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IG trading signals

Spot potential trades with free forex signals, index signals and commodity signals.

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

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Call 0800 195 3100 or email docs.za@ig.com to talk about opening an account.

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Call 0800 409 6789 or email helpdesk.za@ig.com if you have any questions about trading or investing. We're available 24/7 between 8am Saturday and 10pm Friday.

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Why use our free trading signals?

Get free real-time trading ideas for forex, indices and commodities

Free up your time, with continuous analysis done for you in the UK

See and action trade signals easily on your mobile or desktop

What are trading signals?

Trading signals are actionable ‘buy’ and ‘sell’ suggestions for traders, based on emerging chart patterns and key levels being met. You can see signals for a huge range of markets in our platform, and use them to help you decide how to trade.1

Using trading signals in our platform

Signals at a glance

Use the in-platform pane to view forex trading signals, index signals and commodity signals, including provider, direction and timeframe.

Trading signals
Technical analysis signals

Technical signals

Get chart analysis of your selected market, along with entry and exit price targets to inform your trade.

Fundamental signals

Together with concise market analysis, you’ll also get to see entry and exit points, support and resistance levels and the provider’s level of confidence in the signal.

Fundamental analysis signals

Who creates IG’s trading signals?

Our signals come directly from two third-party providers, Autochartist and PIA-First.

Autochartist’s pattern-recognition technology and PIA-First’s experienced professionals analyse charts for you, saving you time and helping you back up your own analysis.

Autochartist

Established in 2004, Autochartist is a market leader in automated technical analysis.

  • Scans the markets and analyses data across multiple timeframes
  • Provides objective chart pattern information to help guide your decisions
  • Eliminates subjectivity from chart analysis
PIA First

PIA-First is a trading strategy service from market professionals with over 45 years’ combined experience.

  • Gives running analytical commentary as conditions play out
  • Shows key levels - entry, exit, support and resistance
  • Sets signals in a wider economic context

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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.

How to use trading signals

  1. Create a trading account with us
  2. Log in to your account and open the trading platform
  3. Select ‘signals’ from the left-hand menu
  4. Choose your trading signal (ie ‘Buy FTSE 100’, or ‘Sell EUR/GBP’)
  5. View the trading signal and accompanying analysis from Autochartist or PIA
  6. Click 'copy to order' to trade on the signal
How to use trading signals

What markets can I get trading signals for?

Forex signals

Get forex signals for a range of popular pairs – including EUR/USD, GBP/USD, USD/JPY.

Index signals

Find automated analysis for Germany 40, Wall Street, US Tech 100 and other top indices.

Commodity signals

Discover opportunities in metals, energies and softs as they develop.

FAQs

What can I get trading signals for?

You can get forex signals, index signals and commodity signals with us.

How reliable are trading signals?

Trading signals are a great way to have chart patterns, which can constitute 'buy' and 'sell' opportunities, recognised and analysed automatically - taking some legwork out of your analysis. They're a useful part of your broader analysis toolkit. However, you act on them entirely at your own risk - thy're never a sure thing.

Who provides trading signals for IG?

Our signals come directly from third-party providers – Autochartist and PIA-First.

What devices can I get trading signals on?

You can access signals on mobile devices via the IG Trading app, and on desktop with the IG Trading platform.

What’s the difference between a trading alert and a trading signal?

You'd set a Trading alert to notify you of the economic releases, price changes or a chart meeting your technical conditions (which might be a signal in itself). Our trading signals inform you of significant trends or patterns in the markets that could lead to a trading opportunity.

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1 Our signal service does not constitute and shouldn’t be regarded as investment advice. We provide an execution-only service. You act on signals entirely at your own risk.
2 Awarded ‘best finance app’ and ‘best multi-platform provider’ at the ADVFN International Financial Awards 2020.