Financial Spreads was launched in 2007 and offers over 1,000 markets including the popular forex, stock index and commodities markets as well as UK, US and European shares. Clients can trade both spread bets and CFDs from the same account. Since 2007, Financial Spreads has remained an easy-to-use, friendly, "does what it says on the tin" brand with tight spreads. Financial Spreads is not a Market Marker and their prices track the underlying market.
Tradefair is owned by the betting company Betfair, and is a White Label Partnership, which means it shares technology, pricing and markets with others. Betfair was launched in 2000, and now claims to be the largest online betting company in the world – it says its betting exchange can handle more transactions daily than the London Stock Exchange. It launched Tradefair, its foray into financial spread betting at the end of 2007.
ProSpreads is the trading name of Argon Financial Limited which was previously FuturesBetting.com. They have evolved their platform to execute trades on all the major indices, currencies, commodities and equities.