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.
Established in 1974
Over 185,000 clients worldwide
15,000 markets worldwide

Web platform

Designed around you and your trading

  • Browser-based, no need to download software

  • Full market depth with DMA access for FX CFD and equity CFDs

  • Create and edit watchlists

  • Launch ProRealTime charts and IG charts straight from your chosen market

  • View streaming Reuters news

Customisable layout

Every trader is different. Our flexible design allows you to move windows around to suit your needs, tab windows on and off, save layouts and edit columns.

Advanced traders can also choose to add DMA prices, advanced charts, trailing stops, buffer limits and multiple deal tickets.

Ease of use

Clear design with easy-to-use deal ticket

One-click trading

Switch between pairs view, small or large lists

Trade straight from charts

Monitoring tools

Our range of features mean you don’t have to watch your screen all day.

Stops and limits

Set stops and limits to automatically close your positions. Find out more about managing risk

'Tear-off' prices

‘Tear off’ prices, tickets and charts to view even when you close down the main platform.

Price alerts

Create price alerts to notify you of market moves by email or text, with a
personalised message.

Easy navigation


Explore what we offer and search the markets.

Our simple-to-use market finder allows you to search quickly for the asset you’re interested in, or browse through our full range.


Manually set up lists and groups of markets or view pre-loaded watchlists for easy access.

Choose from popular markets, UK banks, UK mining, UK retail or recently traded items, as well as creating your own lists.

Charting packages

IG Charts

IG Charts is our free, fast and essential charting package that provides a wide range of technical indicators, direct dealing from your charts and more.

Find out more


ProRealTime is the latest advanced charting package for technical traders, containing a full suite of dedicated features. Monthly cost refunded to active clients2

Find out more

Tools and analysis

Reuters news

Live streaming news, fully integrated into the platform. Get newsflashes and stories on international shares with no delay. Client only.


Automatically monitors the markets on your behalf, alerting you to chart patterns that could be a trading opportunity. Client only.

Technical specifications

Our recommended browser is Google Chrome. This offers the best performance and stability with our platform and charts. You can download Google Chrome for free. 

Our browser-based platform supports Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer 9, 10 &11 (although we recommend you upgrade to version 11) and Safari (Mac only).


Charts require Adobe Flash Player and Java

IG innovation

Innovation comes as standard at IG – since 1974 we’ve been enhancing and developing our technology. We first launched out iPhone trading app in 2008 and since then have expanded our offering to most devices, including iPad, with trading-from-charts functionality and more.

Recent innovations include:

  • Price sourcing from Europe's leading multi-lateral trading facilities
  • Advanced iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, iPad, BlackBerry and Windows 8 apps
  • Our unique client sentiment indicators

Help and support

Our desktop trading platform is clear and easy to use, but elements are advanced and detailed. You can learn more about the platform and get answers to your questions in several ways: 

Open an account now

It's free to open an account, and there's no obligation to fund or trade.

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2 $40 monthly fee applies to ProRealTime access unless at least four trades are transacted in a given month. Terms apply. We reserve the right to charge you for the service if your qualifying trades are of an extremely low value.


Contact us

Our office is open 5 days a week, Sunday to Thursday from 8am to 7pm (Dubai time). Support line is available 24hrs a day, 7 days a week, except for Saturday from 1am to 11pm (Dubai time).

+971 (0) 4 559 2108

You can also email us at:


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.