WHY SPREAD BET WITH SPREAD Co

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Tight, Fixed Spreads

as low as 0.8* points
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Low Margin

Trade from 5%
24 hrs access

24 hrs Access

with spread betting on several markets
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Reliable Platforms

for Desktop, Tablet & Mobile

Spread Free Trading

Spread Free account holders gain access to selected Index and Forex markets, such as
EURUSD, GBPUSD, UK100 & US30
all with zero spread on all opening and closing trades in line with our fair usage policy.

Mini Markets

Our Standard Spread Betting account gives you access to Mini Markets allowing you to Trade Smaller Stake Sizes.
Trade from 10p a point on:
EURUSD, GBPUSD, US30, UK100, GER30 & SPOT GOLD

10 pence coin

Spread Betting Explained

WHAT IS SPREAD BETTING?

Spread betting isn’t the same as owning shares, but it lets you speculate on changes in share prices, indices, currencies and other financial assets. Unlike traditional investing, there’s no major upfront outlay, and you can still make profits if prices or values fall.

With spread betting you make a profit, or a loss, based on the price of the asset when you opened the trade, and its price when you closed the trade.

Just like traditional investing, there are two prices for a spread bet – the offer (buy) price and the bid (sell) price. The difference between the two is called the spread. At Spread Co we try to keep our spreads among the lowest in the market. This means that less of your spread betting stake is eaten up by charges.

Features of spread betting

When you open a spread betting position on a market, you are given a ‘buy’ and ‘sell’ price either side of the underlying market price – this is known as the spread. If you think the market will rise, you open your spread bet at the ‘buy’ price. If you think it will fall, you open at the ‘sell’ price.

When you Spread bet with Spread Co you can benefit from:

Tight, fixed spreads – starting at just 0.8 points
Choice of accounts – standard, spread free basic or bronze
Wide range of markets – including forex, indices, shares and commodities
Mini Markets – 10p per point spread betting
Low margins – starting at just 3.33% gives you up to 30:1 and 200:1 for professional accounts
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Advantages of spread betting

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Diversify your portfolio

When you choose to spread bet with Spread Co you gain the choice of several account types. From our standard spread betting account to our Spread Free accounts – Basic or Bronze. You also have the Free Demo account for an insight into the platform.

As well as being able to trade a wide range of global markets including major indices, equities, currencies and commodities you also have the choice to trade our Mini Markets.

REMEMBER, WHEN YOU CHOOSE TO TRADE WITH SPREAD CO

When you need help or support just call your dedicated relationship manager.

You’ll be dealing with a company with more than a decade of Spread Betting experience. With our online platform, mobile and tablet apps you’ll be able to access thousands of investment markets.

1Tax treatment depends on your individual circumstances and tax laws can change or may differ in a jurisdiction other than the UK.