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Spread Betting Pays Dividends

I’m pretty sure I’ve used the headline “Spread Betting Pays Dividends” before; if not on a blog post then on an article that I published somewhere. But it nicely sums up what I have to say… so if it ain’t broke, I won’t fix it. When I say that “spread betting pays dividends” I mean […]

Balance-Affecting Transactions in Spread Betting

There are various events that affect the cash balance in your spread betting account, including: the profit or loss from closing a position an adjustment for a dividend the debiting of overnight financing (rolling) charges To show what these balance-affecting transactions look like, I took a 24-hour snapshot from an IG Index account (although it […]