We are a world-leading online trading and investments provider,1 giving you access to opportunities across thousands of financial markets through our intuitive platforms and apps.
What we do
We help our clients trade financial markets on leverage, through spread betting and CFDs. These products allow you to find opportunity in both rising and falling markets, and aren’t confined to one asset class – you can choose to trade on indices, forex, shares, commodities and more.
You can also use our investments service to buy and sell thousands of shares and ETFs in a more traditional sense, or choose a wealth portfolio that we manage on your behalf.
Why choose IG?
Trusted and regulated
More traders trust us with their money than anyone else, making us the world’s No.1 choice for spread betting and CFD trading.1
As well as placing a premium on the security of client funds, we’re authorised and regulated by the FCA.
Committed to our clients
We want our clients to stay with us. So we’ve built our business around being on our clients’ side, and wanting them to trade profitably.
As part of this commitment, we are signed up to the FX Global Code of Conduct, which establishes a common set of guidelines for good practice in the markets.
Founded in 1974 as the first company of our kind, we’ve been at the forefront of our industry ever since, offering award-winning platforms with market-leading services.
We now serve clients all over the world, from 15 sales offices based across five continents.
We’ve been recognised time and time again by our industry, both for the services and the technology that we provide.
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Fast execution on a huge range of markets
Enjoy flexible access to more than 16,000 global markets, with reliable execution
Deal seamlessly, wherever you are
Trade on the move with our natively designed, award-winning trading app
Feel secure with a trusted provider
With 45 years of experience, we’re proud to offer a truly market-leading service
Your money is protected
Rest assured that when you deposit funds into an IG account, it’s safeguarded in a range of ways:
- Your money is held in segregated accounts at regulated banks
- We don’t use your money for our own business activity
- Your money is ring-fenced from our creditors
The benefits of trading with us
Identify and respond to opportunity quickly and securely on fast, powerful platforms and natively-designed apps.
Massive market range
Deal on over 16,000 markets, including more 24-hour indices than any provider and out-of-hours US shares.
Become a better trader
Learn the skills you need to succeed with our range of training resources, including seminars to suit all levels of experience.
Friendly, expert support
We’re on hand to help you achieve your trading goals, right from the moment you join.
Effective risk management
Negative balance protection2 ensures you can’t lose more than the balance on your account, and our range of stop and limit orders put you in control of your risk.
Qualify for a professional account and you could benefit from exclusive features, greater flexibility and cash rebates on selected markets.
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1 Based on revenue excluding FX (published half-yearly financial statements, June 2019); for forex based on number of primary relationships with FX traders (Investment Trends UK Leveraged Trading Report released July 2019).
2 Negative balance protection does not apply to professional traders.