Spread betting margins

View at a glance the current margin rates across popular spread betting instruments.​

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 See the margin rates for our most traded forex, indices, cryptocurrencies, commodities and treasuries instruments. 


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View our forex margins rates


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UK 1005%
US 305%
US SPX 5005%
Germany 305%

View our indices margins rates

Our margin rates on shares start from 20% for UK and US shares. For more information, view our shares product details.

​​Different margin rates apply for large position sizes on shares. The margin rate depends on which tier the position size falls under. View full details of our margin rates in the product library section of our trading platform.​

View our spreads and other costs associated with spread betting.​

​​Spread betting using margin allows you to open a position by only depositing a percentage of the full value of the position. This means that your losses will be amplified and you could lose more than your deposits. Profits and losses are relative to the full value of your position. Spread betting using margin is not necessarily for everyone and you should ensure you understand the risks involved and if necessary seek independent professional advice before placing any bets.


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