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
MT4 platform

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 0.05 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.

New to trading?

Learn how to master the markets with our how-to guides and video tutorials in the City Index Trading Academy.

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Frequently asked questions

Which account type is best for me?

The best account type for you will depend on your trading goals and experience – whether you’re looking for more support from us or have the experience to take on more sophisticated platforms.

Our standard CFD trading account is designed for the everyday trader. It comes with competitive spreads on thousands of global markets, round-the-clock support, and

integrated risk management – such as negative balance protection.

Learn more about our standard account

An MT4 account gives you access to one of the most popular FX trading platforms. Although it’s a dedicated FX platform, you can also trade indices and commodities. It’s more suited to the experienced trader who wants to build automated trading systems and access advanced charting tools.

Learn more about our MT4 account

A professional account is for the expert trader who meets our eligibility requirements. You’ll get broker-assisted dealing but will lose the negative balance protection and leverage limits that come with a retail account. We’ll assume you have a higher level of knowledge, and understand the risks involved in trading.

Learn more about our professional trading account

A corporate account is suitable for institutional and retail business trading. It allows multiple authorised users and corporate cash deposits.

Learn more about our corporate account

Australian clients can also open SMSF (Self-Managed Super Fund) and Trust accounts. Open your Trust account here.

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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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