Spreadex Review

Losses can exceed deposits

We want to help you select the trading option that’s right for you, one option is the established spread betting firm, Spreadex.

Spreadex Mobile Trading
Although the trading platform is fairly intuitive, we have also added a series of videos to help you use the Spreadex website.

Spreadex Prices

Above, indicative prices from Spreadex. Live prices are available to account holders.

Spreadex Review

With Spreadex you get all the normal advantages of financial spread betting:

  • Tax Free Investments*, i.e. No capital gains tax, no Stamp Duty and no income tax
  • You can buy or sell indices, shares, forex, commodities, interest rates and bonds
  • No commissions
  • A wide range of markets – also see Spreadex markets below.

However, with Spreadex you also get:

  • The option to trade on credit (subject to status)
  • Attractive margin rates
  • A specialist for AIM listed stocks with a market cap of £1m+. Spreadex will also work an order for you to get you the best possible price
  • A customisable, easy-to-use trading platform with award-winning charts

Spreadex Mobile Trading

You can also trade via an iPhone. The Spreadex iPhone app lets you:

  • Open, close & monitor trades
  • Set and adjust trading orders
  • Look at the latest charts
  • Check your balance
  • Review your trading history
  • Deposit funds

Spreadex – Award Winning Spread Betting

Sorry, Spreadex have won more awards since 2012, we do need to update this list.

They have received a number of awards over the years including:

  • Best Spread Betting Firm for Customer Service, 2012 Investment Trends Report
  • Best Spread Betting Firm for Customer Service, 2011 Investment Trends Report
  • Best Online Charts, 2011 MoneyAM Online Finance Awards
  • Best Online Spread Betting Service, 2009 MoneyAM Finance Awards

Screenshot of the Customisable Spreadex Platform
Screenshot of the Customisable Spreadex Platform

User Ratings & Comments on Spreadex

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Spreadex Account

A quick overview of the Spreadex account:

Spreadex Services

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Spreadex Markets

Below you will find a sample of the markets offered by Spreadex along with their typical in-hours spread size and the minimum stake for that market. See Spreadex for full details.

Typical In-Hours Index Spread Sizes with Spreadex

FTSE 100 (UK 100) Daily1
Dow Jones (Wall St) Daily2
DAX 30 (Germany 30) Daily1
S&P 500 (SPX 500) Daily6
NASDAQ 100 (US Tech 100) Daily2
CAC 40 (France 40) Daily3
ASX 200 (Australia 200) Daily8
Japan 225 Daily15
Hong Kong Daily25
Stock market indices minimum stake£1
They also offers spread bets on a range of other Indices including: SPX 500, Germany 30, France 40, Switzerland 20 and more.

Typical In-Hours Commodities Spread Sizes with Spreadex

Gold Daily7
Gold Futures14
Brent Crude Oil Daily6
Brent Crude Oil Futures8
US Crude Oil Daily6
US Crude Oil Futures10
Commodities minimum stake£1
Other commodities markets including: Natural Gas, Silver, High Grade Copper, Sugar, Soyabeans, Wheat and more.

Typical In-Hours Forex Spread Sizes with Spreadex

EUR / USD Daily1
GBP / USD Daily2
EUR / GBP Daily2
USD / JPY Daily2
Forex minimum stake£1
Other forex markets include: GBP/JPY, GBP/CAD, EUR/JPY, NZD/USD etc.

Typical In-Hours Interest Rate Spread Sizes with Spreadex

Short Sterling2
Treasuries minimum stake£1

Typical In-Hours Bonds Spread Sizes with Spreadex

US T Bond 10 Year6
US T Bond 30 Year6
Treasuries minimum stake£1
Please note – Company Prices – Notes and Comments.

How to Find Spreadex Prices and Choose a Market

A short video on how to find Spreadex prices and select a market:

How to Place a Trade with Spreadex

A brief video on how to place a financial spread bet with Spreadex:

For more videos on using the Spreadex platform, see:

About Spreadex

Losses can exceed deposits

Spreadex is Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Why open a spread betting account with Spreadex? Here’s what they say:

Spreadex was founded by former City dealer Jonathan Hufford in 1999, he started the company with an aim to make spread betting much more user-friendly. The company offers both sports spread betting and financial spread betting.

The spread betting company grew quickly following a commitment to a friendly and accessible service. It has already outstripped many competitors to become the preferred choice of over 10% of the country’s spread betting enthusiasts.

May 2006 saw Spreadex launch its online sports betting service, enabling customers to study markets and then place online bets in a totally safe and secure system.

May 2007 saw Spreadex launch its online financial trading platform. Again, allowing clients to place financial spread trades from any computer.

Since 2007 Spreadex has won a wide range of awards, see Spreadex awards.

In 2011 Spreadex launched its iPhone Trading App.

In 2012 Spreadex launched a raft of updates including a new, fully-customisable trading platform, 1 point spreads on popular markets and 24 hour dealing.