The UK Leads The Way In Range of Trader Choice

The UK is leading the rest of Europe in terms of the range of choice presented to financial traders, encompassing a wide range of markets and a diverse array of instruments which allows for maximum diversification and discretion, according to online trading resource

Online PR News – 24-August-2010 – – The range of choice on offer for British traders is one of the widest in the world, according to online investment resource, affording a natural advantage to fund managers in the UK over their continental counterparts, while equipping private traders with a wider range of tools to manage their portfolio.

With a wide range of tradable instruments open to UK traders, including CFDs, and the increasingly popular spread betting (which saves on capital gains tax), believes the diversity in choice open to British traders could be a significant competitive advantage over traders on the continent, while allowing hedge funds and institutional investors to benefit from leveraged gains.

A spokesperson for said that while the UK was ahead of the competition in terms of its present trading climate, it was nevertheless vital that traders were aware of the fundamentals of trading online before opening an account.

"From CFDs to spread betting, the UK has the widest range of instruments open to traders, to help ensure maximum flexibility in investment type for British investors. Unlike the rest of Europe and much of the rest of the world, the UK has been open minded to new markets and instruments, and with favorable tax treatment for spread betting in particular, the UK is very much a trader-friendly zone."

"With so much variety in trading styles and platforms, it's vital to know your onions if you want to compete. That's where IndependentInvestor comes in. Our in-depth reports into different types of trading cover everything you need to know about trading your instrument of choice – whether that's CFDs, spread-betting or share dealing. And with such a wealth of resources available free from our website, we're committed to helping traders nationwide learn more about trading online." offers a range of basic guides on various trading topics, along with an extensive archive of resources aimed at helping private investors learn more about the basics of trading online.

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