Bonds trading

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


See full details for all our interest rates in our help area:

All bonds costs and details

For full details including spreads, dealing hours and margins for all our bonds, follow the link to our help area.

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Fast execution on a huge range of markets

Enjoy flexible access to more than 16,000 global markets, with reliable execution

Fast execution on a huge range of markets

Enjoy flexible access to more than 16,000 global markets, with reliable execution

Deal seamlessly, wherever you are

Trade on the move with our natively designed, award-winning trading app

Deal seamlessly, wherever you are

Trade on the move with our natively designed, award-winning trading app

Feel secure with a trusted provider

With 45 years of experience, we’re proud to offer a truly market-leading service

Feel secure with a trusted provider

With 45 years of experience, we’re proud to offer a truly market-leading service

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