Spread Betting and CFDs

Spread Betting 250 pound offer

Why us?

As well as tight spreads and low margins, across thousands of instruments, we have:

  • Award-winning trading software for desktop, web and mobile
  • Advanced trading tools free with your account – see our tiered account packages (terms apply)
  • Deal and manage orders through our advanced charts
  • Full suite of risk management tools to support your trading
  • Express Account Opening for our sharedealing customers (click Add Account on the platform)
  • Comprehensive range of research tools and technical insights

Open a Spread Betting, CFD or Forex account and get up to £1,000 cash bonus (Terms apply for account bonus).

Switch to us for one-to-one support and some of the best rates on the market.

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New to Spread Betting and CFDs?


Unlike share dealing, Spread Betting and CFDs let you potentially profit from falling as well as rising prices. Get clear on the small but important differences between them and find out how they can support your trading strategy.

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Practise trading with £50,000 worth of virtual funds on your mobile, desktop and tablet.

Learn to Trade

Alison Bell

Video - our video guides will steer you through the basics of Spread Betting and CFD trading as well as introduce you to Forex and Technical Analysis. Or you can download our comprehensive guides.

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Online seminars - watch our free, live and on-demand seminars to learn more about our trading platforms, and the range of markets, technical analysis and trading strategies available.

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Market Data

Name Price Chg %Chg
FTSE 100 6855.02 -40.31 -0.58%
Dow Jones IA 17712.66 34.43 0.19%
NASDAQ 4891.219 27.86 0.57%
DAX 30 11868.33 24.65 0.21%
CAC 40 5034.06 27.71 0.55%
AEX 738.84 -2.01 -0.27%
Name Price Chg %Chg
GBP/USD 1.486 53/72 0.00 0.07%
GBP/EUR 1.36 52/57 0.00 0.07%
EUR/USD 1.088 76/89 0.00 0.03%
USD/CHF 0.960 81/06 -0.00 -0.25%
USD/JPY 119.2 01/14 0.00 0.00%
GBP/JPY 177.1 97/23 0.15 0.08%
Name Price Chg %Chg
Gold $/oz 1197.47 -5.68 -0.47%
Silver $/oz 16.889 -0.18 -1.06%
Platinum $/oz 1137.9 -13.10 -1.14%
Palladium $/oz 738 -31.20 -4.06%
Brent Oil $/barrel 55.99 -2.86 -4.86%
WTI $/barrel 48.29 -2.77 -5.43%
All data up to 20 minutes delayed

Trading on Web and Desktop

Trade on our professional web-based interface or download our powerful desktop application for a trading environment you can tailor to suit your needs.

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Mobile Trading

Trade whenever and wherever you are with our mobile apps.

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Whatever type of trader you are, we have the tools you need to support you.

   AutoChartist Recognia

Trading Central - receive Trading Ideas via email and access our powerful Technical Analysis web portal to research your ideas – free to all account holders

Autochartist - helps you automatically detect chart patterns you might have missed.

Autochartist Trade Ideas - identifies potential Forex trades for you to make.

Recognia Technical Insight - identify possible entry and exit points for trades, and more, with Fundamental and Technical Insights.

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What you can trade

You get global access to global markets, you can trade in the following markets:

  • Equities
  • Indices
  • Commodities
  • Bonds
  • Interest rates
  • Forex
  • Inflation

See our MIS page for the full range of tradable instruments and our charges in full.

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Risk Warning: Our services include products that are traded on margin and carry a risk that you can lose more than your initial deposit. The products may not be suitable for everyone - please ensure you fully understand the risks involved.

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Client accounts are fully segregated from the firm’s money by GAIN Capital – FOREX.com UK Ltd. Interactive Markets is a trading name of GAIN Capital – FOREX.com UK Ltd. Both Interactive Investor and GAIN Capital – FOREX.com UK Ltd are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Spread betting analysis

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In this week's best of the boards, Interactive Investor takes a look at what its users have been saying on the discussion boards.

Fri, 12th July 2013 - 08:34

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Wed, 12th June 2013 - 13:41

To hedge against exchange rate risk or simply to make money from market movements, investors are turning to foreign exchange trading.

Interactive Markets is a trading name of GAIN Capital - FOREX.com UK Limited and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. FCA No. 190864.