Why trade cryptocurrencies with IG?
Trade rising and falling prices on leverage to make the most of volatility2
Improved liquidity means there’s more chance of executing your trade at your chosen price
Preserve your capital with guaranteed stops4
Safely and easily deposit funds. We’re a regulated FTSE 250 company3
Speculate on more than ten major cryptocurrencies and crosses, or get broad exposure with our Crypto 10 index
No wallet needed. Get exposure to cryptocurrencies without the worries of managing a cryptocurrency wallet.
Cryptocurrencies you can trade CFDs on with IG
Our Crypto 10 index gives you exposure to the seven largest coins with a single trade.
Prices on popular markets
What is cryptocurrency trading?
Trading cryptocurrency CFDs involves speculating on whether a cryptocurrency’s price will go up or down – without taking ownership of any underlying coins.
What are the benefits of cryptocurrency trading with IG?
For CFD trades, you can go long or short on the price – all without the expense of an exchange account.
How do I trade cryptocurrencies?
- Open a CFD trading account
- Find an opportunity
- Take a position
- Monitor your trade
Open a cryptocurrency trading account in minutes
Fill in our simple online form
We’ll ask a few questions about your trading experience.
Get swift verification
We can usually verify your ID in just a few seconds.
Fund your account and trade
Or practise on a demo account if you’d prefer.
How much will I have to pay?
CFD trading is a form of leveraged trading, meaning you can win, or lose, a significant amount more than you deposit initially. Though not actually a cost to you, the margin you pay makes a big difference to the affordability of your trade.
Your key payment for trading cryptocurrencies with IG is the spread – the difference between the buy and the sell price – which is essentially our commission for executing your trade. We work to keep our spreads among the lowest in the business.
|Market||Retail margin||Pro Level 1 margin||Pro Level 2 margin
What is this?
|Crypto 10 index||50.00%||25.00%||8.00%|
|Crypto 10 index||38|
What platforms can I use to trade on cryptocurrencies with IG?
What’s in the Crypto 10 index?
Our Crypto 10 index* is comprised of:
- Bitcoin cash
- Bitcoin SV
1 Number 1 in Australia by primary relationships, FX, Investment Trends December 2020 Leveraged Trading Report.
2 While leverage magnifies profits, it will also magnify losses.
3 IG is part of IG Group Holdings Plc, a member of the FTSE 250.
4 Guaranteed stops incur a small premium if triggered.