Share trading is the buying and selling of shares of a company listed on a stock exchange for capital gains. Generally, shares on a stock exchange can be traded via an online broker, or traded privately under specific circumstances.
With shares trading in the financial markets, you can trade the likes of top companies around the world such as Tesla, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, Alibaba and more.
Share price movements are often attributed to demand and supply changes in the underlying market, driven by company earnings, dividend payouts and news or announcements that affect the company. Macroeconomic factors such as global news and geopolitical tension are also powerful market moving determinants.
To create trading opportunities from the volatility in share price movements, you can trade share CFDs via a CFD provider such as Vantage. Share CFD trading allows you to speculate on the price movement of shares, without having to own the underlying asset – in this case, shares. Combined with leveraged trading, you can create opportunities on the minimal initial margin required to start trading share CFDs. With leverage, you only need to pay up a portion of your total value of the trade; unlike traditional share trading, where the total cost of the underlying asset must be paid in full.
CFD traders can trade share CFDs as a way to manage risk and take advantage of underlying market opportunities, enabling them to exploit market opportunities, regardless of rising or falling markets.
As one of the leading share CFD providers in the industry, Vantage is proud to offer clients access to some of the largest listed companies in the United States (US), United Kingdom (UK), Europe (EU) and Australia (AU). From index CFDs, to individual share CFDs, Vantage has a variety of markets available and will continue to launch new products from time to time.
To help traders keep trading costs to a minimum, our share CFDs are available to all clients at some of the lowest commissions in the industry. Vantage welcomes all trading styles and strategies. So whether you are a short, medium, or long-term trader, trade manually or with an expert advisor (EA), you can unlock the potential of trading US, UK, European or Australian share CFDs on MetaTrader 4 (MT4) or MetaTrader 5 (MT5) with Vantage, a leading multi-asset CFD broker.
Trade share CFDs listed on highly liquid US stock exchanges, NASDAQ and New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) – two of the largest stock exchanges in the world. By trading US shares, you can gain exposure to some of America’s largest companies such as Apple, Google, Tesla, Coca-Cola, and more.
Take advantage of the US stock market volatility, and create trading opportunities on market movements with our selection of US share CFDs.
Whether you are a manual trader or use EAs, we welcome all trading styles and strategies at Vantage. Uncover the potential of going both long and short in some of the biggest blue chip companies in the US from $0 per trade.
Vantage now offers zero commission trading for popular US share CFDs including Apple (AAPL), Tesla (TSLA), Microsoft (MSFT), Netflix (NFLX), Alphabet (GOOG) and more.
Diversify your trading portfolio and access global market opportunities by trading some of the biggest listed companies in the UK and Europe via Vantage share CFDs.
Open UK and European share CFD positions with commissions as low as €10 per trade. Enjoy unrivalled access to a huge range of UK and European share CFDs through your MT5 platform.
Start trading popular UK and European share CFDs including Heineken (HEIA), LVMH (LVMH), Sanofi (SANOFI), L’oreal (OR), BNP Paribas (BNP), and more on Vantage.
Gain exposure to some of the biggest listed companies in Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), one of the major financial markets in the world with Vantage’s range of Australian share CFDs.
At Vantage, we offer competitive commissions as low as $5 per trade for our Australian share CFDs.
Take advantage of the underlying stock price movements and create trading opportunities when you trade our range of Australian share CFDs on MT5. Access ASX’s most traded shares including CSL Limited (CSL), Wesfarmers Limited (WES), Telstra Corporation (TLS), National Australia Bank (NAB), and more on Vantage.
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