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Founded 1999
Headquarters London, UK
Industry Financial Services
Services Financial Spread Betting
Parent City Index Group (since 2005)

Finspreads is an online financial spread betting firm[1][2] that offers customers access to various instruments on the world’s financial markets through online and mobile trading platforms.[3][4] Along with IFX Markets, FX Solutions and City Index Limited itself, it is a trading name of City Index Group.[5][3][6][7]



Finspreads pioneered fully-interactive online spread betting in 1999.[3][8][9] Six years later, the company was acquired by City Index Limited. It is now part of the City Index Group.[3][10]

Trading Platform

Finspread has stated that its goal is to "make spread betting as straightforward as possible for every trader, whatever their level of experience".[3][10]

The company also offers "a comprehensive education and support package in order to help customers better understand spread betting."[10][11] Lasting for a duration of 8 weeks, this package is known as the Finspreads Trading Academy Course.[11]


  1. ^ "Finspreads". IBTimes Broker Center. Retrieved 11 March 2010. 
  2. ^ Interactive Investor (10 February 2005). "Interactive Investor launches spread betting" (PDF). Press release. Retrieved 11 March 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Finspreads (profile)". Trade2Win web site. Trade2Win Ltd. Retrieved 11 March 2010. 
  4. ^ "Finspreads at Which Spreads". Which Spreads. Retrieved 12 March 2010. 
  5. ^ Richardson, Andy. "The Inside Scoop into Finspreads...". Financial Spread Betting: A Trader's Guide. Retrieved 11 March 2010. 
  6. ^ Jaworski, Alexa (February 18, 2008). "FX Solutions Bought by City Index; Adds Web 2.0 Platform". Securities Industry News. Retrieved 12 March 2010. 
  7. ^ Owen, Christopher (1 July 2008). "PartyGaming launches financial spread-betting service". Wealth Bulletin (FinancialNews Ltd). Retrieved 12 March 2010. 
  8. ^ "The Gate retains £2m City Index media account". Brand Republic. Haymarket Media. 6 November 2006. Retrieved 11 March 2010. 
  9. ^ "Finspreads (profile)". Clean Financial. 15 January 2009. Retrieved 12 March 2010. 
  10. ^ a b c "Finspreads (profile)". Interactive Media Ltd. Retrieved 12 March 2010. 
  11. ^ a b "Back to School". Shares magazine. November 8, 2007. Retrieved 12 March 2010. 

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