscribed, the duration and type of renew are shown, as well as the button to unsubscribe in case you want to do so. It is important to note that in case that you unsubscribe from a subscription with a fee, it will not be refunded.

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