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As the worlds most-traded financial market, foreign exchange presents a wealth of opportunities for those who can harness its inherent volatility. Open a forex trading account with the UKs No.1 retail provider1and use our range of powerful platforms to take advantage of movements in currency prices.

Call0800 195 3100or emailnewaccounts.o talk about opening a trading account. Were here 24 hours a day, from 8am Saturday to 10pm Friday.

Give your forex trading an edge with ouraccessible, easy-to-use platform and apps

Getfriendly, expert support 24 hours a dayfrom 8am Saturday to 10pm Friday

Identify FX opportunities onclear, fast charts as standard, and deepen your analysis withProRealTime

Get peace of mind trading forex with anaward-winningspread betting and CFD provider

Open an accountquickly and easily you could be set up and trading forex today

Increased market transparency and order control

No stamp duty, but you do pay CGT. Losses can be offset as a tax deduction

No stamp duty, but you do pay CGT. Losses can be offset as a tax deduction

Forex trading, foreign exchange trading or currency trading is the buying and selling of currencies on the forex market with the aim of making a profit.

Forex is the worlds most-traded financial market, with transactions worth trillions of dollars taking place every day.

Well ask a few questions about your trading experience.

We can usually verify your ID in just a few seconds.

Or practise on a risk-free demo if youd prefer.

Your key payment for trading forex isthe spread, essentially our commission for executing your trade. We work to keep our spreads among the lowest in the business

Depending on your position, you may need to pay overnight funding.

Opening a forex trading account with IG isfree and simple, gives you access to over 80 FX pairs, and carries no obligation to fund or trade.

You can trade insmaller sizesfor your first two weeks, to help keep costs down while you get comfortable.

Find your next opportunity in our huge range of over 80 major, minor and exotic forex pairs.

Prices above are subject to ourwebsite terms and conditions. Prices are indicative only.

Discover a clear, smart way to trade forex thats intuitive and requires no downloads.

Build forex trading algorithms to execute automatically, even if your machine is off.

Get increased control over your forex CFD trades with our DMA platform.

Trade forex on the move, so you need never miss an opportunity.

IG is home to more retail forex traders in the UK than any other forex trading. Why trade with anyone but the No.1?

Trade our range of bitcoin pairs without needing to own the cryptocurrency or open an exchange account.

Zero in on price action with our clean, fast charts, deepen your analysis with advanced ProRealTime and Autochartist packages.

Mitigate against forex trading risk with our range of stop and limit orders, and keep an eye on forex prices with customisable alerts.

1By number of primary relationships with FX traders (Investment Trends UK Leveraged Trading Report released August 2018).

2Negative balance protection applies to trading-related debt only, and is not available to professional traders.

3Tax laws are subject to change and depend on individual circumstances. Tax law may differ in a jurisdiction other than the UK.

4The advertised offering is only available to individual clients capable of obtaining professional status. This requires experience of trading relevant products on your own account above a certain size, experience of working within the financial sector for at least one year in a relevant position and/or a personal investment portfolio worth at least €500,000.

5Average spread (Monday 00:00 – Friday 22:00 GMT) for the 12 weeks ending 7th December 2018. For our minimum spreads, please see our forexspread betandCFDdetails.

6Average spread (Monday 00:00 – Friday 22:00 GMT) for the 12 weeks ending 19th March 2019. There is also a commission charge for Forex Direct.

Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage.76% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider.You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money. Professional clients can lose more than they deposit. All trading involves risk.

The value of shares, ETFs and ETCs bought through a share dealing account, a stocks and shares ISA or a SIPP can fall as well as rise, which could mean getting back less than you originally put in. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

CFD, share dealing and stocks and shares ISA accounts provided by IG Markets Ltd, spread betting provided by IG Index Ltd. IG is a trading name of IG Markets Ltd (a company registered in England and Wales under number 04008957) and IG Index Ltd (a company registered in England and Wales under number 01190902). Registered address at Cannon Bridge House, 25 Dowgate Hill, London EC4R 2YA. Both IG Markets Ltd (Register number 195355) and IG Index Ltd (Register number 114059) are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

The information on this site is not directed at residents of the United States, Belgium or any particular country outside the UK and is not intended for distribution to, or use by, any person in any country or jurisdiction where such distribution or use would be contrary to local law or regulation.

Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage.76% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider.You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage.