Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 69% of retail investor accounts lose money when spread betting and/or trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets, CFDs, OTC options or any of our other products work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Open a live CFD trading account

Trade CFDs on indices, forex pairs, shares, commodities and treasuries, at home or on the go.

Join over 300,000 global clients1
Trade from anywhere with our CFD trading app
No stamp duty to pay on profits2
FCA Regulated
Protected Up To £85,0003
FTSE 250 Listed
BEST CFD PROVIDEROnline Money Awards
Best Spread Betting ProviderThe City of London Wealth Management

Just enter your email address and a password to create your demo account, then deposit funds to access the live markets.


Get to know the platform by exploring the product library, charts, watchlists, order tickets, analyst insights and more.


Our unique UK CFD trading platform and app have the functionality, products and tools you need.

What is CFD trading?

Contracts for difference (CFD) trading is a popular type of derivative trading. CFDs provide a way to take a position on the rising and falling prices of financial markets from all over the world and allow you to trade on margin using leverage.

Why trade CFDs with us?

Enhanced mobile trading

Customise our app to suit your trading style, so you can keep track of the markets that matter to you.

Out-of-hours trading

Trade CFDs on some indices 24 hours a day, five days a week.

Trade with leverage

Deposit from just 3.3% of the full value of your position to open a trade.

London-based client support

Our award-winning client services team4 is online 24/5, whenever you need us

Trade CFDs on award-winning platforms4

Web Trading Platform

Trade using multiple screens with access to our entire range of features.

Mobile Trading App

Trade on-the-go with charting, full order-ticket features, and real-time alerts.

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MetaTrader 4 (MT4)

Automate CFD trades with robots and access a suite of add-ons.

Access 12,000+ financial instruments


Trade on products that mirror popular markets like the FTSE and more.

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Access to more pairs than anywhere else on the world's largest, most liquid market.1

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Trade on favourites like Gold, Silver, Brent & West Texas Crude Oil.

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Speculate on the performance of the world's largest companies, from Apple to Walmart.

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Gain exposure to a range of instruments in a single transaction with our range of more than 1,000 ETFs.

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50+Rates & bonds

Take a position on over 50 interest rates and government debt obligations.

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Exclusive to CMC
28Share baskets

Trade the next big trend. Take your pick from our exclusive, low-cost thematic portfolios.

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30+ years of industry experience.
275,000+ global clients1.

Ready to get started?

Open a live CFD account to access 12,000+ instruments.

Do you have any questions?

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+44 (0)20 7170 8200

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1310,363 active clients, CMC Markets financial year 2021-2022. Active clients represent those individual clients who have traded with or held CFD or spread bet positions, or who traded on the stockbroking platform, on at least one occasion during the financial year.2Tax treatment depends on individual circumstances and can change or may differ in a jurisdiction other than the UK.3FSCS is an independent body that offers protection to customers of financial services firms that have failed. The compensation amount may be up to £85,000 per eligible person, per firm. Eligibility conditions apply. Please contact the FSCS for more information. 4Best CFD Provider, Online Money Awards 2022; Awarded No.1 Platform Technology, ForexBrokers.com Awards 2022; No.1 Web-Based Platform, ForexBrokers.com Awards 2021; Best Spread Betting Provider, The City of London Wealth Management Awards 2021; Best Phone Customer Service & Best Email Customer Service, based on highest user satisfaction among spread betters, CFD and FX traders, Investment Trends 2020 UK Leverage Trading Report.