It is quick and easy to begin forex trading with City Index. Simply follow our three-step guide and you could be trading forex with us in minutes:
You can trade forex by applying for either a City Index account (spread bets and CFDs) or an MT4 account (spot forex and CFDs). Our application process is simple and secure and you can apply at any time by filling in our online application form. Once we have successfully completed our verification process, we will send your account number by email as confirmation that your account is open.
Once your account is open, you will need to transfer funds into your account to start trading. Your initial deposit must be at least £100. For information on how you can transfer funds in and out of your account, see our FX FAQs section.
Trading with City Index is easy. We offer a range of powerful trading platforms including Advantage Trader (downloadable), Advantage Web (browser-based) and MT4 (MT4 accounts only). Find out more about our trading platforms.
The professional downloadable Advantage Trader platform offers a suite of unique trading tools including 100s of built in trading strategies, risk management tools and more. Details of our markets can be found by clicking on the online Market Information icons located on our trading platforms.
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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.
+Margin Factor is shown here as a guide only. For the current margin factor applicable to your position please refer to the Market Information on our Trading Platform.
†1 point spreads available on the FTSE 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).
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