Automated trading

Benefit from our superior execution and pricing
as you implement your own CFD trading strategies. 

  • Fit your strategy around your schedule – execute trades automatically, day or night

  • Reduce the impact of emotional and gut reactions by allowing pre-planned strategies to run

  • Identify new opportunities and analyse trends with a wide range of indicators

  • Execute multiple real-time trades simultaneously

  • Backtest against historical data

MetaTrader 4

MetaTrader 4 is a secure, established, standalone automated trading platform:

  • Build your own Expert Advisor trading algorithms
  • Run EA strategies across 57 forex CFD markets
  • Create your own indicators
  • Place a range of orders including stop, limit and partial orders

L2 Dealer

L2 Dealer is our advanced share CFD trading platform – use Excel to send automated direct market access orders. 


Create your own trading solutions with our FIX, REST-based and streaming APIs – your orders are filled using our market-leading Smart Order Router, which connects to multiple trading venues and dark pools to ensure you get the best execution.




ProRealTime’s automated trading solution, ProOrder.

  • Automate your CFD trades
  • Build strategies using assisted creation tools, or code them from scratch
  • Import and export strategies, including those created by third parties
  • Improved interface fully integrated into our web-based platform

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Automated trading with IG Bank

By automating your strategies with IG Bank you’ll benefit from:

  • The best possible prices sourced from a large number of venues
  • The expertise of the world's No.1 CFD and FX provider¹
  • No requotes
  • Tight spreads on a range of major markets
  • Unrivalled service with 24-hour customer support2
  • Reliability

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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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