Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 71% 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.

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Start trading CFDs with the UK's leading CFD provider*. Trade on indices, forex, shares, commodities and treasuries with a CFD live account.


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Why open a live CFD account?

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced trader, our live CFD account has everything you need to take the next step in your trading journey.

Enhanced mobile trading

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

Value for money

We offer competitive pricing, with tight spreads and low margins‡.

More opportunities

CFD trading offers you the ability to diversify your portfolio with leveraged trading on more than 12,000 instruments.

Over 30 years' experience

Since launching in 1989, we’ve become one of the world's leading CFD trading and spread betting providers.

Intuitive platform

Our unique online CFD trading platform, Next Generation, is intuitive to use while also providing you with advanced functionality to help you execute on your chosen CFD trading strategy.

Multiple award-winners

We’ve won multiple awards globally over recent years, which is a recognition of the quality of our service, and dedication to delivering an innovative platform.

What are CFDs?

Contracts for difference (CFDs) are a popular type of derivative trading that enables you to take a position on the rising and falling prices of financial markets (such as forex, indices, commodities, shares and treasuries). CFDs is a leveraged product, which allows you to ‘trade on margin’ using leverage, so you only need to deposit a percentage of the full value of your position to enter the trade. While trading on margin allows you to magnify your returns, losses will also be magnified as they are based on the full value of the position.

CFD trading costs

As well as spreads and margins, there are some other trading costs to consider. These depend on how long you hold positions open for, which products you trade and your approach to risk management.

Trade CFDs on an award-winning platform*

Competitive spreads from 0.7 points on forex and 1 point on major indices

Margin rates from 3.3% on forex CFDs and 5% on indices

Manage risk with guaranteed stop-loss orders

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