Web Trader

Trade over 13,500 global markets with spread bets or CFDs on our easy-to-use browser-based platform, complete with customisable workspaces, fast and reliable execution, plus advanced charts.

Your award-winning trading platform

Fully-customisable

Switch between multiple personalised workspaces for ultimate flexibility.


News and analysis

Get all the latest breaking market news from Reuters in-platform.


New advanced charts

Trade through charts and custom indicators with precision drawing tools.

Features of our platform

Intelligent trading tools

Performance Analytics

Gain deeper insight into your trading performance across key metrics.


SMART Signals

Trade potential recurring price action patterns based on years of market data.


Comprehensive trade tickets

In-depth trade tickets with advanced risk management options.

Intelligent trading tools
Advanced TradingView charting package
One click
One click
One-click dealing
Trade directly from charts with the new one-click dealing functionality.
Chart types
Chart types
Multiple chart types
Customise your charting package to complement your trading strategy.
Markets White
Markets White
Intuitive trading
Trade with a range of custom indicators, drawing tools and alerts.
Clock
Clock
14 time intervals
View your selected market in 14 distinct timeframes to identify trading opportunities.
Pencil
Pencil
Advanced drawing tools
Pinpoint crucial support and resistance levels with a range of advanced drawing tools.
Fast execution
Fast execution
Instant execution
Rely on lightning-fast execution speeds to capitalise on opportunities in changing markets.
 

Quick-start guide

Watch our walkthrough videos to help familiarise yourself with the financial markets and our powerful platforms.

A suite of award-winning platforms
MetaTrader 4
MetaTrader 4
Trade on the world’s most popular forex trading platform, complete with Expert Advisors.
Mobile Apps
Mobile apps
Seize trading opportunities wherever, whenever with our latest mobile apps for Android and iOS.
Download Centre
Download Centre
Download our range of award-winning platforms for desktop and mobile.

Industry-leading trading technology

Best CFD Provider
ADVFN International Financial Awards 2022
Best Trading Platform
Online Money Awards 2022
Best Spread Betting Provider
Shares Awards 2021
Best Trading App
Professional Trader Awards 2021
Best Platform for the Active Trader
ADVFN International Financial Awards 2021

Web Trader platform tutorials

Find out how our Web Trader platform works with these short and informative video guides.

Web Trader FAQ

What can I trade on Web Trader?

You can use Web Trader, our online trading platform, to buy and sell our full range of over 13,500 markets. That includes spread betting and CFD trading on indices, shares, forex, commodities, bonds and more.

To browse all your available markets, simply log in to the platform and click on the ‘Browse Markets’ tab. You’ll see our most popular markets listed, and can view individual asset classes – or trending markets – on the left-hand side. To filter between spread betting and CFD markets, click the ‘Product Types’ dropdown at the top.

Don’t have a City Index account yet? Open an account now.

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What browsers are supported?

You can access Web Trader using any modern browser, including Chrome, Microsoft Edge or Mozilla Firefox. We’d recommend ensuring that you’re using the latest version of your browser for maximum reliability and security.

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How up to date is the information on Web Trader?

Web Trader uses real-time pricing data, so you’ll be trading on 100% live markets with your City Index account – whether you choose to trade forex, shares, indices or any other market. We also offer live prices on our demo account, for the closest approximation of live trading possible.

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If you have more questions visit the FAQ section or start a chat with our support.

Ready to start trading?

Opening a City Index trading account is fast and free. Sign up today and benefit from negative balance protection, dedicated customer service and secure funding. Want to try trading risk-free? Open a free demo account with £10,000 in virtual funds.

Which platform suits your trading style?

Whether you want to trade at home or on the go, we offer a range of award-winning platforms to suit your trading style. Take advantage of seamless multi-device dealing with our mobile app and web-based platform, or trade on the world’s most popular FX platform, MT4.