Advanced trading solutions
Global market access
We provide DMA and OTC access to over 17 000 tradeable markets globally, across a range of asset classes and products. Use L2 for synthetic leveraged trading on indices, forex, equities, commodities and cryptocurrencies, and cash trading on equities using our custody solution.
Improved liquidity and pricing
L2 Dealer provides superior access to direct order book and over-the-counter (OTC) liquidity on a range of dark and lit venues. Use smart order routing (SOR) technology from Tier 1 banks to interact with primary exchanges and MTFs for equities. For forex, you can connect to investment bank and non-bank liquidity.
Professional order control
We support a range of native, synthetic and algorithmic order types, including pegged, fill or kill, execute and eliminate, good for auction, percentage of volume, implementation shortfall, target close, TAP, VWAP and TWAP. We also offer iceberg orders to reduce market impact.
Profile trading capability
For hedge funds, brokers, asset and wealth managers looking after multiple synthetic accounts, use L2 to create tailor-made profiles for your clients CFD accounts in seconds. Weighting and percentage allocations can be customised, enabling you to trade across your clients’ accounts with ease. To find out more, please request a managed accounts brochure.
Professional tools for professional traders
Enhanced trading technology
Our L2 interface is customisable, and provides integrated market alerts and news feeds. Our charts use HTML5 technology, making them fast and responsive for superior technical analysis. You can also switch between multiple timeframes, apply unlimited indicators and add annotations – all without sacrificing speed or stability.
Optimised user experience
All available instruments are listed alphabetically for fast navigation, while profit/loss percentages can easily be monitored from within the positions window. Our trigger pages have been refined to launch quickly and smoothly, using less of your computer’s resources.
Access our full range of cutting-edge platforms and APIs
We also offer our own web-based platform and mobile trading app, and support third-party trading access via MT4, Bloomberg EMSX and ProRealTime. Our sophisticated APIs deliver trading with a full range of native exchange and synthetic order types.
A partner you can rely on
Established FTSE 250 company with a market cap of £2.83 billion1
Globally connected with 1700 staff in 16 countries
Offering comprehensive prime brokerage services since 2006
Strong partnerships with Tier 1 banks worldwide
Cutting-edge technology capable of handling 7.7 million transactions per month2
Regulated by the FCA, FINMA, BaFin, ASIC, MAS and others
1 Based on the share price at 29 May 2020.
2 Average per month, IG globally, 12 months to November 2019.