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Update on the Swiss National Bank decision(16/01/15) Following yesterday's announcement by the Swiss National Bank that it would be abandoning the cap on the Swiss franc's value against the euro, the forex markets experienced extreme volatility.
GAIN Capital acquires City Index Holdings Ltd(31/10/14) GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire City Index Limited, for approximately $118m, or a net purchase price of $82m, including $36m in cash on the company’s balance sheet.
City Index now offers CNH across all platforms(06/08/14) City Index announces that clients will now be able to trade CNH across its full suite of trading platforms, including MT4, and products (Spread betting, CFDs and margin FX).
City Index wins 'Best Mobile and Tablet Application' title at 2013 Shares Awards(18/11/2013) City Index cements its position as the leader in mobile and tablet trading technology after it wins the 2013 Shares Awards.
City Index wins ‘Financial Services’ award for Trading Academy campaign at the flagship Econsultancy & NMA ‘Digitals’ awards(10/07/2013) City Index’s in-house marketing team beats off competition from world’s biggest marketing agencies to claim digital excellence award for City Index Trading Academy campaign.
City Index launches cutting edge MetaTrader 4 platform for FX clients(02/07/2013) City Index announces the launch of the world renowned MetaTrader 4 platform for FX clients. Incorporating additional features and trading tools, the bespoke MT4 offering will provide City Index clients with a much more intensive trading package than what is currently offered by MT4.
The Celebrity Trader Challenge Returns with Warwick Davis(01/09/2012) The Celebrity Trader Challenge from City Index is back! Every month from September 2012, City Index will invite a celebrity to turn their hand to trading the global markets, all in the name of charity. First up for the challenge is TV and film star, Warwick Davis!
Ashraf Laidi joins City Index Group as Chief Global Strategist(17/01/2012) City Index Group, a global leader in spread betting, Contracts for Difference
(CFDs) and margined foreign exchange, has appointed Ashraf Laidi as its Chief Global Strategist.
City Index's 'City Trading' voted 'Best Mobile Trading App' by readers of Shares Magazine(14/11/2011) City Index, a global leader in Spread Betting, Contracts for Difference (CFDs) and margined foreign exchange, celebrates its second anniversary being voted best mobile trading application by readers of Shares Magazine. City Index announces Ortis Deley and Pollyanna Woodward as July's Celebrity Traders(18/07/2011) City Index, a global leader in Spread Betting, Contracts for Difference (CFDs) and margined foreign exchange, welcome Channel 5’s Gadget Show presenters Ortis Deley and Pollyanna Woodward as this July’s celebrity Traders.
City Index announces Mark Ronson and Alicia Keys as June's Celebrity Traders(16/06/2011) City Index, a global leader in Spread Betting, Contracts for Difference (CFDs) and margined foreign exchange, will play host to two of the Music industries biggest names in pop. Mark Ronson and Alicia Keys will be mixing it up in the markets as June’s Celebrity Traders.
City Index announces Kate Garraway and Clare Nasir as May's Celebrity Traders(15/05/2011) City Index, a global leader in Spread Betting, Contracts for Difference (CFDs) and margined foreign exchange, are Day Breaking the markets with Morning GMTV Presenter Kate Garraway and Weather Girl Clare Nasir for April’s Celebrity Trader.
City Index announces Adam Boulton as April's Celebrity Trader(26/04/2011) City Index, a global leader in Spread Betting, Contracts for Difference (CFDs) and margined foreign exchange, Happily announce Adam Boulton of Sky News as April’s Celebrity Trader.
City Index announces Caprice Bourret as March's Celebrity Trader(27/03/2011) City Index, a global leader in Spread Betting, Contracts for Difference (CFDs) and margined foreign exchange, welcome Caprice Bourret to the City Index Offices as she turn’s a hand to this month’s Celebrity Trader Challenge.
City Index announces Kian Egan as February's Celebrity Trader(25/02/2011) City Index, a global leader in Spread Betting, Contracts for Difference (CFDs) and margined foreign exchange, host their second round of Celebrity Trader with Boyzone’s Kian Egan stepping up to the challenge.
City Index announces Ben Cohen as the first Celebrity Trader(26/01/2011) City Index, a global leader in Spread Betting, Contracts for Difference (CFDs) and margined foreign exchange, have announced England’s World Cup rugby legend, Ben Cohen as the first to brave the City Index Celebrity Traders Challenge.
Celebrities to take on the City Index 'Celebrity Trader Challenge(05/01/2011) City Index, a global leader in Spread Betting, Contracts for Difference (CFDs) and margined foreign exchange, are pleased to announce that they will be hosting a monthly charity fundraiser in conjunction with ‘The Exchange’ Magazine, inviting a variety of celebrities to trade on their award winning platform.
City Index survives ‘The Rickshaw Run’ and raises 5k for charity(19/05/2011) City Index is pleased to welcome back its two employees, following their successful completion of a two week, 5,000km adventure across India, in a three-wheel auto rickshaw.
City Index Launches Industry's First-Ever Live Spread Betting and CFD Trading App for the Andriod(10/01/2011) Our award-winning trading application is now available on the Android mobile phone platform, providing you with full and secure access to your trading account 24 hours a day.
City Index Updates Award-Winning Spread Betting & CFD Trading iPhone™ App(13/12/2010) New features include powerful live charting and live news feeds from Dow Jones Newswires.
City Index Appoints Sandy Jadeja to Provide Unrivalled Technical Analysis(07/06/2010) City Index is pleased to announce the appointment of Sandy Jadeja as its Chief Technical Analyst.
City Index Cuts Spreads on FTSE 100, Wall Street, Germany 30 and France 40 to 1 Point (PDF)(30/03/10) City Index is delighted to announce that it has cut the price of its spreads on 4 major Indices to 1 point.
City Index Appoints Nigel Rose as Chief Financial Officer (PDF)(03/03/10) City Index, a global leader in Contracts for Difference, FX and spread betting, is delighted to announce the appointment of Nigel Rose as the company's new Chief Financial Officer.
City Index Launches New Product for Day Traders (PDF)(02/02/10) City Index is delighted to launch 'Day Trades', a new product which will give 50% reduced margins and 20% lower spreads compared to standard City Index Equities spread bet products on its 20 leading LSE listed shares.
City Trading App now Available on the App Store (PDF)(26/10/09) City Index is pleased to announce its first live Spread Betting and CFD Trading app for iPhone and iPod touch is now available on the App Store.
City Index Customers to Benefit from Risk Management Mechanism (PDF)(20/08/09) City Index announces its new margin close-out policy
Best Online CFD Provider 2009 by MoneyAM (PDF)(29/06/09) City Index, a global leader in Contracts for Difference, FX, and spread betting has been awarded Best Online CFD Provider 2009 at the MoneyAM Online Finance Awards.
New Customers to Trade CFDs Commission Free with City Index (PDF)(16/02/09) City Index, one of the leading providers of retail CFDs and spread betting, is offering new customers 0% commission on all CFD trades. From 16th February customers who open an account with City Index will be able to trade CFDs commission free for four weeks. The offer is open until the end of April 2009.
City Index Appoints Martin Belsham as Group Chief Executive (PDF)(12/01/09) City Index, a global leader in Contracts for Difference, FX, and spread betting, is delighted to announce the appointment of Martin Belsham as Group Chief Executive.
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