All trading involves risk. Losses can exceed deposits.
All trading involves risk. Losses can exceed deposits.

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Spread betting

Speculate on the price movements of more than 15,000 markets, with tax-free profits and no stamp duty to pay on your returns.2

CFD trading

Buy and sell contracts for difference, derivatives that mirror the price movements of financial assets – and pay no stamp duty.2

Forex

Trade over 90 FX pairs via CFDs or spread betting. Access key markets like EUR/USD and AUD/USD from just 0.6 pts.

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FTSE 100
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Germany 30
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Wall Street
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Prices above are subject to our  website terms and conditions. Prices are indicative only.

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1 Based on revenue excluding FX (published financial statements, February 2018)

Tax laws are subject to change and depend on individual circumstances. Tax law may differ in a jurisdiction other than the UK.