Best CFD Broker UK List

The July 2022 top CFD brokers in the UK are.

  • Pepperstone Pepperstone - Best UK CFD Broker Overall
  • Plus500 Plus500 - Top CFD Broker For Beginners
  • eToro eToro - Best Broker For CFD Social Trading
  • City Index City Index - Good CFD + Spread Betting Broker
  • CMC Markets CMC Markets - Best Range Of CFD + Currency Pairs
  • XTB XTB - Largest CFD Range of ETFs and Indices
  • AvaTrade AvaTrade - Best Fixed Spread FCA Regulated CFD Broker
  • interactive brokers logo Interactive Brokers - Best Institutional CFD UK Broker

Pepperstone
City Index
Plus500
CMC Markets
AvaTrade
Our Rating
9.33
6.83
5.83
7.17
8.33
74.7% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider
73% of retail CFD accounts lose money
77% of retail CFD accounts lose money
73% of retail investor accounts lose money when
spread betting and/or trading CFDs with this provider
71% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider

Regulations and Licenses

Feature
Pepperstone
City Index
Plus500
CMC Markets
AvaTrade
FCA (UK)
CBI (Ireland)

Brokerage

Feature
Pepperstone
City Index
Plus500
CMC Markets
AvaTrade
EUR/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.17
-
-
-
0.3
GBP/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.59
-
-
-
0.4
AUD/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.24
-
-
-
0.5
EUR/USD Standard Spread
0.75
0.80
-
-
0.90
EUR/USD Fixed Spreads
-
-
-
-
0.90
Commissions (USD Base)
$3.50
-
-
-
-
Minimum Deposit
$0
$150
$100
$0
$100
Swap Free Account
No Inactivity Fees
Funding Methods
16+
6+
3+
6+
7+
No Funding Fees

Markets and Instruments

Feature
Pepperstone
City Index
Plus500
CMC Markets
AvaTrade
Currency Pairs
62+
84+
71+
338+
55+
Cryptocurrency CFDs*
12+
25+
15+
19+
15+
Index CFDs
14+
21+
67+
46+
33+
Share CFDs
300+
4500+
1816+
9,000+
625+
Commodities CFD
9+
46+
22+
124+
30+
Stockbroking
-
-
-
9,000+
Retail Max. Leverage (The United Kingdom)
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Pro. Max. Leverage (The United Kingdom)
500:1
400:1
300:1
500:1
400:1

*Cryptocurrency CFDs are not available to retail traders in the UK due to FCA regulations

Trading Platforms + Tools

Feature
Pepperstone
City Index
Plus500
CMC Markets
AvaTrade
MetaTrader 4 (MT4)
MetaTrader 5 (MT5)
cTrader
TradingView
Proprietary Platform
Automated Trading
Social + Copy Trading
Standard Stop Loss
Guaranteed Stop Loss
Demo Account
Unique Feature
Smart Trader Tools
Trade in 4,500 markets
Trade cannabis index
Offers both CFD and Stock trading
Choice of social trading tools

Overall

Pepperstone
City Index
Plus500
CMC Markets
AvaTrade