Trade Cryptocurrencies

The Basics

Cryptocurrencies are digital assets which have recently become incredibly popular on the financial market spectrum. The Crypto part of the asset class name originates from the use of modern cryptography methods for securing the transactions and transfer of these assets. The first and by far most popular cryptocurrency is Bitcoin among over 30 other cryptocurrencies and their hundreds of specifications available online today.

It is worth noting that unlike currencies, cryptocurrencies are decentralized or in other words not part of any centralized banking system such as the Federal Reserve system. As such Cryptocurrencies are a very risky asset class and investing in such assets carries much risk as we explain below.

Can I buy and sell CFDs in Cryptocurrencies with GBE brokers?

The short answer is YES.

GBE brokers is a licensed and regulated broker which offers CFDs in Cryptocurrencies trade.

You can buy Cryptocurrencies much alike you can go to your bank tomorrow and buy some Swiss Franks (CHF). You cannot however physically hold a bunch of Bitcoins (BTC) in your hand for example – these when bought are owned digitally.

This process may be a bit longer than you think therefore the alternative is for you to invest in cryptocurrencies on CFD basis just like you can invest in Gold CFD (i.e. XAU/USD) or in EUR versus USD (EUR/USD). In this way you can benefit from the change in the price of a cryptocurrency against a currency instantly (i.e. BTC/EUR) based on current market prices. Please note that trading Forex and CFD is risky. You can loose all of your invested capital. 

GBE brokers offers you the opportunity to buy and sell over 10 of the top traded cryptocurrencies on CFD basis instantly using our MT4 platform.

Don’t forget that trading with GBE brokers gives you the advantage of using lightning-fast transaction execution speeds and tight spreads. What else do you need to support your cryptocurrency trade?

Open Your Demo or Live account now and let us know what You think and what You would like to see next from GBE brokers!

Let’s get a bit more technical

GBE brokers offers You a leverage of 1:5 for all cryptocurrencies.

  • You can trade CFDs in cryptocurrencies with GBE brokers 24/5!
  • You can trade CFDs in cryptocurrencies on all our accounts, even on our Demo account!
  • You can trade CFDs in cryptocurrencies using our tools!

The small print in large font

  • Margin Based on a position size of 1 lot.
  • 1 lot equals 1 contract.
  • Triple Swaps is applied on Friday. Swaps may be adjusted daily based on market conditions and are applicable to all open positions.

The below table includes all the cryptocurrency pairs which you can trade at GBE brokers:

Instruments / InstrumenteNameMin. Ticket Size / Min. HandwlsgrößeMax. Ticket Size / Max. HandwlsgrößeTrading Steps (Lots) / HAndelsschritteCurrency / Währung
BTCUSDBitcoin vs. USD0.0110Mon. - Fri. 00:05 -- 23:55USD
ETHUSDEthereum vs. USD0.10100Mon. - Fri. 00:05 -- 23:55USD
LTCUSDLitecoin vs. USD120Mon. - Fri. 00:05 -- 23:55USD
XRPUSDRipple vs.USD0.101000Mon. - Fri. 00:05 -- 23:55USD
BCHUSD Bitcoin Cash vs. USD 0.0110Mon. Fri. 00:05 – 23:55 USD
*This selection can change over time. Please refer to our Product Specifications document for up to date information.

Trading cryptocurrencies carries a high level of risk to your invested capital

Trading on virtual currencies or on CFDs relating to virtual currencies is not appropriate for all investors. There are no specific EU regulatory provisions that would protect existing and/or potential investors who trade on these products and trading with such products includes a high risk of losing all your invested capital. Investors should only trade with funds that they can afford to lose. Virtual currencies values widely fluctuate and may result in significant loss over a short period of time. Investors should not trade in such products if they do not have the necessary knowledge and expertise in relation to the specific product. Investors should be fully aware and understand the specific characteristics and risks associated to these products. Trading in virtual currencies does not entitle the investors to any protection under the Investors Compensation Fund and investors have no rights to report to the Cyprus Financial Ombudsman in case of a dispute with GBE brokers Ltd in relation to trading with virtual currencies or CFDs relating to virtual currencies.
ElementElective Professional ClientsRetail Clients (ESMA Measures)
Major indices1:501:20
Major currencies1:2001:30
Account Features
Client Relationship Manager
Negative balance protection
50% margin close out rule
Client Money Remains Segregated
Eligible for ICF (Investment Compensation Fund)
Retain rights to complain to the Financial Ombudsman Service*
Best Execution & Trade Confirmations
Key Information Documents