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Oct 26, 2016, 09:20 ET City Index tightens major FX spreads

City Index, a global leader in online trading, announced today that it has reduced its spreads across a wide range of FX pairs. AUD/USD, EUR/USD and...


Aug 13, 2012, 02:00 ET Trade Forex as ECB Fails to React Quickly Pushing Euro Lower

On Thursday 9 August, the euro was pushed lower as the fate of the eurozone was once again unclear as the European Central Bank (ECB) failed to act...


Aug 10, 2012, 02:00 ET How to Spread Bet as Standard Chartered Reject Allegations

On Monday, 6 August, it was reported that Standard Chartered had hidden 60,000 transactions with Iran between 2001 and 2010. As we near the end of...


Aug 09, 2012, 02:00 ET Free Forex Trading Tips: Taking a Position on Global Currency Markets

The foreign exchange market, commonly referred to as 'forex', is one of the most traded in the world, with a daily turnover in excess of US$4...


Aug 08, 2012, 06:36 ET CFD Trading Guide for Taking a Position on the Standard Chartered Share Price

Shares in Standard Chartered plunged as much as 22% following accusations by US regulators of business dealings with Iran just before close of...


Aug 07, 2012, 08:23 ET Spread Betting Strategy for Trading Tesco Shares

On Monday, 6 August, Tesco launched its mortgage offering through its Tesco Bank with the aim of using its Clubcard loyalty scheme to judge whether...


Aug 06, 2012, 12:04 ET CFD Trading Tips for How to Take a Position on Knight Capital Shares

After an IT glitch caused randomised trades for Knight Capital on Wednesday, 1 August, costing them $440 million - the major market-maker announced...


Aug 03, 2012, 06:41 ET Guide to Trading Forex as ECB Fails to Tackle Debt Crisis

On Thursday, 2 August, the markets fell sharply after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi dashed hopes that he would make an imminent move...


Aug 02, 2012, 06:20 ET How to Spread Bet Following FOMC Statement

On Wednesday evening, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announced that they would not be introducing any new QE measures this month to help...


Aug 01, 2012, 02:00 ET Guide to Trading CFDs on Major Indices With City Index

Learn to trade on major indices, such as the FTSE 100, with our CFD trading guide. Designed for those trading with a City Index CFD trading account,...


Jul 31, 2012, 02:00 ET Top Tips for Spread Betting HSBC Shares as they Raise Provisions

As HSBC announced a sharp rise in its first-half profits, the bank put aside another $1.3 billion to cover potential PPI mis-selling claims as well...


Jul 30, 2012, 06:11 ET Trade Forex as European Markets Look to ECB Meeting & FOMC Decision

The European markets will be looking this week towards Wednesday's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) and Thursday's European Central Bank (ECB)...


Jul 27, 2012, 02:00 ET Spread Betting Tips for Trading as Centrica Profits Rise

On Thursday, 26 July, Centrica - owner of British Gas -reported a 15% growth in adjusted operating profits to £1.45 billion for the first half of...


Jul 26, 2012, 02:00 ET Trade Forex as UK Shows 'Worst Double-Dip Recession in 50 Years'

As the UK slumps to its longest double-dip recession in more than 50 years and the sterling plummets in line - how will you trade forex? Below, we...


Jul 25, 2012, 02:00 ET Guide to Trading CFDs as Moody's Lowers Germany's Rating

On Tuesday, 24 July, ratings agency Moody's lowered its outlook for three of the eurozone's AAA-rated countries as they warned of an increased risk...


Jul 24, 2012, 02:00 ET Spread Betting Tips as Investors Fear Spanish Bailout

In early morning trading on Monday, 23 July - the FTSE 100 was down 75 points as Spanish 10-year bond yields climbed over 7.51%. As the UK index...


Jul 23, 2012, 04:19 ET Top Tips for Trading Forex as Euro Falls 0.4%

As the euro fell 0.4% against the Australian dollar on Friday 20 July - its lowest level since its inception in 1999 - how do you plan to trade the...


Jul 20, 2012, 12:44 ET Spread Bet the FTSE 100 as UK Borrowing Rises in June

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said today [Friday 20 July] that public sector net borrowing - excluding interventions such as bank bailouts ...


Jul 19, 2012, 10:17 ET Forex Trading Tips as UK Unemployment Falls to £2.58m

According to the Office of National Statistics, the number of people out of work in the UK fell to 2.58 million in three months to May 2012. The fall ...


Jul 17, 2012, 02:00 ET Spread Bet Currencies as Global Recovery Remains Under Threat

On Monday, 16 July, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said that the global economic recovery was 'still at risk' and eurozone economies remain in ...


Jul 16, 2012, 06:31 ET Guide to Trading Forex as UK Economy Expected to Grow

Following a dismal first half of the year, leading forecaster Ernst & Young has predicted an 'Indian summer' for the UK economy. In the following...


Jul 13, 2012, 02:30 ET Spread Bet Falling Peugeot Shares Following Drop in Sales

Peugeot shares fell 6% in early morning trade after the French car manufacturer reported a 13% fall in first-half sales this morning, Thursday 12...


Jul 12, 2012, 05:52 ET How to Profit from Falling Marks and Spencer Sales

Between April and June this year, like-for-like sales fell by 2.8% in the Marks and Spencer clothing department within the UK, with 'stock issues'...


Jul 11, 2012, 09:41 ET Guide to Trading Forex as Eurozone Risks Losing 4.5m Jobs

The United Nations has warned in a report that if current economic policies, aimed at austerity, do not change, the eurozone may lose 4.5 million...


Jul 09, 2012, 02:00 ET Spread Betting App for Trading on the Move

Spread betting provider City Index offers its clients full, secure access to their trading account through their highly accessible and...