Spread betting broker Capital Spreads has now launched CFD trading through its spread betting platform, opening up the gates for new and existing clients to trade CFDs through the same familiar spread betting portal.

Owned by the London Capital Group, Capital Spreads is one of the UK’s largest spread betting brokers, and has made the move into CFD trading to diversify the range of tradable instruments open to its private and institutional clients.

An on-trend move from the broker, the CFD offering comes at a time when a spate of new CFD brokers are entering the market, helping to solidify Capital Spreads’ position with existing customers while ensuring its in the hunt for market share as the CFD industry continues to explode.

Relying on the same unified trading portal for investors spread betting and trading CFDs, Capital Spreads have taken innovative and proactive steps to encourage trading on its new multi asset platform as competition in the sector continues to tighten.

With only one account and one trading portal necessary, it is hoped that existing spread betting clients will broaden their horizons into CFD trading through Capital Spreads as awareness of the benefits of trading contracts for difference heightens.