ProRealTime

Get integrated access to the leading web-based charting package, from the only UK spread betting and CFD provider to offer ProRealTime – now with automated trading.

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

Contact us: 0800 195 3100

Why trade using ProRealTime?

Access over 100 indicators, enabling analysis of everything from price to volatility

Filter options by expiration date and strike price

Experience an improved interface, fully integrated with the IG trading platform

Build your own algorithms to execute 24 hours a day

Use an unlimited number of timeframes on a wide selection of charts

Place orders according to trend lines, instead of just on price movements

What is ProRealTime?

ProRealTime is online charting software for technical analysis and trading, which is integrated with the IG trading platform. Designed for experienced traders who employ advanced technical analysis and want to automate their dealing, the software gives users a fully customisable interface and trading experience.

IG is the only UK spread betting and CFD provider to offer ProRealTime. Simply open an account to get started.

ProRealTime features

  • Automated trading
  • Technical analysis tools
  • Platform customisation
  • Options functionality

Automate your spread betting and CFD trading

Build algorithms using assisted creation tools, or code them from scratch

Backtest using 30 years of historical data

Execute trades 24 hours a day, whether or not you’re at your desk

Import strategies, even those made by third parties

Protect against losses and lock in profits with trailing stops

ProRealTrend

Draw trend lines with automated software which updates every five minutes.

Easy order placement

Place orders directly from your charts with a simplified and personalised interface.

ProScreener

Set customised criteria to alert you to market movements.

Custom indicators

Create and use your own indicators using the ProBuilder language.

With ProRealTime you can completely customise your trading experience, setting up the platform in exactly the way you want it.

From changing the colour of the charts and the platform, to customising your trading hours to be in line with the New York or London open or close – you’ll have access to an editable workspace that gives you what you need, when you need it.

Options chain window

Sort options by expiration date or filter them by minimum and maximum strike price.

The options chain window also gives you access to performance charts, and it enables you to place an order via the bid and ask columns.

Options scenario tool

Compare scenarios across different prices. View each opportunity’s profit/loss profile, theoretical option prices and Greeks, based on your own parameters and real-time data.

And when you’re ready, you can place the order directly from the price window.

Open an IG account in minutes to access ProRealTime

Fill in our simple online form

We’ll ask a few questions about your trading experience.

Get swift verification

We can usually verify your ID in just a few seconds.

Fund your account and trade

Or practise on a risk-free demo if you’d prefer.

Ways to trade on ProRealTime

With IG, you can use ProRealTime to place spread bets and trade CFDs.

  • Spread betting is a tax-free way to take advantage of markets that are rising or falling.1
  • CFDs enable you to hedge your portfolio, as you can offset losses against profits for tax purposes.1

How much does ProRealTime cost?

As an IG client you get access to ProRealTime charts at no extra cost for your first month; professional clients get free access for three months. Following that, the software will remain free if you transact at least four times in a given month.

However, if you don't meet this requirement or your trading activity is of extremely low value, then a £30 per month fee will apply on the last day of every calendar month.

FAQs

What providers can I use ProRealTime with in the UK?

IG is the only UK spread betting and CFD provider to offer ProRealTime to its clients.

What devices can I use ProRealTime on?

With IG, ProRealTime is available on PC.

What markets can I trade with ProRealTime?

With ProRealTime, you can trade our 16,000-market offering including forex, shares, indices, commodities and cryptocurrencies.

How do I set price alerts with ProRealTime?

To set a price alert with ProRealTime, you simply need to click the bell symbol on the top left of the window, beneath the ‘display’ title and between the magnifying glass and the ruler icons.

What indicators can I use with ProRealTime?

There are over 100 indicators that you can use with ProRealTime. Examples include CCI, Adaptive Moving Average, Chaikin oscillator, Moving Average and OrderBook volume. These are all designed to help you in your trading by providing analysis of price charts in real time.

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1 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. 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.