Education

Whether you're new to the markets or just looking to brush up on your skills, we offer a range of tools and resources to help you take the next step on your trading journey.

Develop your skills with IG Academy

IG Academy is a free resource designed to help you become a more successful trader. Choose from our wide variety of courses and webinars, and you’ll learn how to:

  • Trade on a range of asset classes, including commodities, forex, indices and shares

  • Take advantage of both rising and falling markets

  • Free up capital using leverage, and create an effective trading plan

  • Manage your risk and protect your profits

  • Identify opportunity, and decide what, when and how to react to it

Why sign up to IG Academy?

An interactive education

Get to grips with the essentials of trading, with infographics, video explainers and end-of-course quizzes.

Webinars and seminars

Put your questions to market experts, as they cover everything from spotting opportunity to using our platform.

Practise risk free

Use your IG Academy login to access a demo account, and trade on live markets with CHF20,000 of virtual funds.

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Managing your risk

Risk is an inherent part of leveraged trading, but you can reduce your exposure with our wide range of tools and features.

Explore our glossary

Come across a term you’ve never heard before? Visit our extensive glossary to clear up any tricky jargon related to trading.

Open an account now

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

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