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Spread bet or trade CFDs on over 330 spot and forward forex pairs, including major, minor and exotic currency trading pairs.

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Competitive FX spreads

Our forex spreads on major pairs like EUR/USD and AUD/USD start from 0.7 points, while our GBP/USD and EUR/GBP spreads start from just 0.9 points.

View the spreads, margins and trading hours for the most popularly traded FX pairs on our Next Generation spread betting platform.

Product Minimum spread*
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Margin rate from Trading hours
AUD/GBP 0.9 0.20% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
AUD/JPY 1.2 0.20% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
AUD/NZD 3.7 0.30% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
AUD/USD 0.7 0.20% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
EUR/AUD 2.2 0.20% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
EUR/CHF 2.5 0.50% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
EUR/GBP 0.9 0.20% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
EUR/JPY 1.5 0.20% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
EUR/NOK 33.3 0.30% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
EUR/USD 0.7 0.20% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
GBP/AUD 1.7 0.20% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
GBP/CHF 3.2 0.25% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
GBP/EUR 1.5 0.20% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
GBP/JPY 2.5 0.20% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
GBP/NZD 4.1 0.20% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
GBP/USD 0.9 0.20% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
INR/USD 6.0 1% Daily 03:30-11:30 / 12:15 - 18:00 Mon - Fri
NZD/AUD 3.4 0.30% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
NZD/USD 2.0 0.20% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
USD/CAD 1.7 0.20% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
USD/CHF 1.5 0.25% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
USD/CNH 10.0 2% Daily 02:00-17:00 Mon-Fri
USD/CZK 3.0 2% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
USD/DKK 7.0 2% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
USD/HKD 5.0 4% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
USD/HUF 20.0 2% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
USD/JPY 0.7 0.20% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
USD/MXN 75.0 2% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
USD/NOK 25.0 0.40% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
USD/RUB 2.0 10% Daily 07:00-16:00 Mon-Fri
USD/SEK 30.0 0.40% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
USD/SGD 3.0 0.30% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
USD/TRY 15.0 2% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
USD/ZAR 85.0 2% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00

View the spreads, margins and trading hours for some of the most popularly traded FX pairs on our Next Generation CFD trading platform below.

Product Minimum spread*
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Margin rate from Trading hours
AUD/USD 0.7 0.20% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
AUD/JPY 1.2 0.20% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
AUD/NZD 3.7 0.30% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
EUR/CHF 2.5 0.50% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
EUR/GBP 0.9 0.20% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
EUR/JPY 1.5 0.20% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
EUR/USD 0.7 0.20% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
GBP/AUD 1.7 0.20% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
GBP/CHF 3.2 0.25% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
GBP/JPY 2.5 0.20% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
GBP/USD 0.9 0.20% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
INR/USD 6.0 1% Daily 03:30-11:30 / 12:15 - 18:00 Mon - Fri
NZD/USD 2.0 0.20% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
USD/CAD 1.7 0.20% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
USD/CHF 1.5 0.25% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
USD/CNH 10.0 2% Daily 02:00-17:00 Mon-Fri
USD/CZK 3.0 2% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
USD/DKK 7.0 2% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
USD/HKD 5.0 4% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
USD/HUF 20.0 2% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
USD/JPY 0.7 0.20% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
USD/MXN 75.0 2% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
USD/NOK 25.0 0.40% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
USD/RUB 2.0 10% Daily 07:00-16:00 Mon-Fri
USD/SEK 30.0 0.40% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
USD/SGD 3.0 0.30% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
USD/TRY 15.0 2% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00
USD/ZAR 85.0 2% Sun 21:00 to Fri 21:00

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​​1A minimum spread is the lowest spread that will be shown on the given product. If the underlying market spread widens throughout the trading day, or you are trading out of hours, the platform spread may also widen. The spreads shown are for the first price available for the average market trade/bet sizes in the relevant product. The spread will widen for larger trade/bet sizes, see our platform for more information.

​​Spreads, commissions and margins (as applicable) are provided for information only.​​ Please refer to the product overview area of our trading platform for the most up-to-date information including trading hours and spreads.

Please note that the change in price that results in a P&L change equal to your stake size is represented by the last large digit in the price shown on the platform.​

At the end of each trading day (5pm New York time), positions held in your account may be subject to a holding cost. The holding cost can be positive or negative depending on the direction of your position and the applicable holding rate. Historical holding rates, expressed as an annual percentage rate, are visible on our platform within the overview section of each product. View further details about our spread betting holding costs and CFD trading holding costs.

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​^We offer competitive monthly cash rebates for clients who trade in high volumes and if you meet our monthly notional value requirements for one asset class, you automatically qualify for monthly rebates for all asset classes; ​conditions apply.

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