Dealing platforms and apps

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Web-based platform

Our flagship platform is browser-based, with no downloads or installations required. 

  • One-click dealing
  • Flexible, customisable layout
  • Advanced charts
  • Optimised price sourcing

Direct market access

DMA trading allows advanced users to trade CFDs directly into the order books of major equity and FX exchanges.

Shares DMA

Forex Direct

  • Full range of monitoring tools
  • Clear design with easy-to-use deal ticket
  • Quick, deal-through charts

Chrome extension

Chrome users can download our unique extension and deal directly from any page on the web, straight from their browser. 

Chrome extension


Our mobile apps are available for iPhone (iOS 7 or earlier), Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry, letting you deal on all our markets on the move, safely and securely.

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Trade using all the functionality of your iPad (iOS 6 or earlier) or Windows device with our tablet apps. The Windows app is also available for desktop.

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Advanced trading platforms

Advanced traders can benefit from direct market access (DMA), automated dealing and pro-level charting tools. 

L2 dealer

Get DMA and trade share CFDs within the market spread. Drag and drop trades into order books and link charts and news feeds to your main window.

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MetaTrader 4

MT4 is one of the world’s most popular platforms. Features include auto monitoring, advanced charts and live analysis.

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ProRealTime is a globally-recognised advanced charting package, allowing trading through  charts, access to a full backtesting facility and historical data to test strategies.

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Terminals and APIs

Connect your own front-end solutions, from Bloomberg terminals to APIs, to our full range of dealing products.

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View all technical specifications, details, features and costs for each of our platforms.

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Why choose our technology?

Key features

Customise your dealing: create watchlists and set price alerts

Control your risk: use risk management tools to protect against adverse market movements

Advanced, fast charts: our range of charts caters to your needs and level of experience

Access more than 10,000 markets: our wide range of markets is available on all devices

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Platform performance and innovation

Performance: we deliver 99.97% core platform uptime1 and execute deals in 0.1 seconds2

Better prices: we source prices from more than just primary exchanges

Innovation: we continue to develop new features and dealing tools, such as our Chrome browser extension

Pricing and execution

Industry awards

Best Online Trading Platform – 2012 Shares Magazine Awards

Best Forex Trading Tools – 2012 UK Forex Awards

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  • Browse thousands of global markets
  • Access charts and view live prices
  • Get instant access – no login required

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1 99.97% core platform uptime: average per month, IG globally (12 months to March 2014)

2 99.32% of trades executed by IG globally in 0.1 seconds: average per month, IG globally (12 months to March 2014)