Forex trading

Trade major FX pairs like EUR/USD and GBP/USD from just 0.8 pips

  • Low spreads on the UK's most popular range of currency pairs1
  • Unique range of professional FX charting tools
  • Fast execution for precision dealing

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UK's No.1 retail FX provider2

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

  • Voted 'best range of instruments' for forex1
  • Trade forex online or over the phone
  • Two ways to trade: CFDs and spread betting
  • 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
EUR/USD 0.8 0.94
AUD/USD 0.8 1.28
EUR/GBP 1.0 1.62
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

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

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 FCA

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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.

  • 99.18% of deals executed in less than 0.1 seconds3
  • 99.97% core platform uptime,4 with over 36,000 unique daily web users5
  • Free apps, on mobile and tablet, so you can trade on the move

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1 Investment Trends UK Leveraged Trading Report December 2013.

2 UK's largest retail FX provider based on number of active accounts, Investment Trends UK Leveraged Trading Report December 2013.

3 99.18% of trades executed in 0.1 seconds: average per month, IG globally (12 months to June 2014).

4 99.97% core platform uptime by IG globally, Jan-Dec 2013.

5 More than 36,000 unique daily web users, and more than 30,000 unique daily mobile users (June 2014).

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