About CPT Markets UK

AN FCA Regulated Broker.

CPT Markets UK (originally Citypoint Trading Ltd) was established in London in 2008, based in the heart of the financial district. Our strategic objective is to create a secure and transparent environment for those interested in trading the global financial derivatives markets. Specialising in CFDs and FX we cover a range of markets using sophisticated online trading systems, allowing our clients to get fast and accurate pricing with a solid risk management framework.

We work with institutions, professional clients and experienced retail clients in order to create bespoke solutions so they are able to build and manage their business in a proactive and profitable way.

Our board members and management bring years of trading and regulatory experience to CPT Markets UK, having gained knowledge from the buy side and sell side of the broking world allowing us to understand our clients’ needs and challenges in an ever-changing market.

We pride ourselves on offering a high level of service whilst adhering to the FCA regulatory standards and joining forces with some of the best credit institutions and auditing houses who oversee our work.

Board of Directors

Amazing team with international recognition

Over 18 years experience within the financial sector. Having started his career working for a major FX and CFD broker in the Middle East, Salam's vision and strategic leadership helped the broker achieve rapid growth and become a leader in its field. Recognising the potential, he created his own dynamic and successful brokerage firm. In 2008 Salam moved his operations to the UK in order increase the opportunities and expand his successful business model. He is the founder and CEO of CPT Markets UK and with his valuable knowledge and experience gives incisive direction to the company.
Salam Alaswad

Salam Alaswad

Nick has over 25 years of financial trading experience, having spent 11 years on the LIFFE floor, before moving into the electronic trading world in trading and risk management roles, most recently as Director of Trading and Risk at a well-established city firm. Nick's years of experience have made him a perfect fit as COO for CPT Markets UK, his extensive knowledge and understanding of trading and risk management has proved vital in helping develop the firm.
Nick Lewis

Nick Lewis

Samir has nearly 30 year's experience working in financial services. He has a degree in Accountancy and Economics and is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ICAEW). He has spent many years auditing financial service companies as well as spending some time in private practice. Prior to joining CPT Markets UK he acted as a CFO and Compliance officer for 18 years in an asset management company. Samir's financial and regulatory background will help CTL Markets UK maintain proper controls and procedures as the company expands.
Finance Director
Samir Shah

Samir Shah

CPT Markets UK

Our Clients

CPT Markets UK was created to provide our clients with a London based broking service that is regulated by the FCA and capable of providing a choice of trading platforms.

We understand that each client is different and may need a different business models to succeed whether that is, trading directly with CPT Markets UK, speculative or hedge trading, or doing business indirectly by introducing clients to CPT Markets UK. Irrespective of your route to success, we aim to meet the growing demand from experienced traders and institutions for a broker that can combine the platforms plus commercials for a tailored service.

We are not just an anonymous electronic platform provider or an impersonal institution, but a full-service brokerage bringing traditional high levels of service into today’s electronic trading world.

Institutional & Individual

Tailored Solutions

Our aim is to provide a suite of solutions to ensure you have all you need either for your trading or corporate success.

At CPT Markets UK you can always expect a personal service and as a valued client you can rely on your dedicated account manager to support your trading needs with honesty, integrity and professionalism.

CPT Markets UK is founded upon traditional broker values of respectability, , reliability and outstanding service. We seek to establish lasting relationships with all of our clients.

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Global Offices

Discover the different account features offered by our UK and Belize entities and make the choice most suitable for you.

CPT Markets UK

CPT Markets


United Kingdom





Max Leverage for Retail Accounts



Flexible – Up to 1:500






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Other Criteria

Account Types Offered

Retail / Professional

Retail / Professional

Client Money Protection

Retail client money held in segregated account

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Negative Balance Protection

Offered for Retail Client Accounts

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Financial Services Compensation Scheme

Offered for all account types

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Financial Ombudsman

Offered for Retail Client Accounts

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If you have any questions regarding our global offering, or if you have an existing account and want to explore the possibility of contracting with a different entity, please contact our Customer Support.
*Professional Accounts leverage ranges depending on jurisdiction. Click here to learn more about our Professional Accounts