Forex

Australia's No.1 FX provider*

Open an account with no minimum balance and you could be trading forex with low spreads on over 80 pairs in moments.

  • 98.93% of trades and stops executed at the level requested or better^
  • Guaranteed stops available for trading in volatile markets
  • We never use client money for hedging purposes, unlike some other providers
  • Get live economic data announcements and alerts with our Economic Calendar powered by Reuters
  • Access Australia's best mobile FX trading offering^^
  • Rebates for high-volume FX traders

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Powerful platform

 

 

 

 

 

Unique charting packages

 

 

 

 

 

Low spreads

 

Min spread

Average spread**

Spot FX AUD/USD

0.8

1.25

Spot FX USD/JPY

0.8

1.20

Spot FX EUR/USD 0.8 0.95

Spot FX EUR/GBP

1.0

1.47

Spot FX GBP/USD

1.0

1.57

 

Full FX CFD costs

Award-winning platforms

Powerful and clear

Our web-based trading platform offers a fast, accurate trading experience.

  • One-click trading
  • Flexible, customisable layout
  • Advanced, ProRealTime charts
  • Optimised price sourcing
  • Full range of monitoring and risk management tools
  • Clear design and deal ticket

 

 

Other specialist platforms

  • iPhone, Android and Windows mobile apps
  • iPad and Windows tablet apps
  • DMA trading platform, L2 Dealer
  • Integrate your own FIX API

MT4 and IG

  • Ultra-fast forex trading
  • True real-time prices 
  • Build your own algorithms

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Getting an edge with IG

A lot of forex providers offer similar services, but at IG we know it's the details that make the difference.

  • Trade on over 90 currency pairs
  • Trade on a range of mobile devices with our award-winning trading app
  • Trade inside the spread and act as a market maker with Forex Direct, our Direct Market Access (DMA) service.
  • Get exclusive live client sentiment data and market commentary
  • Benefit from Multi-Venue Technology that sources the best FX prices from top global banks and exchanges
  • Manage your risk with stop losses, trailing stops and guaranteed stops
  • Rebates for high-volume FX traders

24-hour, personal support

At IG we know it's important to be able to speak to people when you need to.

  • When you become a client, our experts will call to help you get started
  • You can get answers to your questions online, over the phone, by email or via live chat with a member of our team
  • Our Helpdesk is available 24 hours a day, Monday to Friday, and from 9am to 5pm (London time) on weekends
  • Premium clients benefit from our quickest response times, with a dedicated personal account manager

Call us free on 1800 601 799 or see other ways to contact us

 

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You can trust us to deliver

We've been a market leader for almost 40 years, so you can rely on us to provide the quality forex service you need.

Secure: as part of IG Group, an established member of the FTSE 250, we are a strong, stable business with a well-capitalised, debt-free balance sheet 

Reliable: our systems have been built to cope with huge amounts of trades – on average over five million transactions globally per month

Transparent: we're regulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), and it's our policy to be completely transparent with our pricing and costs

Responsible: we hold retail client funds in segregated accounts across a range of major banks, and never use client money for hedging purposes

**Average spread by trade, March 2014.

* By primary relationships, December 2013 FX Report

2 99.23% of trades executed by IG globally in 0.1 seconds, 12 months to May 2014.

3 99.97% core platform uptime, 12 months to May 2014.

^ 98.93% of trades placed by Australian clients on IG’s trading platform in April 2014.                     

^^ Results from Investment Trends 2013 Australia CFD Report, based on an online survey of approx 12,500 investors and Investment Trends 2013 Australia FX Report, based on an online survey of approx 13,000 investors.