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New to Spread Betting?

Spread betting is a tax-free* way for investors to trade on thousands of global markets across forex, equities, indices, commodities and bonds.

Read more about what spread betting is, how to trade and discover a range of tips and strategies.

New to Spread Betting?

New to Spread Betting? ETX is here to help

Financial spread betting is a means to speculate on financial assets by trading on the underlying market price. Spread betting enables you to trade on literally thousands of markets across forex, equities, indices, commodities and bonds. Spread betting is different to traditional investing, however, so it’s important to understand exactly what it entails.

What is spread betting?

Spread betting is a leveraged-based derivative for trading on thousands of different financial markets.

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Spread betting markets

At ETX Capital, there are more than 5,000 tradeable markets across forex, indices, equities, commodities and bonds.

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Spread betting or CFDs?

Spread betting and trading CFDs share many characteristics but there are differences, chiefly that spread betting is tax free in the UK.*

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Spread betting tips & strategies

Leverage, targets, stop-losses, limit orders, margin calls - traders are always on the hunt for information.

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*Tax laws are subject to change and depend on individual circumstances. Tax law may differ in a jurisdiction other than the UK.