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CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 70% 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. 70% 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.

Trade the way you want to

Deal whenever you want with our fast, intuitive mobile and tablet apps

Get expert support 24 hours a day, from our dedicated team based in Johannesburg

Trade the largest financial or resources shares in one go with our new sector indices

Call 010 500 8624 or email newaccounts.za@ig.com to talk about opening a trading account. We're around 24 hours a day from 9am Saturday to 11pm Friday.

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Why choose IG?

World-leading provider


Benefit from our market-leading services, which are enjoyed by clients across the world. More traders trust us with their money than anyone else.1

Low costs

Get spreads from as low as 0.6 points on EUR/USD, and 1 point on FTSE 100. Our charges are clear, so you’ll always know what fees you stand to pay.

Award-winning technology

Trade effortlessly with our fast, reliable platform and easy-to-use mobile and tablet apps. You can also get integrated access to MT4.

Clients come first

Your success is important to us. That’s why we help you manage risk with stops and limits, while negative balance protection secures you against debt.2

CFD trading with IG

Trading CFDs is a flexible and accessible way to find opportunity on the financial markets. Enjoy direct market access on forex4 and shares.

CFDs give you access to over 17,000 markets.

Platforms by traders, for traders

Trade quickly and smoothly, with technology designed to ensure that your deal goes through.

  • Fast, easy-to-use web platform
  • Apps optimised for all devices
  • Advanced platforms and charting – L2 dealer, ProRealTime and MT4
  • Full suite of alerts and risk management tools
  • Voted SA's best Online Broker in 2017 and 2015 and SA’s best platform for Active Day Traders in 2014 and 2013 in the Business Day Investors Monthly Annual Stockbroker Awards

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Open an account now

Fast execution on a huge range of markets

Enjoy flexible access to 17,000 global markets, with reliable execution

React faster with powerful technology

Our platform and apps are intuitive and highly responsive, so trading opportunities are always within reach

Grow your confidence with an established provider

We’re a FTSE 250 company that’s been leading our industry for nearly 50 years, so our expertise is second to none

Open an account now

Open an account now

Fast execution on a huge range of markets

Enjoy flexible access to 17,000 global markets, with reliable execution

React faster with powerful technology

Our platform and apps are intuitive and highly responsive, so trading opportunities are always within reach

Grow your confidence with an established provider

We’re a FTSE 250 company that’s been leading our industry for nearly 50 years, so our expertise is second to none

Start trading now

Log in to your account now to access today’s opportunity in a huge range of markets.

Start trading now

Log in to your account now to access today’s opportunity in a huge range of markets.

1 Based on revenue (published financial statements, 2022); for forex based on number of primary relationships with FX traders (Investment Trends UK Leveraged Trading Report released August 2018).
2 Negative balance protection applies to trading-related debt only, and is not available to professional traders.
3 Tax laws are subject to change and depend on individual circumstances. Tax law may differ in a jurisdiction other than the UK.
4 From 2 July 2018, regulatory interventions mean that certain products are unavailable to retail traders. As a result, we can only offer Forex Direct (forex DMA) to professional traders. To find out more about this, and to check whether you are eligible for a professional account, please see our professional account page.