About us

We are a world-leading online trading provider,1 giving you access to opportunities across thousands of financial markets through our intuitive platforms and apps.

Call 010 344 0053 or email helpdesk.za@ig.com to talk about opening a trading account. We’re here 24 hours a day, from 9am Saturday to 11pm Friday.

Contact us: 010 344 0053

What we do?

Want to trade financial markets? You've come to the right place. We enable thousands of traders to seize their opportunity using CFDs.

Prefer to own assets? You can also buy and sell thousands of shares and ETFs with us, or choose a wealth portfolio managed by one of our pros.

Why IG?

Trusted and regulated

More traders trust us with their money than anyone else, making us the world’s No.1 choice for CFD trading.1

As well as placing a premium on the security of client funds, we’re authorised and regulated by the FCA (UK) and the FSCA (SA), so you know you can depend on our credibility.

Invested in your success

We want our clients to stay with us. So we’ve built our business around being on your side, and wanting you to trade profitably.

Ahead of the curve

Founded in 1974 as the first company of our kind, we’ve been at the forefront of our industry ever since, offering award-winning platforms with market-leading services.

We now serve clients all over the world, from sales offices in 17 sales offices based across five continents.

Award-winning service

We’ve been recognised time and time again by our industry, both for the services and the technology that we provide.

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Fast execution on a huge range of markets

Enjoy flexible access to more than 17,000 global markets, with reliable execution

Trade seamlessly, wherever you are

Trade on the move with our natively designed, award-winning trading app

Feel secure with a trusted provider

With 45 years of experience, we’re proud to offer a truly market-leading service

Open an account now

Open an account now

Fast execution on a huge range of markets

Enjoy flexible access to more than 17,000 global markets, with reliable execution

Trade seamlessly, wherever you are

Trade on the move with our natively designed, award-winning trading app

Feel secure with a trusted provider

With 45 years of experience, we’re proud to offer a truly market-leading service

Start trading now

Log in to your account now to access today’s opportunity in a huge range of markets.

Start trading now

Log in to your account now to access today’s opportunity in a huge range of markets.

Your money is protected

Deposit funds into an IG account, and its safe-guarded:

  • Your money is held in segregated accounts at regulated banks
  • We don’t use your money for our own business activity
  • Your money is ring-fenced from our creditors

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Why trade with us?

Best-in-class platforms

Seize your opportunity in seconds on fast, award-winning platforms and apps.2

Massive market range

Deal on over 17,000 markets, with more 24-hour indices than any provider and out-of-hours US shares you wont find elsewhere.

Sharpen your skills

Train to succeed with seminars and courses for pros and beginners.

Expert support

We’re on hand around the clock to help you achieve your trading goals, right from the moment you join.

Put a stop to loss

Negative balance protection3 ensures you can’t lose more than the balance on your account, and our range of stop and limit orders put you in control of your risk.

The best for the best

Pro trader? Get exclusive features, greater flexibility and cash rebates on selected markets.

Choose the No.1 FX retail provider1

IG is home to more retail forex traders in South Africa than any other forex trading. Why trade with anyone but the No.1?

Choose the No.1 FX retail provider1

IG is home to more retail forex traders in South Africa than any other forex trading. Why trade with anyone but the No.1?

Choose the No.1 FX retail provider1

IG is home to more retail forex traders in South Africa than any other forex trading. Why trade with anyone but the No.1?

Choose the No.1 FX retail provider1

IG is home to more retail forex traders in South Africa than any other forex trading. Why trade with anyone but the No.1?

Start trading now

Log in to your account now to access today’s opportunity in a huge range of markets

Start trading now

Log in to your account now to access today’s opportunity in a huge range of markets

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1 Based on revenue excluding FX (published half-yearly financial statements, June 2019); for forex based on number of primary relationships with FX traders (Investment Trends UK Leveraged Trading Report released July 2019).
2 Awarded 'best finance app' and 'best multi-platform provider' at the ADVFN International Financial Awards 2020
3 Negative balance protection does not apply to professional traders.

CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 76% 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.