IG MARKETS FOREX TRADING
IG Markets Forex Trading (Forex Trading)
        
IG Markets is a leader in Forex trading and Contracts for Difference (CFDs), delivering an unrivalled customer service and Forex brokers alongside innovative trading technology. Their extensive range of markets offer you the ability to trade with round the clock forex, commodities, CFDs on thousands of leading UK and international stocks and the widest selection of 24-hour stock indices from any currency trading and CFD provider.
Location: Australia
Capitalisation: $982480000
Established: 1974
Regulation: AFSL 220440
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Russian, Japanese.
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.
Services:
Trailing stops, Dealing-Thru Charts, CFDs on Equities, Indices, Commodities, Metals, Options, Spread betting.
 
CFD Trading: Yes
Spread Betting: Yes
Futures Trading: No
Share Dealing: No

Spread Type: Fixed
Spread: 2-3 pips
Leverage: 1:50
Overnight Interest Rate (Long): +2.5% LIBOR or equivalent
Overnight Interest Rate (Short): -2.5% LIBOR or equivalent
Minimum Account: $0
Minimum Trade: $10000

Orders:
Contingent Orders
Guaranteed Stop Orders with Fee
Stop and Limited Orders
Markets:
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:
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.
Platform:
Platform: PureDeal
IG Markets award winning in house browser-based platform.

Set Up Process:
5 mins - 24 hours (on average) - complete online application form, free set up.
Funding Methods:
Debit, Credit Card, CHAPS, BACS
Training Services:
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: Yes
Live Chat Support: No
 Live Stream Quotes: Yes
Free Phone Support: Yes
Mobile Trading: Yes
Mobile Alerts: Yes
Automated Trading: No
API Access: No
Support Services:
Online information, manuals, training, support, demo accounts and 24 hour phone support.
Introductory Offer:
N/A
Number Of Base Currencies: 9
GBP / USD / EURO / CHF / JPY / SGD / AUD / CAD / SEK and others available on request

Direct Market Access: YesMarket_Marker: Yes
Mobile Trading: YesMobile Alerts: Yes
Automated Trading: NoAPI Access: No
Scalping: YesHedging: Yes
Interest On Balance: NoIslamic Accounts: No
US Citizens: Yes

Forex Trading: YesCFD Trading: Yes
Futures Trading: NoShare Dealing: No
Spread Betting: Yes
        
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IG Markets (Which Way To Pay - 20/4/2010)
IG Markets is ranked 3 out of 5. Based on 1 review.

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