Financial events

What are the key financial events, sectors and markets you should be keeping an eye on as a trader?

Why trade financial events with IG?

  • Trade on the market reaction

    Speculate on over 16,000 global markets

  • Go short or long

    Think a bear market’s on the horizon? Take a short position

  • 24-hour markets

    Trade on volatility as results are announced, with 24-hour trading on key markets

Earnings season

Start taking advantage of price movements caused by US earnings seasons. Go long or short on a huge range of stocks with us, including 70 key stocks that you can trade out of hours.

Reserve Bank of Australia meeting

Find out about the RBA meeting and statement - why it's important for traders, how banks set the cash rate and how it affects the Australian economy.

Global Recession 2020

Discover how to trade during a global recession.

Coronavirus market impact

Follow the impact the disease is having on finanial markets here, and discover how we can help you navigate volatility.

Brexit

Keep up to date with all the latest developments surrounding Brexit.

Federal Reserve meeting

Everything you need to know about the Federal Reserve’s FOMC announcement – including when it is, and why it’s important.

Non-farm payrolls

Discover what the non-farm payrolls report is – including the date of the next release, and why it’s important to traders. 

OPEC meeting

Your essential guide to Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) meetings – find out how they affect global oil prices and other energy markets.

Airbnb IPO

A comprehensive guide to the expected Airbnb initial public offering, including details about the valuation and steps on how to trade the IPO with IG.

Bank of England meeting

An in-depth look at the Bank of England’s MPC announcement – including its role in shaping the UK economy, and how this affects traders.

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Enjoy flexible access to more than 17,000 global markets, with reliable execution

Fast execution on a huge range of markets

Enjoy flexible access to more than 17,000 global markets, with reliable execution

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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

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

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