Learn to trade

Whether you’re new to the markets or just looking to brush up on your skills, we offer a range of resources to help you find opportunities – and take your trading to the next level.

Call +61 3 9860 1799 or email helpdesk.en@ig.com to talk about opening a trading account. We’re here 24 hours a day, from 8am Saturday to 10pm Friday (UK time).

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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.

An interactive education

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

Online trading courses

Learn at your own pace with our short, step-by-step courses - including video, interactive exercises and quizzes to help you check your understanding.

Practise trading on a demo account

Use your IG Academy login to access a demo account, and trade on live markets with $20,000 of virtual funds.

Discover the latest news, views and events

News and analysis

Stay up to date with the latest news affecting the markets, and read our expert analysis on their movements.

Trading strategy

Get specialist insight into the trading techniques and strategies that can help you capitalise on global markets.

Financial events

Explore the upcoming economic and political events you should be adding to your trading calendar.

More about leveraged trading

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.

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Fast execution on a huge range of markets

Enjoy flexible access to more than 17,000 global markets, with reliable execution

Trade seamlessly, wherever you are

Trade on the move with our natively designed trading app

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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