IG INDEX SPREAD BETTING
IG Index Spread Betting (Spread Betting)
        
IG Index is the oldest Spread Betting company and has been operating since 1974. Their 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.
Location: Australia
Capitalisation: $982480000
Established: 1974
Regulation: AFSL 220440
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Russian, Japanese.
Advantages:
1. Free to open account.
2. Widest range of markets available.
3. 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.
Services:
CFD Trading, Forex Trading, Spread Betting and Binary Betting.
 
Forex Trading: Yes
CFD Trading: Yes
Futures Trading: No
Share Dealing: No

Commission Type: Fixed / Variable
Commission: 1-2 pips
Initial Margin: 2-50% Depending on contract.
Overnight Interest Rate (Long): +2.5% LIBOR or equivalent
Overnight Interest Rate (Short): -2.5% LIBOR or equivalent
Minimum Account:
Minimum Trade:

Orders:
Stop and Limited Orders
Guaranteed Stop Orders with Fee
Contingent 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:
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:
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.
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: NoMarket_Marker: Yes
Mobile Trading: NoMobile Alerts: No
Automated Trading: NoAPI Access: No
Scalping: YesHedging: Yes
Interest On Balance: NoIslamic Accounts: No
Binary Betting: YesUS Citizens: No

Forex Trading: YesCFD Trading: Yes
Futures Trading: NoShare Dealing: No
Spread Betting: Yes
        
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