IG News & Analysis

Here’s where you’ll find the latest IG news, analysis and company information. Find out who IG Index’s CEO is, their plan for growth and the tools, features and content that they offer to traders. Our IG review can help you decide if they are the best broker for you.

IG Daily Options

IG improves it’s option offering and introduces new daily options trading

Leading CFD and spread betting provider IG Group has launched another range of products aimed at retail traders and spread bettors in the shape of what it calls daily options trading. These new contracts will be available as margin trades or spread bets and will be offered over a range of leading currencies, equity indices …

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June Felix, IG CEO

June Felix, IG CEO on the pros and cons of running one of the World’s leading online trading and investment providers

After three years as a non-executive director, a year into her new role as IG CEO and on the back of a positive trading update. June Felix tell us about the highs and lows of the top job, what makes IG a market leader and her plans for the future… What was the appeal of …

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How To Use Volatility ETNs (VXX & VXZ) To Protect Your Stock Portfolios

When asked what he thought of the stock market, JP Morgan quipped: ‘It will fluctuate’. Indeed. Markets go up and down – and when prices are down, investor fear increase and volatility spikes. This is simply because of higher market uncertainty. Given volatility’s inverse behaviour to prices, volatility indices are usually known as the ‘fear …

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Where to trade Canadian shares as a CFD – plus the pros and cons of doing so

If you want to trade Canadian shares as a CFD here’s a quick rundown of three decent brokers to trade through. Three Top CFD brokers for trading Canadian stock CFDs IG – huge range of Canadian stocks as a CFD or spread bet Saxo – equally large range as a CFD, physical stock plus options trading and DMA too. …

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How do IG’s share dealing fees compare to Hargreaves Lansdown, Barclays and Interactive Investors?

Have you ever wondered how IG’s share dealing, ISA and SIPP fees compare to traditional stockbrokers like Hargreaves Lansdown, Barclays and Interactive Investors? Well, IG sent out an email this morning letting everyone know that they are in fact much cheaper. So there so go, if you wondered, you now know. Obviously, rates change all the …

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Equity options brokers – which are the best and where can you trade equity options online?

If you want to buy or sell options on stocks you need an equity options broker. We’ll quickly run through what equity options are, how they can be used and where you can trade or buy and sell equity options online or on the phone with FCA regulated brokers. Note: If you are a professional …

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June Yee Felix takes the helm of IG as new CEO

IG, the broking behemoth that has moved up through the ranks of spread betting broker, to CFD broker, to mini prime broker to stockbroker, to robowealth manager to whatever comes next…. (payments maybe?) has appointed June Yee Felix as the new CEO. June Felix replaces the previous CEO Peter Hetherington who stepped down in in September this year. …

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