Automated trading

Benefit from our superior execution and pricing as
you implement your own CFD trading strategies

  • Fit your strategy around your schedule – execute trades automatically, day or night

  • Reduce the impact of emotional and gut reactions by allowing pre-planned strategies to run

  • Identify new opportunities and analyse trends with a wide range of indicators

  • Execute multiple real-time trades simultaneously

  • Backtest against historical data

L2 Dealer

L2 Dealer is our advanced share CFD trading platform – use Excel to send automated direct market access orders. 




ProRealTime’s automated trading solution, ProOrder, is exclusive to IG.

  • Automate your CFD trading
  • Build strategies using assisted creation tools, or code them from scratch
  • Import and export strategies, including those created by third parties
  • Fully integrated into our web-based platform



Automated trading with IG

By automating your strategies with IG you’ll benefit from:

  • The best possible prices sourced from a large number of venues
  • The expertise of the world’s No.1 CFD provider1
  • Tight spreads on a range of major markets
  • Unrivalled service with 24-hour customer support
  • Peace of mind – client money protection for all retail clients

Algorithmic trading

Trade with automated trading strategies powered by cutting-edge technology.

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Create your own trading solutions with our FIX, REST-based and streaming APIs – your orders are filled using our market-leading Smart Order Router, which connects to multiple trading venues and dark pools to ensure you get the best execution.



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

South African residents are required to obtain the necessary tax clearance certificates in line with their foreign investment allowance and may not use credit or debit cards to fund their international account.

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Contact us

24 hours a day from 10am Saturday to Friday night at midnight.

010 344 0053

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CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 75% 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.