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So are we.

Spread Betting, CFD and Forex Trading
on 12,000+ global markets including
Indices, Shares, Forex and Bitcoin.

A superior trading experience

Choose a broker you can trust with fast execution and full trading support service.Trading apps
Quality trade execution, risk management and transparent pricing
Award-winning platform and technology across multiple devices
Experienced Relationship Managers for insight and trading support
Authorised and regulated in the UK
Over 35 years' experience in Spread Betting, FX and CFD Trading
Our accounts allow fast, easy payments and secure withdrawals

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Trade on over 12,000 markets


21 global Indices


4500+ global Shares


Go Long or Short


84 FX pairs


25+ global Commodities

Trade wherever you are, on our fast, reliable platforms

Customisable charts

16 chart types with 80+ indicators designed to help you perform technical analysis

Award-winning platform

Our powerful technology is designed to suit you, whatever your level of trading expertise

Actionable trade ideas

Our research portal highlights trade ideas using fundamental and technical analysis

Trade anytime, anywhere

Follow the markets on native apps built specifically for your smartphone and tablet
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Trading Support Service

We provide detailed information about every aspect of our service with ongoing account support for every client.

Welcome Pack

We will post you a welcome letter with key account information

Platform Walkthroughs

We will call you to introduce our award-winning platform and features

Ongoing Support

We will email and call you about changes impacting your account, pricing and services

Market Intelligence

We will email you monthly market news and trends from our expert analysts
Ready to trade?
Open a live account in minutes

Powerful Charts

Our charts have been designed to help you analyse the markets and identify your next trading opportunity.
  • Multiple Trading Charts

    Multiple charts layouts

    View the price movements of many markets by embedding multiple charts into your chosen platform layout.

Our Products

City Index offers three ways to trade; Spread Betting, CFD Trading and FX on MT4.

Spread Betting

Best for
Tax-free trading in UK*

Trade type
£ per point

Minimum trade size
50p per point

No UK Capital Gains Tax (CGT) or Stamp Duty*

Commission free

CFD Trading

Best for
Hedging. Non UK accounts

Trade type
Buy/sell CFDs

Minimum trade size

No UK Stamp Duty but you do pay UK CGT*

Commission free apart from Shares

Features of Spread Betting and CFD accounts:

Risk management

Stops, limits, OCOs, trailing stops and guaranteed stops

Trading Tools

Research portal, HTML 5 charts, Reuters news and economic calendar

Trade on

Indices, Shares, FX, Commodities, Bonds and Interest Rates


Web, mobile and advanced trading platforms


From 5% on Indices, 3.33% on FX pairs and from 20% on Shares

Trading FX?

If you wish to trade Forex, you can trade currencies with our Spread Betting and CFD accounts where you will have full access to our FX range and spreads from 0.5pts.

MT4 accounts
We do offer an FX on MT4 account for traders who wish to use MT4 exclusively.

FX on MT4
MT4 devices
Test drive a trading account

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