Trade the way you want to

Take your position on forex, shares, indices, commodities, cryptocurrencies and more.

  • Deal whenever you want with our fast, intuitive mobile and tablet apps
  • Get expert support 24 hours a day, from our dedicated team
  • Trade the largest financial or resources shares in one go with our new sector indices

We've got everything you need to succeed. Become the trader you want to be at IG.

Trade with the world’s No.1 CFD provider1

Get an easy-to-use platform, expert trade ideas and efficient support with a true industry leader.

You can contact us on 010 344 0053 or about opening an account. We're here 24hrs a day from 8am Saturday to 11pm Friday.

You can contact us on: 010 344 0053

Experienced trader?

Tight spreads, fast execution and a team of experts on call around the clock.

Over 16,000 markets and more ways to trade

Trade CFDs with IG to take advantage of both rising and falling prices.

Platforms by traders, for traders

Trade quickly and smoothly, with technology designed to ensure that your deal goes through.

  • Fast, easy-to-use web platform
  • Apps optimised for all devices
  • Advanced platforms and charting – L2 dealer, ProRealTime and MT4
  • Full suite of alerts and risk management tools
  • Voted SA's best Online Broker in 2017 and 2015 and SA’s best platform for Active Day Traders in 2014 and 2013 in the Business Day Investors Monthly Annual Stockbroker Awards

Support when you need it

Round-the-clock support

24 hours a day, from 8am Saturday to 11pm Friday.

Interactive education

Become a better trader whatever your level of experience with the courses and webinars on IG Academy, our free online learning hub.

Speak to other traders

Talk strategy with your peers and ask questions to IG staff on IG Community, our online space for trading discussion.

Index Trading: Strategy Workshop

Join Shaun Murison, senior market analyst, and Andrew Todd, professional derivatives trader, for a morning of expert insight that will help you gain an edge in trading. Learn about index trading strategies and pivot points that will enhance your performance when trading markets. (South Africa 40, FINI 15 and RESI20)

07 December 2019 | The Capital Empire | 09:00 AM -12:00 PM

Up-to-the-minute analysis

Inform your decisions with timely dispatches from our large team of global analysts. Stay updated while trading, with in-platform Reuters and Twitter feeds.

Live prices on popular markets


Easy account opening

You could be set up and trading in three minutes with these simple steps.

Fill in our simple online form

We’ll ask a few questions about your trading experience

Instant online verification

We can usually verify your identity immediately.

Fund your account and trade

Withdraw money easily, whenever you like.

1 Based on revenue excluding FX (published half-yearly financial statements, June 2019).

CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 68% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider.You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money. CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage.