Stockbroking has a particular significance in relation to IG's platform. Here, we define stockbroking in general investing and explain what it means to you when trading with IG.
Stockbroking is a service which gives retail and institutional investors the opportunity to trade shares.
Stockbrokers will trade shares both on exchange and over-the-counter, dependent on where they can find the best price and liquidity. Typically, a stockbroking firm will charge commission on the trades it makes on a client’s behalf, or a fee for retaining its services.
There are several different services a stockbroker can provide:
We offer an execution-only stockbroking service as part of our shares trading offering.
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