Introduction programme

New clients can trade with reduced risk while learning the basic principles of CFD trading.

Start with lower minimums

Build your confidence by trading with reduced minimums for six weeks with reduced commissions on South African shares.

Week

Minimum trade size

Min. online commission (SA shares)

1-2 50% of normal* R 25
3-4 Normal R 50
5-6 Normal R 75
7+ Normal Normal

 

For South African shares you get lower minimum commissions for the first six weeks, and for all markets you can trade with reduced minimum trade sizes for the first two weeks.

Free educational guide

Use the free educational guides below to help improve your understanding of our products:

Module 1: CFDs: Overview and trading online (PDF)

Module 2: Financial markets (PDF)

Module 3: Using orders to trade (PDF)

Module 4: Leverage and margin (PDF)

Module 5: Attitude to risk (PDF)

 

Free personal platform tour

When you open an account, one of our account managers can call you to talk through the basics of how to use our platform and how to set up and fund your account.

Once you’re set up, our  24-hour client services team is available to offer ongoing help and support.

Open an account now

It's free to open an account, takes less than five minutes, and there's no obligation to fund or trade.

Contact us

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

010 344 0053

You can also email helpdesk.za@ig.com

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.