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Bonds

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

When might you trade on bond futures?

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

Benefits

  • Choose from a comprehensive selection of global government bonds

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

Bonds product details

Spread betting spread Normal CFD contract spread
Long-term Gilt 2 2
Short-term Gilt 1.4 1.4
German Schatz 1 1
Long-term BTP Italian Government Bond 4 4

Learn more about spread betting and CFDs, and their potential risks

Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 75% 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.
Options are complex financial instruments and your capital is at risk. Losses may be extremely rapid.
Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage.