CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 71% 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. 71% 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.

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IG is a trading name of IG Markets Limited and IG Markets South Africa Limited. IG Markets South Africa Limited offers domestic accounts and IG Markets Limited offers international accounts.

IG Markets South Africa Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (in South Africa) as an over-the-counter derivative provider and an authorised financial services provider (FSP No 41393). IG Markets Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (in the UK).

IG provides execution only services and enters into principal-to-principal transactions with its clients on IG’s prices. Such trades are not on exchange. Whilst IG Markets South Africa Limited is a regulated FSP and acts as an intermediary as understood in the FAIS Act in relation to the international accounts offered by IG Markets Limited, CFDs issued by IG are not regulated by the FAIS Act as they are undertaken on a principal-to-principal basis. CFDs issued by IG Markets South Africa Limited are regulated by the Financial Markets Act, and IG Markets South Africa Limited is a licenced over-the-counter derivative provider.

South African residents are required to obtain the necessary tax clearance certificates in order to utilise their foreign investment allowance should the South African resident wish to open an international account with IG Markets Limited.

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