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For professionals only. Losses can exceed deposits. Negative balance protection is not available for professional accounts. For professionals only. Losses can exceed deposits. Negative balance protection is not available for professional accounts.

For Pro clients only. Losses can exceed deposits.

IG Pro

You know how to trade. Get the freedom and service that your experience deserves with Australia's No.1 CFD and FX provider.1 Now with Pro Level 1 or Pro Level 2.

IG Pro

You know how to trade. Get the freedom and service that your experience deserves with Australia's No.1 CFD and FX provider.1 Now with Pro Level 1 or Pro Level 2.

Start trading today. For account opening enquiries call 1800 601 799 between 9am and 6pm (AEDT) weekdays, or email newaccounts.au@ig.com.

Contact us: 1800 601 799

Start trading today. For account opening enquiries call 1800 601 799 between 9am and 6pm (AEDT) weekdays, or email newaccounts.au@ig.com.

Contact us: 1800 601 799

The benefits of Pro

Cash rebates

Get money back each month depending on your trading volume – more if you qualify for Pro Level 2.

Lower margins

Continue to access higher leverage on major indices, FX pairs and shares.

Collateral service

Use up to 95% of the value of your IG share trading account as margin for leveraged trades.

Sophisticated orders

Take greater control, with VWAP, TWAP, volume inline and other Pro-only order types.

Things to know

If you qualify for a Pro account you’ll be treated and classified as a wholesale client. This means that you won’t be treated the same as a retail client, who would be afforded additional investor protections.

If you qualify, we’ll continue to fully segregate your money and assets in the same way as before – in accordance with the client money provisions of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth). However, you won’t be entitled to the following protections under the Corporation Act 2001 (Cth):

You won’t benefit from the protections afforded under ASIC’s product intervention measures for CFDs, including leverage restrictions and negative balance protection2

You won’t be given a Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) or Financial Services Guide (FSG).

The applicable Future of Financial Advice (FoFa) requirements relating to conflicted remuneration will not apply to you3

Our external dispute resolution scheme, the Australian Financial Complaints Authority, has discretion to exclude complaints from wholesale clients

Please also consider our Pro Guide and Wholesale Disclosure Notice.

Am I eligible?

Pro Level 1 - NEW

REQUIREMENT 1: EXPERIENCE

You have a minimum of four quarters’ leverage trading experience during which you have placed, on average, at least 15 trades per quarter in qualifying size.*

OR

You have held a professional position in the financial services sector that required experience of derivatives trading for at least 12 months.

REQUIREMENT 2: SAVINGS

You have gross annual income of over $100,000 or Savings & Investments of over $500,000

REQUIREMENT 3: KNOWLEDGE

You pass a short knowledge assessment to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of leveraged products as part of the application process.

*Opening notional size per trade of $20,000 for equities and/or $100,000 notional size for Indices, FX or Commodities OR total notional size of all trading (opening & closing) per quarter> $1m for equities or $5m for Indices, FX or Commodities. Trades must have been placed within last 5 years.

Pro Level 2 - NEW

REQUIREMENT 1: EXPERIENCE

You have a minimum of four quarters’ leverage trading experience during which you have placed, on average, at least 15 trades per quarter within the last 5 years.

OR

You have held a professional position in the financial services sector that required experience of derivatives trading for at least 12 months.

REQUIREMENT 2: WEALTH

You have net assets of $2.5 million.

OR

You have gross income for each of the last two financial years of at least $250,000.

You will also need to supply an accountancy certificate to prove your wealth for Level 2

You will also need to supply an accountancy certificate to prove your wealth for Level 2

What will my trading look like with Pro?

Higher leverage, lower margins

Take a look at how Pro and retail leverage differs.

Maximum Leverage
Retail Pro Level 1 * Pro Level 2
Major forex pairs2 30:1 100:1 250:1
Major indices3 20:1 100:1 250:1
Minor forex pairs and gold2 20:1 100:1 250:1
Minor indices3 10:1 100:1 250:1
Commodities(excluding gold) 10:1 40:1 83:1
Shares or other underlying assets 5:1 10:1 25:1
Cryptos 2:1 4:1 6.25:1

* Maximum leverage that applies unless you have been notified otherwise in writing.

