Spread betting is an alternative to regular trading and offers multiple features such as leverage, the ability to go short (trade on falling markets) and instant access to over 12,000 markets. Spread betting also enables you to enjoy tax-free profits.
See how spread betting measures up to traditional shares dealing and find out which form of trading is most suitable for you.
Spread betting vs other forms of financial trading:
¹Positions are adjusted to reflect dividends.
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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.
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