Learn to trade

For new or experienced traders, our videos and guides can help you to develop your skills.

Choose a subject to get started:

Introduction to trading

Trading basics 

Get to grips with all the essentials you’ll need to start trading on the financial markets.

Costing and pricing

Understand how markets are priced and which costs you’ll need to take into account when trading.


Explore the range of financial markets you could trade and find out what makes them tick.

How to trade with IG

CFD trading

Get ready to make your first CFD trade with our guides to funding, opening a position and stops.

Platforms and features

Learn how to get the most from our trading technology and see how your demo account can help.

Managing risk 

All trading involves a degree of risk – learn what’s involved and how to manage it effectively.

How to be a better trader

Strategy and planning

Discover the importance of a trading plan, explore different strategies and learn to avoid common mistakes.

Technical analysis 

Find out how to identify potential trading opportunities using chart patterns and formations, starting with the basics.

Advanced platforms

Learn how sophisticated tools such as automated trading, advanced charting and DMA can benefit you and your trading choices.

Storefront Office Closure

Please note that our storefront office will be temporarily closed from 5 May 2021 until further notice.

Contact us

Support line is available 24hrs a day from 8am GMT Saturday to 10pm GMT Friday

+65 6390 5118

You can also email us helpdesk@ig.com.sg

Discover our free trading courses

Learn from our experts at IG Academy, with step-by-step online courses, plus webinars and seminars designed to help you build your trading skills.