• Try our trading platform

    Try our trading platform

    Open a spread betting, CFD or FX trading demo account in minutes and practice trading risk-free with a virtual cash balance.
  • Uncertain times, certain spreads

    Uncertain times, certain spreads

    No matter how volatile the markets get, we’ll make sure your spreads stay as tight as they’ve always been. So you can trade with peace of mind. Get tight, fixed spreads on selected FX pairs in market hours.**
  • Ever wanted to become a trader?

    Ever wanted to become a trader?

    You’re only a few steps away from being able to trade major indices like the FTSE as well as the share price of the world’s biggest firms such as Apple, Barclays and Tesco.
  • Trading with moving averages - with James Chen

    Trading with moving averages - with James Chen

    Reserve your place at our next free webinar. In this episode, James shows you how and when to increase/decrease your position sizes (i.e. scaling the trade).

Try a demo account

Open a spread betting, CFD or FX trading demo account in minutes with a virtual cash balance of £2,500.

Spread bets

Speculate on the movement of shares, indices, forex, metals and more with no stamp duty to pay or UK Capital Gains Tax.*


Go long or short on household names, like Apple and Tesco, as well as thousands of global markets and different asset classes with CFD trading.


Trade FX and a basket of CFD markets with the powerful MT4 platform, which comes equipped with exclusive features just for City Index clients.

Tight Spreads

Our spreads start from just 1 point on the UK 100, Wall Street, Germany 30 and France 40

Wide Range of Markets

Access thousands of spread betting and CFD trading markets including indices, shares, currencies and more

Market Analysis

Live feeds from Dow Jones, economic calendar and other market research and analysis tools

Desktop Platforms

We offer a range of powerful browser-based and downloadable trading platforms.

Mobile Apps

Spread bet, trade CFDs or FX on the move with our range of innovative mobile trading apps

Tablet Apps

Access your account via our range of tablet apps. Click on the button below to see our tablet apps.

Learn to Trade

Improve your trading skills, no matter what your level of financial experience or trading knowledge

Demo Account

Try risk-free spread betting, CFD & forex trading for two weeks with our Demo Account


Improve your spread betting and CFD trading skills with our range of free seminars

Why choose City Index?

One of the leading providers of spread betting, CFDs and forex trading in the UK. City Index has over 30 years' experience in the industry.


  • Spread bets, CFDs & forex
  • Thousands of global markets
  • 1 pt spread on FTSE & Wall St
  • MT4 & auto trading
  • 4% deposit on FTSE 100 shares