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


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