Over 40 years’ heritage
185,800 clients worldwide
Over 15,000 markets

About IG

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. These products allow you to find opportunity in both rising and falling markets, and aren’t confined to one asset class – you can choose to trade on indices, forex, shares, commodities and more.

Why choose IG Bank

Trusted and regulated

More traders trust us with their money than anywhere else, making us the world’s No.1 CFD provider1. We’re authorised and regulated by the FINMA, and fully invested in the success of our clients.

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. 

To demonstrate our commitment to fair client outcomes we’ve 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. We now serve clients all over the world, from sales offices in 14 countries.

Easy account opening

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

Fill out a simple online 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

    You can speak to our highly trained team around the clock from 9am Sunday to 11pm Friday, and 10am to 6pm Saturday.

    Find out more

  • Effective risk management

    Help 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’.

    Find out more

Open an account now

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

1 The world's largest retail CFD provider based on revenue excluding FX (published financial statements, October 2016).

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Our helpdesk is open 24 hours a day from 9am Sunday to 11pm Friday, and 10am to 6pm Saturday.