Why should clients choose IG?

As a market leader in our industry, IG offers clear benefits that are relevant for your audience. We provide award-winning services – with cutting-edge technology, an exceptional range of products and world-class support.

The No.1 provider

Give prospects the opportunity to join the world’s No.1 CFD provider1. With a long list of awards to our name, we’re the first choice for traders.

Trusted expertise

IG is a FTSE 250 company, authorised and regulated by the FCA, with a heritage of over 40 years at the forefront of our industry. Clients can feel confident and secure trading with us.

Fast and simple account opening

Clients can be set up in  just three minutes, with instant verification and only one simple form to complete. Our fast process allows clients to start trading straight away, helping to boost your conversion rates.

A choice of ways to trade

We offer a range of products to suit clients with different trading and investment objectives.

Leveraged trading

Trading on margin with our spread betting and CFD products, clients are able to:

  • Go long or short on more than 15,000 global financial markets

  • Trade on an advanced web platform and award-winning mobile apps 

  • Take advantage of unique risk-management tools and services 

  • Trade out-of-hours with 24-hour and Sunday trading on various markets

  • See their funds protected under client money and asset rules

Learn more about CFD trading with us. 


Unleveraged investment products

For prospects looking for longer-term investment solutions, our share dealing and managed portfolio services – including ISAs and SIPPs – offer excellent value.

Benefits for clients include:

  • Share dealing: Buy and sell thousands of shares at low commission rates

  • IG Smart Portfolios: Get an expertly managed, globally diversified online investment portfolio

  • Invest via a tax-efficient ISA or SIPP to maximise returns2  

  • Access top-of-the-range platforms that are powerful and intuitive 

  • Benefit from no sign-up, exit or platform fees

Exceptional service and support

Our friendly, expert team is on hand around the clock from the moment a client joins us. By supporting and building relationships with clients, we increase the likelihood that they’ll deposit funds and complete the target volume of trades with us.

One-to-one guidance

We provide a dedicated service for new clients, helping them get up to speed with our products and platform.

Our highly skilled client services team includes native language experts, and we're there to assist clients throughout their trading journey.

Resources for traders

To help clients build their trading skills and knowledge, we offer an extensive range of free online courses, webinars and seminars in IG Academy.

Plus we encourage clients to chat with like-minded traders and put questions to members of our team in IG Community, our online trading discussion forum.

Easy to contact

Clients can reach us 24 hours a day from 8am Saturday to 10pm Friday, by phone, email, Twitter or live chat.

Alternatively they can get immediate answers to their trading queries from a huge data bank in our help and support area, either by typing in a specific question or browsing a range of popular topics.

Become an IG marketing partner

If you meet our minimum requirements and would like to become an IG marketing partner, please contact us.

1 For CFDs, based on revenue excluding FX, published financial statements, February 2018; number of active UK financial spread betting accounts (Investment Trends UK Leveraged Trading Report released June 2017); for forex based on number of primary relationships with FX traders (Investment Trends UK Leveraged Trading Report released June 2017)

2 Tax laws are subject to change and depend on individual circumstances. Tax law may differ in a jurisdiction other than the UK.

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.