Start Forex trading

To begin forex trading with City Index, simply follow our three-step guide to opening an account and you could be placing your first forex trade within minutes.

Step 1: Open a City Index or MT4 trading account 

  • You need to open an account with us in order to start trading. Our application process is simple and secure and you can apply for an online account at any time by filling in our online application form
  • Once we’ve successfully completed the verification process, we’ll send you an account number by email to confirm that your account is open
  • Shortly after that, our account managers will give you a call, in case you have any additional questions

Step 2: Fund your account

  • Once your account is open, you’ll need to transfer funds into it to start trading. You can do this in a variety of ways via the 'Account' tab in the trading platform
  • Your initial deposit must be at least $500
  • For more information on how you can transfer funds in and out of your account, see our help and support section

Step 3: Start trading

  • Now you have an online trading account and have deposited funds, you can start trading
  • Log in, choose whether to trade Forex through CFDs or spot FX, pick your pairs and open a position
  • You can access live price feeds, streaming charts and news instantly and trade 24-hours a day
  • We offer a range of powerful trading platforms including AT Pro (downloadable) and Advantage Web (browser-based)
  • For more details of the markets available for you to trade, click on the online Market Information icon in the trading platform
  • Watch the platform video to see how to place your first trade

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