74.07% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs / Spread betting with this provider.
Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 74.07% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs / Spread betting with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs / Spread betting work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.
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Ways To Trade

Trade the financial markets the way you want to. There are various ways you can trade through ATFX, each having its own set of advantages. Whatever your preference, we've got you covered.

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Why trade with CFDs? Depending on your jurisdiction you can offset losses against profits as a tax deduction and pay no stamp duty on your CFD trading1. You also get negative balance protection for peace of mind.  

1 Tax laws vary according to your jurisdiction and individual circumstances. You should always seek independent tax advice. 


Spread Betting

Why spread bet? As a U.K. resident you pay no capital gains tax on the profits. There are also no commissions2 to pay on your spread bets; you only pay the spread. And for peace of mind, you also get negative balance protection. ³

2 Dependent on account type.

³ Spread betting available only for UK and Ireland residents.

What Markets Can I Trade On?

You can trade on many markets through ATFX and access the markets using the services outlined above. You can trade on:

Equity Indices

Which Trading Service Should I Choose?

There are advantages to all the different ways of trading. Some are tax-free, some offer direct market access (DMA), some offer increased flexibility, it comes down to how you want to trade and what level of trader you are.


Online Trading Service

ATFX offers several online trading services, spread betting (UK and Ireland clients only) and CFD trading. These are some of the most popular ways you can trade instruments like forex, equity indices, cryptocurrencies, commodities and shares.