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When are shares dividends (cash and in extra shares) credited to my account?

Dividends paid in cash are credited to your account on the pay date. However, if you elect to receive extra shares, instead of ...

 

Which types of FX Options does CornèrTrader offer?

CornèrTrader offers trading in FX Vanilla Options. You can trade FX OTC options from the Trade ticket in the Option tab or...

 

Do Futures CFDs expire and when?

Some yes, Futures CFDs expire as do their underlying instruments. CFD indices do not expire. The expiry date and time for a pa...

 

Is it possible to trade bonds with CornèrTrader?

Yes, CornèrTrader provides clients with access to the global bond markets, tradable directly online in the platform and also of...

 

When are the dividends on a CFD position credited to my account?

Dividends on CFD positions are booked into your account on the Ex-date with value on Pay-Date. If you are eligible to receive d...

 

How is CFD financing calculated and when is it charged?

Because CFDs are margin products and long positions result in the borrowing of funds by the client, financing costs apply to th...

 

Does CornèrTrader offer live prices on stocks?

At CornèrTrader all equities trade on actual market data from the stock exchanges. To receive and trade on real-time market dat...

 

How do I subscribe to live quotes for Stock Options?

In order to receive live prices for stock options, you must subscribe to the relevant exchange.  Access to real time prices for...

 

How can I short a stock?

CornèrTrader offers you the possibility of shorting single stocks with the use of CFDs.  Cash stocks cannot be shorted. However...

 

How do I elect in voluntary corporate actions?

You can vote in voluntary corporate action events via the trading platform under Account > Corporate Action Voluntary Events...

 

Why are some index CFD prices quoted to one decimal place not two?

As a rule, index tracker CFD prices are quoted to two decimal places unless the traded value of the index exceeds 10,000 units....

 

What are Forex Rollovers?

All open FX positions held overnight are subject to a debit or credit interest rate revaluation to reflect the position being r...

 

Tom/Next Rollover

All open FX positions held overnight are subject to a debit or credit interest rate revaluation to reflect the position being r...

 

What is the CFD exposure limit?

The CFD exposure limit is a restriction on the size of a CFD position each individual client can maintain.  The trading platfor...

 

What products can I trade with a CornèrTrader account?

With a CornèrTrader account, you have access to a wide range of financial products from around the world. You will find the fu...

 

What is a CFD?

A CFD (Contract for Difference) is a derivative of a financial product and is used for trading. The CFD price behaves exactly l...

 

How do I check the specifications of a particular Futures contract?

You can find futures trading conditions in the CornèrTrader platform under Account > Trading Conditions > Futures Contrac...

 

Which month is the underlying futures contract of an Index CFD?

Continuous Index CFDs track the price of the underlying front month futures contract.

 

How do I check the specifications of a particular Contract Option?

Contract options settlement conditions can be found in the CornèrTrader platform under Account > Trading Conditions > Con...

 

How does Futures Expiry work?

With CornèrTrader you avoid physical delivery of the underlying asset on expiry of a Futures Contract, which is not supported. ...

 

How is Conversion P/L calculated?

Stocks are cash products, so if you buy a USD denominated stock for example from a CHF denominated account, your profit or loss...

 

What can I do if my position is delisted?

When a stock is delisted, it stops trading on the exchange. This can happen by choice, such as a company taking its stock priva...

 

Does CornèrTrader Offer Pre-market Trading?

Yes, but only for accounts with a value of min. 100,000 USD (or equivalent). So, this is a feature available only to Premium an...

 

What does NOCT mean?

"NOCT" is an abbreviation of No Online Client Trading. Instruments are set to NOCT when they are temporarily removed from the t...

 

I want to short sell (naked sell) Contract Options, what do I do?

Writing/selling Contract Options requires activation of an advanced option profile. For this, we need your written confirmation...

 

Which CFD types have an expiration date?

CFDs on shares, ETFs and indices do not have an expiration date. So, you would simply need to sell the position when you no lon...

 

Where can I find information regarding single stock CFD borrowing costs?

A borrowing cost may apply to short stock CFD positions held overnight, and is separate from the standard CFD financing credit/...

 

Where can I see the costs of an execution of a stock deal?

A breakdown of the costs associated with equity trades executed – such as commission, and related transaction taxes – can be fo...