Trading Accounts Overview

Account types

Choose the account that’s right for you and trade over 6,300 markets across shares, indices, commodities, forex and cryptocurrencies.
  1. Open an account
    Register your details and open an account
  2. Deposit
    Fund your account through our secure funding portal
  3. Start trading
    Access over 6,300 global markets on desktop or via the app
  1. Open an account
    Register your details and open an account
  2. Deposit
    Fund your account through our secure funding portal
  3. Start trading
    Access over 6,300 global markets on desktop or via the app
Trade thousands of global financial markets with confidence

Standard account

Start trading with a City Index standard account to access over 6,300 markets on our award-winning suite of platforms and apps, with advanced trading tools designed to help you get the most from every trade.

  • Competitive pricing on thousands of popular markets
  • Advanced TradingView charting package with 80+ technical indicators
  • 24/5 customer service via live chat, email and phone
Standard Account

MT4 account

Start trading with ultra-tight spreads on the world’s most popular FX platform, now with access to more asset classes, including indices and commodities. Analyse the market with an extensive range of custom indicators, drawing tools and integrated news and analysis.

  • Access more than 80 currency pairs
  • Download automated trading strategies from Expert Advisors
  • Wide range of charts and timeframes
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Corporate account

City Index offers corporate accounts for businesses to access the global markets, with multiple authorised traders for one account.

Who are City Index?

City Index is a global FX and CFD trading provider, regulated in Australia since 2006.

We have 40 years of experience and are trusted by traders for our fast, reliable execution. We're also partners of the Sydney Roosters, one of the oldest and most successful rugby league clubs in Australia.


Why choose City Index?

Hundreds of thousands of traders all over the world use City Index as their provider of choice. Here’s why.

Fast execution


With average execution speeds of 0.02 seconds, get peace of mind that your trades will execute quickly.
Reliable Execution


With 24/5 dedicated client support, we’re always on hand to help – and 99.99% of all valid trades are executed by our market-leading trading technology.
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We’re backed by Nasdaq-listed StoneX, a Fortune 100 company with over a century in the financial markets. Combined with our four decades of heritage, you’re in good hands.


From personalised performance analytics to AI-powered SMART Signals, you have a wealth of exclusive tools at your disposal to maximise your trading potential.
Range of markets

City Index offers over 6,300 markets with ultra-tight spreads and low commissions.

Open an account today

Start trading thousands of global markets on our award-winning platforms when you open a City Index trading account. *Subject to review and approval.

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Frequently asked questions

Which account type is best for me?

The best account type for you depends on your trading goals and experience.

Our standard CFD trading account is designed for everyday traders and comes with competitive spreads across thousands of global markets, round-the-clock support, and integrated risk management such as negative balance protection.

We also offer standard and Raw FX accounts across MT4, which is one of the most popular trading platforms in the world.

Additionally, we offer professional trading accounts and corporate accounts.

For a detailed breakdown of accounts, visit our Compare Accounts page.

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What do I need to open an account?

To open an account, we’ll need you to provide a few personal details, such as your name and address, so that we can establish your identity. We’ll also ask you for a copy of your passport or driver’s licence.

In the majority of cases, this is all we require. However, you may also be asked to provide supporting documents if we cannot verify the information provided – this could include a government-issued photo ID and proof of address.

The information you provide will be treated in the same secure manner as all your other data held with us. It will not be shared publicly and will only be used for our reporting purposes. Ready to open an account? Start your application here.

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