• 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.
  • December fundraising

    December fundraising

    Throughout December, we’re donating 20p for every trade* you open with us to Opportunity International.*Spread Bets placed with City Index Ltd with a stake of £1 or more (or currency equivalent) or CFD trades with a stake of 1 CFD or more.
  • Voted ‘Best Spread Betting Service 2014’

    Voted ‘Best Spread Betting Service 2014’

    We’re delighted to be voted ‘Best Spread Betting Service 2014’ by readers of Shares Magazine. Discover the benefits of trading with an award-winning provider.
  • Spread bet thousands of markets tax-free*

    Spread bet thousands of markets tax-free*

    *Spread betting is exempt from UK Capital Gains Tax and stamp duty. However, UK tax laws are subject to change and depend on individual circumstances.

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 skills 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 bet, CFDs & forex
  • Thousands of global markets
  • 1 pt spread on FTSE & Wall St
  • MT4 & auto trading
  • Fixed 1 pip spread on EUR/USD