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Options trading

Trade on volatility with our comprehensive, flexible options

Why trade options with IG?

  • Trade on volatility
    Trade on rising, falling and sideways markets

  • Wide range of markets
    Trade on major indices, shares, FX and more

  • Timeframes to suit you
    Daily, weekly, quarterly and future positions

What are options?

Options can form an important part of a wider investment strategy. They give you the right – but not the obligation – to buy or sell an underlying asset before a certain expiry date, allowing you to speculate on the future price of a financial market.

We offer an extensive range of options, with the service and support you’d expect from the world’s largest CFD provider.*

Trading options with IG

Trade options with us using CFDs.

  • Low margin, high leverage
  • Reliable, ultra-fast trading platform
  • Competitive spreads on a wide range of markets
  • Sophisticated chart technology
  • Limited risk trades available

Do you ever say...

I want to trade on volatility

As with digital 100s, options can be used to trade on volatility itself, allowing traders to benefit even when there’s little movement in the underlying market.

I want to hedge my trading strategy

Investors with long positions on stocks, commodities and more can hedge against a drop in the underlying price by taking out a put option. 

I want my capital to work harder

We offer high leverage rates for a wide range of options markets. See our full product details.

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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    Your CFD trading strategies, our superior execution and pricing.

* World's largest retail CFD provider by revenue (excluding FX). Source: Published financial statements, as at October 2016.

Contact us

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

1800 601 734

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email helpdesk.au@ig.com or tweet us at @IGClientHelp