CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 80% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 80% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

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The most popular and up-and-rising cryptocurrencies.

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About

History

Differences between Investing vs Trading

About

History

Differences between Investing vs Trading

Ethereum is a decentralised cryptocurrency that is based on an open-source blockchain where smart contracts can be created. The Ethereum price is based on the currency, which is technically known as Ether (ETH). However, the name Ethereum is also often used to describe both the network and the native currency used on it.

Ethereum was introduced in 2015, with Vitalik Buterin and Gavin Wood among the co-creators. The versatility of this network can be seen by the fact that it can be used for financial transactions as well as for creating non-fungible tokens (NFTs) for sale. Many other cryptocurrencies have been launched using the Ethereum network.

Development work has continued, with the Ethereum 2.0 project providing a major upgrade to make transactions faster, through innovations such as moving from proof of work to proof of stake. ETH is commonly seen as being the second most important cryptocurrency behind Bitcoin, although some analysts believe that it has more potential for practical uses.

The Ethereum price is typically less volatile than other cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, but it still shows large increases and some significant falls over its history to date.

A number of factors influence the price of ETH, including the rolling out of updates and news stories about the sale of NFTs for record prices. Overall, its price appears to be more closely linked to technical advances that make the network more viable, rather than investor speculation. However, it may also reflect the overall market sentiment towards cryptocurrencies at certain times.

For the first couple of years of its existence, the ETH currency had a value of $10 or less for each token. This rose to over $1,000 in 2018 but fell back again later the same year.

2020 and 2021 saw the Ethereum price reach record levels of over $4,000, although it had fallen back somewhat by the end of that period.

Buying ETH is something that can be done on a cryptocurrency exchange or through a broker. Some investors may worry about the possible complexity of doing this, as the tokens need to be held in a secure wallet.

Ethereum CFDs offer an alternative approach, with no wallet or security keys needed. CFDs are based directly on the Ethereum price but use a more traditional type of investment vehicle with no need to buy ETH directly or store it.

This means that trading Ethereum CFDs has a similar risk of volatility to a purchase of the currency itself but may appear simpler to some investors, plus they can trade with leverage.

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* The spreads provided are a reflection of the time-weighted average. Though Skilling attempts to provide competitive spreads during all trading hours, clients should note that these may vary and are susceptible to underlying market conditions. The above is provided for indicative purposes only. Clients are advised to check important news announcements on our Economic Calendar, which may result in the widening of spreads, amongst other instances.

The above spreads are applicable under normal trading conditions. Skilling has the right to amend the above spreads according to market conditions as per the 'Terms and Conditions'.

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Why Trade [[data.name]]

Make the most of price fluctuations - no matter what direction the price swings and without capital restrictions that come with buying the underlying crypto asset.

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Capitalise on rising stock prices (go long)

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Capitalise on falling crypto prices (go short)

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Trade with leverage
Hold larger positions than the cash you have at your disposal

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Trade on volatility
No need to own the asset or have an exchange account

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No exchange fees or complex storage costs
Just lower commissions in the form of spreads and a small taker-fee

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Manage risk with in-platform tools
Ability to set take profit and stop loss levels

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