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Shares trading costs and details

See the benefits and costs of trading CFDs with IG

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It's free and quick to open an account with us - and there's no obligation to fund or trade. Or, open a demo to try out our platform.

Share CFDs

Contracts for difference (CFDs) let you trade shares on margin, with no stamp duty to pay. You can go long or short on a wide range of shares, and direct market access (DMA) is available to advanced traders.

Region*

Commission
per side

Minimum 
charge
(online)

Minimum 
charge
(phone)

SA 0.20% R100 R100
UK 0.10% £10 £15
US 2 cents
per share
$15 $25
Euro1 0.10% €10 €25

 

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1 Euro includes: Belgium, Eire, Finland, France, Germany, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain

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