HOW TO TRADE CRYPTO
Cryptocurrencies offer exciting trading opportunities with high volatility.
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- Go long or short on Cryptos from 10p a point
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Why trade Crypto?
Go long or short
Go long or short on Cryptocurrencies to profit from rising and falling prices
Take advantage of Cryptocurrency volatility without owning any
Trade Cryptos as a Spread Bet from just 10p a point or as CFD Minis
Risk management tools
Protect your profits from volatility with stops and limits
Range of markets
Go long or short to take advantage of volatility in a wide range of Cryptos
Pay no Capital Gains Tax or UK Stamp Duty on profits*
Is trading Cryptocurrencies risky?
Cryptocurrencies can be extremely volatile and sharp market movements can mean that you can suffer significant losses quickly, and in some cases losses that are more than you initially invest. We strongly recommend that you understand the risks of trading Bitcoin and ensure that your strategy incorporates strong risk management tactics.
What is the City Index policy on Cryptocurrencies forking?
In the event that the current cryptocurrency splits into two, new cryptocurrencies are created, this is known as a hard fork. We will generally follow the cryptocurrency 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, 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.