IG CFD Conversations: What are CFDs used for?

Kristia van Heerden IG CFD, Learn Trading, Webinar

In our previous video, we discussed what contracts for difference (CFDs) are and how they work. In this video, Simon Brown explains how CFDs can be used in a trading portfolio. While ordinary share investments require time to be profitable, CFDs can be used as short-term trading instruments or held for longer periods, depending on your unique trading strategy. Your shorter-term trades can form part of your portfolio construction, along with your long-term share investments. They allow you to increase your exposure without needing a vast amount of additional capital.

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