IG Markets: Review, Opinion and Spreads of the Forex, CFD, ETF and Futures

Detailed Information on IG Markets: Forex, CFD, ETF, Futures and Binary Option
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IG Markets Features
Headquarters Founded in Regulations Support Website
London,England 1974 FCA, AMF English ig.com
Technical Description of IG Markets
Execution Type Leverage Spreads Deposit Bonus
Market Maker 500:1 Fixed and Variable £150 N/A
Trading Instruments Available
Forex Raw Material Metal Share CFDs Indices CFDs
90 pairs
Trading Platforms Available
MetaTrader Windows Mac Webtrader Mobile
Spread Minimum
EUR/USD GBP/USD USD/JPY EUR/CHF USD/CAD USD/CHF EUR/JPY
0.8 1 0.8 2 2.5 1.9 1.7
Spread MT4
EUR/USD GBP/USD USD/JPY EUR/CHF USD/CAD USD/CHF EUR/JPY
1.2 1.4 1.2 2.6 3.1 1.3 1.1

IG is an online stockbroker offering users over 10,000 financial products. Their main strength lies with CFD trading, where in fact they are world leaders in terms of income. The company operates in 19 countries and boasts over 136,000 active traders. It is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and is listed on the FTSE250.

The IG online trading website offers several money management tools to optimise CFD trading risk management. These tools allow clients to limit losses for example, or warn them when indices reach a certain value. A trader opting to open an account with IG will systematically receive free training modules to teach him how to make the best possible use of these risk management tools.

IG platforms let users track real-time indices 24/7 and deliver quality customer service. The platforms are available on Windows and Android as well as on tablets and smartphones. They can be customised for improved user experience. Transaction completion is always fast and reliable. Users benefit from ProRealTime graphics to help them in their trading strategy. Commodities, metals, and bitcoin can be traded as well as CFDs.

IG charges are very competitive (Forex from 0.8% and indices from 0.4%). IG policies with regards costs for different transactions are fully transparent on the website. Users can discover how the IG website works by opening a demo account with $10,000 in virtual funds to practise CFD trading with. In any case, opening an account is free and requires no minimum deposit.

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Last Update on 29/11/17


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