Best Spread Betting Apps

The Brokers With The Top Spread Betting Apps Are:

  • Pepperstone Pepperstone - Best Spread Betting Apps Overall
  • cmc markets logo CMC Markets - Great Spread Betting For Beginners
  • ig logo IG - Good Spread Betting Platform
  • city index logo City-Index - Top Spread Betting Software
  • spreadex logo Spreadex Best App For Sports Betting
  • etx capital logo ETX Capital - Good Spread Bet Broker
  • fxcm logo FXCM -Best Range Of Spread Bet Platforms

Pepperstone
CMC Markets
IG
City Index
FXCM
Our Rating
9.33
7.17
6.67
6.83
7.93
74.7% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider
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 spread bets and CFDs with this provider
73% of retail CFD accounts lose money
66% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider

Regulations and Licenses

Feature
Pepperstone
CMC Markets
IG
City Index
FXCM
FCA (UK)

Brokerage

Feature
Pepperstone
CMC Markets
IG
City Index
FXCM
EUR/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.17
-
0.17
-
0.22
GBP/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.59
-
0.59
-
0.80
AUD/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.24
-
0.3
-
0.40
EUR/USD Standard Spread
0.75
-
0.86
0.80
-
EUR/USD Fixed Spreads
-
-
-
-
Commissions (USD Base)
$3.50
-
-
-
$3.00
Minimum Deposit
$0
$0
$450
$150
$300
Swap Free Account
No Inactivity Fees
Funding Methods
16+
6+
4+
6+
8+
No Funding Fees

Markets and Instruments

Feature
Pepperstone
CMC Markets
IG
City Index
FXCM
Currency Pairs
62+
338+
100+
84+
42+
Cryptocurrency CFDs*
12+
19+
12+
25+
7+
Index CFDs
14+
46+
34+
21+
13+
Share CFDs
300+
9,000+
12000+
4500+
15+
Commodities CFD
9+
124+
35+
46+
12+
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
500:1
222:1
400:1
500:1

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

Trading Platforms + Tools

Feature
Pepperstone
CMC Markets
IG
City Index
FXCM
MetaTrader 4 (MT4)
MetaTrader 5 (MT5)
cTrader
Proprietary Platform
Automated Trading
Social + Copy Trading
Standard Stop Loss
Guaranteed Stop Loss
Demo Account
Unique Feature
Smart Trader Tools
Offers both CFD and Stock trading
Guaranteed stop loss orders
Trade in 4,500 markets
Large range of trading platforms

Overall