Spread Betting Comparison Table – Are you paying too much?

Spread Betting is a widely used financial tool that allows investors to trade a vast range of markets including Shares, Forex, Indices, Bonds, Commodities and Interest Rates. Spread betting is generally tax free and since inception has seen huge popularity amongst UK based investors and traders for this reason.

Our Spread Betting broker comparison breaks down the key elements to consider when deciding a provider; differing margin rates, commissions, spreads, key features and special offers. All of the spread betting providers listed below are FCA regulated, offering the highest level of financial rigour and protection. Spread Betting involves a higher level of risk to traditional share dealing and may not be suitable for all investors, losses can exceed deposits.

Please find a comparison of brokers and key features below:

  • UK 100 from 0.5 points EUR/USD from 0.7 points
  • £50 ready-to-trade account no deposit required* T&Cs apply
  • MT4, Webtrader, Multi Terminal
  • Automated Trading, Live Squawk,
  • Education programme
  • UK 100 from 1 point EUR/USD from 0.7 points
  • Up to £3,750 + £20 opening bonus
  • 4 different trading platforms
  • Thousands of markets to choose from
  • Education programme
  • Open an account and qualify for an iPad Air 2, Sonos 3, Apple Watch or iPad mini 3
  • Trade AIM stocks down to a market cap of £1m+
  • Fixed spreads
  • Trade on credit (subject to status)
  • Apps for iPhone, iPad and Android
  • Spreads starting from 0.7 points
  • Cash rebates for high volume traders
  • Over 9500 global products to trade
  • Apps for iPhone, iPad & Android
  • Award-winning charting
  • Welcome Bonus worth 50% of first month’s spread
  • Fixed Ultra Low Spreads
  • UK 100 0.8 points
  • EUR/USD 0.7 points
  • Desktop, tablet and mobile versions
  • 0% financing on short index and equity positions
  • Fixed 0.8 points spreads on UK100, US 30 and EUR/USD
  • Low margins and low stakes
  • Dedicated relationship manager
  • Powerful suite of trading platforms
  • Up to £7,000 welcome bonus
  • EUR/USD from 0.6 points
  • MT4 provider
  • Forex markets open from 9pm on Sundays
  • 5% Margin on shares, 0.08% spread

The UK Investor Magazine comparison tool aims to inform investors of the various margin rates, commissions, spreads, features and special offers from a selection of FCA regulated brokers. These rates a subject to change and we will not be held responsible for any changes in the above rates and margins. This tool is designed to give investors the means to make informed decisions when selecting a broker, as such this is not a financial promotion or an inducement to act. For further details, you can explore the broker’s website by following the links provided. UK Investor Magazine may receive a form of compensation for including brokers in this tool. This tool includes many, but not all, brokers available to UK based investors. Seek independent financial advice before undertaking an investment. Trading on margin involves higher than normal levels of risk, make sure you understand these risk before embarking on a trading career. High risk investments are not suitable for all investors and losses can exceed deposits. By using this tool you agree to our terms and understand our disclosure and privacy policies.