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CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. Between 74-89% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

IG Key Features

Founded in 1974 by Stuart Wheeler as IG Index, IG are a publicly listed broker headquartered on Cannon Street in London. As of November 2017 IG was valued at over £2.4bn with an active client base (as of May 2017) of over 195,000. IG has offices in Dusseldorf, Geneva, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Stockholm, Shanghai, Melbourne, Singapore, Tokyo, Chicago, Johannesburg and Dubai.
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IG ReviewsIG Client Reviews
IG Expert Review
Exclusive InterviewNo - see other broker CEO interviews
PlatformsIG Trading PlatformMT4, L2 Dealer & APIs
IG UpdatesLatest IG News, Views, Reviews & Guides
Min Deposit£250
Account TypesSpread betting, CFDs, ForexStocks, ISA & SIPP, Prime Brokerage
Spread TypesFixed or variable
Funding MethodsCards, PayPal, Bank transfer
Customer SupportPhone, email, livechat
Execution TypeSTP, Hedged, DMA, Internally matched
FTSE 100 Pricing1 point
Germany 30 Pricing1 point
Wall Street Pricing1.6 points
Bitcoin Pricing30 points
Ether Pricing5 points
EURGBP Pricing0.9 points
EURUSD Pricing0.6 points
GBPUSD Pricing0.9 points
Gold Pricing0.3 points
Oil Pricing3 points
Stock Pricing0.10%
FCA RegulatedYes - See status
Year Established1974
Active Clients195,000
Markets available15,000+
Retail AccountsYes
Professional AccountsYes
Listed PLCYes (LSE) See IG share price
Country FoundedUK
Inactivity Fee£12 per month after 24 months
Overnight Funding Rates2.5% +/- Libor
Educational MaterialYes
Office Locations14
IG AlternativesIG Versus ETX Capital
IG Versus Core Spreads
IG Versus Plus 500
IG Versus Spreadex
IG Versus Saxo Capital Markets
IG Versus City Index
IG Versus Forex.com
IG Versus Pepperstone
IG Versus XTB
IG Versus eToro
IG Versus ayondo
IG Versus CMC Markets

Pepperstone Key Features

Pepperstone founded in Melbourne, Australia in 2010 is now one of the largest forex, CFD and MT4 brokers in the world.

There are two accounts on offer the standard and the Razor account which has significantly discount spreads and pricing.

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Pepperstone ReviewsPepperstone Client Reviews
Pepperstone Expert Review
Pepperstone InterviewNo - see other broker CEO interviews
PlatformsMT4, MT5, Pepperstone WebTrader, cTrader, cTrader Algo
Pepperstone UpdatesLatest Pepperstone News, Views, Reviews & Guides
Min Deposit$200
Account TypesCFDs, Forex
Spread TypesFixed and variable
Funding MethodsCredit or debit card, bank transfer, Neteller
Customer SupportPhone, Email and Live Chat
Execution TypeOTC
UK 100 Pricing1 point
Germany 30 Pricing1 point
Wall Street Pricing3.16 points
Bitcoin Pricing65 points
Ether Pricing7.96
EURGBP Pricing0.36 pips
EURUSD Pricing0.16 pips
GBPUSD Pricing0.49 pips
Gold Pricing1.02 points
Oil PricingXTIUSD: 0.5 XBRUSD: 0.7
Stock PricingVariable
FCA RegulatedYes - See status
Year Established2010
Active Clientsna
Markets availablena
Retail AccountsYes
Professional AccountsYes
Listed PLCNo
Country FoundedAustralia
Inactivity FeeNo
Overnight Financing Ratesna
Educational MaterialYes
Office LocationsHQ - Melbourne, Australia. Others - London, Shanghai, Bangkok, Dallas
Pepperstone Alternative BrokersPepperstone Versus IG
Pepperstone Versus ETX Capital
Pepperstone Versus Core Spreads
Pepperstone Versus Plus 500
Pepperstone Versus Spreadex
Pepperstone Versus Saxo Capital Markets
Pepperstone Versus City Index
Pepperstone Versus Forex.com
Pepperstone Versus XTB
Pepperstone Versus eToro
Pepperstone Versus ayondo
Pepperstone Versus CMC Markets