40-year heritage
152,600 clients worldwide
10,000 markets to trade


We're here to help enhance your skills throughout your trading journey, not just at the beginning.

Join us for live webinars, on-demand educational guides, or view our platform walkthrough videos to get the edge on financial markets.

Platform walkthroughs

Beginners' guides

Learn the basics

Understand pricing and funding, margins, how it works and see examples.

CFD trading


A good strategy is key to becoming a good trader. Use our guides to help formulate your goals and avoid mistakes.

Managing risk

Developing a trading plan

Common mistakes


Trading concepts

How should I be trading? What is leverage? What does ‘short-selling’ mean? Learn some fundamental trading concepts.


Short selling

Orders, stops and limits

Understand your markets

Discover more about the details of major asset classes – including ways to invest, dividends explained and more.






Join our introduction programme

We’re here to help. New clients get a personalised walk-through of our platform and are shown how to place their first trade, plus reduced contract sizes for an introductory period.

Learn more about our introduction programme or open an account.

Analysing the markets

Good research is your most valuable tool. Read more about ways to analyse trends and begin technical analysis.

Technical analysis

Open an account now

It's free to open an account, takes less than five minutes, and there's no obligation to fund or trade.

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Contact us

We're here 24hrs a day Monday to Friday.

1800 601 734

You can also call +61 (3) 9860 1799
email helpdesk.au@ig.com or tweet us at @IGClientHelp