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Type of Broker: Forex & CFD Broker
Regulated: FCA, ASIC
Min Deposit: $1
Min Trade Amount: 0.01
US Clients:
Bonus: FREE
Number of Assets: 1000+
Free Demo Account:
Trading Platform: Mt4, Web, Mobile
Types of assets: Currencies, Commodities, CFDs, Bitcoin
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IG Markets is a well-known Forex & CFD broker based in London, United Kingdom. It has been offering online trading services since 2003. The broker is owned by IG Group Holdings Plc – a global company which was established in 1974. IG Groups maintains a network of offices in 15 countries with over 150,000 active clients all over the world. The company that owns IG Markets is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of the United Kingdom as well as Australia’s Securities & Investment Commission (ASIC).  The IG Group is also listed in the London Stock Market.

IG Markets Trading Accounts

IG offers two types of trading accounts;

  • Standard Account – suitable for beginner, intermediate and seasoned traders
  • Premium Account – Suitable only for high net worth traders.

The broker also offers complete B2B trading services to institutional and corporate clients. Traders can take advantage of tight spreads and market depth with Direct Market Access (DMA) offered by IG Markets.

Features

  • Traders can trade CFDs in more than 10,000 markets from all over the globe.
  • Spreads are tight – suitable for scalpers and high frequency traders
  • Independent pattern recognition technology offered by IG helps traders in early identification of market trends.
  • Price improvement technology can ensure that you get the best available price
  • Easy access to features such as pending orders, stop limits, trailing stops and technical tools necessary for advanced level technical analysis
  • With very low latency, IG ensures extremely fast execution of trades.
  • 24/5 Customer Support via Email, Live Chat and Telephone
  • A wide range of educational resources
  • Multiple payment methods for deposits and withdrawals
  • Local support in many countries
  • Decent margin requirements
  • Mobile platforms for on the go traders

Education

Clients of IG Markets can take advantage of a wide range of educational and other resources that include market data, real-time news, technical & fundamental analysis, charts, trade ideas and trading signals. The broker also offers video tutorials about its platform as well as several other topics. The tutorials also cover basic level understanding about various markets, technical analysis and other similar concepts.

The website of IG Markets is full of high quality educational articles which are extremely beneficial for beginner traders. Daily analytics and market updates can also be found on the website. The broker also conducts routine seminars in major cities all over the world particularly Dublin and London.

Deposits/Withdrawals

IG Markets offer a range of payment methods including credit/debit cards & bank transfers for deposits/withdrawals operations. Withdrawals are processed within 1-5 business days.

Customer Support

IG offers professional customer support 24 hours a day and 5 days a week. The available support methods include telephone, email, tickets and live chat. The customer support staff is very helpful, cooperative and professional. The support services are available in multiple languages including English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swedish. The support staff may be reached using given below details;

New to IG: +44 20 7633 5300

Existing clients: +44 20 7896 0079

Email: [email protected]