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Our services

  • Fully-integrated charts
  • 24-hour support
  • Full range of currency pairs
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  • Transparent pricing

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Unique charting packages

 

 

 

 

 

Charges and margins

  • Minimum spread from just 0.8 pips 
  • Margins from 2%
  • Premium for guaranteed stops 
  • Charge for rolling daily positions
  • Transparent commission for DMA trades

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Minimum spread

Average spread1

Spot FX EUR/USD

0.8

1.08

Spot FX AUD/USD

0.8

1.26

Spot FX USD/JPY

0.8

1.2

Spot FX EUR/GBP

1.0

1.58

Spot FX GBP/USD

1.0

1.42

Spot FX GBP/JPY

2.5

3.12

 

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Low slippage rates

Epic underlying Percentage of orders
filled without slippage*
AUD/USD 98.2
EUR/GBP 97.77
EUR/USD 98.96
GBP/USD 96.97
USD/JPY 97.41

 

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

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 – we are the Singapore's No.1 retail FX provider for a range of currency pairs*
  • Try our free apps – forex traders rate our apps No.1 in Singapore*
  • 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

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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
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  • Premium clients benefit from our quickest response times, with a dedicated personal account manager

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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 Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), 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, in accordance with the MAS’s client money rules

Forex platforms

We know every trader is different. With IG you can trade from one platform on all your devices, with integrated DMA and Forex Direct access and ProRealTime charting.

Our clients' views on today's key pairs:

These charts show the percentage of IG clients who have long and short positions on these markets. This is calculated to the nearest 1%.

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

1 99.18% of automatic trades executed by IG globally in 0.1 seconds or less, IG globally, 12 months to June 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