LONDON, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Spread betting and CFD trading provider City Index (http://www.cityindex.co.uk/) allows traders to take a view on no fewer than nine types of financial markets. Here they are:
Indices are the most widely traded markets in the world, particularly among new traders. City Index offers some of the tightest spreads in the market, starting from just 1 point on the FTSE 100, Dow Jones, DAX 30 and CAC 40.
The company offers competitive spreads on thousands of shares listed across world markets. Traders will find spreads as low as 0.08% and margins typically between 5% and 25%.
Sector betting enables you to take a broader position on the direction of an entire sector such as oil, gas, banks or miners without having to speculate on an individual company.
At City Index you can take a position on over 50 currency pairs including major, minor and exotic pairs.
Spreads start from just 0.4 points for gold and 2.4 points on platinum.
City Index offers competitive spreads on US crude oil, UK crude oil, cocoa, coffee, sugar, pork bellies, wheat, soybeans, orange juice and heating oil.
The company also quotes competitive spreads on a range of bond markets including US Bonds, Euro Bunds and UK Gilts.
At City Index you can take a position on the base-line rates of regions such as the UK and EU with short-term interest-rate bets. Spreads for Euribor, Eurodollar and Short Sterling start from just 0.03 points.
You can also take advantage of a range of options on a number of indices, currencies and commodities markets online and UK and US equities over the phone.
To find out more about the markets on offer at City Index, visit:
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About City Index:
Today more and more individual traders are discovering the benefits of derivatives, and many of them are discovering them through a City Index trading platform.
As a group, we transact in excess of 1.5 million trades every month for individuals in over 50 countries worldwide. We provide access to a wide range of instruments including margined foreign exchange, contracts for difference ( CFDs) and, in the UK, financial spread betting.
We constantly look to widen the range of assets we offer, improve the performance of our platforms and expand the range of services we provide. The result is that our customers benefit from innovative trading tools with transparent pricing, competitive spreads, and a high standard of customer service and support. Visit http://www.cityindex.co.uk/ for more information on mobile trading.
SOURCE City Index