What is financial spread betting?
Spread betting provides the ordinary investor a tax efficient opportunity to speculate on fluctuations in the prices of thousands of global market instruments. These include individual shares, equity indices, foreign exchange, commodities, interest rates and bullion.
Spread betting offers four key advantages over other more traditional investment methods;
Tax free profits
Spread betting is exempt from tax (no capital gains or income taxes and no stamp duty) so any profits you make from trading are yours in full….
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