Jul 13, 2011
Capital Spreads is one of the top UK spread betting providers. It is owned by London Capital Group (LCG), a leading financial services company founded in 1996 and listed on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM market. Launched in 2003, Capital Spreads is the spread betting division of LCG.
Capital Spreads continues to be at the forefront of technology, having recently launched a new trading platform which has been specifically optimised for the iPhone and Android smartphones. This enables the account holder to open and close positions, amend existing orders, place new orders and access related charts on their mobile device.
From the Capital Spreads website:
As one of the UK's leading spread betting companies, we pride ourselves on offering great value for money and an unrivalled customer service to our clients. These are just some of the reasons why we were voted the Financial Betting Operator of the Year at the 2010 EGR Awards.
Type of spreads offered
You can spread bet on over 3,000 products including: major indices, commodities, bonds, foreign exchange, interest rates and individual shares.
Capital Spreads offers you the chance to trade on a host of shares, including UK large and small cap, S&P 500 & Nasdaq 100, as well as shares from the following countries: France, Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Ireland, South Africa, India and Australia.
The range of indices includes:
FTSE 100, FTSE 250, Wall Street, DAX, S&P, Nasdaq, Russ 2k, Eurostoxx, CAC 40, CAC, AEX Daily, Sweden 30, Singapore Index, Ireland 20, Nikkei 225, and Australia 200.
The list of currencies you can bet on at Capital Spreads includes the US dollar (USD), Australian dollar (AUD), Canadian dollar (CAD), New Zealand dollar (NZD), Japanese yen (JPY), euro (EUR), pound (GBP), Swiss franc (CHF), Czech Republic koruna (CZK), Singapore dollar (SGD), Danish krone (DKK), Mexican peso (MXN), Norwegian krone (NOK), Polish zloty (PLN), Swedish krona (SEK), South African RAND (ZAR).
With a Capital Spreads spread betting account you can trade in the following commodities: gold, silver, gas, oil, sugar, wheat, cocoa, lumber, and more.
Interest rates and bonds
Finally, interest rates and bonds make up the remainder of Capital Spreads spread betting profile.
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