This overview lists financial service providers that offer interested parties the opportunity to familiarise themselves with the possibilities of trading contracts for difference without risk. In industry jargon, this is often referred to as "demo" platforms or paper trading. The applications provided are full-fledged trading environments that only have a limited period of use. Virtual money is available to users for a realistic simulation.
Due Diligence Hub (DDH) is a multilingual information and communication platform for active exchange traders, traders and investors with a focus on trading contracts for difference ("CFDs") and foreign exchange products ("FX", "Forex"). DDH offers the most comprehensive coverage of companies authorised to provide financial services. The offering is rounded off by a wide range of exchange information services, tools and premium services.
CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. Between 74% and 89% of all retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.