CFD finance charges, whether paid or received, is assessed using the discount rate associated with the CFD. OANDA applies a spread to the discount rate. OANDA publishes its CFD interest rates, expressed as bid and ask rates for each CFD, in real-time on OANDA's Historical Interest Rates Tool.Your CFD finance charges on an open position will be netted; meaning that the rate earned or charged on a CFD trade will be the difference between the CFD interest rate and the interest rate on the currency. You will pay finance charges in the event of a negative interest rate and you will earn finance charges in the event of a positive interest rate.
Diversify Your Portfolio
To diversify your portfolio you may want to add contracts for a difference (CFDs) to your portfolio. You can trade a range of products and instruments on our proprietary platform fxTrade or the popular MetaTrader 4 (MT4).
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The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) limits leverage available to retail forex traders in the United States to 50:1 on major currency pairs and 20:1 for all others. OANDA Asia Pacific offers maximum leverage of 50:1 to on FX products and limits to leverage offered on CFDs apply. Maximum leverage for OANDA Canada clients is determined by IIROC and is subject to change. For more information refer to our regulatory and financial compliance section.
Contracts for Difference (CFDs) or Precious Metals are NOT available to residents of the United States.
MT4 hedging capabilities are NOT available to residents of the United States.