Why trade options with us?
Pay zero spread on expiry
Buy and sell options with no closing spread when you hold them until their fixed expiry date
Trade on volatility itself
Take a position on rising, falling and even flat markets in the UK and all over the world
Ways to trade options with us
Trade options using CFDs on our award-winning trading platform.2
|Main benefits||Tax-deductible losses are useful for hedging3|
|Accessible to||All clients|
|Commission||Commission-free (except on shares)|
|Platforms||Web and mobile platforms|
What are options?
Options are contracts that give you the right – but not the obligation – to buy or sell an underlying asset before a certain expiry date. Use them to speculate on the price of a financial market, and its volatility too.
Benefits of trading options
Choose the option to suit you from our daily, or weekly, monthly and quarterly timeframes.
For a low-cost, highly-leveraged way to trade intraday.
Trade daily options with reduced spreads – the same as on regular spot markets
Get the leverage you want by choosing your strike and trade size
Cap your maximum risk when you buy daily options – you’ll never lose more than the margin you pay to open
Hold daily options positions even if the market moves against you, knowing that your risk is limited to the margin you paid to open
Weekly, monthly and quarterly options
Longer expiries, well-suited to traditional trading strategies.
No overnight funding
Pay less for long-term positions, thanks to zero overnight funding
Find opportunity on a broad range of market conditions – even flat markets
Develop options strategies for greater control over your trading
Guaranteed maximum risk
Trade up to three quarters ahead, with your risk limited to your opening payment (when buying)
Open an account today
Huge range of markets
Our CFD account enables you to trade over 17,000 markets, with index, commodity and bond futures available
A trusted provider
With over 45 years' experience, we’re proud to offer a truly market-leading service
Deep futures liquidity
Get fast, flexible execution thanks to our large client base and superior technology
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1Based on revenue excluding FX (published half-yearly financial statements, June 2019
2Best trading platform as awarded at the ADVFN International Financial Awards and Professional Trader Awards 2019. Best trading app as awarded at the ADVFN International Financial Awards 2020.
3Tax laws are subject to change and depend on individual circumstances. Tax law may differ in a jurisdiction other than the UK.
4Awarded ‘best finance app’ at the ADVFN International Financial Awards 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016.