Learn to trade

Whether you’re new to the markets or just looking to brush up on your skills, we offer a range of tools and resources to help you take the next step on your trading journey.

Develop your skills with IG Academy

IG Academy is a free resource designed to help you become a more successful trader. Choose from our wide variety of courses and webinars, and you’ll learn how to:

  • Trade on a range of asset classes, including commodities, forex, indices and shares

  • Take advantage of both rising and falling markets

  • Free up capital using leverage, and create an effective trading plan

  • Manage your risk and protect your profits

  • Identify opportunity, and decide what, when and how to react to it

Why sign up to IG Academy?

An interactive education

Get to grips with the essentials of trading, with infographics, video explainers and end-of-course quizzes.

Webinars and seminars

Put your questions to market experts, as they cover everything from spotting opportunity to using our platform.

Practise risk free

Use your IG Academy login to access a demo account, and trade on live markets with $10,000 of virtual funds.

Learn on the move

Keep the momentum going even when you’re away from your desk: download the IG Academy app for free, and log in using your details to pick up where you left off.

You'll be able to access all our interactive courses and quizzes as normal, as well as join webinars and watch our video explainers.

Discover the latest news, views and events

News and analysis

Read the latest trading news and analysis, as well as expert insight into the strategies that can help you capitalise on global market movements.

Financial events

Explore the upcoming economic and political events you should be adding to your trading calendar, and how best to trade them.

More about leveraged trading

Managing your risk

Risk is an inherent part of leveraged trading, but you can reduce your exposure with our wide range of tools and features.

Explore our glossary

Come across a term you’ve never heard before? Visit our extensive glossary to clear up any tricky jargon related to trading.

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Fast execution on a huge range of markets

Enjoy flexible access to more than 16,000 global markets, with reliable execution

Fast execution on a huge range of markets

Enjoy flexible access to more than 16,000 global markets, with reliable execution

Deal seamlessly, wherever you are

Trade on the move with our natively designed, award-winning trading app

Deal seamlessly, wherever you are

Trade on the move with our natively designed, award-winning trading app

Feel secure with a trusted provider

With 45 years of experience, we’re proud to offer a truly market-leading service

Feel secure with a trusted provider

With 45 years, we’re proud to offer a truly market-leading service

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Help and support

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Or contact us on +971 (0) 4 559 2100 or helpdesk.ae@ig.com.

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).

All trading involves risk and losses can exceed deposits. Trading CFDs may not be suitable for everyone so please ensure that you fully understand the risks involved. All trading involves risk and losses can exceed deposits.