All trading involves risk. Losses can exceed deposits.
Over 40 years’ heritage
Over 185,000 clients worldwide
Over 15,000 markets


With expertise built over 40 years, we’re here to help enhance your skills at every stage of your trading journey.

Watch and read guides for beginners or download our IG Academy app.

All trading involves risk. Losses can exceed deposits.

Learn to trade

Take advantage of our educational courses to get started with the markets, become an expert at using our platforms or take your trading to the next level. 

Develop your skills at your own pace, with a wide range of videos and written guides for every level of trader.

Upcoming webinars

Sign up to our live webinars and interact with the experts. Whether you're taking your first steps in trading or building on years of experience, we have a webinar that's relevant for you.

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  • Introduction programme

    New clients get a personalised walk-through of our platform and are shown how to place their first trade, plus receive reduced deal and contract sizes for an introductory period.

  • Glossary of trading terms

    From beginners to experts, traders need to understand a huge number of financial terms. Take a look at our easily referenceable list of the terms associated with trading and the markets.

  • IG Academy app

    Take the first step towards becoming a successful trader with our free educational app, offering clear, engaging, step-by-step courses that teach you how to trade. 

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  • IGTV

    Tune in to our experts live, two times a day, five days a week.

  • Monthly newsletter

    Sign up for our free monthly newsletter to hear about the latest news and features from IG.

  • IG Community

    Share ideas, discover new products and discuss market opportunities with like-minded traders.

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.

Contact us

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

0800 195 3100

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