About us

We are a world-leading online trading provider, giving you access to opportunities across thousands of financial markets through our intuitive platforms and apps.

Call 1800 601 799 or email helpdesk.au@ig.com to talk about opening a trading account. We’re here 24hrs a day from 3pm Saturday to 9am Saturday (AEDT).

Contact us: 1800 601 799

What we do

We help our clients trade financial markets on leverage, through CFDs. These products allow you to find opportunity in both rising and falling markets, and aren’t confined to one asset class – you can choose to trade on indices, forex, shares, commodities and more.

You can also use our online Share Trading Platform to buy and sell thousands of local and international shares, all from the one account.

Why choose IG?

Trusted and regulated

More traders trust us with their money than anyone else, making us Australia's No.1 CFD provider.1

We’re authorised and regulated by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC), and fully invested in the success of our clients.

We value our clients

We want our clients to stay with us. So we’ve built our business around being on our clients’ side, and wanting them to trade profitably.

As part of this commitment, we are signed up to the FX Global Code of Conduct, which establishes a common set of guidelines for good practice in the markets.

Truly world-leading

Founded in 1974 as the first company of our kind, we’ve been at the forefront of our industry ever since, offering award-winning platforms with market-leading services.

We now serve clients all over the world, from 15 sales offices based across five continents.

Committed to our clients

In addition, we’re a founding member of the Australian CFD & FX Forum, which develops and implements standards to provide additional client benefits and protection through addressing CFD and FX industry issues not covered by current legislation.

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Award-winning platform

We’ve been recognised time and time again by our industry, both for the services and the technology that we provide.

Supporting Melbourne Football Club

The world’s first CFD provider is proud to be a partner of the world’s oldest professional football club, Melbourne Football Club.

Our partnership with MFC ensures the success and support of their whole team through donations made on behalf of IG to the MFC High Performance program. Not only will you be helping to ensure the success of the players and future on-field performance, but you’ll also gain access to exclusive events in partnership with MFC.

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Let your trading take you further

If you're an existing IG accountholder, you can earn Qantas Points when you trade shares and/or FX:*

Earn up to 5,000 Qantas Points as you trade local and international shares

Earn up to 5,000 Qantas Points for trading selected FX pairs

*T&Cs available here

Your money is protected

Rest assured that when you deposit funds into an IG account, it’s safeguarded in a range of ways:

  • Your money is held in segregated accounts at regulated banks
  • We don’t use your money for our own business activity
  • Your money is ring-fenced from our creditors

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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

Trade 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

The benefits of trading with us

Easy-to-use platforms

Identify and respond to opportunity quickly and securely on fast, powerful platforms and natively-designed apps.

Massive market range

Deal on over 16,000 markets, including more 24-hour indices than any provider and out-of-hours US shares.

Become a better trader

Learn the skills you need to succeed with our range of training resources, including seminars to suit all levels of experience.

Friendly, expert support

You can speak to our team around the clock from 1pm Saturday to 7am the following Saturday (AEST).

Effective risk management

Help protect your capital with our range of stop and limit orders, and keep track of your funds easily with an always-visible snapshot of your profit and loss.

Premium services

High volume traders can qualify for a personal account manager and bespoke analysis from our team – our way of saying ‘thank you’.

Start trading today

Simple account opening. Easy-to-use platform. First-class customer service. Choose an established world leader in online trading.

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