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Bond CFDs

Saxo Capital Markets Launches Bond CFDs for Online Trading on 1 October
 
With effect from the 1st of October, Saxo Capital Markets will be expanding its CFD offering by adding five Bond CFD contracts.

The following Bond CFD contracts will be available for trading on the platform
 
CategoryTickerCFD NameSpreadMarginLeverage
CFDBUNDGerman Government 10 year BundMarket +0.031%100:1
CFDBOBLGerman Government 5 year BoblMarket +0.030.5%*100:1
CFDSCHATZGerman Government 2 year BoblMarket +0.0150.5%*100:1
CFD10YBTPGerman Government 10 year BoblMarket +0.052%50:1
 
 
* Applies to  the first EUR 50,000 in combined CFD collateral and for collateral in excess of Eur 50,000 the margin requirement will double the requirement indicated in the above table.
The above CFDs track the price of the underlying Futures Contract and trade with the Futures market spread with a small mark-up. There are no other fees or commissions when trading these CFDs. Compared to the underlying Futures Contracts, the CFDs carry a significantly lower margin requirement - from 0.5% and smaller minimum trade sizes, providing full flexibility when managing your portfolio.

What’s the difference between Bond CFDs and the Futures Contracts?

Below is a comparison using the German Bund as an example.
 
German Bund Bond CFDFutures Contract
Margin1%~ 2.2%
Min. trade size50 indices1,000 indices
Min. tick value (0.01)EUR 0.50EUR 10
Costs/CommissionSpreadSpread + Commission + Exchange fee
Overnight FinancingNo
ExpirationYes
Stocks/Bonds as collateralYes
 
 
CFDs that track the price of an underlying Futures Contract expire just like the Future does. By default, on 1 October all clients who have access to trade CFDs on Commodities will also be enabled to trade these new CFDs.

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