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  • It is easy to begin CFD trading with City Index. Simply follow our 3-step guide and you could be trading with us in minutes:

    • Step 1: Open an Account

      You need a City Index account in order to start trading with us. Our application process is simple and secure and you can apply for an online account at any time by filling in our online application form. Once we have successfully completed our verification process. We will send you the account number by email to confirm that your account is open and our account managers will contact you by phone shortly after to answer any additional questions that you may have.

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    • Step 2: Fund your Account

      Once your City Index account is open, you will need to transfer funds into the account to start trading. Your initial deposit must be at least £100 and the minimum amount to deposit thereafter is £25. For information on how you can transfer funds in and out of your account, see our Help and Support section.

    • Step 3: Start Trading CFDs

      The City Index trading platform is easy to use and enables you to trade CFDs and spread bet from a single platform. All you need to do is log in, choose whether you want to trade CFDs or spread bet, choose your market and start trading. You can access live price feeds, streaming charts and news instantly and trade 24 hours a day. Our range of trading platforms include online trading, our City Trading iPhone™ App and mobile trading. See our trading platforms section for more information on our various platforms.

      Details of our markets can be found by clicking on the online Market Information icons on our Trading Platform.

      Would you like to reactivate your City Index account? Simply fill in our account reactivation form and we will activate your account as quickly as possible.

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