Losses can exceed deposits

Minor currencies

Find opportunities to trade more unusual markets. Our minor pairs include GBP/CHF, EUR/CAD and USD/SGD, as well as a range of Australasian and Scandinavian pairs, with tight spreads and low margins.

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Spreads 

Pair Minimum
Spot FX CAD/CHF 2.5
Spot FX CAD/JPY 2.5
Spot FX CHF/JPY 2
Spot FX EUR/CAD 3
Spot FX EUR/SGD 5
Spot FX EUR/ZAD 150
Spot FX GBP/CAD 3.5
Spot FX GBP/CHF 3
Spot FX GBP/SGD 8
Spot FX GBP/ZAR 200
Spot FX SGD/JPY 4
Spot FX USD/SGD 3
Spot FX USD/ZAR 90
Pair Minimum
Spot FX AUD/CAD 2
Spot FX AUD/CHF 2.5
Spot FX AUD/EUR 1.5
Spot FX AUD/GBP 1.5
Spot FX AUD/JPY 1.3
Spot FX AUD/NZD 3
Spot FX AUD/SGD 5
Spot FX EUR/AUD 1.8
Spot FX EUR/NZD 3
Spot FX GBP/AUD 1.9
Spot FX GBP/NZD 5
Spot FX NZD/CHF 4
Spot FX NZD/EUR 1.5
Spot FX NZD/GBP 2
Spot FX NZD/JPY 2.5
Spot FX NZD/USD 2
Spot FX NZD/CAD 3.5
Pair Minimum
Spot FX CAD/NOK 50
Spot FX CHF/NOK 40
Spot FX EUR/DKK 10
Spot FX EUR/NOK 25
Spot FX EUR/SEK 30
Spot FX GBP/DKK 30
Spot FX GBP/NOK 50
Spot FX GBP/SEK 50
Spot FX NOK/SEK 10
Spot FX USD/DKK 15
Spot FX USD/NOK 25
Spot FX USD/SEK 25

For more information, see our charges.

Ways to trade

Choose from a variety of different ways to take a position on minor 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.