Contract Value

In contract for difference (CFD) investment, the term “contract value” is used to denote the value of a CFD’s underlying assets.

If, for example, each of the 5000 shares underlying a CFD were worth 2 Swiss francs, the contract value of that CFD would be 10,000 francs.

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