What we do
The world's No.1 CFD provider*, and the best forex provider in Singapore3.
We give retail investors leveraged access to over 15,000 financial markets through our award-winning trading platform and mobile apps.
Offices in 15 countries across five continents
Over 152,600 clients worldwide (May 2016)
FTSE 250 company with market capitalisation of £2.9 billion (May 2016)2
Licensed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and International Enterprise (IE) Singapore
Net global trading revenue of £456.3 million (May 2016)6
Over 1000 staff around the world
We began in 1974 as IG Index, providing an innovative way for retail investors to speculate on the price of gold.
Since then we have continued to change the face of trading, establishing ourselves as a market leader around the world.
With 40 years’ experience we hold a market-leading position in many countries, including the UK, Australia and France, as the No.1 global provider of CFDs*. We are the best forex provider in Singapore4.
We are licensed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) for trading in securities and leveraged foreign exchange trading, and licensed by International Enterprise Singapore to trade CFDs on commodities.
We place the full balance of your money into segregated bank accounts, ensuring your funds are returned in the event our financial circumstances change.
The vast majority of our clients are not professional traders, they are often professional men and women who are interested in the financial markets.
We pride ourselves on our high standard of customer service - providing 24-hour telephone support (Monday to Friday), as well as a comprehensive range of education, training tools, trading tips and market commentaries online.
Our technology combines superior features with high-speed execution, designed to meet the needs of the most demanding trader and provide an outstanding experience on all devices.
* Based on revenue excluding FX (published financial statements, October 2016).
1 Profit before taxation was up 1.3% in the year ending May 2015
2 Market cap £2.9 billion, IG Group Holdings Plc, as at 31 May 2016
3, 4 Awarded the best forex provider in Singapore by the Global Brands Magazine in 2016
5 IG globally, August 2016
6 IG globally, year ending 31 May 2016
7 IG globally, August 2016
8 152,600 with IG globally, year ending May 2016