Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 77% 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 and CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Demo accounts

Do you offer a demo account?

Yes, we offer a demo account with £10,000 of virtual funds. This allows you to try our platform in a risk-free environment, and practise trading strategies and techniques.

To open a demo account, you'll need to provide a valid email address, your full name, phone number and a password. Once you'ved opened a demo account, you'll need to click on the verification link sent to your registered email address to activate it.

Will my demo account expire?

No, you can keep your demo account open for as long as you like, and use it to test strategies, even after you've opened a live account. Add more virtual funds at any time via the 'Payments' menu.

Please note that shares on a demo account are available for a limited period due to exchange restrictions. Once activated, you'll be able to practise trading on shares for 30 days.

How do I open a live account?

Select the ‘Start trading’ button at the top-right of this page, or apply online here. Use your demo account login details to get started, and then follow the step-by-step instructions to apply for your live account.

Alternatively, you can log in and apply from within the platform, once you've created a demo account. Just select the profile icon in the top left, and then the 'My Accounts' tab.

Need further support? Contact us

Call us

Call us

Call us on +44 (0)20 7170 8200

Outlines are open 24/5

Email us

Email us

clientmanagement@cmcmarkets.com

with any queries or questions

Before you go…

Try a demo of our Spread Betting or CFD trading accounts on our innovative platform. Free of charge and risk-free with virtual capital starting from €10,000.

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