Compare our leveraged trading

Find out which IG office offers the best trading account for you, based on your trading priorities.

CFDs are a leveraged product and can result in losses that exceed deposits. Trading CFDs may not be suitable for everyone, so please ensure you fully understand the risks and take care to manage your exposure.

Global offices

Choose to trade via one of our international offices, based on your personal trading needs.

Multiple accounts

It is possible to open multiple accounts and trade with more than one IG office.

Your choice

Use this page to decide which offering suits you best, then go to that site to learn more.

Money protection and regulation

Money protection: see how your money is protected when you trade with us

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USA
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IG contracting entity IG Index Ltd, IG Markets Ltd IG Europe GmbH1 IG Markets Ltd, Australia IG Bank S. A. IG Markets, South Africa Ltd IG Asia Pte Ltd IG Markets Ltd, Australia IG Limited IG Securities Ltd IG US LLC Nadex
Does IG offer client money protection? Yes – segregated client money Yes – deposit of client assets Yes – segregated client money No Yes – segregated client money
Deposit compensation scheme? (limit) Yes. FSCS (£50,000) Yes. EdW for clients of IG Europe GmbH (limited to 90% of your claim, up to € 20,000). No compensation scheme Yes. Esisuisse (CHF 100,000) No compensation scheme n/a n/a

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Regulated: we are authorised and regulated in every region that we operate

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USA
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Authorised by FCA BaFin and Deutsche Bundesbank ASIC FINMA FSCA MAS FMA DFSA JFSA, METI, MAFF CFTC
Supervised by FCA AMF, CONSOB, FI, CNMV ASIC FINMA FSCA MAS FMA DFSA JFSA, METI, MAFF NFA CFTC
Complaints authority FOS BaFin, Deutsche Bundesbank and European Commission Australian FOS Swiss Banking Ombudsman FAIS Ombud FIDReC FSCL DFSA FINMAC NFA n/a

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Discover our global trading products and services

Account types: understand our different account types and risk levels

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USA
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Account types offered IG trading account,
IG professional account, Share dealing account
IG trading account,
IG professional account
IG trading account, Limited risk account, Share dealing account2 IG trading account, Limited risk acccount IG trading account Exchange account
Can you lose more than you deposit?

No, you have negative balance protection3

No you have negative balance protection3, 4

Yes - on IG trading account

No - on Limited risk account

Yes No, products are limited risk

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Deposits and withdrawals: we make it as quick and easy as possible for you to deposit and withdraw funds with us

UK Europe Australia Switzerland South Africa Singapore New Zealand Dubai Japan USA
(IG)
USA
(Nadex)
Deposit / withdrawal fees Debit card: free
Credit card: free
Paypal: free5
Fees vary by country of residence6 Debit: free
Credit: free
Paypal: n/a
Debit: 2.3%
Credit: 2.3%
Paypal: n/a
Debit: free
Credit: 1% Visa, 0.5% Mastercard
Paypal: n/a
Debit: free
Credit: free7
Paypal: n/a
Debit: n/a
Credit: n/a
Paypal: n/a
Free except for withdrawal by wire ($15) Fees vary by country of residence8
Minimum deposit £250 €300 $450 CHF 5000 R4000 $450 $450 $300 JPY 35,000 $250 $250

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Sign-up process: we take great care to know and understand our clients

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(IG)
USA
(Nadex)
Sign-up process Electronic verification / documents required Electronic verification Proof of identity required (through video, notary, Swiss Post Office, or face to face) Proof of identity required Proof of identity required Electronic verification Proof of identity required (various options) Proof of identity required Electronic verification / documents required Proof of identity required

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Trading details: explore our trading products and range of markets

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USA
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Trading products Spread betting (including options), share dealing CFDs, Barrier Options, Vanilla Options CFDs (including options, digital 100s), share dealing CFDs (including options, digital 100s) CFDs CFDs (including options, digital 100s) CFDs (including options, digital 100s) CFDs (including options, digital 100s) CFDs (including options, digital 100s) Forex Exchange-traded binaries
Range of markets 16,000+ markets, including indices, forex, shares, commodities and cryptos 10,000+ markets, including indices, forex, shares, commodities and cryptos 80+ forex pairs 10,000+ contracts, including indices, forex, commodities and cryptos
Trading platforms Desktop, mobile (iOS, Android), tablet (iOS, Android)

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Country of residence: your country of residence does not necessarily define which IG office you can trade with

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USA
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Accepts global applicants?

Local residents only?

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Compare our leverage

Leverage: the leverage we offer varies depending on which IG office you trade with.

 

The following leverage ratios are applicable to our IG trading account and Limited risk account only.

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(IG)
USA
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Trading products Spread betting (including options), share dealing CFDs, Barrier Options, Vanilla Options CFDs (including options, digital 100s), share dealing CFDs (including options, digital 100s) CFDs CFDs (including options, digital 100s) CFDs (including options, digital 100s) CFDs CFDs (including binaries) Forex Exchange-traded binaries
Forex
(leverage from)
30:1 100:1 (barrier options only) 200:1 200:1 n/a 50:1 200:1 50:1 25:1 50:1 n/a
Indices
(leverage from)
20:1 100:1 (barrier options only) 200:1 200:1 66:1 20:1 200:1 50:1 10:1 n/a n/a
Shares
(leverage from)
5:1 5:1 (CFDs) 20:1 20:1 20:1 10:1 20:1 10:1 5:1 n/a n/a
Commodities9
(leverage from)
20:1 100:1 (barrier options only) 140:1 140:1 n/a 5:1 140:1 50:1 20:1 n/a n/a
Cryptocurrencies
(leverage from)
2:1 2:1 (CFDs) 2.85:1 2.85:1 n/a 5:1 2.85:1 2.85:1 n/a n/a n/a

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Explore our client support services

Customer support: our support team is available in a wide range of languages

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USA
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Languages supported English European10 English, Chinese German, French, Italian, English English English English English, Arabic Japanese English
Customer support11 Available 24hrs a day from 8am Saturday to 10pm Friday Available 24hrs for 5 days a week Monday to Friday

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Offices: we are a global company with physical offices on five continents

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(IG)
USA
(Nadex)
Home office London, UK Dusseldorf Melbourne, Australia Geneva, Switzerland Sandton, South Africa Singapore Melbourne, Australia DIFC, Dubai, UAE Tokyo, Japan Chicago, USA
Additional branches n/a France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden n/a Zurich n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

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1 If you were based in Europe and opened an account prior to 30th January 2019 you will likely have an account with IG Markets.
2 Australian residents only
3 Doesn't apply to an IG professional account
4 Retail clients contracting with our French branch receive a Limited risk account by default in compliance with French regulation
5 For Italy the first payment can only be made by bank transfer. Credit card and PayPal are available for subsequent payments.
6 Non-APAC residents: free; APAC residents: debit card: free; credit card: 1% Visa, 0.5% Mastercard; Paypal: 1%
7 Professional clients only. IG will not charge you for depositing or withdrawing using this method to fund your account. Your bank, card issuer, intermediary banks, merchants or other third parties may make additional charges to your transfers and we have no control over this
8 ​US residents: Debit card, ACH, wire and check deposits: free; debit withdrawals: not available; ACH withdrawals: free; wire withdrawal: $25. Non-US residents: debit card and international bank transfer deposits: free; debit withdrawals: not available; international bank transfer withdrawals: $25
9 Includes gold
10 German, French, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Dutch, Danish
11 All times shown are UK times

All trading involves risk and losses can exceed deposits. Trading CFDs may not be suitable for everyone so please ensure that you fully understand the risks involved. All trading involves risk and losses can exceed deposits.