If you’re an experienced investor who’s comfortable with risk, Financial Spread Trading offers a tax-free alternative to conventional share trading.

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Feature Spread Trading Share Dealing CFDs
Free from Stamp Duty
Recieve dividend and interest adjustments
Trade on leverage
Access to global markets
Go long and short
Instant dealing
Own asset outright
Free from Capital Gains Tax


Financial Spread Trading can magnify your return on investment. However, losses can also be magnified and so Financial Spread Trading should only be used by experienced traders who are comfortable with the risks associated.

Barclays CFDs and Financial Spread Trading are provided by GAIN Capital UK Ltd. All dealing, administration and settlement is carried out by them.