We do not charge you to have an account. Our charges are very competitive.

O.6 point spread on some major FX pairs including EUR/USD, 1 point on some major indices and 0.3 points on gold.

Spread betting and CFD Costs

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Trading and other costs


The difference between the buy and sell price, this spread is in addition to any spread in the underlying market. These charges apply to both Spread Bets and CFDs.



On Share CFDs rather than spread you will pay commission.    


Overnight Funding

This is a charge on Daily Spread bets and cash CFDs If you hold a position overnight (after 22.00h) UK time a fee is charged to your account to cover the funding cost of your position.   

Spread betting costs

CFD costs

Indices (Spread betting)
Indices (CFD)
Major Forex (Spot) (Spread betting)
Major Forex (Spot) (CFD)
  1. Average spread (Monday 00:00 - Friday 22:00 GMT) for the 12 weeks ending 31st May 2019. 

  1. Average spread (Monday 00:00 - Friday 22:00 GMT) for the 12 weeks ending 31st May 2019. 

Commodities (Spread betting)
Commodities (CFD)
Shares (CFD)
Shares (Spread betting)


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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 trading spread bets and 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. Professional clients can lose more than they deposit.


All trading involves risk.

The value of shares, ETFs and ETCs bought through a share dealing account, a stocks and shares ISA or a SIPP can fall as well as rise, which could mean getting back less than you originally put in. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

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