Since 1974 IG Markets is focussing on trading. It is the world’s first financial spread betting firm and nowadays it is a global leader in online trading. Their aim is to be the first choice for active traders globally. IG Markets provide fast and flexible access to more than 10.000 financial markets, including indices, commodities, shares, binaries and forex.
An award-winning trading company
The multi-platform trading company won many awards, like the awards for Best Spread Betting Platform and the Best Finance App at the ADVFN International Financial Awards in 2016. A year before the company won the award for Best Online Trading Platform 2015 at the Shares Awards.
Strengths of IG
IG has offices in 17 countries and is a reliable and stable broker. The company is regulated by the FCA, the Financial Conduct Authority. The five strengths of this broker are:
- Very fast execution speeds
- The variety of trading platforms: four forex platforms, including MetaTrader 4
- A perfect customer service: you can contact the helpdesk 24 hours a day by e-mail or telephone
- Low spreads, low overnight rate and no transactions costs on FX or indices
- Guaranteed stops: IG offers various options to limit your risk, which is necessary when trading CFD’s.
IG provides a lot of useful trading information and free education to new customers. The company also organises interesting webinars and seminars about trading. The helpdesk is always reachable. You can contact them by e-mail or phone.