ProRealTime

Automate your trading and analysis with the leading web-based charting package – from the only UK spread betting and CFD provider to offer ProRealTime.

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

Why trade using ProRealTime?

Analyse everything from price to volatility with over 100 indicators

Get to opportunity on options faster, filtering by expiration date and strike price

Discover ProRealTime’s improved interface, fully integrated with the IG trading platform

Build your own algorithms to execute 24 hours a day

View an unlimited number of timeframes on some of the best charts in the industry

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. If you’re an experienced trader who uses advanced technical analysis and wants to automate your dealing, ProRealTime gives you a fully customisable interface and trading experience.

We’re 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 with in-platform help, or code them from scratch

Backtest your strategies using 30 years of historical data

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

Import strategies from outside PRT

Protect against losses and lock in profits with trailing stops

ProRealTrend

Have trend lines drawn automatically and updated every five minutes.

Easy order placement

Place orders directly from your charts.

ProScreener

Be alerted to market movements based on your criteria.

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 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, view charts, and place orders in 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

Open an IG account in minutes to access ProRealTime

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 IG account in minutes to access ProRealTime

Open an IG account in minutes to access ProRealTime

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.

Ways to trade on ProRealTime

With us, 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.3
  • CFDs are similar, but you’ll pay capital gains tax. You can offset losses against profits for tax purposes, though – useful for hedging.

Ways to trade on ProRealTime

With us, 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.3
  • CFDs are similar, but you’ll pay capital gains tax. You can offset losses against profits for tax purposes, though – useful for hedging.

How much does ProRealTime cost?

As an IG client you get ProRealTime charts free for your first month; professional clients get free access for three months. After that, you still won’t pay for ProRealTime if you trade at least four times in a given month.

If you don't, or your trading activity is of extremely low value, you’ll pay a £30 fee on the last day of every month.

FAQs

We are the only UK spread betting and CFD provider to offer ProRealTime.

With us, you can use ProRealTime on PC, Mac and Linux.

You can trade our 17,000-market offering including forex, shares, indices, commodities and cryptocurrencies.

To set a price alert with ProRealTime, click the bell symbol on the top-left – beneath the ‘display’ title, and between the magnifying glass and ruler icons.

You can use over 100 indicators with ProRealTime. These include CCI, Adaptive Moving Average, Chaikin oscillator, Moving Average and OrderBook volume. They are all designed to help you by analysing charts in real time.

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1 Awarded ‘best finance app’ and ‘best multi-platform provider’ at the ADVFN International Financial Awards 2020.
2 Based on revenue excluding FX (published financial statements, June 2020).
3 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. 76% 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.