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Capital Spreads
Capital Spreads is a division of London Capital Group Holdings plc, an AIM listed Financial Services organisation. Capital Spreads' is one of the UK's leading financial spread betting companies offering great value for money and an unrivalled customer service to our clients. The main cost to financial spread betting clients is the spread (the difference between the sell and buy price). The wider the spread, the more costly it is for you to trade. Capital Spreads offers some of the tightest spreads available compared to the competition.
Please note, spread betting and CFD trading carry a high level of risk to your capital and can result in losses that exceed your initial deposit. They may not be suitable for everyone, so please ensure that you fully understand the risks involved.
Established: UK 1996 (FCA 182110)
Capitalisation: £84100000
Languages: English, German, Spanish, Swedish, Danish
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1. Some of the best value spreads in the market
2. Low margin requirements, wide range of markets
3. Demonstration account
4. Automatic stop-losses (stop-losses are not guaranteed so subject to slippage)
5. Flexible orders
6. Knowledgeable and friendly customer support team
7. Free educational tools
8. No commissions
1. No live chat facility.
2. No Scalping or Hedging.
3. No Discretionary Management.
4. No Islamic Swap-Free Accounts.
5. No Interest On Balance.
Terms & Conditions
see website for details
Account Information
Deposit Margin: 3-15% Depending on contract
Spread Type: Fixed / Variable
Spread: 1 pip
Spread Explained: From 1 pip Indices, 2 pip FX, 0.1% equities
Overnight Interest (LONG): +2.5% RFR (Relevant Funding Rate)
Overnight Interest (SHORT): -2.5% RFR (Relevant Funding Rate)
Trade Size (Min): 100p per point 
Account Size (Min): £0Account Size (Max): Unlimited
Stop and Limit Orders: YesGuaranteed Stop Orders with Fee: No
Contingent Orders: YesTrailing Stops: Yes
Scalping: NoHedging: No
Dedicated Account Handlers: YesDiscretionary Management: No
Accepts US Citizens: NoIslamic Swap-Free Accounts: No
Binary Betting: NoInterest On Balance: No
Markets Covered
1. 14 Global Equity Markets
2. 14 Global Equity Indices
3. Over 35 Spot FX pairs
4. Over 20 Commodity Markets (Energies, Metals and Soft commodities)
5. 9 Government Bonds/ STIRS (short term interest rates)
6. Futures on Indices, Equities, FX, Commodities and Bonds
7. Binary Trades
Products Available
Capital Spreads offer a wide variety of bets on financial products which include Indices, Shares (UK & US), Currencies (FX), Commodities (Metals, Oils & Coffee etc), Interest Rates and Bonds. You can bet on the Future, Cash (which expire at the end of each day) and Rolling Daily products.
Base Currencies: 9
Introductory Offer
Setup Costs and Duration
Apply for an account online and you could be up and running in less than 10 minutes (subject to status and for applications made between 8am-6pm Monday – Friday).
Funding Methods and Costs
Debit/ credit card, cheque, bank transfer, online PSP, PDQ transfer
Additional Services
Forex Trading, Spread Betting and Binary Betting.
Initial Margin 3% - 15% depending on contract - Clients who hold open positions require what is called margin. Margin is calculated as the amount of money you must have in your account to satisfy Capital Spreads that you are able to honour your debt should your bet lose money.
Overnight Interest Charge - LONG +2% RFR (Relevant Funding Rate). The RFR is generally equivalent to the base rate of the underlying currency of the country of the market concerned. If your position is long, this equates to real market cash exposure and so interest maybe charged for each day the position is held overnight. For further details please see the FAQs section on our website.
Overnight Interest Charge - SHORT: -2% RFR (Relevant Funding Rate). See explanation above. However, if your position is short, an interest return may be paid on these equivalent cash funds.
Forex Trading: YesCFD Trading: Yes
Futures Trading: NoShare Dealing: No
Demo Account
Begin with a virtual cash balance of £10,000 and trade a selection of our markets to get to grips with spread betting.
Open Demo Account:
Software Information
Platform: Capital Spreads
The Capital Spreads trading platform is available via HTML (the internet); therefore you do not need to download any additional software.
Software Requirements
No download required – You will need Flash 6 (or later) to view our live price feeds and Java to see our charts.
Training Facilities
Demo account, FREE ‘Learn to Spread Bet’ seminars, ‘Advanced Trading’ seminars, User Manual, FAQs section, Product information section, Learn section on website and customer support services.
24 Hour Trading: YesLive Chat Support: No
Live Stream Quotes: YesFree Phone Support: Yes
Mobile Trading: YesMobile Alerts: No
Automated Trading: YesAPI Access: No
Capital Spreads (Which Way To Pay - 1/5/2009)
Capital Spreads is ranked 4 out of 5. Based on 1 review.

4 Star Rating

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