Retail vs Pro features

Features
Retail Pro Level 1 ^ Pro Level 2
Negative balance protection
Your account losses can’t remain below zero.
*  
Volume-based rebates (VBR)
Cashback awarded monthly when your trading reaches pre-defined tiers.
     
Reduced margin when using stops
Attaching a stop to your open positions may reduce margin requirements.
     
Access to collateral
Use the value of the holdings in your IG share trading account, instead of cash, to cover margin requirements on your CFD account.
  *  

^ Features that will apply to your account unless you have been notified otherwise in writing.

* Negative balance protection is not available to clients who have linked their CFD and share trading accounts through our collateral offering.

More Pro features

Qualify for Pro, and you’ll unlock a range of features in addition to those above:

Experienced account managers, here to help you with your trading needs

Credit facilities, giving you greater flexibility (subject to approval)

Direct market access on forex and shares, giving you increased visibility in the underlying market

A three-month trial of ProRealTime

A dedicated execution desk, enabling you to place complex trades in the underlying market

Apply for Pro

No IG account yet?

Fill out a simple online form to apply for a
CFD account

Log into your newly created account and follow
the prompt to begin verification for Pro status

Complete the additional steps - we'll ask you for
some more info to verify your status

Check your emails to find out if you've qualified
for Pro status

We may request additional documentation or
supporting evidence from you.

Please consider our Pro Guide and Wholesale Disclosure Notice before applying for Pro. Here’s a reminder of the requirements for becoming a pro trader.

Apply for Pro

No IG account yet?

Fill out a simple online form to apply for a CFD account

Log into your newly created account and follow the prompt to
begin verification for Pro status

Complete the additional steps - we'll ask you for some more info to
verify your status

Check your emails to find out if you've qualified for Pro status

We may request additional documentation or supporting evidence
from you.

Please consider our Pro Guide and Wholesale Disclosure Notice before applying for Pro. Here’s a reminder of the requirements for becoming a pro trader.

Apply for Pro

No IG account yet?

Fill out a simple online form to apply for a CFD account

Log into your newly created account and follow the prompt to begin verification for Pro status

Log into your newly created account and follow the prompt to begin verification for Pro status

Check your emails to find out if you've qualified for Pro status

We may request additional documentation or supporting evidence from you.

Please consider our Pro Guide and Wholesale Disclosure Notice before applying for Pro. Here’s a reminder of the requirements for becoming a pro trader.

Apply for Pro

Trading with us already?

Log in to My IG or your IG trading app as you normally would

Once logged in, follow the prompt to begin verification for Pro status – or go to ‘settings’ then ‘client and account status’

Complete the additional steps - we'll ask you for some more info to verify your status

Check your emails to find out if you've qualified for Pro

We may request additional documentation or supporting evidence from you.

Please consider our Pro Guide and Wholesale Disclosure Notice before applying for Pro. Here’s a reminder of the requirements for becoming a pro trader.

Multi award winning trading platforms

We’ve invested heavily to ensure our trading platform is as fast, smooth and feature rich as possible – and we’ve got the awards to prove it.

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1 Number 1 in Australia by primary relationships, CFDs & FX, Investment Trends December 2020 Leveraged Trading Report CFDs & FX,Investment Trends
December 2020 Leveraged Trading Report
2 Negative balance protection is not available to Pro Level 2 clients and Pro Level 1 clients who have collateral enabled.
3 The conflicted remuneration provisions of the Corporations Act affect how AFS licensees and their representatives are paid and the benefits they receive.
4 'Qualifying size' means opening notional size per trade of $20,000 for equities and/or $100,000 for indices, FX or commodities OR total notional size of all trading (opening and closing)
per quarter > $1m for equities or $5m for indices, FX or commodities. Trades must have been placed within last five years.
5 Major forex pairs are those that include any two of the following: AUD, USD, GBP, EUR, JPY, CAD, CHF. Minor forex pairs are all pairs not included as a major pair.
6 Major indices include: Australia 200, France 40, Germany 40, Wall Street, EU Stocks 50, FTSE 100, US Tech 100, Japan 225 and US 500. Minor indices are all indices not included
as a major.