IG services

We're the world's No.1 CFD provider*

As market leaders we drive the CFD industry through our commitment to quality service and transparent dealing

  • Trade CFDs with a local and global leader
  • Trade on a wide range of local and international markets
  • Access award-winning technology and get the best innovations first
  • Get support from our client service teams 

Create an account

Trading products

Apply online and you'll be able to trade wide range of local and international markets including shares, indices, forex, commodities, options and more.

CFD trading

CFDs with IG offer intermediate to advanced traders the potential to take advantage of rising and falling markets across a range of innovative trading platforms at competitive pricing.

See why we’re SA’s No.1 provider1

Why IG?

We are a global market leader, providing more than
130,000 clients with the best possible service and technology.

Our charges

Margin rates

About IG

Range of markets

You can trade CFDs on over 10,000 markets from all over the world.

Shares

Trade on over 140 local shares at 0.2% and over 6000 global shares from 0.1%, with margin rates from 5%.

Shares with IG

Indices

Take a position on the performance of leading indices – including the South Africa 40, FTSE 100 and Wall Street.

Indices with IG

Forex

Trade on over 80 currency pairs using fast, reliable technology. Spreads start from 0.8 pips.

Forex with IG

More choice

You can also use CFDs to access opportunities in a range of other asset classes:

Commodities

Binaries

Other markets

Tools and technology

Take control of your trading with our market-leading suite of platforms and apps.

Trading platforms and devices

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

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

Tools to shape your strategy

Enhance your analysis and streamline your trading with:

Charting packages

Research tools

Automated trading

Client support

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

24-hour assistance

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

How to get in touch

Skills development

All new clients benefit from our six-week introduction programme

We also offer a range of free seminars and online tutorials

Advanced trading

Get increased control and efficiency with our pro-level services

Direct market access (DMA)

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

Try our platform

Follow one of the links below for a quick look at our web-based platform and the range of markets on offer.

Domestic account

  • Explore our platform with no login
  • Search for your favourite shares and open deal tickets
  • Access charts and technical analysis tools

Try our web-based platform

International account

  • Explore our platform with no login
  • Search for your favourite shares and open deal tickets
  • Access charts and technical analysis tools

Try our web-based platform

Open a demo

If you're interested in finding out more about the range of markets available and the functionality of our trading platform, you can open a demo account. 

Domestic account

  • Trade with R100,000 practice funds for two weeks
  • Access charts and view our range of local markets
  • Trade online or via our mobile apps

Open a demo account

International account

  • Trade with £10,000 practice funds for two weeks
  • Access charts and view live prices
  • Trade online or via our mobile apps

Open a demo account

* For CFDs, based on revenue excluding FX, published financial statements, July 2014; (Investment Trends UK Leveraged Trading Report December 2013)