Forex Trading

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

  • 99.01% of automatic trades and stops executed in 0.1 secs or less
  • Low spreads on over 90 popular currency pairs
  • Unique range of professional FX charting tools

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Singapore's No.1 FX provider*

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

 

 

 

 

 

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 automatic trades executed in 0.1s3
  • Advanced ProRealTime and MT4 charts
  • Exclusive client sentiment data and analysis

 

 

 

 

 

Over 90 FX pairs

Spot FX

Minimum spread

Average spread1

EUR/USD

0.8

1.08

AUD/USD

0.8

1.26

USD/JPY

0.8

1.2

EUR/GBP

1.0

1.58

GBP/USD

1.0

1.42

 

Full CFD details

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All forex market data

FX commentary and analysis

Currency news videos

Low slippage rates

Epic underlying Percentage of orders
filled without slippage*
AUD/USD 99.49
EUR/GBP 99.37
EUR/USD 98.59
GBP/USD 98.94
USD/JPY 98.89

 

* Percentage of attached and unattached orders filled at the requested level, September 2014

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 MAS

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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.

  • 99.01% of trades executed in less than 0.1 seconds3
  • 99.95% core platform uptime,4 with over 40,915 unique daily web users5
  • Free apps, on mobile and tablet, so you can trade on the move

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* By primary market share amongst FX traders, Investment Trends September 2013 CFD & FX Report.

2 Investment Trends September 2013 FX Report.

3 99.01% of automatic trades executed by IG globally in 0.1 seconds or less, average per month, 12 months to October 2014.

4 IG globally, 99.95% core platform uptime, average per month, 12 months to October 2014; 

5 More than 40,915 unique daily web users, and more than 34,221 unique daily mobile users (Octoberr 2014).

Example: buying cable (GBP/USD) detailed

Buying EUR/USD: detailed

  CFD
Market Spot EUR/USD
Price 1.37020/1.37028
Trade

Buy 1 contract at 1.37028 (1 contract = €100,000 or $10 per pip)

Margin required

One contract is€£100,000 and the margin rate is 2% = €2000 or $2740

What happens next? GBP/USD climbs over one hundred points into the next day. 
Funding

Funding = size per point x (tom-next rate + admin fee of 0.3% pa)

10 x 0.25 = 2.50

New price

1.38550 / 1.38558

Close

You sell at 1.38550

Gross profit

Gross profit = 1522

1.38550 – 1.37028 = 0.01522

Number of contracts = 1

Value per contract 100,000

0.01522 x 100,000 = 1522
Costs

0.8 pip IG spread (included)

Funding cost = 2.50

1522 - 2.50 = 1519.50

Net profit

1519.50

What if...

If the market dropped 152.2 pips instead:

1522 + 2.50

Net loss = 1524.50

 

Example: buying cable (GBP/USD) light

Buying EUR/USD

  CFD
Market Spot EUR/USD
Price 1.37020 / 1.37028
Trade

Buy 1 contract at 1.37028 (1 contract = €100,000 or $10 per pip)

Margin required

One contract is €100,000 and the margin rate is 2% = €2000 or $2740

What happens next? EUR/USD climbs over one hundred pips. 
New price

1.38550 / 1.38558

Close

You sell at 1.38550

Gross profit

Gross profit = 1522


1.38550 - 1.37028 = 0.01522

Value per contract = 100,000

0.01522 x 100,000 = 1522

What if...

If the market dropped 152.2 points instead:

Gross loss = 1522