What will you trade?

Access thousands of markets with the world's No.1 CFD provider.1

All trading involves risk. Losses can exceed deposits

Market-leading technology

Experience unrivalled execution speeds and exceptional reliability with our award-winning platform and apps.

Competitive spreads and costs

Trade a huge range of markets with clear, transparent charges and competitive margin rates.

Unparalleled expertise

Get dedicated service and round-the-clock support from a market leader with a 40-year heritage.

Already experienced as a trader?

Discover the advantages of trading with IG:

Market-leading technology

Transparent low costs

World-class support

New to trading the financial markets?

Get started with some key essentials:

Learn to trade with IG Academy

See how CFD trading works

Know the risks

Choose from over 15,000 markets

Join the world's No.1 CFD provider1

Shares | Indices  Forex | Commodities | Other markets

Market prices

Markets Sell Buy Updated Change
South Africa 40
Wall Street
Spot Gold
Oil - US Crude

Prices above are subject to our website terms and conditions. Prices are indicative only.

Become a better trader on 19 May

You’re invited to the IG Trading Indaba 2018, a gathering of traders and finance professionals in downtown Sandton. Join us on 19 May to improve your trading skills, using practical talks from our expert panel.

Don’t miss out. Reserve your seat today.



Successful trading means making the right decisions

  • An established leader

    We've been a trusted, global market leader since 1974

  • Get more for less

    Tight spreads, low margins and over 15,000 markets

  • Superior platform

    Execute your strategy on a fast, reliable, powerful and mobile platform

Learn more: Why IG?CFD trading



Trade faster.
Trade now.

Our platforms are the fastest, most reliable and most efficient we've ever built

  • Clear design

    Classic, 'dealer' interface

  • Always improving

    Regular updates and new features

  • Better prices

    The best prices, from multiple sources



Expert insight, professional support

Use our tools, resources and experience to improve your trading

  • Client education

    Attend a free in-person seminar

  • Vast range of tools and data

    Free data on every major market, economic calendar, commentary, analysis and more

  • Professional support

    Friendly, knowledgeable, locally-based support, 24 hours a day

Learn more: Seminars | Articles | News | Insight

Start trading in 3, 2, 1…

It’s free to set up an account to trade. Open a CFD account and get access to local and international markets

Fill in the form

It’s easy and takes less than three minutes to complete

Send FICA documents

We will validate your identity and assess your knowledge and experience in trading CFDs

Place your first trade

Fund your account and use our tools to spot an opportunity, then place your trade in seconds

Create account

Free account set-up, no downloads. One application, two accounts

Free demo

Instant access, risk-free, R1,000,000 virtual funds

 World's No. 1 CFD provider for CFD's, based on revenue excluding FX (published financial statements, February 2018)