Our speakers have extensive experience working in the financial markets and have been trained to guide you through every aspect of spread betting and CFDs.

Brenda Kelly

Chief market strategist

Brenda is a qualified financial advisor and technical analyst who joined us in 2012.

Her expertise lies in forex and fixed income with over ten years corporate Treasury experience in Ireland and continental Europe.

Brenda has developed educational courses for traders in Ireland and the UK, with an emphasis on simple strategies that employ technical analysis and risk management.

Brenda is also a regular commentator on Bullbearings, Investor Online, Bloomberg, CNBC, Sky News and RTE.

Follow Brenda’s insights on Twitter at @BrendaKelly_IG.

Chris Beauchamp

Market analyst

Chris has been with IG for four years, and in that time has become a regular commentator and analyst for the financial press and TV, with appearances on all the major financial channels as well as the BBC and Sky News. His background is in equity research and analysis, and he uses these skills to provide in-depth reports on stock market movements.                  

Follow Chris on Twitter for analysis and commentary on major financial movements at @ChrisB_IG.

Alastair McCaig

Market analyst

Alastair has worked in the City for over 15 years. After seven years trading equities, bonds and currencies in the investment management arena, he chose to specialise in derivatives.

He has regularly appeared on all the major TV channels, including the BBC, Bloomberg, CNBC and Sky News. He is also a contributor to the written press.

Follow Alastair’s analysis of the markets on Twitter at @AMcCaig_IG.

David Madden

Market analyst

David started his career in the City in 2007 where he worked as a dealer  covering a range of asset classes such as forex, equities, futures and options. He joined us as a market analyst in 2012.

Follow David’s thoughts on currency, commodity, share and other market movements on Twitter at @DavidMadden_IG.