Trading alerts

React instantly to market events with automatic alerts for desktop and mobile

Why set up trading alerts?

  • Get alerted even when you’re not logged into the platform

  • Create customised alerts with ProRealTime advanced charts

  • Build alerts using popular technical indicators

  • Free up your trading time

Get economic results the moment they come out

  • Set alerts for upcoming events
  • Get macroeconomic figures as soon as they are released
  • Set reminders to notify you up to 60 minutes before an event happens
  • Get alerts by push notification on your mobile, in the platform or by email
  • Just tick the box next to your chosen event in our economic calendar to receive an alert

Go to our economic calendar



Price alerts

  • Respond to price movements as they happen
  • Create instant buy and sell price alerts on all our markets
  • Free notifications immediately sent by email, SMS or push notification 
  • Use as part of your risk management strategy – price alerts keep your positions open, so you can decide when to take action

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Alerts on the move

  • Set and receive price alerts wherever you are
  • Log in straight from push notification alerts
  • Available on our award-winning mobile and tablet apps*

View our mobile apps

Technical indicator alerts

  • Create alerts using popular indicators: Moving Average, Exponential Moving Average, MACD, RSI, Standard Deviation, Stochastic, Bollinger Band, Price and volume (share CFDs only)
  • Place and create indicator alerts through our free integrated charts
  • Create simple or complex conditions by combining up to four different indicators

Learn more about essential charts


  • Free for all IG clients
  • Monitors the markets on your behalf
  • Alerts you to potential trading opportunities
  • Advanced pattern recognition tool
  • Set audio and visual alerts available

ProRealTime alerts

  • Part of ProRealTime advanced charts
  • Customise alerts using price level, trend lines and indicators 
  • Choose from 100s of indicators
  • Suite of advanced charting tools to complement your trading 

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  • Execution and pricing

    Our technology is engineered for speed, stability and better prices.

  • Risk management

    Protect profits and limit losses with our range of risk management tools.

  • ProRealTime

    Integrated access to the leading web-based charting package.

* Investment Awards Best Spread Betting App of 2012; Investment Trends No. 1 FX provider for mobile and tablet Apps 2012

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Contact us

24 hours a day from 10am Saturday to Friday night at midnight.

010 344 0053

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CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 75% 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.