Ways to trade

CFDs, Knockout Options and futures trading

Through Web Trader or the dedicated FX MT4 platform, you can choose to trade over 6,300 global markets using different methods to support your trading goals.

Over 30 awards

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

What is CFD trading?

CFD trading with City Index gives you access to over 6,300 global markets including indices, shares, FX, commodities and cryptocurrencies.

  • Tight spreads from 0.5 points on FX
  • Choice of 6,300+ CFDs from one account
  • Best CFD Provider 2021 by Online Personal Wealth Awards
CFD trading

What is Knockout Options trading?

Knockout Options are a form of options contract with a pre-determined knockout level to limit your exposure to risk.

  • Enjoy greater flexibility and control over your trading portfolio
  • Capitalise on both rising and falling markets
  • Limit your risk by setting a guaranteed knockout price at which your trade will close
How to trade Knockout Options

What is futures trading?

Futures are used by traders to guarantee the future price of goods, and the contracts themselves can be traded for numerous assets including commodities, stocks and indices.

  • Insulate your portfolio against price swings
  • Highly liquid market with tight spreads
  • No time decay to contend with
Bonds CFDs

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.

What can I trade on?

City Index offers a choice of over 6,300 global markets.

CFD information

Best for
Hedging. Non-UK accounts
Trade type
Buy/sell CFDs
Minimum trade size
No UK Stamp Duty. You do pay UK CGT but losses can be offset against tax*
Commission-free apart from shares

Ready to trade?

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Learn to trade

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Whether you are new to trading or want to brush up on strategy, visit our trading academy to hone your skills.

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Why choose City Index?

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

Speed clock

Over 99% of trades are executed in less than a second.

Dedicated customer service

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.


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.


Enhance your trading experience with our exclusive Performance Analytics technology and comprehensive risk management tools including Guaranteed Stop Loss Orders. Our tools are designed to help you manage risk effectively and make informed decisions.