What are the advantages of spread betting?



Tax-free profits. No stamp duty
Flexibility: long and short positions
Wide range of markets
Minimum initial deposit
Trade with leverage
No commissions
Name Sell Buy Spread Chg%

Financial spread betting: a tax-free* way to benefit from market swings

Try out spread betting to speculate on upward and downward market moves. Appreciate the opportunity to go long or short on a wide range of markets including forex, shares, commodities and indices with leverage and tight spreads. Make your bet and profit from the asset’s price movement.

Read our guide about financial spread betting

Why spread bet with Capital.com?

Tax-free profits.

Profits from online spread betting are exempt from capital gains tax, making it one of the most cost-effective ways to trade.

Smart risk management.

Control your risk with stop-loss and take profit orders and feel safe with Negative Balance Protection.

AI-powered trading app.

Our smart bias detection system helps to boost trading performance and delivers personalised trading insights.

Over 2,000 top markets.

Access online spread betting on stocks, forex, commodities, indices and cryptocurrencies.

No commission to pay.

Start with a small initial deposit of £20 and spread bet with no commissions, just the dealing spreads.

Reliable UK spread betting broker.

Benefit from advanced charts and technical analysis tools with a FCA-regulated spread betting provider.

Open spread betting account in less than 3 minutes

1
Open an account

Capital.com app is your trustworthy partner among the spread betting brokers UK.

2
Spot a trading opportunity

Get actionable trading ideas from the latest market news, analyses and info-rich videos.

3
Spread bet

Decide whether the asset will go up or down and open a long or a short position accordingly.

Spread bet with zero commission and tight spreads

At Capital.com we are deeply committed to provide clients with the most competitive spreads and best-in-class order execution. Transparent and agile at its core, Capital.com always keeps our spreads among the lowest in the market.

Available markets Minimum spreads from Example
Stocks 0.0014 Lloyds Banking group
Indices 0.07 VIX Volatility index
Commodities 0.018 Silver
Forex 0.00006 Euro to US dollar
Cryptocurrencies 34 Bitcoin to US dollar

Spread bet on increased market volatility and get a tax-free* profit

Explore our smart spread betting app, powered by AI. Start trading on the world’s top-traded shares, indices, commodities, forex pairs and cryptocurrencies all at the touch of a button. Complete with a SmartFeed, bringing the latest most relevant news direct to you.

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