M&S Spread Bets





Also see Live M&S chart below.



Where Can I Spread Bet on M&S?

You can trade on M&S and numerous other financial markets by using an account with these spread betting providers:

Financial Spreads ETX Capital Spreadex IG City Index
FTSE 100 Shares Financial Spreads FTSE 100 Shares ETX Capital FTSE 100 Shares Spreadex FTSE 100 Shares IG FTSE 100 Shares City Index FTSE 100 Shares
FTSE 250 Shares Financial Spreads FTSE 250 Shares ETX Capital FTSE 250 Shares Spreadex FTSE 250 Shares IG FTSE 250 Shares City Index FTSE 250 Shares
You may also be available to spread bet on FTSE 350 stocks with other platforms. Also see spread betting comparison notes.


Live M&S Chart




Live M&S Chart




Where Can I Get Live Spread Betting Prices and Charts for M&S?

For those that are trading M&S, the above companies give users access to live price updates and charts with a variety of technical analysis features.

Example trading chart:
M&S Spread Bets - Example Chart



M&S Spread Betting Example

M&S Spread Bets
If you’re interested in financial spread betting on stocks such as M&S then, looking at a trading platform like FinancialSpreads.com, at the moment you would see a price of 422.39p – 423.01p.

As a result, you could bet on M&S to go above 423.01p or go below 422.39p.

When spread trading, you speculate on every unit the market goes up or down. For the M&S market a unit is 1p of the equity’s price movement.

So for this example, let’s say you want to bet £5 for every penny M&S goes up or down.


Spread Betting on the Market to Go Up

If you bought M&S at 423.01p and the equity went up then the spread could move to 439.93p – 440.55p. If so, you could close your position by selling at 439.93p.

Your Profit/Loss = (final price of the market – initial price of the market) x stake per penny
Your Profit/Loss = (439.93p – 423.01p) x £5 per penny stake
Your Profit/Loss = 16.92p x £5 per penny
Your Profit/Loss = £84.60 profit

Nevertheless, if the equity were to fall down to, for example, 408.20p – 408.82p, you could choose to close your trade to prevent further losses. If that happened, you would sell the market at 408.20p.

You would close your bet with the same £5 per penny stake:

Your Profit/Loss = (final price of the market – initial price of the market) x stake per penny
Your Profit/Loss = (408.20p – 423.01p) x £5 per penny stake
Your Profit/Loss = -14.81p x £5 per penny
Your Profit/Loss = -£74.05 loss


Spread Betting on the Market to Go Down

A useful feature of using a spread bet is that you can short sell the markets, i.e. speculate that the markets will drop.

When we started this example, the market was 422.39p – 423.01p.

If you short sold M&S at 422.39p and the equity decreased then the market might be re-priced at 402.34p – 402.96p. Assuming this was the case, you could close your trade for a profit by buying at 402.96p.

Your Profit/Loss = (initial price of the market – final price of the market) x stake per penny
Your Profit/Loss = (422.39p – 402.96p) x £5 per penny stake
Your Profit/Loss = 19.43p x £5 per penny
Your Profit/Loss = £97.15 profit

Markets can also rise, if the equity were to rise to, as an example, 438.77p – 439.39p, you may decide to close your bet to limit your losses. If that were to happen, you’d buy at 439.39p.

With the same £5 per penny stake:

Your Profit/Loss = (initial price of the market – final price of the market) x stake per penny
Your Profit/Loss = (422.39p – 439.39p) x £5 per penny stake
Your Profit/Loss = -17.00p x £5 per penny
Your Profit/Loss = -£85.00 loss


Marks & Spencer Rolling Daily spread betting prices correct as of 05-May-17.

Be aware that this is a rolling daily spread bet. Such markets don’t have a fixed expiry date and rolls over to the next session automatically. If it does rollover, then you might receive a small credit or incur a small financing charge. For more details see guide to rolling daily costs.



M&S Test Accounts

But what if you just want to practice? The following platforms have practice accounts, i.e. accounts where you can place spread bets on M&S without risking any funds.



User Questions and Answers on M&S

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