What is Spread Betting?

Spread betting allows you to bet on the price fluctuations of various financial markets. Spread Betting accounts operate similar to the standard FXCM LTD accounts, but enjoy special tax-free1 status in the UK and Ireland. 

1Only available to residents of the UK and the Republic of Ireland. The UK tax treatment of your financial betting activities depends on your individual circumstances and may be subject to change in the future, or may differ in other jurisdictions.

FXCM offers Spread Bet practice accounts on both the Trading Station and MetaTrader 4 platforms: