LONDON, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
To make a profit in the housing market, one aims to buy when house prices are down and sell when prices go up. Similarly, with typical financial trading, one aims to buy when prices are low and sell when prices go up. Correct? Not necessarily.
Few aspiring traders know that with financial spread betting, it is possible to profit even when markets are on the decline.
Financial spread betting is a less conventional but increasingly popular form of trading in the UK, offering aspiring traders the ability to make a profit even when market prices are going down.
UK-based online spread betting provider Finspreads enables traders to take a position on thousands of global financial markets such as shares, Indices, currencies, metals and commodities, irrespective of whether prices are rising or falling. All you need to do is determine whether you believe that prices will rise or fall in the near future and take a position accordingly.
You will profit so long as the markets move in the direction you had predicted. If you were wrong and prices move in the opposite direction, you stand to make a loss. It's really as simple as that. Find out more and learn to spread bet with Finspreads.
Spread Betting with Finspreads
Finspreads offers 24-hour prices on thousands of financial markets globally, including shares, indices, currencies, commodities, sectors and more.
Moreover, spread betting in the UK is currently free from capital gains tax and stamp duty*. However tax laws are subject to change and depend on individual circumstances.
Spread Bet Markets
Through Finspreads, traders can access the following spread bet markets:
Finspreads offers some of the tightest spreads in the market on indices, starting from just 1 point on the FTSE 100, Dow Jones, DAX 30 and CAC 40.
The company offers competitive spreads on thousands of shares listed across global markets.
At Finspreads, you can take a position on many popular currency pairs including major, minor and exotic pairs.
Metals and Commodities
Finspreads offers competitive spreads on a range of metals and commodities including gold, silver, Copper, UK and US Crude Oil, US Soya Beans and Corn.
Bonds and Interest Rates
The company also quotes competitive spreads on a range of bond markets and interest rates, in the UK, US and Europe.
Start Spread Betting
To find out more about the markets on offer at Finspreads, visit:
Remember that spread betting is a leveraged product which can result in losses greater than your initial deposit. Ensure you fully understand the risks before placing a trade.
*Spread betting is currently exempt from UK stamp duty and Capital Gains Tax (CGT). However, tax laws are subject to change and depend on individual circumstances. Please seek independent advice if necessary.
Finspreads is a leading online financial spread betting firm, offering access to thousands of instruments on the world's financial markets.
The company pioneered fully interactive online spread betting in 1999 and continues to invest in technology to ensure that its service remains amongst the market leaders.