Options trading

Trade on volatility with our comprehensive, flexible options

Why trade options with IG?

  • Trade on volatility
    Trade on rising, falling and sideways markets

  • Wide range of markets
    Trade on major indices, shares, FX and more

  • Timeframes to suit you
    Daily, weekly, quarterly and future positions

What are options?

Options can form an important part of a wider investment strategy. They give you the right – but not the obligation – to buy or sell an underlying asset before a certain expiry date, allowing you to speculate on the future price of a financial market.

We offer an extensive range of options, with the service and support you’d expect from the world’s largest CFD provider.*

Trading options with IG

Trade options with us using CFDs.

  • Low margin, high leverage
  • Reliable, ultra-fast trading platform
  • Competitive spreads on a wide range of markets
  • Sophisticated chart technology
  • Limited risk trades available

See full details including spreads, dealing hours and margins for options, in our help section.

Do you ever say...

I want to trade on volatility

As with digital 100s, options can be used to trade on volatility itself, allowing traders to benefit even when there’s little movement in the underlying market.

I want to hedge my trading strategy

Investors with long positions on stocks, commodities and more can hedge against a drop in the underlying price by taking out a put option. 

I want my capital to work harder

We offer high leverage rates for a wide range of options markets. See our full product details.

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Fast execution on a huge range of markets

Enjoy flexible access to more than 16,000 global markets, with reliable execution

Fast execution on a huge range of markets

Enjoy flexible access to more than 16,000 global markets, with reliable execution

Deal seamlessly, wherever you are

Trade on the move with our natively designed, award-winning trading app

Deal seamlessly, wherever you are

Trade on the move with our natively designed, award-winning trading app

Feel secure with a trusted provider

With 45 years of experience, we’re proud to offer a truly market-leading service

Feel secure with a trusted provider

With 45 years of experience, we’re proud to offer a truly market-leading service

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* Based on revenue excluding FX (published half yearly financial statements, June 2019).

Contact us

Questions about opening an account:

+61 (3) 9860 1799
helpdesk.en@ig.com

Existing client questions:

+61 (3) 9860 1734 or +44 2078 960079

We're here 24hrs a day from 8am Saturday to 10pm Friday (GMT).