Free Traders' Club workshop

Dublin based, twice a month on Friday's

Attend our next Beginners Traders' Club workshop and discuss trading opportunities
and techniques with traders and our local experts.

  • Hosted by independent trader Phillip Konchar
  • This seminar is suitable for all traders developing their skills

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The week ahead

Chris Beauchamp looks at the week's major events, economic releases and company news, and identifies key markets to watch 

For the week commencing 3 November 2014:

  • China HSBC manufacturing PMI
  • European Central Bank decision
  • US non-farm payrolls

 

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Prices above are subject to our website terms and conditions.
Prices are indicative only.

HSBC expecting another tough quarter

HSBC is the last of the big five British banks to release its Q3 statement... more

  • Live news and updates
  • Expert analysis
  • CEO interviews

MetaTrader 4 and IG

Get the best of both worlds

  • Automated trading on over 70 FX pairs, indices and commodities
  • Spreads from just 0.7 pips on major markets
  • Ultra-fast execution, no third-party bridges
  • VPS, Autochartist and Trading Central available
  • Simple, straightforward setup

Get MT4 with IG

The UK’s largest retail FX provider**

Trade more than 90 FX pairs
Spreads from 0.8 pips 
 

Start FX trading now or see our forex services

Spot opportunities

Dig deep into forex movements with market insight. Track price correlations, see how our clients view the FX market and use automated chart pattern analysis.

Research forex

Advanced forex technology

Get greater market transparency and direct market access with FX Direct, or use automated trading strategies with MetaTrader 4.

See our platforms

Find your perfect trading solution

Compare the features of all our platforms, including our award-winning web-based solution, our downloadable DMA platform and MetaTrader 4.

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In your browser

Fast execution and more with our award-winning web-based platform. 

Web-based

With superior control

Get DMA with L2 Dealer and automate your FX trading with MT4.

L2 Dealer
MetaTrader 4

In your hands

Analyse and trade on the go with our apps for iOS, Android and Windows.

Mobile
Tablet

With an API

Plug your FIX API or Bloomberg terminal into our execution back-end.

Terminals and APIs

Free investing and trading
masterclass in Dublin

Learn the trading tactics of expert investors and analysts

  • Join us in Dublin: all-day event at the iconic Aviva Stadium on 20 November
  • Keynote address: Mark Shipman, best-selling author and investor, shares his secrets
  • Inspirational workshops: leading market experts share their insights

 

 

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Losses can exceed your deposits

Keep an eye
on trending shares

Discover trading opportunities with our ‘Trending Shares’ watchlist.

See which shares are worth watching, before the market opens and throughout the day.

Find out more

Manage your risk
for less

We’ve lowered our premiums for guaranteed stops on our most popular markets.2

Learn more about our low rates for forex and indices trading:

React fast to economic data

See headline figures the moment they’re released with alerts direct to your phone or inbox, including:

  • Non-farm payrolls
  • Jobless figures
  • Interest rate
    announcements

Find out more

Lower FX margins
and spreads

We’ve halved our initial margin rates on 50 currency pairs; you can now trade EUR/USD with just 0.25% initial margin. We have also lowered our spreads on 40 pairs.

See our full list of costs and details for forex:

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

* Open a stockbroking account and place your first trade before 31 December 2014 and get commission-free trades on all stocks for one calendar month from the date of your first trade. If your free month expires before 31 December 2014, we'll give you a reduced rate of £6 per trade on UK stocks until the end of the year. Our normal stockbroking charges and fees will apply once the offer period is complete. See full terms and conditions.

** UK's largest retail FX provider based on number of active accounts (Investment Trends UK Leveraged Trading Report December 2013).

1 No.1 spread betting and CFD provider: 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 December 2013).

2 Guaranteed stops are an optional feature and need to be selected.