It is easy to begin CFD trading with City Index. Simply follow our 3-step guide and you could be trading with us in minutes:
You need a City Index account in order to start trading with us. Our application process is simple and secure and you can apply for an online account at any time by filling in our online application form. Once we have successfully completed our verification process. We will send you the account number by email to confirm that your account is open and our account managers will contact you by phone shortly after to answer any additional questions that you may have.
Once your City Index account is open, you will need to transfer funds into the account to start trading. Your initial deposit must be at least £100 and the minimum amount to deposit thereafter is £25. For information on how you can transfer funds in and out of your account, see our Help and Support section.
The City Index trading platform is easy to use and enables you to trade CFDs and spread bet from a single platform. All you need to do is log in, choose whether you want to trade CFDs or spread bet, choose your market and start trading. You can access live price feeds, streaming charts and news instantly and trade 24 hours a day. Our range of trading platforms include online trading, our City Trading iPhone™ App and mobile trading. See our trading platforms section for more information on our various platforms.
Details of our markets can be found by clicking on the online Market Information icons on our Trading Platform.
Would you like to reactivate your City Index account? Simply fill in our account reactivation form and we will activate your account as quickly as possible.
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*Spread betting and CFD trading are exempt from UK stamp duty. Spread betting is also exempt from UK Capital Gains Tax. However, tax laws are subject to change and depend on individual circumstances. Please seek independent advice if necessary.
†1 point spreads available on the UK 100, Wall Street, Germany 30, France 40 and Australia 200 during market hours on daily funded trades & daily future spread bets and CFDs (excluding futures).
**Fixed spreads are available on major FX pairs during London trading hours between 8.00am GMT and 6.30pm GMT.
City Index is a trading name of GAIN Capital UK Limited. Head and Registered Office: Park House, 16 Finsbury Circus, London, EC2M 7EB. GAIN Capital UK Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales, number: 1761813. Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. FCA Register Number: 113942. VAT number: 524837435.
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