About us

City Index is a market-leading provider of FX and CFD Trading, with over 35 years' industry experience.

Our traders trust us to deliver a superior trading service with tight spreads, incisive market analysis and award-winning platforms.

What we do

Established in the UK in 1983, City Index is one of the world leaders in FX and CFD Trading.

We offer our clients over 4,500 global markets to trade across, including forex, equities and commodities. We are committed to helping our traders of all levels reach their full potential through best-in-class education, platforms, tools and analysis.

Our clients benefit from consistently low, transparent pricing and 24-hour customer support, and we are fully licensed and regulated by the MAS in Singapore.

Fund Security

We’re authorised and regulated by the MAS and hold client funds in accordance with their client money rules.

Segregated client funds

To protect your funds, we hold all retail client money separately from our own.

Authorised and regulated by the MAS

We are fully authorised and regulated by the MAS in Singapore.

Part of a NYSE listed company

City Index is part of GAIN Capital Holdings Inc (NYSE:GCAP)

Safe, free deposits and withdrawals

Manage your funds safely and securely through our My Account 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
$849 million client assets (as of Q3 2019)

Your trusted trading partner

We continue to build on our 35 years' industry experience through constant innovation and a commitment to financial strength and stability.

Our parent company, GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP), is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and conforms to 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: A GAIN Capital brand

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

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

The GAIN Capital Brands

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