However you trade, and whatever your strategy, you’ll find what you need with IG. Trade using direct market access or over-the-counter, with a choice of products and platforms to suit your trading style.
Trade over-the-counter for 24-hour live prices, or get direct market access and deal straight onto the IG order book against our liquidity providers.
Spread betting and CFD
IG professional account - CFD only
Whether you’re looking for tax-free profits or direct market access, you’ll find a way to trade that suits you with IG.
None for OTC (charge is in the spread).
From USD10 per USD million worth of the currency traded when using DMA.
From 0.8 points OTC.
Spread betting product details | CFD product details
We offer three platforms for trading forex, each with their own advantages. Whether you want direct market access, the ability to program and run your own automated trading strategy, or an easy-to-use browser-based trading platform, we have the solution for you.
Web-based platform | L2 Dealer | MetaTrader 4
In addition to our cash forex markets, we offer a range of products to help you achieve your trading goals, according to your preferred timeframe and appetite for risk.
Spread betting product details | CFD product details | Options product details
Spread bets and CFDs are leveraged products and can result in losses that exceed deposits.
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1 For professionals only. From 2 July 2018, regulatory interventions mean that certain products are unavailable to retail traders. As a result, we can only offer forex DMA to professional traders. To find out more about this, and to check whether you are eligible for a professional account, please see our professional account page.
2 Tax laws are subject to change and depend on individual circumstances. Tax law may differ in a jurisdiction other than the UK.
3 The new IG Trading platform is currently available to our spread betting clients only, but will be made available to CFD traders soon.
4 Spread bets and CFDs are leveraged products and can result in losses that exceed deposits.
5 Options are currently only available on our classic platform and mobile apps. They will be available on the new IG Trading platform soon.