Forex trading

Trade major FX pairs like AUD/USD, USD/JPY and GBP/USD from just 0.8 pips

  • 99.2% of trades and stops executed at the requested level or better^
  • Low spreads on over 90 popular currency pairs
  • Unique range of professional FX charting tools
  • Fast execution for precision dealing

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Australia's No.1 retail FX provider1

We've been a trusted market leader in online financial trading for 40 years.

  • Guaranteed stops available for trading in volatile markets
  • Australia's best mobile FX trading offering2
  • Trade forex online or over the phone
  • Personal, friendly support, 24 hours a day

Powerful FX trading platform

Experience fast, accurate execution with our web-based platform and free trading apps.

  • Direct market access (DMA) via Forex Direct
  • One-click dealing, with deals executed in 0.1s3
  • Advanced ProRealTime and MT4 charts
  • Exclusive client sentiment data and analysis

Over 90 FX pairs

Spot FX Min spread Ave spread6
AUD/USD 0.8 1.28
USD/JPY 0.8 1.20
EUR/USD 0.8 0.94
GBP/USD 1.0 1.48

For a full list of currency pairs and costs:

FX commentary and analysis

Currency news videos

Low slippage rates

FX market Percentage of orders
filled without slippage*
AUD/USD 98.59
EUR/GBP 99.83
EUR/USD 99.01
GBP/USD 99.16
USD/JPY 98.04


* Percentage of attached and unattached orders filled at the requested level, February 2015

Currency trading with IG

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

  • Longevity: a market leader in the UK since 1974
  • Security: part of IG Group, a FTSE 250 company
  • Credibility: authorised and regulated by the ASIC

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Discover our fast, reliable FX platforms

Speed and accuracy are critical when trading FX. Our platforms are
built to perform even in the most volatile conditions.

  • 99.20% of trades executed in less than 0.1 seconds3
  • 99.98% core platform uptime,4 with over 39,000 unique daily web users5
  • Free apps, on mobile and tablet, so you can trade on the move

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1 By primary relationships, December 2014 FX Report.

2 By primary relationships, Investment Trends June 2014 CFD Report and & December 2014 FX Report.

3 99.20% of trades executed in 0.1 seconds: average per month, IG globally (12 months to March 2015).

4 99.98% core platform uptime by IG globally, 12 months to March 2015.

5 39,000 unique daily web users, and more than 35,000 unique daily mobile users (12 months to  March 2015).

6 Average spread by deal, February 2014. For our minimum and typical spreads, please see our forex CFD details.

^ 99.2% of trades placed by Australian clients on IG’s trading platform in August 2014.