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IG INDEX SPREAD BETTING
IG Index Spread Betting
        
IG Index is the oldest Spread Betting company and has been operating since 1974. We are market leaders in Spread Betting with the widest range of products, award winning technology and class leading customer support.
Established: UK 1974 (FSA 195355)
Capitalisation: 982480000
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Russian, Japanese.
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Advantages
1. Free to open account.
2. Widest range of markets available.
3. Tax Free Spread Betting for individuals.
4. Spread is IG's dealing costs. (The law dictates that the costs of dealing be included in the spread rather than a separate commission charge.)
Disadvantages
1. Spread Betting does not allow for Direct Market Access.
Terms & Conditions
See website for details.
Account Information
Deposit Margin: 2-50% Depending on contract.
Spread Type: Fixed / Variable
Spread: 1-2 pips
Spread Explained: From 1 pip FX, 2 pips Indices, 0.1% equities
Overnight Interest (LONG): +2.5% LIBOR or equivalent
Overnight Interest (SHORT): -2.5% LIBOR or equivalent
Trade Size (Min): 20p per point 
Account Size (Min): £0Account Size (Max): Unlimited
Stop and Limit Orders: YesGuaranteed Stop Orders with Fee: Yes
Contingent Orders: YesTrailing Stops: Yes
Scalping: YesHedging: Yes
Dedicated Account Handlers: YesDiscretionary Management: No
Accepts US Citizens: NoIslamic Swap-Free Accounts: No
Binary Betting: YesInterest On Balance: No
Markets Covered
1. Over 20 global equity markets.
2. 31 UK sectors.
3. 26 Equity indices.
4. 60 Spot FX pairs.
5. Over 40 commodities (Softs, Metals, Energies and more).
6. Over 15 Government Bonds/ Interest Rate futures.
7. Options on FX, Indices, commodities and equities.
8. Binary trades.
Products Available
1. Over 20 global equity markets.
2. 31 UK sectors.
3. 26 Equity indices.
4. 60 Spot FX pairs.
5. Over 40 commodities (Softs, Metals, Energies and more).
6. Over 15 Government Bonds/ Interest Rate futures.
7. Options on FX, Indices, commodities and equities.
8. Binary trades.
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
CFD Trading, Forex Trading, Spread Betting and Binary Betting.
Forex Trading: YesCFD Trading: 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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IG Index Spread Betting (Which Way To Pay - 29/4/2009)
IG Index Spread Betting is ranked 5 out of 5. Based on 1 review.

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