Contacts For Difference (CFDs) give you access to share and index price movements without having to own the underlying shares, with the major benefit of gearing and the ability to go long or short. With SharenetCFDs you enjoy transparent pricing on all the shares we cover, together with a choice of advanced trading platforms.
October 18, 2011
Trading long or short enables you to take a positive or negative view of the underlying share’s price movements, and therefore to be able to profit in both rising and falling markets. It also allows for hedging action to protect long-term share holdings.