CFD trading is legal in most countries, with some notable exceptions where it is banned. One such exception is the US, where CFD trading is banned.
On this page, you can find out whether or not CFD trading is legal in your country.
Please note that it is normally legal for you to engage in CFD trading regardless of whether it is legal. The banns normally prevent brokers from offering CFD trading in your country, it does not prevent you from trading if you can find a broker willing to accept you as a client.
No. Retail CFD trading is banned in the US.
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Yes, CFD trading is legal in the UK. The trade is regulated by the FCA.
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Yes, CFD trading is legal in Canada, but some provinces and territories have their own legislation. CFD trading is banned in Alberta.
Read more here. Read more about local regulations in provinces and territories.
Yes, CFD trading is legal in Sweden. The trade is regulated by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen, or FI).