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Beginning your City Index trading journey

Your City Index account gives you access to our suite of trading platforms, tools and analysis. Here’s everything you need to know to get started.

Trade on 13,500+ global markets

You can spread bet and trade CFDs on an extensive range of markets including indices, shares, forex, and commodities.

Our customisable trading platforms

Trade our full range of markets on our browser-based platform – complete with advanced charts and fast, reliable execution – or trade on- our mobile app for iOS and Android.

Funding and withdrawals

Our FAQs offer a comprehensive breakdown of the funding and withdrawals process at City Index – including the accepted methods to fund your account, how long withdrawals take, what to do if your deposit is declined and more.

Our commitment to pricing

Our costs are transparent, so you’ll always be aware of the charges you incur when you trade with us. Learn more about our price improvement promise.

Limiting your risk

It’s vital that you understand the risks involved in trading. Manage your risk effectively with stop-loss and take profit orders, and please take a break from trading if you feel it’s necessary.
Stop loss
Stop loss

Stop loss orders

Close a trade at your chosen level and protect against volatility or lock in profits
Trailing stop
Trailing stop

Trailing stops

A stop order that trails the current market price by a specific number of points to minimise losses and maximise gains

Guaranteed stop losses

Automatically close your position at a pre-determined price regardless of market gaps
Checklist dollar
Checklist dollar

Take profit

Lock in profits and close out profitable positions at your chosen level

How we support you

If you have any questions or queries about your City Index trading account, our experienced support team are on-hand to provide detailed information to meet your needs.

Get familiar with our charts

Our partnership with TradingView offers customisable charting to help you identify potential trading opportunities easily without switching platforms.

Trading platforms and apps

Performance Analytics

Take advantage of the suite of tools from Performance Analytics to track, measure and monitor your trades according to your goals.

Explore our Trading Academy

If you want to develop your trading style, explore our Trading Academy for free educational videos and articles with real-world examples to help refine your market approach

Your wellbeing

We are invested in our clients’ wellbeing. If your trading is being impacted by your personal circumstances, please let us know so that we can support you effectively.

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