Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 71% 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.
Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage.

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Take a tour of the financial markets. Discover how they operate, what drives them and how you can capitalize on their movements.

Find out about the people and organisations who make the trading world tick, and discover the mechanisms behind market prices.

Get an understanding of the steps involved in placing a trade, including how to protect yourself against risk and use leverage wisely.