In your opinion which is the best broker overall for spreadbetting. Tight spreads is important and demo accounts and charting service. Thank you.

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The answer to this is very subjective as there is no “best spread betting broker”.

There are so many different types of client who all trade differently with specific investment objectives.

So whilst one broker may be perfect for one customer, they may not be appropriate for another.

The market leader at the moment is IG, with 195,000 active clients and a wide variety of market. In fact I would say that most traders who spread bet or trade CFDs will have an account with IG (as either a primary or secondary account).

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Richard started the Good Broker Guide in 2015 and has been a broker for 20 years most recently at Investors Intelligence and previously acting as multi asset derivatives broker at MF Global (Man Financial). Richard started his career working as a private client stockbroker at Walker Crips and Phillip Securities (now King and Shaxson) after interning on the NYMEX oil trading floor in New York and London IPE in 2000.