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CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. Between 74-89% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Core Spreads Key Features


Core Spreads

Core Spreads’ objective is to provide the tightest, fixed spreads in the industry across 1000s of markets. With weekly video commentary from revered financier David Buik MBE, and technical analysis articles from Guest Writer Phillip Konchar being published daily, they aim to keep their clients abreast of current market news, trends and information.
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CEO InterviewNo - see other broker CEO interviews
PlatformsCoreTrader, MT4
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Min DepositNo minimum
Account TypesSpread betting, CFDs, Forex
Spread TypesFixed
Funding MethodsDebit cards, credit cards, bank transfer, Skrill
Customer Support24/5 Phone, email and Livechat
Execution TypeOTC
UK 100 Pricing0.8 points
Germany 30 Pricing1 point
Wall Street Pricing1 point
Bitcoin Pricing70 points
Ether Pricing8 points
EURGBP Pricing0.6 points
EURUSD Pricing0.6 points
GBPUSD Pricing0.8 points
Gold Pricing3 points
Oil Pricing3 points
Stock Pricing0.5%
FCA RegulatedYes as FINSA Europe See status
Year Established2014
Active Clients7,400
Markets available3,000
Retail AccountsYes
Professional AccountsYes
Listed PLCNo
Country FoundedUK
Inactivity FeeNone
Overnight Funding Rates

Based on $1 per point on CT at a rate of 1.1397:




  • The rollover fee for long positions on EUR/USD is $1.41

  • The rollover fee for short positions on EUR/USD is $0.16

Educational MaterialNo
Office Locations1
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City Index Key Features



City Index
City Index are one of the largest spread betting and CFD brokers in the UK. Although, they are now owned by the Americans. Michael Spencer, the City supremo who also founded ICAP and was once the treasurer to the Tory party owned City Index (or "City" to those in the know) from 1997 until 2014 when it was sold to Gain Capital for $118m.


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City Index ReviewsCity Index Client Reviews
City Index Expert Review
City Index InterviewNo - see other broker CEO interviews
City Index updatesLatest City Index News, Views, Reviews & Guides
PlatformsCity Index Advantage Web, AT Pro, MT4
Min Deposit£100
Account TypesSpread betting, CFDs, Forex
Spread TypesFixed and variable
Funding MethodsDebit and credit card, Bank transfer
Customer SupportPhone, email and livechat
Execution TypeOTC
UK 100 Pricing1 point
Germany 30 Pricing1 point
Wall Street Pricing2.8 point
Bitcoin Pricing40
Ether Pricing8
EURGBP Pricing1.2 points
EURUSD Pricing0.6 points
GBPUSD Pricing1.4 points
Gold Pricing0.3 points
Oil Pricing4 points
Stock Pricing0.1%
FCA RegulatedYes as Gain Capital - See status
Year Established1983
Active Clients20,000
Markets available12,000
Retail AccountsYes
Professional AccountsYes
Listed PLCYes as Gain Capital See share price
Country FoundedUK
Inactivity Fee£12 after 12 months
Overnight Funding Rates2.5% +/- Libor
Educational MaterialYes
Office Locations1
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