About IG

What we do

We are the world's biggest CFD provider* and Singapore's most preferred FX provider.3

We give retail investors leveraged access to thousands of financial markets through our award-winning trading platform and mobile apps.

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A global presence

  • Offices in 17 countries across five continents
  • Over 136,000 clients worldwide (May 2015)
  • Average of over 5 million transactions globally per month (12 months to October 2015)
  • FTSE 250 company with market capitalisation of £2.9 billion (May 2015)2
  • Licensed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and International Enterprise (IE) Singapore
  • Net global trading revenue of £388.4 million (May 2015)
  • Over 1000 staff around the world

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Why choose IG?


We began in 1974 as IG Index, providing an innovative way for retail investors to speculate on the price of gold.

Since then we have continued to change the face of trading, establishing ourselves as a market leader around the world.

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Market leader

With 40 years’ experience we hold a market-leading position in many countries, including the UK, Australia and France, as the No.1 global provider of CFDs*. We are Singapore's most perferred forex provider4.

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MAS regulated

We are licensed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) for trading in securities and leveraged foreign exchange trading, and licensed by International Enterprise Singapore to trade CFDs on commodities.

Fund segregation

We place the full balance of your money into segregated bank accounts, ensuring your funds are returned in the event our financial circumstances change.

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As a large multinational organisation we have strength in resources and stability, with a well-capitalised, debt-free balance sheet and consistently strong growth.1

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Dedicated to making financial markets more accessible, breakthroughs include the first online trading service in 1998, and the first to allow trading via an iPhone in 2008.

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Our clients

The vast majority of our clients are not professional traders, they are often professional men and women who are interested in the financial markets. 

We pride ourselves on our high standard of customer service - providing 24-hour telephone support (Monday to Friday), as well as a comprehensive range of education, training tools, trading tips and market commentaries online.

Our technology combines superior features with high-speed execution, designed to meet the needs of the most demanding trader and provide an outstanding experience on all devices.



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* IG is the world's largest retail CFD provider by revenue (excluding FX). Source: Published financial statements, September 2015.

1 Profit before taxation was up 1.3% in the year ending May 2015

Market cap £2.9 billion, IG Group Holdings Plc, as at 31 May 2015

3, 4 Voted the most preferred forex provider by InvestFair visitors in 2014

5 Average trades per month through mobile devices 1,996,689, IG globally, October 2015

6 Net global trading revenue of £388.4 million,IG globally, year ending 31 May 2015

7 6,930,497 executed a month, Average per month, IG globally (12 months to October 2015)

8 136,000 with IG globally, year ending May 2015

Contact us

Our office is open 5 days a week Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm. Support line is available 24hrs a day Monday to Friday.

+65 6390 5118

Visit our storefront office at 9 Battery Road

You can also email us helpdesk@ig.com.sg