Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 75% 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.

New to trading

We’re invested in your success. So take your trading skills to the next level with our easy-to-use platforms and educational resources.

New to trading

We’re invested in your success. So take your trading skills to the next level with our easy-to-use platforms and educational resources.

Start trading today. Call 0800 195 3100 or email newaccounts.uk@ig.com. We’re here 24 hours a day, from 8am Saturday to 10pm Friday.

Contact us: 0800 195 3100

Start trading today. Call 0800 195 3100 or email newaccounts.uk@ig.com. We’re here 24 hours a day, from 8am Saturday to 10pm Friday.

Contact us: 0800 195 3100

Support through your journey

Expert-led learning

Broaden your trading knowledge with live webinars and more on IG Academy

Massive market range

Deal on over 17,000 markets, with more 24-hour indices and out-of-hours US shares than anywhere else

Experienced support

We’re always at your side to help you achieve your trading goals, right from the moment you join

Easy-to-use platform

A user friendly platform built to your needs, with alerts and tools to improve your performance

Low spreads and margins

Discover how your capital could go further with our competitive rates

Never stay in the red

We bring negative accounts back to zero at no cost to you1

Ways to trade with us

CFD Trading

A flexible way to trade the financial markets, with no stamp duty.2 Pro traders get direct market access on forex and shares.

Spread betting

Deal on rising or falling markets, with spreads from just 0.1% on shares and no tax to pay on your profits.2

Share dealing

Buy and sell over 16,000 international stocks and ETFs, with zero commission on US equities for active traders.3

IG Smart Portfolio

Affordable, transparent online wealth management. Start investing for your future with as little as £500.

Try the UK’s best trading platform4

Sharpen your skills with IG Academy, then test your trading technique. It only takes a few minutes to open a free IG demo account and you’ll get £10,000 virtual money to practise with.

Learn to trade

IG Academy

Discover the secrets of successful trading, with tips from our pros. Learn at your own pace, for free.

Managing risk

Protect yourself against losses with our risk management tools. Learn how to limit risk and secure yourself against trading debt.

Glossary

Keep on top of trading terminology with our extensive glossary. Find comprehensive definitions and explanations of financial terms.

Guiding your trades

Develop your trading strategy with the help of leading IG and Daily FX analysts.

Follow our three simple steps to make sure you’re ready for the markets

Discover what you need to know about one of the most popular trading styles

Learn about fundamental analysis and how to use it when you trade

Find out how to take advantage of smaller market movements

Learn how to protect your positions by opening new ones

Learn about the risks associated with forex trading, and find out how to manage them

Open an account now

Open an account now

Fast execution on a huge range of markets

Enjoy flexible access to more than 17,000 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

Open an account now

Open an account now

Fast execution on a huge range of markets

Enjoy flexible access to more than 17,000 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

Start trading now

Log in to your account now to access today’s opportunity in a huge range of markets.

Start trading now

Log in to your account now to access today’s opportunity in a huge range of markets.

How we protect your money

When you deposit money into an IG account as a retail client, it’s protected in a number of ways:

  • Your money is held in segregated client accounts at regulated banks
  • We don’t use your money for business activities
  • Your money is ring-fenced from our creditors

An innovative market leader

We’ve been making financial markets accessible for over 45 years. We’re a FTSE 250 member, authorised and regulated by the FCA, with 239,000 clients across the globe.

We believe in building long-term relationships, so our business is built around wanting you to succeed. We take every measure to ensure your funds are secure – and with a market cap of 2.83 billion, we’re not going anywhere.5

An innovative market leader

We’ve been making financial markets accessible for over 45 years. We’re a FTSE 250 member, authorised and regulated by the FCA, with 239,000 clients across the globe.

We believe in building long-term relationships, so our business is built around wanting you to succeed. We take every measure to ensure your funds are secure – and with a market cap of 2.83 billion, we’re not going anywhere.5

Award-winning provider

Best Finance App
ADVFN International Financial Awards

Best CFD Provider
Online Personal Wealth Awards

Best Multi Platform Provider
ADVFN International Financial Awards

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1Negative balance protection applies to trading-related debt only and is not available to professional traders.
2Tax laws are subject to change and depend on individual circumstances. Tax law may differ in a jurisdiction other than the UK.
3Trade in your share dealing account three or more times in the previous month to qualify for our best commission rates. Please note published rates are valid up to £25,000 notional value. See our full list of share dealing charges and fees.
4As awarded at the ADVFN International Financial Awards 2020 and Professional Trader Awards 2019.
5Client number and market capitalisation figures correct as of May 2020.