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IG MARKETS FOREX TRADING
IG Markets Forex Trading
        
IG Markets specializes in financial derivatives, principally Contracts for Difference (CFDs) on shares and indices, as well as being a leading dealer in margined Foreign Exchange. Clients include brokers, fund managers and trading companies plus private investors. Our huge coverage includes UK, US, European and Asian exchanges, plus trading on forex, indices and commodities. Choose from Level 1 or Level 2 online trading, for the same low rates on the same account.
Established: UK 1974 (FSA 195355)
Capitalisation: 982480000
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Russian, Japanese.
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Advantages
1. Award winning browser-based platform.
2. Innovative features (trailing stops, guaranteed stops, Deal through charts).
3. Multiple asset trading from 1 platform.
4. 24hr dealing/support.
5. FX options.
6. DMA FX available through Currenex.
7. Leverage 50:1 for FX, potentially 700:1 with usage of stop losses
8. Mini contracts available though standard account.
Disadvantages
1. No API compatibility.
2. No automated trading.
3. No Metatrader compatibility.
Terms & Conditions
See website for details.
Account Information
Leverage: 1:50Commission: £0.00
Spread: FixedAverage PIP Spread: 2-3
Account Size (Min): £0Account Size (Max): Unlimited
Trade Size (Min): £10,000 
Market Maker: YesDirect Market Access (ECN/STP): Yes
Stop and Limit Orders: YesGuaranteed Stop Orders with Fee: Yes
Contingent Orders: YesTrailing Stops: Yes
Scalping: YesHedging: Yes
Dedicated Account Handlers: YesDiscretionary Management: No
Interest On Balance: NoIslamic Swap-Free Accounts: No
FX Forwards: YesOptions: Yes
Accepts US Citizens: Yes 
Traded Currencies Pairs: 55
(GBP/USD, EUR/USD, USD/CHF, USD/JPY, EUR/JPY, EUR/CHF, EUR/GBP, GBP/CHF, GBP/SGD, GBP/JPY, USD/CAD, AUD/USD, EUR/NOK, EUR/SEK, EUR/DKK, EUR/AUD, EUR/CAD, EUR/NZD, USD/NOK, USD/SEK, USD/DKK, GBP/NOK, GBP/SEK, USD/SGD, USD/ZAR, GBP/AUD, GBP/CAD, GBP/NZD GBP/ZAR, NZD/USD, AUD/NZD, AUD/JPY, CHF/JPY, CAD/JPY, AUD/GBP AUD/EUR, AUD/SGD, EUR/SGD, NZD/GBP, NZD/EUR, NZD/JPY, AUD/CAD AUD/CHF, USD/HUF, EUR/HUF, GBP/HUF, USD/PLN, EUR/PLN, GBP/PLN, USD/CZK, EUR/CZK, GBP/CZK, USD/MXN, EUR/MXN, GBP/MXN)
Base Currencies: 9
(GBP / USD / EURO / CHF / JPY / SGD / AUD / CAD / SEK and others available on request)
Introductory Offer
N/A
Setup Costs and Duration
5 mins - 24 hours (on average) - complete online application form, free set up.
Funding Methods and Costs
Debit, Credit Card, CHAPS, BACS
Additional Services
Trailing stops, Dealing-Thru Charts, CFDs on Equities, Indices, Commodities, Metals, Options, Spread betting.
CFD Trading: YesSpread Betting: Yes
Futures Trading: NoShare Dealing: No
Demo Account
2 week free demo account with 100k test funds.
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Software Information
Platform: PureDeal
IG Markets award winning in house browser-based platform.
Software Requirements
Online browser application - no download required only JAVA install.
Training Facilities
TradeSense (our 6 week education program with reduced trade sizes). We also offer a wealth of webinars and seminars for clients to view and attend. Plus online information, manuals, training, support, demo accounts and 24 hour phone support.
24 Hour Trading: YesLive Chat Support: No
Live Stream Quotes: YesFree Phone Support: Yes
Mobile Trading: YesMobile Alerts: Yes
Automated Trading: NoAPI Access: No
        
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