Binary trading is a type of trading that involves utilising binary options.
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Binaries require you to predict the outcome of a yes/no position – ‘the FTSE 100 to finish down’, for example – by the end of a defined time period.
Buying the binary means that you are predicting that the given outcome will be true, whereas selling it means you are predicting that the given outcome will prove false. The cost of the binary will reflect the volatility, current movement and price of the market and time left before expiry.
IG offers digital 100s, with expiries from five minutes to monthly. We price them at a value between 0-100, according to the three factors listed above (time to expiry, the underlying market’s current value, and our expectation of future volatility).
CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 79% 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.