In recent months, the markets have been in tumult. Although certain sectors are always volatile, the extreme nature of drops and peaks has been more exaggerated than ever. We can explain this behaviour by looking at a number of recent real-world events, a prime example being Brexit.
CFD is the acronym for Contracts For Difference. It is an instrument which can be traded and it is an instrument which tracks the movement of prices of the assets which are underlying to it. It is basically a contract between the broker and the client or the customer.