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 195,000 clients worldwide
15,000 markets worldwide

Shares trading

Go long or short on over 8000 international shares with CFDs.

Find a share to trade

Use our market finder tool to find charts, data, sentiment and news on the shares  you want to trade.

Share Finder

Live share prices

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Barclays PLC
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BHP Billiton PLC (LSE)
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BP PLC
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BT Group PLC
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Glencore PLC (LSE)
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Lloyds Banking Group PLC
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Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC
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Shire PLC
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Tesco PLC
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Prices above are subject to our website terms and conditions. All shares prices are delayed by at least 15 mins.

Leveraged trading

Gain full exposure to a market while only putting down a fraction of the cost. Your profit or loss is based on the full value of the position, so you could gain or lose more than your initial outlay.

CFDs

Contracts for difference (CFDs) enable you to open a contract for the difference between the opening and closing price of an asset.

Why trade shares CFDs with IG?

  • Access over 8000 markets

    Low margins and competitive spreads on a wide range of popular, global shares

  • Trade on desktop and mobile

    Enjoy seamless trading with our browser-based platform and mobile and tablet apps

  • Direct market access (DMA)

    More control, functionality and liquidity, plus see market depth and interact with order books

  • Trade shares on margin

    Gain full exposure with a small initial deposit when you trade CFDs, but remember with leverage comes increased risk

Shares CFDs costs and details

For full details for all our shares, follow the link to our help area, or download a PDF or Excel spreadsheet.

Open an account now

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

What is share trading?

Shares are one of the most popular and well-known financial instruments. When you buy a share, you’re buying a small part - or ‘unit of ownership’ - in a company. So if you’re considering trading non CFD shares, it’s extremely important to research both the company and the industry that it’s in.

An added benefit of trading shares is receiving dividends. They represent your share of the company’s profits and are usually paid out twice a year. The amount you receive depends on how much the management distributes to shareholders, and how much it reinvests back into the business.

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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 11am (Dubai time).

+971 (0) 4 559 2108

You can also email us at: helpdesk.ae@ig.com

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.

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