Losses can exceed deposits

Major currencies

Take a position on the world’s most frequently traded forex markets. We offer a full range of popular currency pairs, including EUR/USD, USD/JPY and AUD/USD, from just 0.8 points.

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Spreads 

Pair Minimum spread
Spot FX AUD/USD 0.6
Spot FX EUR/CHF 2
Spot FX EUR/GBP 0.9
Spot FX EUR/JPY 1.5
Spot FX EUR/USD 0.6
Spot FX GBP/EUR 2
Spot FX GBP/JPY 2.5
Spot FX GBP/USD 0.9
Spot FX USD/CAD 1.7
Spot FX USD/CHF 1.5
Spot FX USD/JPY 0.7

For more information, see our charges.

Ways to trade

Choose from a variety of different ways to take a position on major FX pairs, according to your trading style and preferences.

Spread betting

A tax-free way to speculate on both rising and falling forex markets, taking advantage of leverage.1

Contracts for difference (CFDs)2

Flexible, leveraged trading on margin, enabling you to go either long or short with no stamp duty to pay.1

DMA trading

Trade currencies at market price, accessing liquidity pools from major global FX providers.

Forwards

Take longer-term positions on forex market movements over the next two quarters.

MetaTrader 4

Fast, reliable trading with tight spreads, automated dealing and advanced charting options.

Digital 100s3

Make the most of short-term currency movements and trade with limited risk. Although digital 100s are limited risk, you should be aware that there is still the potential to make substantial losses as well as gains.

Options4

Take a position on forex volatility, not just market direction, with low margins and high leverage.

 

Learn more about different ways to trade with IG.

Tax laws are subject to change and depend on individual circumstances. Tax law may differ in a jurisdiction other than the UK.

2 CFDS are currently only available on our classic platform and mobile apps. They will be available on the new IG Trading platform soon.   

3 The new IG Trading platform currently only features 5 minute up/down digital 100s on indices and FX. The full range will be available soon.

4 Options are currently only available on our classic platform and mobile apps. They will be available on the new IG Trading platform soon.