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Why City Index? We invest in your success.

We know that to succeed in the financial markets, you need to be backed by the right partner and platform. Here are five reasons why you should choose City Index as your provider.

Why trade with City Index?

Number 1
We deliver technology you can trust

We’ve been investing in technology for 40 years. That results in an intuitive platform you can trust to deliver fast, reliable execution regardless of market volatility or sentiment.

With exclusive trading tools such as Performance Analytics, our technology is designed to empower you to seize trading opportunities and master market forces.

Market-leading spreads on major indices


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Number 2
We stand for good value

We believe that the financial markets should be accessible to everyone. That’s why we’re committed to lowering the cost of trading so that you can reach your financial goals more easily, regardless of the asset.

Percentage of trades executed in under one second


Average execution speed

0.02 seconds**

Percentage of trades successfully executed


* Includes all valid trade and orders requests, excluding those entered on the MT4 platform

** Elapsed time between market order receipt and execution

Number 3
We provide instant access to the markets

We execute over 99% of your trades in less than a second, enabling you to capture trading opportunities in rapidly-moving markets.

Number 4
We provide you with insight that others don't

From our exclusive suite of personalised, intuitive analytical tools, to our global sentiment data and team of expert analysts, you have a comprehensive gateway to data that can elevate your trading.

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Number 5
We have the experience you can rely on

City Index has been a leading provider in financial services for four decades. Throughout that time, we’ve been through it all: from new, surging asset classes that garner global attention to the market crashes and pandemic-inspired volatility, we’ve weathered every extraordinary event and been a mainstay in support for our clients to capitalise on these opportunities.

We’re also now part of the StoneX Group, a Fortune 100 company with vast institutional experience. Together, we’re committed to providing the financial solutions for every stage of your trading journey.

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