Why choose Cantor Index?
Cantor Index has recently started to improve its prices, although it still has some way to go to compete with the likes of Capital Spreads or other market leading spread betting companies in terms of platform reliability.
However, Cantor Index does have some interesting markets, such as box office takings, for spread bettors looking for something a bit different.
- Cantor Index is open twenty-four hours a day to ensure you can spread bet on international equity, commodity and bond markets
- Cantor Index offers a free real time charting package to all members
- Other free tools include; heat maps, market bar charts, market maps, scatter plots, broker recommendations and news maps
- Cantor have a movie betting system where investors can take a punt on the US box office gross receipts of a new movie
- Cantor Index offer spread betting markets on shares and stocks from the UK, USA, Europe and Asia, Indices, Commodities, Bonds and Interest Rates and Foreign Exchange.
Key Spreads (trading hours only)
Brent crude future
Note - Spreads reflect trading hour spreads at the time of research. Spread betting company do vary their spreads significantly based on the timing of purchase, in particular for purchase outside of trading hours.
About Cantor Index
- Provides retail and institutional trading services to a wide range of clients and organisations.
- Part of the wider Cantor Fitzgerald Group, founded in 1945
- Authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.
1940 - 1970
- Cantor Fitzgerald founded by Bernie Cantor and John Fitzgerald in 1945 as a bond brokerage and investment banking firm.
- Initially dealing with fixed income products, expanded into Equity Capital Markets in 1965.
1970 - 1990
- 1972 - Cantor created the world’s first electronic marketplace for US Government securities.
- Global expansion throughout the 80s, following opening of the London office in 1983.
1990 - 2001
- Continued growth into new markets throughout the 1990s
- IPO of eSpeed electronic trading platform
- Following the loss of 658 employees in the World Trade Centre attacks in September 2001, Cantor Fitzgerald brought markets back online within one week. CEO Howard Lutnick pledged the continued support for families of employees who perished, providing over $180 million..
- In the UK, Cantor have launched retail and institutional brands including Cantor Index, Cantor CFDs, Cantor FX and Cantor Gaming and Wagering Limited.