Let Spread Co help you access the world’s largest and most active financial market, 24 hours a day.

Forex trading is a $4 trillion a day industry with opportunities for all types of investors. The benefits of forex trading include:

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24-hour trading availability

  • Trade forex on Spread Co’s trading platforms from 10pm on Sunday night through to 10pm the following Friday.
  • Never miss out on great trading opportunities.
  • 24-hour trading helps cut the risk of ‘price-gapping’.
  • This is greatest amount of market liquidity occurs when trading times in multiple time zones overlap.

Fixed spreads

  • Unlike some of our competitors we don’t alter our spreads through the trading day*.
  • Ours spreads are always fixed and can be as low as 0.8 for EURUSD.
  • Fixed spreads give you more certainty when you close a position in volatile markets.
  • Without fixed spreads, you could be forced to close a position when the spread is at its widest.
  • With fixed spreads, stop losses and limit orders are less likely to be unnecessarily triggered.
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Low cost of entry

  • Our intra-day trading costs are included in the spread between the buy and sell price — always there for you to see.
  • Forex spreads are generally tighter than for other markets, which makes forex a cost-effective way of investment trading.
  • No broker fees or stamp duty*.

Choose long or short

  • You can go long (buy) when you think one currency value will rise compared to another, or go short (sell) when you think it will fall.
  • You can make a profit no matter which way the market is moving.
  • You can take out long and short positions at the same time to help hedge your risks

Leverage your position

  • Your initial outlay to trade forex can be many times smaller than the full value of the trade.
  • Leverage lets you to trade larger positions than would otherwise be possible which means it can provide greater potential for returns.
  • You don’t need to invest a large amount of capital upfront to trade forex.
  • Leverage can increase your exposure to potential profit to up to 2001.
  • Leverage also means your exposure to potential losses is magnified.

Liquidity

  • Forex trading is an active market with daily turnover of around $4 trillion.
  • The large number of buyers and sellers gives this market its liquidity.
  • The forex market is open 24 hours a day.
  • It’s easy to open and close even large positions.

*See market information for more details. Tax treatment depends on your individual circumstances and tax laws can change or may differ in a jurisdiction other than the UK.