open a spread betting

Access the markets and trade tax-free* using
CFI spread betting account

*Tax laws are subject to change. Please refer to your qualified tax advisor

spread betting

Main features of
spread betting

Spread betting has three main features: the spread, bet size and bet duration

Trade on MT5

Suited for both new and experienced traders

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Trading Platform


Leverage Up To

Up To 1:400

for professional clients only

Spread On EUR/USD

Between 0.6 - 1.8*

Swap Free Policy


Applicable On Request Only

Minimum Deposit


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Why start spread betting with CFI?


Trade without paying capital
gains tax or stamp duty


trading conditions


Get full market exposure
with just a small initial deposit


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spread betting

How does spread betting work?

Placing a bet that the market price will increase (going
long) or decrease (going short) over a certain timeframe

Short and long trading

The loss or gain to your position would depend on the extent to which your prediction was correct


Tax laws are subject to change and may differ in jurisdictions outside of the UK

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Spread betting

Spread betting is a popular derivative product you can use to speculate on financial markets – such as forex, indices, commodities or shares – without taking ownership of the underlying asset. Instead, you'd be placing a bet on whether you think the price will rise or fall.

1.Open a trading account
2.Find an opportunity
3.Take a position
4.Monitor your trade

Trade without paying capital gains tax or stamp duty
Go long or short
Open positions on margin

Trade with leverage – which can magnify profits, but also amplify losses

Short-selling can give higher exposure to losses if the market traded on moves unpredictably. If an asset's price increases, your losses could potentially be unlimited

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