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Start spread betting and trading CFDs on over 15,000 global markets, including forex, shares and indices – and six cryptocurrencies including bitcoin.

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Trade over 15,000 markets with our superior services

Spread betting

Speculate on the price movements of more than 15,000 markets, with tax-free profits and no stamp duty to pay on your returns.3

CFD trading

Buy and sell contracts for difference, derivatives that mirror the price movements of financial assets – and pay no stamp duty.2


Trade over 90 FX pairs via CFDs or spread betting. Access key markets like EUR/USD and AUD/USD from just 0.6 pts.

Markets Sell Buy Change
FTSE 100
Germany 30
Wall Street
Bitcoin ($)
Spot Gold

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

Trade wherever you are, on an award-winning platform

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  • Full range of risk management tools

  • Advanced platforms and charting – L2 Dealer, ProRealTime and MT4

Round-the-clock support

Clients can contact our team of friendly experts 24 hours a day, or connect with fellow traders on IG Community

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Improve your spread betting or CFD trading skillswhatever your experience we can help you get where you want to be

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Get the insight that matters, direct from our team of dedicated experts – market news, trading opportunities and more

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Enhance your spread betting and CFD trading with the new IG Trading platform:

  • Quicker deals, with one-click execution from lists

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  • Orders to part close, price change alerts, a dark theme and more

Easy account opening

You could be set up and trading in three minutes with these simple steps.

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Instant online verification

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1 Based on revenue excluding FX (published financial statements, February 2018).

2 Tax laws are subject to change and depend on individual circumstances. Tax law may differ in a jurisdiction other than the UK.

Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 81% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money. Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage.