IG services

For more than 40 years we've led the way in making
financial markets more accessible for traders

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All trading involves risk. Losses can exceed deposits.

Why join IG?

  • We're the world's No.1 CFD and spread betting provider1

  • Trade stocks with our professional stockbroking service

  • Trade on the UK's best range of instruments for forex and spread betting2

  • Access award-winning technology and get the best innovations first

  • We've been an established global market leader for over 40 years

  • Get 24-hour support from our friendly, knowledgeable client services team

  • Spread betting

    The tax-free3 way to take advantage of rising and falling markets.

  • CFDs

    Get direct market access (DMA) and a wider range of platforms.

  • Stockbroking

    Over 4400 international stocks, from £6 per trade.

  • InvestYourWay

    Build a bespoke CFD fund with our partnered investment manager.

  • Corporate account

    A complete trading solution for corporate and institutional clients.

  • Premium account

    Free services and reduced charges for our most valued clients.

More than 10,000 global markets

Spread bet or trade CFDs on over 10,000 global markets, and trade more than 4400 international shares
with our stockbroking service.

  • Indices

    FTSE 100, Wall Street and more

  • Shares

    6000+ shares, margins from 5%

  • Forex

    90+ pairs, spreads from 0.8 pips

  • Commodities

    Metals, energies and softs

  • Binaries

    Trade on market volatility

  • Options

    Speculate on future prices

  • IPOs

    Trade on grey markets pre-IPOs

  • Bitcoin

    No exchanges, no wallets

  • Other markets

    Sectors, ETPs, rates and more

Tools, technology and support

Dealing platforms and devices

Whatever your level of expertise, however you like to trade, we have a solution for you in our range of platforms

Tools to shape your strategy

Enhance your analysis and streamline your dealing with:

Charting packages

Trading ideas and research

Automated trading

Skills development

All new clients benefit from our six-week introduction programme

We also offer a range of free seminars and online tutorials

Execution you can rely on

Get the speed and stability you need plus price improvement technology

Protect your profits and limit your losses with our risk management tools

Advanced trading services

Get increased control and efficiency with our pro-level services

Shares DMA

Forex Direct

ProRealTime charts

MetaTrader 4

You can also integrate your own front-end solutions with our pricing and execution technology.

Terminals and APIs

And you can trade them all through our corporate CFD account

Dedicated client support

Trade with the confidence of knowing we’re here to help you succeed.

You can speak to our experts at any time Monday-Friday, with support also available at the weekend.

How to get in touch

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  • Our charges

    We're clear about our charges, so you always know what fees you will incur.

  • Fund security

    All retail client funds are held securely, in line with FCA rules.

  • Learn about IG

    See how we've been changing the face of trading for more than 40 years.

Open an account now

It's free to open an account, takes less than five
minutes, and there's no obligation to fund or trade.

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Or try our platform first with a free demo account

1 For CFDs, based on revenue excluding FX, published financial statements, July 2014; number of active UK financial spread betting accounts (Investment Trends UK Leveraged Trading Report October 2014).

2 Satisfaction rating for range of instruments to trade (spread betting) and range of currency pairs (forex) (Investment Trends UK Leveraged Trading Report October 2014).

3 Tax laws are subject to change and depend on individual circumstances. Tax law may differ in a jurisdiction other than the UK.


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Contact us

We're here 24hrs a day from 8am Sunday to 10.15pm Friday,
and 9am to 5pm Saturday.

0800 409 6789

You can also call 0207 896 0079 or
email helpdesk.uk@ig.com