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A world leader in financial services 

City Index is a global FX and CFD trading provider proudly serving Australians since 2006.

We have 40 years of experience and are trusted by traders for our fast, reliable execution. With an office based in the heart of Sydney, we're also proud partners of the Sydney Roosters, one of the oldest and most successful football clubs in Australia.

Our performance in numbers

0.1 m+
Active clients*
1000 +
0 s
Average execution
1 +
Years' experience

*StoneX retail trading live and demo account holders globally since Q4 2020.

Our history

Financial district Sydney

Your trusted trading partner, since 1983

Established in 1983, City Index is one of the world leaders in FX and CFD trading.

With over 6300 markets to choose from across forex, indices, shares and commodities, and exclusive tools like Performance Analytics and SMART Signals – we help traders grow, giving you the tools you need to tackle the markets head on.

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1983 City Index founded by Chris Hales and Jonathan Sparke in London.
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2005 City Index acquires IFX Group, including IFX Markets and Finspreads.
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2006 City Index opens offices in Singapore, Shanghai and Sydney, and begins serving Australian clients.
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2008 US company FX Solutions purchased by City Index Group.
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2009 City Trading, the first trading app for the iPhone, is launched.
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2014 GAIN Capital acquires City Index for $118m.
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2020 INTL FCStone acquires GAIN Capital, becoming the StoneX Group.
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2021 City Index signs a sponsorship deal with Australian rugby league team, the Sydney Roosters.
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2021 City Index launches a new, updated mobile trading app.
An industry leader with a global presence
See the City Index offices around the world
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Suite 28.01, 264 George Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
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1 Raffles Place, #18-61, One Raffles Place Tower 2, Singapore 048616
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Devon House 58 St Katharine's Way London, E1W 1JP United Kingdom
Suite 28.01, 264 George Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
1 Raffles Place, #18-61, One Raffles Place Tower 2, Singapore 048616
Devon House 58 St Katharine's Way London, E1W 1JP United Kingdom
Multiple award-winning broker
From super-fast execution to a diverse range of markets and 24/5 customer care, City Index is proud to be a market-leading broker with a proven track record of award-winning platforms, pricing and service. Here are just a few of our recent awards that recognise our achievements.
Best New Tool (Performance Analytics) 2023
Best in Class (Overall) 2023
Best CFD Provider 2022
ADVFN International Financial Awards
Best Trading Platform 2022
Online Money Awards
Best App 2022
Shares Awards
Trusted by industry experts
“An impressive product catalogue, excellent platform choices, and robust research facilities.”
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“Customers were extremely satisfied with both the breadth and depth of platforms on offer.”
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“City Index is a high-calibre provider of CFD trading.”
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“Advanced trading platforms, excellent mobile app, diverse market research.”
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Learn more about StoneX 
StoneX (formerly known as INTL FCStone) is an institutional-grade financial services network that connects companies, organisations and investors to the global markets.

City Index’s parent company is StoneX Group Inc. (NASDAQ: SNEX). With over 100 years in the financial markets, it is one of the largest retail and institutional trading providers in the world.  

StoneX Group Inc.’s quarterly and annual financial statements are available for review on StoneX Investor Relations website.

Financial strength

StoneX Group Annual Report 2022

  • Total assets: $19.86 billion
  • Operating revenues: $2.11 billion
  • Stockholders’ equity: $1.07 billion
  • Income before tax: $277 million
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Frequently asked questions

How old is City Index

City Index has helped traders navigate global markets since 1983. You can leverage our years of market experience with a live trading account – open your account here.
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City Index operates in the United Kingdom, Australia and Singapore. To start trading with us, open your live account.
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How big is City Index?

City Index has over one million customers worldwide, 800+ staff and 1200+ trading partners. Established in 1983, we’re now part of StoneX Group, one of the world’s largest trading providers – listed on the NASDAQ and an S&P 500 constituent.

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