CFDs are complex financial instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money. CFDs are complex financial instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Axel Rudolph

Axel Rudolph is a Market Analyst at IG and a multiple award-winning cross asset technical analyst, having over the last decade been ranked in the top 3 in the international FX Euromoney Survey and winning it in 2014 and in 2019.

Before joining IG Axel held technical analysis and trading positions at Commerzbank, Société Générale, The Co-Operative Bank and Dow Jones Newswires. He is a Fellow, Non-Executive Director and Head of Education at the Society of Technical Analysts (STA), having previously been its chairman.

Axel has also been a lecturer in technical analysis at several London universities for over two decades and the Vice-Chairman Europe on the board of the International Federation of Technical Analysts (IFTA).