Established in 1974
185,000 clients worldwide
Access to over 15,000 markets

IG services

For more than 40 years we've led the way in making
financial markets more accessible for traders

Why join IG?

  • We're the world's No.1 CFD provider1

  • Trade on the UK's best range of instruments for forex

  • Access award-winning technology2 and get the best innovations first

  • We've been an established global market leader for over 40 years

  • Get 24-hour support from our friendly, knowledgeable client services team

  • CFDs

    Get direct market access (DMA) and a wider range of platforms.

  • Corporate account

    A complete trading solution for corporate and institutional clients.

  • Premium account

    Free services and reduced charges for our most valued clients.

More than 15,000 local and international markets

  • Indices

    SA40, FTSE 100, Wall Street and more

  • Shares

    8000+ shares, margins from 5%

  • Forex

    90+ pairs, spreads from 0.8 pips

Dealing platforms and devices

Whatever your level of expertise, however you like to trade, we have a solution for you in our range of platforms

Tools to shape your strategy

Enhance your analysis and streamline your dealing with:

Charting packages

Trading ideas and research

Automated trading

Skills development

All new clients benefit from our six-week introduction programme

We also offer a range of free seminars and online tutorials

Execution you can rely on

Get the speed and stability you need plus price improvement technology

Protect your profits and limit your losses with our risk management tools

Advanced trading services

Get increased control and efficiency with our pro-level services

Forex DIrect

ProRealTime charts

You can also integrate your own front-end solutions with our pricing and execution technology.

Terminals and APIs

And you can trade them all through our corporate CFD account

Dedicated client support

Trade with the confidence of knowing we’re here to help you succeed.

You can speak to our experts at any time Monday-Friday, with support also available at the weekend.

How to get in touch

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.

You might be interested in...

  • Execution and pricing

    Get fast, reliable execution and the best available prices.

  • DMA trading

    Direct access to shares and FX markets with our DMA platform.

  • Charts

    We've got the right charts for every trader, in every situation.

1 World's No.1 CFD provider: for CFDs, based on revenue excluding FX, published financial statements, (published financial statements, October 2016)

2Awarded South Africa's Top Online Broker 2017 at the Intellidex-Investors Monthly Top Stockbroker Awards 2017

South African residents are required to obtain the necessary tax clearance certificates in line with their foreign investment allowance and may not use credit or debit cards to fund their international account.

Contact us

We're here 24hrs a day from 9am Saturday to 11pm Friday.

010 344 0053

You can also email helpdesk.za@ig.com