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About IG 


By opening an account with IG, you’re putting your trust in an
organisation that’s been bringing trading to life since 1974

  • 40 years of industry know-how
  • Access to over 10,000 market
  • Expert analysis and insights
  • Award-winning trading tools, backed by powerful technology
  • Low margins and competitive charging
  • Client skills training and ongoing support




Established and secure


We established the world’s first financial spread betting company in 1974, and have been a market leader ever since.

IG is part of IG Group Holdings Plc, a member of the FTSE 250 with a market cap of £2.7 billion. We are a globally successful business with offices in 17 countries and over 136,000 active clients worldwide, and a net annual trading revenue of £388.4 million.

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IG Services


24 hour support – Helpdesk around the clock Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm at the weekend

Skills development – Training options to suit all levels of experience

Market insight – News, data and analysis to help you plan your next trade

Risk management – A range of risk management tools and services

No 1 provider – IG is the leading provider of CFDs and financial spread betting in the world

Stockbroking – In 2014 we added stockbroking with prices both ‘at quote’ and ‘on exchange’

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Stockbroking with IG
How do Binaries Work?

Trading Binaries with IG

IG Platforms


Web Based Platform


IG web


  • Browser based – no need to download software
  • DMA access for FX, stockbroking and equity CFDs
  • ProRealTime and IG charts from your chosen market
  • Create and edit watchlists
  • Streaming Reuters news


Trading Apps


IG app


  • All major mobile and tablet devices
  • Regularly updated – improved trading experience
  • Access exclusive market data and analysis
  • Free to download
  • Secure 256-bit SSL encryption
  • Live prices


Advanced Platforms


IG adv


  • Get direct market access (DMA) with our dedicated L2 dealer
  • Take your trading to the next level with MT4 and ProRealTime
  • Connect your own front-end solutions to our full range of dealing products


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