About City Index

City Index is a global CFD and FX provider proudly serving Australians since 2006.

We have over 35 years of experience and an office based in the heart of Sydney.

What we do

With over 4,500 markets to choose from across Forex, Indices, Shares and Commodities, our clients have access to a wide range of global markets. We help traders grow, giving them the tools they need to improve their trading skills.

We are committed to providing a market-leading service based on fair and transparent prices and comprehensive customer support. We are cofounders of the Australian CFD and FX forum working to continuously raise industry standards to fully protect all clients' funds. We are regulated by the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC).

Fund Security

As co-founders of the Australian CFD and FX forum, we are committed to ensuring full segregation of client funds.

Segregated client money bank accounts

Your funds are fully segregated from our capital and are held by secure tier 1 banks

Authorised and regulated by ASIC

GAIN Capital Australia Pty Ltd (ACN 141 774 727, AFSL 345646)

Part of a NYSE listed company

City Index is operated by GAIN Capital Holdings Inc (NYSE:GCAP)

Safe, free deposits and withdrawals

Manage all aspects of your account easily via our secure funding portal

Financial strength and transparency

City Index's parent company is GAIN Capital Holdings Inc (NYSE:GCAP), one of the largest retail and institutional trading providers in the world and has a strong track-record in providing retail and institutional customers with trading services.

Find out more about GAIN Capital’s balance sheet and financial standing on our GAIN Capital website.

Over 150,000 retail traders worldwide
Regulated in 8 jurisdictions worldwide
Listed on the New York Stock Exchange
$945 million client assets (FY 2016)

Stable partner invested in your success

City Index has a proven record of financial strength and stability, with resources to continue to innovate and lead the industry forward.

City Index's parent company, GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP), is a publicly traded company and meets the highest standards of corporate governance, financial reporting and disclosure.

GAIN Capital Investor Relations

GCAP key financial data (Q1 2020):

  • Total assets: $1.232 billion
  • Total customer equity: $785.2 million
  • Available cash and liquidity*: $252.1 million
  • Minimum Regulatory Capital Requirements: $88.4 million

*The repayment of our Convertible Senior Note due 2022 is excluded given the long-dated maturity of this convertible note.

City Index is part of GAIN Capital

GAIN Capital was founded in 1999 with a clear mission: to provide traders with low cost access to foreign exchange markets. Since then, we have expanded our product offering and global reach, and now provide 150,000+ retail and institutional investors with access to OTC and exchange-traded markets.

GAIN Capital is headquartered in Bedminster, New Jersey, and has a global presence with 800+ staff across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

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