Spread Co

Spread Co Ltd (Spread Co) is a privately-owned company founded in 2006 by former chief financial officer of CMC Markets, Ajay Pabari. Mr Pabari set out to find a custom-built trading platform that would make it easy and convenient for financial traders to trade from.

Spread Co’s trading platform is a nice powerful ‘in house’ built platform, called Saturn. It’s available as a desktop download or as a web interface. One point of note is that at the time of writing it does not offer a mobile app.

From the Spread Co website:

Today, Spread Co counts itself as one of the leading providers of CFDs and spread betting in the UK, with partnerships in a wide range of countries worldwide including Canada, India, Pakistan, Spain and the United Arab Emirates.

Indices:

UK 100, UK 100 future, US 30, US 30 future, NDQ 100, US 500, Euro Stoxx 50, France 40, Hong Kong 42, Japan 225, Spanish 35, Nifty 50, Germany 30, Germany 30 future.

Currencies:

The list of currencies you can bet on at Spread Co includes the US dollar (USD), Japanese yen (JPY), euro (EUR), pound (GBP), Swiss franc (CHF), Australian dollar (AUD), Canadian dollar (CAD), New Zealand dollar (NZD), Norwegian krone (NOK), South African rand (ZAR), Singapore dollar (SGD), Swedish krona (SEK), Danish krone (DKK), Turkish lira (TRY).

Commodities:

Gold futures, spot gold, silver futures, spot silver, copper future, US crude oil futures.

ADRs & ETFs:

Spread Co offers a wide range of ETFs issued by various providers such as Power Shares, Pro Shares, iShares and SPDR .

Spread Co also offers trading in major stocks which are traded on various worldwide exchanges as ADRs on US exchanges.

Apply for a Spread Co spread betting account or compare with other leading providers.

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