Binary trading

Make the most of short-term market movements with our two types of binaries: IG binaries and sprint markets

Create account   Or try a free demo account

Please remember, your capital is at risk

Why trade binaries with IG?

  • Potential for quick results
    Timescales range from 60 seconds to monthly

  • More opportunities to trade 
    Take a position even in the flattest markets        

  • Full range of markets
    Major European and international markets

  • Limit your risk 
    Know your potential profit and loss up front 

  • Trade on the go
    Seamless access with our free apps

  • The trusted provider
    Benefit from our superior technology and service

  • IG binaries

    Trade on volatility, not just market direction

  • Sprint markets

    Super-fast trades with initial costs from just A$36

IG binaries vs Sprint markets

 

IG binaries

Sprint markets

What timeframes are available?

5, 20 or 60 minutes
Daily
Weekly
Monthly
60 seconds
2, 5, 20 or 60 minutes
What markets can I trade?

Indices
Forex
Commodities
Shares
Bitcoin
Key economic indicators

Indices
Forex
Commodities
Bitcoin  
What types of binary can I trade? One touch
Ladder
Tunnel
Hi-Lo
Target
Up/Down
Sprint markets (super-fast binaries)
How can I trade them? CFD CFD
How are they priced?

Prices are set by us according to:

a) the underlying market’s current value
b) time to expiry
c) client sentiment
d) our expectation of future volatility

A$40 minimum cost to place a trade
Can I close before expiry? Yes No
Is my risk limited? Yes Yes

How do binaries work?

A binary is generally based on a single question with a yes/no answer. For example:

Will the underlying market do X before the binary expires?

If you're right at the time of expiry, you win. If you're wrong, you lose.

To place a trade:

1. Select your market and position
2. Choose a timeframe
3. Decide your stake and maximum risk

Does this sound like you?

  • I want to know exactly how much I’m risking

    Binaries can offer a high return on unlikely scenarios – all while limiting your risk.*

  • I want exciting short-term opportunities

    Take advantage of short-term movements with positions from just 60 seconds.

  • I want to tailor trades to suit my situation

    Choose from a vast array of binary types, markets and timeframes to fit your strategy.

Open an account now

There's no minimum balance to open an account, it takes less than five minutes, and there's no obligation to fund or trade.

Create account

Or try our platform first with a free demo account

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* The fast-moving nature of binaries and sprints provides the possibility of short-term gains, alongside any potential losses. Although they are limited risk, you should be aware that there is still the potential to make substantial losses as well as gains.

Contact us

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1800 601 734

You can also call +61 (3) 9860 1734, email helpdesk.au@ig.com or tweet us at @IGHelpAU