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40 years of industry know-how
Access to thousands of global markets
Expert analysis and insights
Award-winning trading tools, backed by powerful technology
Low margins and competitive charging
Client skills training and ongoing support
We established the world's first financial spread betting company in 1974, and have been a market leader ever since.
IG is part of IG Group Holdings Plc, a member of the FTSE 250 with a market cap of £2.9 billion.1 We are a globally successful business with offices in 15 countries and over 152,600 active clients2 worldwide, and a net annual trading revenue of £456.3 million (May 2016).
We are committed to protecting your money by segregating 100% of client funds - including net running profits - in trust accounts with Singapore banks licensed by the MAS, to protect those funds.
Our helpdesk is available around the clock Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm at the weekend.
We have a range of training options, including seminars to suit all levels of experience.
We provide up-to-the minute news, data and analysis – everything you need to plan your next trade.
Let us help you limit your potential losses with our range of risk management tools and services.
IG is the world's leading CFD provider* and Singapore's most preferred FX provider^
we are committed to providing technology that helps you identify and respond to opportunities more quickly and securely than ever before.
As pioneers of financial derivatives trading online, we are committed to providing technology that helps you identify and respond to opportunities more quickly and securely than ever before.
Over 40 years we have won multiple awards in recognition of the security, reliability and speed of our trading technology. Recent accolades in the UK include: Online Personal Wealth Awards 2014 Best Overall Personal Wealth Provider, Shares Awards 2014 Best CFD Provider and MoneyWeek Readers' Choice Awards Best Spread Betting Provider of 2014.
You can rely on the speed and power of our trading platforms and apps, even during periods of intense activity.
We facilitate over a million transactions every month with a core platform uptime of 99.99%.4
We have been changing the face of trading since 1974 and over the last two years have invested £17 million in IT resources. We now have over 300 in-house developers continuously working to deliver such advances and enhancements as:
Thousands of markets provide opportunities to trade 24 hours a day.
Popular indices, including FTSE 100 and Wall Street, are available even when the underlying index is closed. You can trade on thousands of shares from the world’s leading stock exchanges. And major, minor and exotic forex pairs are ready to trade at all times.
^ Voted the most preferred forex provider by InvestFair visitors in 2014
1 Market cap £2.9 billion, IG Group Holdings Plc, as at 31 May 2016
2 152,600 with IG globally, year ending May 2016
3 IG globally, 99.99% core platform uptime, average per month, 12 months to June 2016.