As the world’s most-traded financial market, foreign exchange presents a wealth of opportunities for those who can harness its inherent volatility. Open a forex CFD trading account with the UK’s No.1 retail provider1 and use our range of powerful platforms to take advantage of movements in currency prices.
Forex trading, foreign exchange trading or currency trading is the buying and selling of currencies on the forex market with the aim of making a profit.
Forex is the world’s most-traded financial market, with transactions worth trillions of dollars taking place every day.
IG is home to more retail forex traders in the UK than any other forex trading. Why trade with anyone but the No.1?
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1 By number of primary relationships with FX traders (Investment Trends UK Leveraged Trading Report released August 2018).
2 Based on published financial statements, August 2018.
3 Average spread (Monday 12am – Friday 22:00 GMT) for the six weeks ending 27 July 2018. For our minimum spreads, please see our forex CFD details.
4 Time-weighted (10pm – 8pm UK time) average spread by trade (quoted to three decimal places), August 2016. There is also a commission charge for Forex Direct.
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