Spread Betting on Indices

Spread Bet on major global Indices at City Index like the UK 100, Wall Street and Germany 30.

Trade on the Best Spread Betting Platform 2017 and enjoy tax-efficient trading* on a wide range of Indices.

  • Fixed spreads from 1point
  • Choice of 21 major Indices
  • 24 hour trading and support

Spread Betting: Indices Options

Options give you the choice (but not the obligation) to buy or sell at a specific price before the expiry date. With City Index you can Spread Bet a variety of daily and monthly Futures on Options.

Why Spread Bet on Indices?

Spread Betting is a popular way to trade Indices. City Index offers a choice of 21 global Indices in Europe, US, Canada and Asia-Pacific.

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Trade with low margins from 0.5%
No commission on Spread Betting
No UK Capital Gains Tax on any profits*
DFTs, Futures and Options
Fixed spreads from 1 point†
24 hour trading with breaks
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Indices DFTs vs Futures

City Index offers two popular ways to Spread Bet Indices: Daily Funded Trades (DFTs) and Futures.

Indices DFTs

Ideal for
Shorter-term trading

Spreads
Tightest spreads of all Indices markets

Expiry dates
None

Financing charge
Incurs a finance charge for positions held overnight

Dividend adjustments
A dividend adjustment may be applicable to some Indices

Profit and loss
P&L crystallised only when positions are closed or partially closed

Trading
Cash Indices labelled as DFT in the platform

Indices Futures

Ideal for
Longer-term trading

Spreads
Wider spreads than DFT Indices

Expiry dates
Fixed monthly/quarterly expiry date

Financing charge
No overnight financing charge applied as contained within price

Position rollover
Positions may be rolled over to next month/quarter

Profit and loss
P&L realised when trade closed or expiry date

Trading
Trades can be closed before expiry

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Why City Index?

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Over 30 years' experience in Spread Betting, FX and CFD Trading
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