Company Profile

City Index

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City Index was established back in 1983 and was one of the first companies to offer spread betting in the UK, along with IG Index. It provides White Label partnerships to several leading financial institutions, who can provide spread betting services using the City Index platform but retaining their own brand.


City Index offers 50% lower margin and 20% lower spreads on their 20 leading equities with Day Trades – a trade available from 08.00am to 04.28pm every trading day but without possibility to rollover the trade to the next day. Spreads are offered on thousands of shares in countries around the world including the UK, US, European and Asian markets.

You can spread bet on all the major markets including the UK 100, Wall Street, Germany 30, US SP 500, US TECH 100, and the Japan 225, and also trade on movements across entire market sectors – City offers spreads on more than 30 sector futures based on UK market sectors.

With City Index, you can get prices from the world’s main exchanges, with spreads on a wide range of currencies including the dollar, pounds, yet, euro and more. There are daily options on a number of currency pairs, starting from just £1 per point on EUR/USD, GBP/USD and USD/JPY. The expiry time for Daily Forex Options is 08.00pm UK Time.

Education Program

City Index offer comprehensive charting, research and real-time news and pricing which help you make informed decisions. They offer sophisticated risk management tools and a wide range of orders including Stops, Linked, and contingent orders

Demo Account

City Index has its very own Demo Account to help you build your confidence and improve your trading techniques. You can bet using real market data, but without having to use any real money.


City Index’s platform has been part of the market for over 30 years and is one of the UK’s most popular trading platforms. The company prides itself on tight spreads and low IMRs that truly rival their competitors. City Index was awarded the ‘best trading platform’ of 2014 by UK Forex.