About us

Our Story

The trading platform that will make any trader feel at home.

PREMIUM TRADE is the Leader in Online Trading with over 200 tradable instruments in forex, spot metals, futures and shares, PREMIUM TRADE serves retail and institutional customers from over 180 countries in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. With different offices worldwide, providing support in different languages, PREMIUM TRADE clients can benefit from round-the-clock coverage delivered by one of the world’s largest and most accomplished global client coverage teams. Daily market news feed and insightful research give clients access to the best information and data to make informed trading decisions. PREMIUM TRADE sets high standards to its services because quality is just as decisive for us as for our clients. We believe that versatile financial services require versatility in thinking and a unified policy of business principles.

Our mission is to keep pace with global market demands and approach our clients’ investment goals with an open mind.

Our power is numbers​

clients worldwide

What we do

Stay flexible and never miss an opportunity to access your PREMIUM TRADE account online.

Want to trade financial markets? You’ve come to the right place. We invented financial spread betting in 1974, and today we enable thousands of traders to seize their opportunity using spread betting and CFDs.

Prefer to own assets? You can also buy and sell thousands of shares and ETFs with us, or choose a wealth portfolio managed by one of our pros.

Why Wellstrader?

Stay flexible and never miss an opportunity to access your PREMIUM TRADE account online.

Trusted and regulated

More traders trust us with their money than anyone else, making us the world’s No.1 choice for spread betting and CFD trading.1

As well as placing a premium on the security of client funds, we’re authorized and regulated.

Invested in your success

We want our clients to stay with us. So we’ve built our business around being on your side, and wanting you to trade profitably.

We also ensure that your trading education and analysis of the markets is at the center of our innovation and development.

Ahead of the curve

In 1974, we invented financial spread betting. We’ve been at the forefront of our industry ever since, offering award-winning platforms and market-leading services.

We now serve clients all over the world, from 17 sales offices based across five continents.

Award-winning service

We’ve been recognised time and time again by our industry, both for the services and the technology that we provide.



Best Stocks and Shares ISA Provider

Online Personal Wealth Awards



Best Customer Service Online Money Awards

Best Spread Betting Provider Online Money Awards

Best Platform for the Active Trader ADVFN International Financial Awards

Best Multi Platform Provider ADVFN International Financial Awards

Best Finance App ADVFN International Financial Awards

Your money is protected

Deposit funds into an IG account, and it’s safeguarded:

Your money is held in accounts at regulated banks

We don’t use your money for our business activity

Your money is ring-fenced from our creditors

Why trade with us?

Stay flexible and never miss an opportunity to access your PREMIUM TRADE account online.

Best-in-class platforms

Seize your opportunity in seconds on fast, award-winning platforms and apps.2

Massive market range

Deal on over 18,000+ markets, with more 24-hour indices than any other provider and out-of-hours US shares you won’t find elsewhere.

Sharpen your skills

Train to succeed with seminars and courses for pros and beginners.

Expert support

We’re on hand around the clock to help you achieve your trading goals, right from the moment you join

Put a stop to loss

Our range of stop and limit orders put you in control of your risk. Plus, thanks to UK regulation, you’re protected from losing more than the balance on your account.3

Pro trader service

Experienced trader? You could be eligible for our dedicated pro client service.