Online Trading Platform - Tutorials Our animated tutorials will guide you through each step of the trading process so you can familiarise yourself with our trading platform before you start trading with us.
Note: Our guides feature 'rolling spreads' on the trading platform - these have now changed to DFTs (Daily Funded Trades). This does not affect how you use the platform. Use our glossary to find out how a DFT works.
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General Help Guides: Our PDF help guides will help you get started trading CFDs and spread betting. The learn to trade guide introduces spread betting and CFDs to you, while the platform guide shows you step-by-step how to use our trading platform and the chart guide instructs you on using our tick chart functionality.
Learn to Trade
Introduction to Spread Betting and CFD Trading
Step-by-step guide to using our online trading platform
Comprehensive guide to using our tick chart functionality
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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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