About us

We are a world-leading online trading provider, giving you access to opportunities across thousands of financial markets through our intuitive platforms and apps.

What we do

We help our clients trade financial markets on leverage through CFDs. This product allows you to find opportunity in both rising and falling markets, and isn’t confined to one asset class – you can choose to trade on indices, forex, shares, commodities and more.

Why choose IG

Trusted and regulated

More traders trust us with their money than anywhere else, making us the world’s No.1 choice for CFD trading1.

We’re authorised and regulated by the FINMA, so you know you can depend on our credibility.

Committed to our clients

We want our clients to stay with us. So we’ve built our business around being on our clients’ side, and wanting them to trade profitably.

As part of this commitment, we are signed up to the FX Global Code of Conduct, which establishes a common set of guidelines for good practice in the markets.

Truly world-leading

Founded in 1974 as the first company of our kind, we’ve been at the forefront of our industry ever since, offering award-winning platforms with market-leading services.

We now serve clients all over the world, from sales offices in 13 countries, based across five continents.

Easy account opening

You could be set up and trading with these simple steps:

Fill out a simple form

We’ll ask about your trading experience

Identity verification

We can verify your identity through 6 different ways.

Fund and start trading

You can withdraw money easily, whenever you like.

The benefits of trading with us

  • Easy-to-use platforms

    Identify and respond to opportunity quickly and securely on fast, powerful platforms and natively-designed apps.

    Discover our platforms

  • Massive market range

    Deal on over 15,000 markets, including more 24-hour indices than any provider and out-of-hours US shares.

    See our markets

  • Become a better trader

    Learn the skills you need to succeed with our range of training resources, including seminars to suit all levels of experience.

    Improve your skills

  • Friendly, expert support

    We’re on hand to help you achieve your trading goals, right from the moment you join.

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  • Effective risk management

    Protect your capital with our range of stop and limit orders, and keep track of your funds easily with an always-visible snapshot of your profit and loss.

    Take control

  • Premium services

    High volume traders can qualify for a personal account manager and bespoke analysis from our team – our way of saying ‘thank you’.

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Open an account now

It's free to open an account, and there's no obligation to fund or trade.

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1 The world's largest retail CFD provider based on revenue excluding FX (published financial statements, February 2018).

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Corporate governance

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