Trading foreign exchange on margin carries a high level of risk, and may not be suitable for all investors. Before deciding to trade foreign exchange you should carefully consider your investment objectives, level of experience, and risk appetite. You could sustain a loss of some or all of your initial investment and should not invest money that you cannot afford to lose. CFDs are complex instruments. You can lose your money rapidly due to leverage. Please ensure you understand how this product works and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing money.

Welcome to the new world of forex trading

The best forex spreads in America1 from 0.8pips with zero commission2

Enjoy 24-hour customer service from our experts

Execute trades in a moments notice on an award-winning platform*

Forex trading involves risk. Losses can exceed deposits

Why trade forex with IG?

Highly competitive pricing

Spreads can be as low as 0.8 pips. We are up to 20% lower on EUR/USD than the top two US brokers.1

A wide variety of forex pairs

Discover a huge range of markets to trade, with over 80 different major, minor and exotic currency pairs to choose from.

Powerful platforms, reliable execution

Our intuitive platforms and apps are built from award-winning technology, allowing you to place trades seamlessly, whether you’re at home or on the move.

Global Legacy

IG Group is proud of its' 45-year heritage, and with over 178,000 clients around the world and offices in 16 countries.

The best forex rates on the market

Find out how much you can save when you trade forex with IG. Enjoy spreads from just 0.8 pips on key markets like EUR/USD and USD/JPY.

Spot FX IG spreads (Min. spread) IG spreads (Av. spread) Margin required
EUR/USD 0.8 1.2 2%
AUD/USD 1.0 1.4 3%
USD/JPY 0.8 1.2 4%
EUR/GBP 1.0 1.8 5%
GBP/USD 1.0 1.7 5%
EUR/JPY 1.2 1.9 4%
USD/CHF 1.5 2.1 3%

*Average spread (Monday 00:00 - Friday 22:00 GMT) for the 6 weeks ending September 25, 2020.

Why choose IG?

24-hour support

Expect quality service, all week long. IG’s expert support team is on hand to help with any questions from 3am Saturday to 5pm Friday EST.

Secure and regulated

Our parent company, IG Group is listed on the London Stock Exchange, IG has signed up to the FX Global Code of Conduct – a common set of guidelines for good practice in the markets.

Free educational tools

Become a better trader with IG Academy. With interactive courses and expert-led webinars on a huge range of topics, you’ll enhance your trading knowledge, no matter what your level of experience.

Award-winning service

IG Group recieved international recognition by our industry for the technology and service that we provide.

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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*Winner of FX Weeks e-FX 2019 Award for Best Retail FX Platform of the Year. The FX Week e-FX Awards is a submissions-based process where companies are invited to enter the judging process. Awards are given by FX Week judges, based on demonstrating innovative ideas implemented in a practical way for solving issues for clients.

1IG US minimum spreads are equal to or lower than, Oanda, or TDAmeritrade minimum spreads across the top 4 traded currency pairs (EUR/USD, USD/JPY, GBP/USD, AUD/USD), as observed on October 28, 2020. IG US minimum EUR/USD spread is at least 20% lower. Excludes competitors' commission-based products.

2IG US does not charge any commissions to US retail clients. IG US is compensated through an intragroup hedging arrangement with its affiliate, IG Markets, Limited.