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Bonds trading

Take advantage of the inverse relationship between long-term interest rates and bond prices with our government bond markets.

When might you trade on bonds?

  • To back your judgement on future changes in long-term interest rates
  • To hedge against existing government bond holdings


  • Choose from a comprehensive selection of global government bonds

  • Our contracts are off-exchange, so you can deal in fractions of contracts

Bonds costs and details


Standard in-hours
contract spread

Long-term Gilt 2
Short-term Gilt 2
German Schatz 1
Long-term BTP Italian Government Bond 4
  All markets and charges

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There's no minimum balance to open an account, it takes less than five minutes, and there's no obligation to fund or trade.

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