What we do

Established in the UK in 2008, Bensontrading is one of the world leaders in Spread Betting, FX and CFD Trading.

With over 12,000 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, comprehensive customer support and are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Segregated client money bank accounts

As a retail client your money is fully segregated from our own funds in separate accounts

Authorised and regulated in the UK

We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority

Financial Services Compensation Scheme

In the event of liquidation, clients may be compensated up to £85,000 by the FSCS

Safe, free deposits and withdrawals

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

Financial strength and transparency

Over 150,000 retail traders worldwide

Listed on the New York Stock Exchange

Regulated in 8 jurisdictions worldwide

$978 million client assets (FY 2018)

Financial strength and transparency

Bensontrading’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.

Stable partner invested in your success

record of financial

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

GCAP key financial data (Q4 2016):

  • Total assets: $1.430 billion
  • Total customer equity: $945.5 million
  • Available cash and liquidity**: $182.9 million
  • Minimum Regulatory Capital Requirement: $113 million

our Receivables from banks and brokers

Available cash and liquidity is a non-GAAP financial measure and consists of our Cash and cash equivalents, plus our Receivables from banks and brokers, less the minimum regulatory capital requirements applicable to our business. Our Convertible Senior Notes due 2018 and 2020 are excluded given their long-dated maturity.

Bensontrading is part of Capital

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.

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