What we do
Established in the UK in 1983, City Index is one of the world leaders in Spread Betting, FX and CFD Trading.
With over 12,000 markets to choose from across Forex, Indices, Shares and Commodities, our clients have access to a wide range of global markets. We help traders grow, giving them the tools they need to improve their trading skills.
We are committed to providing a market-leading service based on fair and transparent prices, comprehensive customer support and are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Segregated client money bank accounts
As a retail client your money is fully segregated from our own funds in separate accounts
Authorised and regulated in the UK
We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority
Financial Services Compensation Scheme
In the event of liquidation, clients may be compensated up to £50,000 by the FSCS
Safe, free deposits and withdrawals
Manage all aspects of your account easily via our secure funding portal
Financial strength and transparency
City Index's parent company is GAIN Capital Holdings Inc (NYSE:GCAP), one of the largest retail and institutional trading providers in the world and has a strong track-record in providing retail and institutional customers with trading services.
Find out more about GAIN Capital’s balance sheet and financial standing on our GAIN Capital website.
Stable partner invested in your success
City Index's parent company, GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP), is a publicly traded company and meets the highest standards of corporate governance, financial reporting and disclosure.
GCAP key financial data (Q4 2016):
- Total assets: $1.430 billion
- Total customer equity: $945.5 million
- Available cash and liquidity**: $182.9 million
- Minimum Regulatory Capital Requirement: $113 million
** Available cash and liquidity is a non-GAAP financial measure and consists of our Cash and cash equivalents, plus our Receivables from banks and brokers, less the minimum regulatory capital requirements applicable to our business. Our Convertible Senior Notes due 2018 and 2020 are excluded given their long-dated maturity.
City Index is part of GAIN Capital
GAIN Capital was founded in 1999 with a clear mission: to provide traders with low cost access to foreign exchange markets. Since then, we have expanded our product offering and global reach, and now provide 150,000+ retail and institutional investors with access to OTC and exchange-traded markets.
GAIN Capital is headquartered in Bedminster, New Jersey, and has a global presence with 800+ staff across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.