- Name : IG Markets
- Website : ig.com
- Established : 2003
- Regulation : FCA
- Country : United Kingdom
U.S. Clients Allowed :
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IG Markets PlatformsIG Markets Platforms
IG offers a choice of several platforms.
Their ProRealTime platform is web-based and provides integrated access to a web-based charting package engineered by global charting specialists using advanced and reliable charts straight from your chosen market and over 100 indicators. The platform offers full market depth with DMA access for FX, stockbroking and equity CFDs and deals are executed in 0.1 seconds or less.
IG Markets ProRealTime Web-based Platform
Ig uses the ever popular MetaTrader 4 platform which offers ultra-fast trading with no third-party bridges, Autochartist and Trading Central add-ons, tight spreads from 1.2 pips on over 70 CFD and spread betting markets and EAs that execute trades even when your PC is off.
For traders looking to get an extra edge, IG offers advanced trading platforms. Their L2 Dealer platform was designed specifically for traders who are happy to participate directly in the market. It offers greater liquidity on shares trading through access to primary exchanges, market makers, brokers and MTF dark pools. Traders can trade Forex via Forex Direct by connecting to the liquidity pools of major banks and Currenex and receive market depth from a range of providers.
IG Markets L2 Dealer Platform
The L2 Dealer Wide offers a range of available order types: pegged, fill or kill, execute and eliminate, good for auction and the ‘Iceberg’ facility which breaks up large shares orders into smaller tranches.
Its enhanced technology allows for automated trading using algorithms created in Excel, ladder dealing customizable, professional DMA interface, ‘One-click’ trading tools and many other features.
IG offers mobile trading apps for iPhones, Androids, iPads, Tablets and Windows. These apps can be downloaded from Google Play and Windows Store.
Review info: IG Markets
Review Date: 2016-02-01
Rating : 4
Reviewed By : Sara Patterson (Google+)