Trade Bitcoin with
Take advantage of Bitcoin volatility without owning it.
- Go long or short on Bitcoin
- Trade from 10p a point
- $70 Fixed spreads and competitive financing
Create an account in minutes
Why Trade Bitcoin with City Index?
Go long or short
Trade on Bitcoin volatility
Tax efficient trading
Trade on leverage
|Margin Rates||From 25%|
|Financing||0.08219% per night|
|Hours||22:00 GMT Sunday - 22:00 GMT Friday|
|Bitcoin ($) DFT||10p per point|
|Bitcoin ($) CFD||1 CFD per $1 move|
|Bitcoin ($) Mini (per 10) CFD||1 CFD per $10 move|
* May change due to market conditions.
How to Trade Bitcoin
Chose a product type
You can trade Bitcoin at City Index as a Spread Bet or CFD.
Decide when to Buy or Sell
When you trade Bitcoin at City Index you do not own any underlying Bitcoin assets. You are speculating on the price movements between Bitcoin and the USD.
Manage you risk exposure
Add a Stop Loss Order to protect your position should the market suddenly move against you.
Monitor and close your trade
Once you have placed your trade your profit and loss will update in real time and you can close your trade by clicking "Close trade".
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Risk of Bitcoin trading
Bitcoin is a highly volatile market. The heightened volatility brings opportunity, but also a greater degree of risk, so understanding the market and managing your risk carefully with the use of stops and limits is crucial when trading Bitcoin. Like with any market, make sure you do your research and understand how and why the price of Bitcoin moves before you start trading.
What is the City Index policy on Bitcoin forking?
In the event that the current bitcoin splits into two, new bitcoins are created, this is known as a hard fork. We will generally follow the bitcoin that has the majority consensus of cryptocurrency users and will therefore use this as the basis for our prices. In addition we will also consider the approach adopted by the exchanges we deal with, which will help determine the action we take.
We reserve the right to determine which cryptocurrency unit has the majority consensus behind them.
As the hard fork results in a second cryptocurrency, we reserve the right to create an equivalent position on client accounts to reflect this. However, this action is taken at our absolute discretion, and we have no obligation to do so.
If the second cryptocurrency is tradeable on major exchanges, which may or may not include the exchanges we deal with, we may choose to represent that value, but have no obligation to do so. We may do this by making the product available to close based on the valuation, or by booking a cash adjustment on client accounts.
If, within a reasonable timeframe, the second cryptocurrency does not become tradeable, then we may void positions that had previously been created at no value on client accounts.
Over periods of substantial price volatility around fork events, and we may take any action as we consider necessary in accordance with our terms and conditions including suspending trading throughout if we deem not to have reliable prices from the underlying market.