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

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

Costs and details

See full details for all our sectors in our help area.

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

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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

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

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

Feel secure with a trusted provider

With 45 years of experience, we’re proud to offer a truly market-leading service

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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.

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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.