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Sectors trading

Take advantage of strength or weakness in a particular industry with a sector spread bet or CFD.

We offer more than 35 UK and Australian sectors, including banking, mining and general retailers.1

All trading involves risk. Losses can exceed deposits.

Benefits

  • Protect against company-specific news that could see an individual stock buck the overall trend of the sector

  • Target gains within a specific sector rather than dilute profits with an overall index position

  • There tends to be less volatility across a whole sector than in individual shares

When might you trade on sectors?

  • To take a position based on knowledge or news about a particular sector
  • To hedge against weakness in a sector within a strong overall index

Open an account now

It's free to open an account, takes less than five minutes, and there's no obligation to fund or trade.

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1 Sectors are currently only available on our classic platform and mobile apps. They will be available on the new IG Trading platform soon.

Contact us

We're here 24hrs a day from 8am Sunday to 10pm Friday,
and 9am to 5pm Saturday.

0800 195 3100

You can also email us at newaccounts.uk@ig.com