Online trading platform

The IG Trading platform offers a faster, clearer, smarter way to trade via your web browser.

  • Open, close and edit individual and aggregate positions faster than ever, in just a couple of clicks

  • Split charts to view the same market across multiple timeframes simultaneously

  • Choose between a dark or light platform theme, and customise workspaces to suit your trading

  • Apply a range of indicators and drawings without sacrificing speed or stability

  • Trade faster with smart settings that remember your deal sizes and stop values

  • Get breaking news via Reuters and Twitter, and see what stocks are trending among IG clients

Our fastest, most responsive charts, built with HTML5 technology.

Identify the right time to trade with our free analysis tool.

Count on your platform to keep you informed with cutting-edge alerts.

Get integrated access to this in-depth charting package.1

Design and implement your own strategies, with automatic execution.

News

Never miss an opportunity with integrated news feeds and live TV.

Technical specifications

Supported browsers

Our web-based platform supports:

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Safari (Mac only)

Recommended browser

For optimum performance and stability across our platform and charts, we recommend using Google Chrome

You can download Google Chrome for free.

HTML5 charts

Our new charts are built using HTML5 technology, eliminating the need for Adobe Flash Player and Java.

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.

R300 monthly fee applies to ProRealTime access unless at least four trades are transacted in a given month. We reserve the right to charge you for the service if your qualifying trades are of an extremely low value.

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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.