Costs and margins
Superior execution: ultra-fast trading, no third-party bridges
Tight spreads: competitive rates on over 70 CFD and spread betting markets
Virtual private servers: EAs execute even when your PC is off
Enhanced trading: Autochartist and Trading Central add-ons available
Unrivalled service: simple set up and round-the-clock customer support
It only takes minutes to apply for an account
To activate MT4, go to 'My Account' and choose to open a spread betting or CFD trading MT4 account.
Access our web-based platform to manage your settings
Follow our simple instructions to download and install the desktop platform
Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / Windows 7
1.5 GHZ or higher
1 GB or higher
Minimum of 1024 x 768
1.5 Mbps or faster
See how easy it is to set up MT4 with our short step-by-step video.
You need to be an IG client and have activated MT4 on your account, as above.
Download the MT4 app
Go to the relevant app store on your device and download the MetaTrader 4 app.
Launch the app, then select 'Log in with existing account'. On the next screen, type 'IG-Live' in the search bar and select our server.
Use the details we sent you when you activated MT4 on your account to log in to the app.
Contact client services to set up your VPS access.
* No.1 spread betting and CFD provider: for CFDs, based on revenue excluding FX, published financial statements, August 2013; number of active UK financial spread betting accounts (Investment Trends UK Leveraged Trading Report December 2013).
** Average spread by deal, September 2013. For our minimum and typical spreads, please see our forex MT4 spreads.