Corporate accounts

We offer a complete trading solution for corporate and institutional clients, built around powerful technology, a huge range of markets and dedicated support.

Find out more by calling 1800 601 799

Who trades with us?

We tailor our services to benefit a range of different organisations: 

  • Investment managers 
  • Trading arcades 
  • Online brokers 
  • Money managers 
  • Corporations and proprietary trading houses 
  • Hedge funds 
  • Individual corporate trading vehicles

Don’t fall into one of these categories? We may still be able to help.

Contact us to discuss on or 1800 601 799.

What can we offer?

Our institutional clients enjoy quality trading services from a global market leader.

  • Financial security of an established FTSE 250 company
  • Easy access to over 16,000 markets
  • Direct market access solutions
  • FIX API support
  • 24-hour technical support
  • Transparent charging
  • Tiered margining

Why IG?

Over 16,000 markets from one account

We offer an exceptional range of trading opportunities. Please contact us to discuss your exact market requirements.

Superior pricing and execution

​As an institutional client you’ll benefit from our full range of market-leading trading functionality - including L2 Dealer, our downloadable direct market access (DMA) platform.

Our systems are built to execute large volumes of trades at lightning-fast speeds:

  • Over 8.1 million trades executed a month1
  • Core platform uptime of 99.98%2
  • Our best possible prices sourced from multiple venues
  • Better execution thanks to increased liquidity
  • Smart order routing technology that automatically sources optimum prices 
  • Free live price feeds from MTFs 
  • No requotes with IG's own platforms3
  • Price improvement technology could give you a better price if the market moves in your favour as you place a trade

Competitive charging

We aim to keep our charging clear, simple and as low as possible. 
Our spreads start at just 0.4 points for popular indices and 0.6 pips on major forex pairs. Share CFDs are available at the underlying market price, with commissions from 0.1% with an A$8 minimum on Australian share CFDs.
We don't charge platform fees for active traders. Share exchange live prices and ProRealTime charts fees are refunded if you place a minimum number of trades each month7.

Other charges include:

  • Overnight funding
  • Currency conversion
  • Limited risk premium
  • Inactivity fee

Low margins

We offer competitively low margins across all our markets. And our tiered approach to margining means we can keep margin rates as low as possible for larger aggregate positions.

Cutting edge trading tools and technology

L2 Dealer

With L2 Dealer you can execute directly into the order books of all the major Australian, UK, US and European equity exchanges, plus several multilateral trading facilities (MTFs) and forex liquidity providers.

  • See the full market depth for each stock with level two prices 
  • Place anonymous orders inside the market spread or at key levels
  • Simultaneously create parallel CFD positions 

FIX trading

We offer both DMA and OTC solutions via the industry standard FIX Protocol.

  • FIX DMA – Access underlying exchanges and use algorithms to trade automatically
  • FIX OTC – Expand your range of products by using FIX to offer our OTC prices

More about FIX API

Web-based and mobile trading

Explore our award-winning web-based trading platform and mobile apps.

How to get in touch

Contact us

Find out more about trading with us by calling or emailing

1800 601 799

Apply directly

If you already know which of our services you require, you can directly create an account here.

Before you apply, it is important to read our terms and agreements. Our Regulatory Benchmark Disclosures and margin payments and client funds information are also available if you would like to know more.

Partnering with IG

We paid over $65 million to partners in 2011-2012. See how we can work with you to make your business more profitable by visiting

Dedicated support

Our support teams – including dedicated IT experts – are available around the clock.

We also provide a telephone brokerage service to help institutional clients work large algorithmic orders, and offer a comprehensive program for running statements and reports.

Established and secure

Part of IG Group Holdings Plc, we are a globally successful business, with offices in 16 countries and over 195,200 active clients worldwide.4

We are Australia's No. 1 CFD and FX provider.5 Part of IG Group Holdings, a member of the FTSE 250 with a market cap of $3.96 billion.6 We are regulated by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) and hold a an Australian Financial Services License 220440.

Open an account now

There's no minimum balance required to open an account and there's no obligation to fund or trade.

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  1. Average per month, IG globally, 12 months to August 2016
  2. 99.98% core platform uptime, 12 months to August 2016
  3. Excludes MT4, a third-party platform licensed to IG
  4. IG globally, year ending May 2018
  5. World's largest retail CFD provider by revenue (excluding FX). Source: Published financial statements, as at February 2018.
  6. IG Group Holdings Plc, as at 31 May 2014
  7. $40 monthly fee applies to ProRealTime access unless at least four trades are transacted in a given month. We reserve the right to charge you for the service if your qualifying trades are of an extremely low value.

Help and support

Get answers

Or ask about opening an account on 1800 601 799, or +61 (3) 9860 1799, or

If you're calling from NZ, you can contact us on 0800 442 150

We're here 24hrs a day from 1pm Saturday to 7am Saturday (AEST).