Cryptocurrency trading

Trade eight cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, ether, ripple and litecoin without owning any cryptocurrency.

Call +65 63905133 or email accountopening@ig.com.sg to talk about opening a trading account. We’re here 24 hours a day, from Monday to Friday.

Contact us: +65 6390 5133


Important Notice:

Cryptocurrencies are not legal tender currency and the trading of derivatives on Cryptocurrencies are currently not covered under any regulatory regime in Singapore. Consequently, investors should be aware they may not have the full protection offered by the Securities and Futures Act (Cap. 289). Please ensure that you are fully aware of the risks and if in doubt consult an independent financial adviser. For more information on Cryptocurrencies, please refer to the following website for more information: MoneySense - Virtual Currencies.

Why trade cryptocurrencies with IG?

Trade rising and falling prices on leverage to make the most of volatility2

Improved liquidity means there’s more chance of executing your trade at your chosen price

Preserve your capital with guaranteed stops3

Safely and easily deposit funds. We’re a regulated FTSE 250 company

Speculate on 9 major cryptocurrencies and crosses

Practise trading forex on a demo account, in an environment with reduced risk


Cryptocurrencies you can trade with IG

Bitcoin cash

Stellar (XLM)

NEO

EOS

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Prices above are subject to our website terms and conditions. Prices are indicative only.


Ways to trade cryptocurrencies with IG

CFD
Accessible to All clients
Traded in Contracts
Commission Commission-free (just pay our spread)
Platforms Web, mobile app and advanced platforms
Demo account Yes
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What is cryptocurrency trading?

Cryptocurrency trading involves speculating on whether a cryptocurrency’s price will go up or down – without taking ownership of any underlying coins.

What are the benefits of cryptocurrency trading?

Magnify your exposure with leverage and go long or short on the price – all without the expense of an exchange account.

How do I trade cryptocurrencies?

  1. Open a trading account
  2. Find an opportunity
  3. Take a position
  4. Monitor your trade

Open a cryptocurrency trading account today

Fill in the form

We’ll ask a few questions about your trading knowledge to ensure you get the best experience.

Instant Activation for Singaporean citizen or PR

Or send in your documents and we'll validate your ID and address

Fund your account and trade

You can withdraw your funds easily, whenever you like.

How much does it cost?

The key charge to be aware of when trading cryptocurrencies is the spread – a charge for executing your trade. We benchmark our fees to keep them among the lowest in the business.

CFDs MT4
Bitcoin 40 40
Ether 2 2
Bitcoin Cash 2.5 2.5
Ripple 0.6 0.6
Litecoin 0.6 0.6
EOS 4 -
Stellar 0.3 -
NEO 0.2 -

Depending on your position, you may need to pay overnight funding.

Opening a CFD account with IG is free and simple, gives you access to 9 cryptocurrency markets, and carries no obligation to fund or trade.

When you’re ready to open a position, you can add stops and limits to manage your risk. As a new trader you’ll also get lower minimum deal sizes for one month.


What platforms can I use to trade on cryptocurrencies with IG?

Discover a fast, clear and smart way to trade cryptocurrencies via your web browser.

Use custom algorithms to execute trades automatically, even when your machine is off.

Choose the best price with direct market access for your cryptocurrency CFD trades.

Trade wherever you are with apps for iOS and Android devices.


Choose the world’s No.1 CFD provider1

With more than 40 years in trading and over 195,000 clients around the globe, we’re the world’s No.1 CFD provider.1 Why trade cryptocurrencies with anyone else?

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Go long or short on bitcoin to make the most of volatility.

Open a position on litecoin via your CFD account.

Take advantage of ripple (XRP) price movements.


1 Based on revenue excluding FX (published financial statements, February 2018).
2 While leverage magnifies profits, it will also magnify losses.
3 Guaranteed stops incur a small premium if triggered.