Flexible, accessible and free from stamp duty,1 CFD trading offers you the chance to find opportunity in a huge variety of financial markets – whether they’re moving up or down in price. Trade CFDs with IG Bank and you’ll have all the expertise of the World’s No.1 CFDs provider at your disposal.2
Why trade CFDs with IG Bank?
Enjoy flexible access to more than 16,000 global markets, with reliable execution.
Keep your costs down with our competitive spreads
Get expert support, 24 hours a day from Monday to Friday, and from 10am to 6pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
Rest assured that you’re trading with a company authorised and regulated by the FINMA
Trade at your desk or on the move with our easy-to-use platforms and apps
Become a better trader whatever your skill level, with our educational resources
What is CFD trading?
Trading CFDs, or 'contracts for difference’, allows you to speculate on whether an asset’s price will move up or down – without having to own the asset.
What are the benefits?
- Massive market choice
- Free up your capital
- Go short or long
- Mirror the underlying
How do I trade CFDs?
- Open a trading account
- Find an opportunity
- Take a position
- Monitor your trade
Open a CFD account in a few simple steps
Fill in our simple online form
We’ll ask a few questions about your trading experience.
Fund your account and trade
Or practise on a risk-free demo if you’d prefer.
What markets can I trade with CFDs?
Get spreads from just 0.6 points on pairs like EUR/USD.
Deal on the world’s major stock indices, with more 24-hour markets than any other provider.
Discover opportunity in rising and falling prices across over 12,000 international share markets.
Trade on a wide range of metals, energies and soft commodities, with Spot Gold spreads starting at 0.3 points.
Go long or short on bitcoin, ether, litecoin and ripple pairs, with no wallet needed. Or get broad exposure in a single trade with our Crypto 10 index.
Trade CFDs on interest rates, bonds, sectors and more.
How much does it cost?
Your key payment for trading CFDs is the spread (or commission, in the case of share CFDs) – our charge for executing your trade. We benchmark our fees to try and keep them among the lowest in the business.
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Depending on your position, you may need to pay overnight funding.
It’s free and simple to create a CFD trading account with us. Apply today, and you’ll get access to over 16,000 financial markets.
When you’re ready, you choose your trade size. What’s more, new CFD traders get lower minimums for one month.
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1 Tax law may differ depending on a jurisdiction.
2 Based on revenue excluding FX (published half-yearly financial statements, June 2019).