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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


IG

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.
IG Reviews IG Client Reviews
IG Expert Review
Exclusive Interview No - see other broker CEO interviews
Platforms IG Trading PlatformMT4, L2 Dealer & APIs
IG Updates Latest IG News, Views, Reviews & Guides
Min Deposit £250
Account Types Spread betting, CFDs, ForexStocks, ISA & SIPP, Prime Brokerage
Spread Types Fixed or variable
Funding Methods Cards, PayPal, Bank transfer
Customer Support Phone, email, livechat
Execution Type STP, Hedged, DMA, Internally matched
FTSE 100 Pricing 1 point
Germany 30 Pricing 1 point
Wall Street Pricing 1.6 points
Bitcoin Pricing 30 points
Ether Pricing 5 points
EURGBP Pricing 0.9 points
EURUSD Pricing 0.6 points
GBPUSD Pricing 0.9 points
Gold Pricing 0.3 points
Oil Pricing 3 points
Stock Pricing 0.10%
FCA Regulated Yes - See status
Year Established 1974
Active Clients 195,000
Markets available 15,000+
Retail Accounts Yes
Professional Accounts Yes
Listed PLC Yes (LSE) See IG share price
Country Founded UK
Inactivity Fee £12 per month after 24 months
Overnight Funding Rates 2.5% +/- Libor
Educational Material Yes
Office Locations 14
IG Alternatives IG 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.

Pepperstone Reviews Pepperstone Client Reviews
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Pepperstone Interview No - see other broker CEO interviews
Platforms MT4, MT5, Pepperstone WebTrader, cTrader, cTrader Algo
Pepperstone Updates Latest Pepperstone News, Views, Reviews & Guides
Min Deposit $200
Account Types CFDs, Forex
Spread Types Fixed and variable
Funding Methods Credit or debit card, bank transfer, Neteller
Customer Support Phone, Email and Live Chat
Execution Type OTC
UK 100 Pricing 1 point
Germany 30 Pricing 1 point
Wall Street Pricing 3.16 points
Bitcoin Pricing 65 points
Ether Pricing 7.96
EURGBP Pricing 0.36 pips
EURUSD Pricing 0.16 pips
GBPUSD Pricing 0.49 pips
Gold Pricing 1.02 points
Oil Pricing XTIUSD: 0.5 XBRUSD: 0.7
Stock Pricing Variable
FCA Regulated Yes - See status
Year Established 2010
Active Clients na
Markets available na
Retail Accounts Yes
Professional Accounts Yes
Listed PLC No
Country Founded Australia
Inactivity Fee No
Overnight Financing Rates na
Educational Material Yes
Office Locations HQ - Melbourne, Australia. Others - London, Shanghai, Bangkok, Dallas
Pepperstone Alternative Brokers Pepperstone 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

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