Costs and margins
Fast and reliable trading when you use MetaTrader 4 with the world’s No.1 CFD and spread betting provider
Clients can log in and install MT4 straight away - see full instructions below. If you're not yet a client you need to create an IG account first.
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
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.
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
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.