Trade on our award winning trading platform1

A faster, clearer and smarter way to trade. Seize your opportunities with a cutting-edge platform built around your needs.

Start trading today. Call 1800 601 799 or email newaccounts.au@ig.com. We’re here 24 hours a day, except from 8am to 6pm Saturdays (AEDT).

Contact us: 1800 601 799

Start trading today. Call 1800 601 799 or email newaccounts.au@ig.com. We’re here 24 hours a day, except from 8am to 6pm Saturdays (AEDT).

Contact us: 1800 601 799

What our clients are saying

"Very innovative. User friendly platform"

"By far the best and easiest trading platform I have used"

"Fast and responsive. Clear. Very informative fundamentals and signals"

"Allows for in depth chart analysis, custom alerts and automatic trading"

Your new favorite online trading platform

  • Deal ticket
  • Charts
  • News and analysis
  • IG Live
  • Alerts
  • Signals
  • Customisation

Take full control over each trade with just a few clicks, in our easy-to-use deal ticket:

  • Get an instant overview of market prices, spread, and margin with our simple, clean design
  • Reduce risk and protect your profits with our stops and limits – including guaranteed stops for watertight protection2
  • Choose your preferred currency to keep conversion charges down.
  • Trade automatically by setting orders to open at your chosen level, then choose their expiry date or close manually
  • Set alerts to trigger when a market moves an amount, hits a price level or meets your technical conditions
  • Find dealing specs in the ‘information’ tab – minimum stop distances and trade sizes, margin factors and more

Get right to the heart of price action and make the most of opportunity with our fast, clear, smart charts.

  • Track performance across timeframes ranging from tick-by-tick to monthly
  • Compare up to four timeframes on a single chart
  • Perform in-depth analysis with 28 indicators (including MACD, RSI and Bollinger Bands) and 19 drawings
  • Experience modern trading technology, supported by HTML5 technology, on any browser
  • Deal in an instant, direct from charts – open, close and edit positions in a couple of clicks
  • Get integrated access to ProRealTime, the leading web-based charting package for advanced traders

Keep up with financial announcements, and stay ahead of market movements, with a news and analysis package built into our online trading platform.

  • Twitter | Facebook | Instagram: Follow our curated feeds for real-time updates from financial news outlets, analysts and institutions.
  • Reuters: Read breaking news tailored to you, through feeds from the world-leading news organisation.
  • In-house analysts: Find what you need to make an informed trade, with fundamental and technical analysis from IG and DailyFX analysts.

Get inspired by live and on-demand shows from our in-house TV channel.

  • Watch shows with our experts three times a day, Monday to Friday. Discover markets to track, find key levels with live technical analysis, and plan ahead with a look at tomorrow’s likely events.
  • Get exclusive coverage of major events, like monetary policy announcements from the Federal Reserve and Bank of England.

Price moves. Economic events. Technical patterns. Set up automatic alerts and be the first to know about them - on any device.

  • Price level alerts trigger when your market hits your chosen price
  • Price change alerts trigger when a market moves your chosen amount
  • Technical indicator alerts let you know when a market meets your technical conditions
  • Economic calendar alerts inform you ahead of important market events

Get help identifying opportunities to trade on forex, indices and commodities markets. Have buy and sell signals, based on analysis from two expert third parties, delivered to your mobile or desktop:

  • Take the guesswork out of chart pattern recognition
  • Reinforce your own market research and analysis
  • Be alerted to significant trends and patterns
  • Decide whether to react to potential opportunities

Tweak our trading platform so it works, looks and feels just how you need it to.

  • Set up multiple workspaces for different markets and goals
  • Switch between light and dark modes
  • Group favourite or related markets in watchlists for quick access
  • Personalise your balance bar, for a detailed or at-a-glance view
  • Seize opportunity even quicker by turning on one-click dealing
  • Add or remove columns to tailor the info you see
  • Save space - tab your panels in one place for faster access
  • Save space and get quick access to panels by tabbing them in one place

Award-winning trading platforms

Our trading platforms have been recognised time and time again by our industry

Try our online trading platform now

Take our online trading platform for a test-drive – open a free IG demo account. It’s quick and easy, and you’ll get $20,000 virtual funds to practise with.

Try our online trading platform now

Take our online trading platform for a test-drive – open a free IG demo account. It’s quick and easy, and you’ll get $20,000 virtual funds to practise with.

Fast, efficient online trading platform

0.014 seconds average execution speed3

86 million trades in FY19

  • Pricing
  • Execution
  • Security

How we find the best prices

We constantly review many different venues to find the best prices. We always try to improve the integrity of our prices and reduce your transaction charges.

How you get the best price

Markets can move in milliseconds, so the price you clicked to trade on may have changed by the time your order reaches us. However, our order management system will never fill you at a level worse than the one you requested, unless you have instructed us to do so (though your order may be rejected).

Fast and reliable

Our robust trading platforms are built to cope with huge volumes of trades very quickly. We accept 7 million orders per month, from more than 130,000 unique monthly web and mobile users.4

You have full control

Thanks to our range of order types, you have greater control over how your trade is executed – so you trade exactly the way you want.

  • Partial fills increase your chances of successful execution when trading in large sizes
  • Points through current reduces your chance of price rejection in volatile market conditions, enabling you to trade through the current IG price

All our platforms use top-of-the-range web security, so you can trade with confidence.

We use 256-bit SLL (secure sockets layer) encryption, the industry standard for online financial transactions – from PayPal and eBay to high street banks.

Third-party trading platforms

Take greater control over your dealing with built-in access to a range of advanced platforms.

Which trading platform is best for me?

Compare features and decide which platform best suits your needs, with our helpful comparison table.

Mobile trading platform

Take our platform wherever you go, with our award-winning trading platform app.1

Master the IG platform

Get a platform walkthrough of our online trading platform from our experts, and learn some helpful hints and tips – watch the webinars in our archive.

Master the IG platform

Get a platform walkthrough of our online trading platform from our experts, and learn some helpful hints and tips – watch the webinars in our archive.

FAQs

A trading platform is computer software which you can use to research, place, monitor and edit trades. You can choose from many platforms, including desktop platforms, trading apps, web-based platforms and third-party programs.

There are several trading platforms available to you, including online platforms which operate on desktop, or platforms which run on mobile apps. There are also specialist algorithmic and automated trading platforms like MetaTrader 4 and ProRealTime.

If you’re new to the markets, you might want to use an online trading platform on your desktop. If you prefer to trade on the move, you might choose a smart phone or tablet trading app. Experienced traders can use advanced third-party platforms, while algorithmic traders can choose specialist platforms to develop their own automated trading programs.

Compare a range of platforms here.

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1As awarded at the ADVFN International Financial Awards 2020 and Professional Trader Awards 2019.
2 You'll pay a small premium only if your guaranteed stop is triggered
3 Based on IG Group's OTC data for October 2019
4 FY19