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- About IG
There's no minimum balance to open an account, it takes less than five minutes, and there's no obligation to fund or trade.
To apply for a self-managed super fund CFD account, please ensure you have liquid assets in excess of A$1 million (including SMSF) and include supporting documentation during your application. This threshold does not apply to Share Trading accounts.
We are the world’s largest CFD provider,1 and Australia’s No.1 CFD and FX provider.2
Part of IG Group Holdings, a member of the FTSE 250 with a market cap of £2.1 billion.3
We have been a market leader since establishing the original IG Group company in 1974.
IG was the first company to launch CFDs in Australia (July 2002).
IG has 1000 staff across 16 offices around the world.
We are authorised and regulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), AFSL number 220440.
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1 World's largest retail CFD provider by revenue (excluding FX). Source: Published financial statements, as at October 2016.
2 By primary relationships, Investment Trends May 2016 CFD Report & November 2015 FX Report.
3 IG Group Holdings Plc, as at 31 May 2017