Forex trading

Looking for a competitive FX (forex) trading account?

We’ve compiled a table of the leading forex trading providers. Here you can easily compare the different offers, and apply for a forex trading account right away.

Most investors only deal in currencies when they're about to go on holiday. But they could be missing a chance to profit from the most liquid market around – the currency market.

Company Spread Avg spread Leverage ratio 1: Trade min Account min 24 Hour trading Demo account Apply

Saxo Capital Markets

Saxo-Bank
Variable 1 - 5 pips 200 £10,000 £5,000
Y
yes
Y
yes
Apply

City Index

CityIndex
Fixed 20:1 to 400:1 £1 £100
Y
yes
Y
yes
Apply

InterTrader

intertrader-black
Fixed 2 - 5 pips 200 1 contract £0
Y
yes
Y
yes
Apply

Forex.com

forexcom
Variable 1.3 - 2 pips 400 £1,000 £250
Y
yes
Y
yes
Apply

Capital Spreads

Capital-Spreads
Fixed 1 - 5 pips 300 1 contract £0
Y
yes
Y
yes
Apply

Spreadex

spreadex-2014
Fixed 2 - 5 pips 100 1 contract £0
Y
yes
N
no
Apply

ETX Capital

etx-capital-cfds
Variable 1 to 5 pips 1 contract £0
Y
yes
Y
yes
Apply

ProSpreads

Prospreads
Fixed 1 - 3 pips 200 1 contract £1,000
N
no
Y
yes
Apply

Accendo Markets

Accendo-Markets
Variable 1 - 5 pips 100 1 contract £1,000
Y
yes
Y
yes

Barclays

Barclays
Variable 2 - 5 pips 100 £50,000 £5,000
Y
yes
N
no

Spread Co

SpradCo_103x43
Fixed 0.8 - 3 pips 100 1 contract £100
Y
yes
Y
yes

NatWest

NatWest
Variable 2 - 5 pips 200 £10,000 £200
Y
yes
Y
yes

FP Markets

FPMarkets_Logo
Variable 1 - 3 pips 100 £10,000 £1,000
Y
yes
Y
yes

Finspreads

Finspreads
Variable 2 - 5 pips 20 £0.50 £0
Y
yes
Y
yes

Internaxx

Internaxx
Variable 1 - 5 pips 10 1 contract £0
N
no
Y
yes

XTB

xtb
Fixed & Variable 0 - 2.8 pips 100 £10,000 £500
Y
yes
Y
yes

Selftrade

Selftrade2
Variable 2 - 6 pips 10 1 contract £0
Y
yes
Y
yes

Tradefair

tradefair-v2
Variable 2 - 5 pips 200 1 contract £0
Y
yes
Y
yes

eTorro

etoro
Fixed 2 - 5 pips 400 £2 £35
Y
yes
Y
yes

Moneycorp Markets

Moneycorp
Variable 3 - 4 pips 100 £100,000 £10,000
N
no
Y
yes

GFT

GFT_new_103x43
Variable 1 - 5 pips 400 1 contract £120
Y
yes
Y
yes

RBS

RBS
Variable 2 - 5 pips 200 £10,000 £200
Y
yes
N
no

CMC Markets

CMC-Markets
Variable 2 - 5 pips 200 £10,000 £200
Y
yes
N
no

TD Waterhouse

TD-Waterhouse-logo
Variable 2 - 5 pips 200 1 contract £0
N
no
N
no

IG Index

103x43_IG
Fixed 2 - 3 pips 50 £10,000 £0
Y
yes
N
no

FxPro

103x43-FxPro-Logo
Variable 0-3 pips 500 £1,000 £100
Y
yes
Y
yes

What is forex trading?

Stock markets around the world can all fall at the same time, but because currencies are valued relative to one another, if one weakens then another must get stronger. That means there is always money to be made.

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