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.

Market trends & news: keep your finger on the pulse

Keep your finger on the pulse with the latest market news and trends. Stay on top of key financial events for market volatility, evolving sectors, and markets you should monitor. Keep up to date with the latest spread betting and CFD trading opportunities with CMC's expert analysis.

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Markets that matter

There are many macro and micro economic events that can impact the volatility in any given market. By keeping your finger on the pulse, you can anticipate what markets will be affected the most. How will you trade?


Get exposure to more than 80 indices, including regional indices such as Australia, Asia-Pacific, US and Europe.


Get exposure on over 8,000 shares, including popular companies in the UK and US.


Get exposure to over 300 currency pairs on the world's most liquid markets.

Growing trends

Get exposure to popular themes and growing trends in the market and trade with a single position.

Market trend reactions

Top tips for trading

Set price alerts to stay on top of significant market movements around news and trends

React to every opportunity as news breaks, even when underlying markets are shut

Spread bet or trade CFDs on key markets to help hedge your portfolio

Stay in control with guaranteed stops to cap your maximum risk

Make moves on the go: trade from anywhere with our advanced mobile app

New and upcoming IPOs

Get the latest information on popular or upcoming IPOs. Be first to trade new stocks as they become available on our award-winning platform*.

More than a trading platform

We combine powerful tools with professional analysis and curated education and insight, designed to support any strategy

Professional research

Free access to quantitative equity analysis from Morningstar

Premier support

Award-winning, London based, client services team*

In-house analysts

Our award-winning analysts* provide market insights plus breaking news alerts

Reuters news

Market-leading news and analysis from Reuters, free

Precision pricing

We combine multiple feeds from tier-one banks, to get you the most accurate bid/ask price

Develop your skills

With our free suite of educational resources, webinars and events