Founded in 2014, Capital Index is a global online brokerage specialising in CFDs, Financial Spread Betting and Spread Trading on a range of financial instruments including Foreign Exchange (FX), Commodities, Indices and Metals. With operations in the UK, Australia, South Africa and Cyprus the company is staffed by experienced traders and professionals with distinguished reputations in the financial market, offering in-depth knowledge, strong client focus and total commitment to ethical standards. They are supported by an advanced technical infrastructure that provides an outstandingly efficient, rapid online trading environment.
Capital Index (UK) Ltd is authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (registration number 709693). Capital Index (Cyprus) Limited is regulated and supervised by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission with CIF Licence number 249/14. Capital Index (Cyprus) Limited is a juristic representative of Khwezi Financial Services under FSB license number 44816.
All client funds deposited with Capital Index (UK) Limited and Capital Index (Cyprus) Limited are fully segregated and are kept in separate bank accounts at Barclays Bank PLC, ensuring client funds cannot be used for any other purpose. Capital Index (UK) Limited is a member of the UK Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) and Capital Index (Cyprus) Limited is a member of the Cyprus Investors Compensation Fund (ICF).
In Australia, where it offers CFD trading, Capital Index Pty Ltd is a Corporate Authorised Representative (CAR No. 469644) of Finsa Pty Ltd which is registered with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) (AFSL No. 422661) and trades under the registered business name Capital Index Markets. In Australia, all client funds are held onshore in segregated client accounts at Westpac.