A world leader in financial services

We're an award-winning, multi-asset financial services provider with 40 years' experience in supporting our clients - providing instant and secure access to global markets.

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About us

City Index is a multi-asset financial service provider with 40 years’ experience in the market and the winner of numerous awards, year after year. We offer instant access to over 13,500 markets via spread betting and CFDs through our proprietary trading platforms and MetaTrader. Our execution technology gives you a competitive edge in fast-moving markets, with an average execution of 0.02 seconds and a 99.99% success rate. As part of the NASDAQ-listed StoneX group, our 1m+ traders* can trade confidently and rely on our proven record of financial strength and security. We are also proud partners of the Saracens, one of Europe's most successful rugby clubs.

*StoneX retail trading live and demo accounts globally in the last 2 years.

Our history

Westminster, London

Your trusted trading partner, since 1983

A lot has happened over the last four decades. And since day one, we have always been invested in your success.

From our humble beginnings to where we are today, discover why over one million traders have chosen City Index as their partner in the market.

1983 City Index sets up its UK operations, becoming one of the pioneers of retail spread betting on financial markets.
2001 CFD trading goes live on the City Index platform, widening our product range for clients.
2006 Building on our UK success, we launch operations in Singapore and Australia.
2008/9 City Index takes over US market leader FX Solutions, launching the world's first spread betting and CFD trading app for iPhone.
2012 Marks the introduction of the City Index Trading Academy, helping aspiring traders to learn more about the market and finesse their skills in a tournament environment.
2014 US-based firm, Gain Capital, buys City Index off the back of strong growth in its UK, Australia, and Singapore operations.
2021 City Index becomes the new sponsor of Saracens Rugby Club, renaming Allianz Park the StoneX stadium.
2022 The group purchases Chasing Returns, making them the exclusive provider of Performance Analytics, a digital mentoring tool. Additionally, City Index becomes available on TradingView and Metatrader.
2023 With a successful 40-year track record, City Index now offers more products and services than ever, including Extended Hours trading on 70+ US stocks.
An industry leader with a global presence
See the City Index offices around the world
Australia expander
Suite 28.01, 264 George Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
Singapore expander
1 Raffles Place, #18-61, One Raffles Place Tower 2, Singapore 048616
UK expander
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
City Index is proud to be a market-leading broker with a proven track record of award-winning platforms, pricing and service.
Best CFD Provider
ADVFN International Financial Awards 2024 #1 New Tool
Performance Analytics 2023 Best In Class
Overall 2023
Best Trading Platform
Online Money Awards 2022
Best App
Shares Awards 2022
Trusted by industry experts
Discover what industry experts say about our award-winning platforms and services.
“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-caliber provider of spread betting, and CFD trading.”
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“Advanced trading platforms, excellent mobile app, diverse market research.”
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Part of the StoneX group
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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What we offer


CFD trading

Trade on both falling and rising prices across thousands of markets.
Spread betting
Spread betting

Spread betting

Tax-free trading* across all markets in every major asset class.

Forex trading

Speculate on over 80 currency pairs, including majors, minors and exotics.
Open an account today

Open a City Index account and benefit from competitive spreads and fast, reliable execution.

  • Award-winning platforms and apps
  • Exclusive trading tools like Performance Analytics
  • Fast, secure deposits and withdrawals
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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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How many countries does City Index operate in?

City Index operates in the United Kingdom, Europe, 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. We’re 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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