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Attend one of our free seminars around the country to or join a live webinar to interact with our experts.


Learn how to set up watchlists, place trades and use analysis tools such as signal centre and advanced charting.

Join IG’s Olwethu Mabumbulu every Wednesday as she takes you through a virtual tour of our award-winning trading platform*

Wednesday 01 March 12:00-12:30 30 minutes TBC

*IG was voted SA's best Online Stockbroker in 2015, SA’s best platform for Active Day Traders in 2013 and 2014 and SA's top CFD provider in Business Day Investors Monthly Annual Stockbroker Awards (2012 and 2013). 

Free in-person seminar

Trading 101: Getting started in Forex Trading

In these seminars, we breakdown the basics of Forex trading, from what all the jargon means, to placing the trade, managing risk as well as looking at some of the trading resources and strategy to assist you in your FX trading decisions. 

Forex Trading 

  • Trading rising and falling FX markets - The Long & Short of it all  
  • What moves FX markets? – Timing and News flow
  • FX strategy and Trade signals – Idea generation using IGs signal centre
  • Understanding FX risk – Margin, leverage & Stop Loss
  • Am I trading the right contract sizes? – Lot sizes and pip values
  • What are my costs? – Breaking it down i.e. spreads, commissions and interest
  • How to choose a broker – Don’t get caught by get rich quick schemes
  • Which trading platform is best for me? – IGs MT4 or web dealing platform offerings.



Shaun Murison
Market analyst

Travis Robson
Head of Premium management

Leigh Riley
Premium client manager

Upcoming seminars


08-Mar 18:30 Durban, Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Register here
15-Mar 18:30 Johannesburg, IG Office Register here
23-Mar 18:30 Bloemfontein, Southern Sun Bloemfontein Register here
19-Apr 18:30 Stellenbosch, Protea Hotel Techno Park TBC
20-Apr 18:30 Cape Town, The One&Only TBC
17-May 18:30 Johannesburg, IG Office TBC
18-May 18:30 Pretoria TBC
21-Jun 18:30 Durban, Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani TBC


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

We're here 24 hours a day from 10am Sunday to 12am Friday, and 11am to 7pm Saturday:

Email: helpdesk.za@ig.com
Helpdesk: +27 10 344 0053

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