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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

Plus 500 Key Features

Plus 500 are one of the largest CFD brokers in the world and listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange.

80.6% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider.

You should consider whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

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Plus 500 ReviewsPlus 500 Client Reviews
Plus 500 Expert Review
Plus 500 InterviewNo - see other broker CEO interviews
PlatformsPlus 500
Plus 500 UpdatesLatest Plus 500 News, Views, Reviews & Guides
Min Deposit100 EUR
Account TypesCFD service
Spread TypesDynamic
Funding MethodsDebit cards, credit cards, bank transfer, Paypal, Skrill
Customer SupportEmail and livechat
Execution TypeOTC
UK 100 PricingDynamic
Germany 30 PricingDynamic
Wall Street PricingDynamic
Bitcoin PricingDynamic
Ether PricingDynamic
EURGBP PricingDynamic
EURUSD PricingDynamic
GBPUSD PricingDynamic
Gold PricingDynamic
Oil PricingDynamic
Stock PricingDynamic
RegulationPlus500UK Ltd authorised & regulated by the FCA (#509909).
Year Established2008
Active Clients317,000
Markets available12,000+
Retail AccountsYes
Professional AccountsYes
Listed PLCYes (LSE) See Plus 500 share price
Country FoundedIsrael
Inactivity Fee$10 after 3 months
Overnight Funding RatesVariable
Educational MaterialNo
Office Locations5
Plus 500 AlternativesPlus 500 Versus IG
Plus 500 Versus ETX Capital
Plus 500 Versus Core Spreads
Plus 500 Versus Spreadex
Plus 500 Versus Saxo Capital Markets
Plus 500 Versus City Index
Plus 500 Versus Forex.com
Plus 500 Versus Pepperstone
Plus 500 Versus XTB
Plus 500 Versus eToro
Plus 500 Versus ayondo
Plus 500 Versus CMC Markets