CFD Trading on Bitcoin

Trade CFDs on Bitcoin price movements with an account at City Index.

Trade CFDs on Bitcoin volatility without owning it.

  • Go long or short on Bitcoin
  • Fixed spreads, low margin and competitive financing
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Trade Bitcoin price movement with a CFD Trading account.

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Why trade Bitcoin CFDs?

CFD trading is a popular way to trade Bitcoin. City Index offers tight spreads and low margins.
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Trade Bitcoin with spreads from $70
Set stops and limits
Trade Bitcoin 24 hours a day
Trade on rising and falling Bitcoin prices
Competitive margin rates from just 50%
Trade Bitcoin without owning it
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Bitcoin Fractionals

With Bitcoin Fractionals you can trade positions that represent a fraction of a full CFD across all Bitcoin currency pairs, reducing the margin required to trade. This means:

  • With a position value of 0.1 of a full CFD, your required margin is 10 times less.
  • You trade with reduced exposure to price volatility.

For example you can trade Bitcoin CFDs as shown below:

Bitcoin ($)
Example Buy Price Trade Size Value of Position Margin Requirement (50%)
$11,100 0.1 CFD $1,110 $555.00
$11,100 1 CFD $11,100 $5,555.00

What is the City Index policy on Bitcoin forking?

In the event that the current bitcoin splits into two, new bitcoins are created, this is known as a hard fork. We will generally follow the bitcoin that has the majority consensus of cryptocurrency users and will therefore use this as the basis for our prices. In addition we will also consider the approach adopted by the exchanges we deal with, which will help determine the action we take.

We reserve the right to determine which cryptocurrency unit has the majority consensus behind them.

As the hard fork results in a second cryptocurrency, we reserve the right to create an equivalent position on client accounts to reflect this. However, this action is taken at our absolute discretion, and we have no obligation to do so.

If the second cryptocurrency is tradeable on major exchanges, which may or may not include the exchanges we deal with, we may choose to represent that value, but have no obligation to do so. We may do this by making the product available to close based on the valuation, or by booking a cash adjustment on client accounts.

If, within a reasonable timeframe, the second cryptocurrency does not become tradeable, then we may void positions that had previously been created at no value on client accounts.

Over periods of substantial price volatility around fork events, and we may take any action as we consider necessary in accordance with our terms and conditions including suspending trading throughout if we deem not to have reliable prices from the underlying market.