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Risk Warning


Risk Warning

Investing in derivatives and other leveraged instruments carries a high degree of risk to the investor and due to fluctuations in valuation, the investor may not get back the amount of their original investment, and in certain circumstances be liable to pay a far greater sum. The inherent concept of Derivatives means they are not suitable for all investors and CFDs are only offered by CMC to experienced traders who can be classified as Intermediate Customers as defined by the Financial Conduct Authority. It is advisable to seek independent financial advice if necessary.

There are risks associated with utilising an Internet-based deal execution trading system including, but not limited to, the failure of hardware, software, and Internet connection. CMC Markets UK Plc does not control signal power, its reception or routing via Internet, configuration of your equipment or reliability of its connection, and we do not therefore accept any responsibility whatsoever for communication failures, distortions or delays that are out of our control when trading via the Internet. CMC Markets UK Plc employs back up systems and contingency plans to minimise the possibility of system failure, and trading via telephone is available as an alternative. Telephone calls may be recorded.

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Spread Betting, CFDs and Forex are leveraged products and carry a high degree of risk to your capital and it is possible to lose more than your initial investment. Only speculate with money you can afford to lose. These products may not be suitable for all investors, therefore ensure you fully understand the risks involved, and seek independent advice if necessary. CMC Markets UK Plc and CMC Spreadbet Plc are authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority. The Irish Financial Services Regulatory Authority has a supervisory role in respect of CMC Markets Ireland conduct of business and transaction reporting obligations.*Tax laws can change.