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Take control of your trading and access thousands of markets – including stocks, forex and indices – with the best trading app in South Africa. Download now, and trade wherever you are, whenever you want.

What our clients are saying

"Superb app which allows instant trading"

"App is very user-friendly"

"Easy-to-use platform on both desktop and mobile devices"

"Simply awesome. Easy-to-use interface"

Why download our trading app?

Speculate on markets with CFDs, even when you’re on the move

It’s free, with fast execution and real-time price data

Access exclusive data and analysis on over 17,000 markets

React instantly to price alerts and trading signals with email, SMS or push notifications

Make deposits and withdrawals on any of your preferred devices

Trade seamlessly on a natively designed, in-house app

Trading app features

  • Dealing
  • Risk management
  • Charts
  • Alerts
  • Advanced

Full dealing functionality

  • Get all the features you need to trade from within our app
  • Open, monitor, edit and close your positions from wherever you are
  • Manage your risk with our range of tools, including trailing and guaranteed stops2

Take control of risk

  • Minimise potential losses for free with normal or trailing stops
  • Avoid any risk of slippage with guaranteed stops, which only incur a fee if triggered2
  • Rest assured that your account can never stay below zero, with negative balance protection3

Full-screen intuitive charts

  • Deal directly through fully customisable and full-screen charts
  • Analyse the markets with a range of technical indicators
  • Trade on the move with real-time prices and market data

Get price alerts directly to your device

  • Create price alerts for any market, and receive trading signals by email, SMS or push notification
  • Use our economic calendar and set alerts for key market events and announcements
  • Track the markets with our client sentiment indicators and personalised watchlists

Advanced dealing options

  • Make the most of a range of advanced features such as partial fills and points through current
  • Receive tailored order types when opening a position, including ‘good till cancelled’ or ‘good till date’
  • Save your last stake size and stop distance

Award-winning app

Our app has been recognised time and time again by our industry.

Award-winning app

Our app has been recognised time and time again by our industry.

You can also trade on IG’s award-winning desktop platform

Fast execution on a huge range of markets

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

Deal seamlessly, wherever you are

Trade on the move with our natively designed, award-winning trading app

Feel secure with a trusted provider

With 45 years of experience, we’re proud to offer a truly market-leading service

Available devices

The IG trading app has been natively designed for iOS and Android devices, including smartphones and tablets.

  • On iOS devices, the app will operate on the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch
  • For Android, the app is compatible with smartphones or tablets with an operating system of 4.0.3 or above

Analyse over 17,000 markets

Trade thousands of markets, including forex, indices, shares, commodities and cryptocurrencies on the IG trading app.

How to download on iOS and Android

  1. Go to the App Store/Google Play
  2. Search IG Trading
  3. Click download

Or, download the app directly from the app store below.

Explore IG’s award-winning desktop platform

Trade the same markets available on our app and speculate on markets rising or falling with our award-winning desktop platform.

IG professional client FAQs

Can I trade digital 100s on mobile?

You can trade digital 100s on mobile, but you’ll need to use our mobile web platform rather than our app. Bear in mind this product is only available if you qualify for an IG professional account.

To learn more about trading digital 100s on mobile, visit our help and support page.

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We're clear about our charges, so you always know what fees you will incur.

1 As awarded at the Investors Chronicle and Financial Times Investment and Wealth Management Awards 2018, and at the Professional Trader Awards 2019.
2 A premium is incurred if a guaranteed stop is triggered.
3 Negative balance protection applies to trading-related debt only and is not available to professional traders.

CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 76% 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.