Automated trading

Benefit from our superior execution and pricing
as you implement your own CFD trading strategies. 

  • Fit your strategy around your schedule – execute trades automatically, day or night

  • Reduce the impact of emotional and gut reactions by allowing pre-planned strategies to run

  • Identify new opportunities and analyse trends with a wide range of indicators

  • Execute multiple real-time trades simultaneously

  • Backtest against historical data

MetaTrader 4

MetaTrader 4 is a secure, established, standalone automated trading platform:

  • Build your own Expert Advisor trading algorithms
  • Run EA strategies across 57 forex CFD markets
  • Create your own indicators
  • Place a range of orders including stop, limit and partial orders



L2 Dealer

L2 Dealer is our advanced share CFD trading platform – use Excel to send automated direct market access orders. 


Create your own trading solutions with our FIX, REST-based and streaming APIs – your orders are filled using our market-leading Smart Order Router, which connects to multiple trading venues and dark pools to ensure you get the best execution.




ProRealTime’s automated trading solution, ProOrder.

  • Automate your CFD trades
  • Build strategies using assisted creation tools, or code them from scratch
  • Import and export strategies, including those created by third parties
  • Improved interface fully integrated into our web-based platform

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Automated trading with IG

By automating your strategies with IG you’ll benefit from:

  • The best possible prices sourced from a large number of venues
  • The expertise of Australia's No.1 CFD and FX provider¹
  • No requotes
  • Tight spreads on a range of major markets
  • Unrivalled service with 24-hour customer support
  • Peace of mind – client money protection for all retail clients

Open an account now

There's no minimum balance to open an account, it takes less than five minutes, and there's no obligation to fund or trade.

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1 Largest retail CFD provider by revenue (excluding FX). Source: Published financial statements. As at July 2014.

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