Forex trading involves risk. Losses can exceed deposits

Trading alerts

React instantly to market events with automatic alerts for desktop and mobile.

Forex trading involves risk. Losses can exceed deposits

Why set up trading alerts?

  • Get alerted even when you’re not logged into the platform

  • Build alerts using popular technical indicators1

  • Free up your trading time

Get economic results the moment they come out

  • Set alerts for upcoming events
  • Get notifications on markets that experience significant movements after an event
  • Receive macroeconomic figures as soon as they are released
  • Set reminders to notify you up to 60 minutes before an event happens
  • Get alerts by push notification on your mobile, in the platform or by email
  • Just tick the box next to your chosen event in our economic calendar to receive an alert

Go to our economic calendar

Price alerts

  • Respond to price movements as they happen
  • Create instant buy and sell price alerts on all our markets
  • Choose from price level alerts and price change alerts, which automatically reset once triggered2
  • Free notifications immediately sent by email, SMS or push notification
  • Use as part of your risk management strategy – price alerts keep your positions open, so you can decide when to take action

Alerts on the move

  • Set and receive price alerts wherever you are
  • Log in straight from push notification alerts
  • Available on our mobile and tablet apps

View our mobile apps

Technical indicator alerts

  • Create alerts using popular indicators: Moving Average, Exponential Moving Average, MACD, RSI, Standard Deviation, Stochastic, Bollinger Band
  • Place and create indicator alerts through our free integrated charts
  • Create various conditions by combining up to four different indicators

Learn more about essential charts


  • Free for all IG clients
  • Monitors the markets on your behalf
  • Alerts you to potential trading opportunities
  • Advanced pattern recognition tool
  • Set audio and visual alerts available

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