As the world’s most-traded financial market, foreign exchange presents a wealth of opportunities for those who can harness its inherent volatility. Open a forex trading account with the Singapore's best forex provider1 and use our range of powerful platforms to take advantage of movements in currency prices.
Why trade forex with IG?
Give your forex trading an edge with our accessible, easy-to-use platform and apps
Identify FX opportunities on clear, fast charts as standard, and deepen your analysis with ProRealTime
Ways to trade forex with IG
|CFD||DMA (Forex Direct)|
|Accessible to||All clients||All clients|
|Commission||Commission-free for FX||From $10 per $1 million|
|Platforms||Web, mobile apps, MT4, ProRealTime, L2 Dealer, terminals and APIs||Web, mobiles apps, L2 Dealer, terminals and APIs|
|Learn more||Learn more|
What is forex trading?
Forex trading, foreign exchange trading or currency trading is the buying and selling of currencies on the forex market with the aim of making a profit.
Forex is the world’s most-traded financial market, with transactions worth trillions of dollars taking place every day.
What are the benefits?
- Go long or short
- 24-hour trading
- High liquidity
- Regular opportunities
- Trade on leverage
- Wide range of FX pairs
How do I trade forex?
- Decide how you’d like to trade forex
- Learn how the forex market works
- Open a forex trading account
- Build a trading plan
- Choose your forex trading platform
- Open, monitor and close your first position
Open an FX 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 will I have to pay?
CFD trading is a form of leveraged trading, meaning you can win, or lose, a significant amount more than you deposit initially. Though not actually a cost to you, the margin you pay makes a big difference to the affordability of your trade.
Your key payment for trading forex is the spread – the difference between the buy and the sell price – which is essentially our commission for executing your trade. We work to keep our spreads among the lowest in the business.
|Spot FX||Retail margin||Leverage equivalent||Accredited investor margin
What is this?
|Spot FX||IG min. spread||IG av. spread5||DMA av. spread6|
Opening a forex trading account with IG is free and simple, gives you access to over 80 FX pairs, and carries no obligation to fund or trade.
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Find your next opportunity in our huge range of over 80 major, minor and exotic forex pairs.
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Discover a clear, smart way to trade forex that’s intuitive and requires no downloads.
Build forex trading algorithms to execute automatically, even if your machine is off.
Get increased control over your forex CFD trades with our DMA platform.
Trade forex on the move, so you need never miss an opportunity.
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1 Awarded the best forex provider in Singapore by the Global Brands Magazine in 2019
2 Average spread (Monday 00:00 - Friday 22:00 GMT) for the 12 weeks ending 31st May 2019. For our minimum spreads, please see our forex product details.
3 Average spread (Monday 00:00 - Friday 22:00 GMT) for the 12 weeks ending 19th March 2019. There is also a commission charge for Forex Direct.