Spread Betting on Shares
Join City Index and go long or short on company Shares like Barclays, Amazon and Apple.
Trade on our award-winning Spread Betting Platform‡ with tight spreads across thousands of Shares.
- Spreads from 0.1% on UK Shares
- Spread Bet on 4500+ global Shares
- Best Spread Betting Platform 2017 by ADVFN‡
|Markets||Spread from (either side)||Margin from*
|FTSE 100 Shares DFT||0.1%||20%|
|Other UK Shares DFT||0.2%||20%|
|European Shares DFT||0.1%||20%|
|US Shares value||DFT spread (USD) either side||Margin from*
|Markets||Near contract from||Far contract from||Margin from*
|FTSE 100 Shares Futures||0.6%||0.6%||20%|
|Other UK Shares Futures||0.6%||0.6%||20%|
|European Shares Futures||0.6%||0.6%||20%|
|US Shares value||Near future spread (USD)||Far contract (USD)||Margin from*
Spread Betting: Shares Options
We offer a large range of Share Options over the phone. Please call our Options desk on 0845 355 0801 for pricing.
Why Spread Bet on Shares?
Spread Betting is a popular way to trade Shares. City Index offers a choice of 4500+ global Shares from companies listed in US, UK, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Hong Kong stock exchanges.
Shares DFTs vs Futures
From 0.1% spreads (0.2% round trip)
Incurs a finance charge for positions held overnight
A dividend adjustment may be applicable to shares
Profit and loss
P&L crystallised only when positions are closed or partially closed
Cash Shares labelled as DFT in the platform
Wider spreads than DFT Shares
Fixed monthly/quarterly expiry date
No overnight financing charge applied as contained within spread
Positions may be rolled over to next month/quarter
Profit and loss
P&L realised when trade closed, partially closed or expirede
Trades can be closed before expiry
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Why City Index?
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