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IG Key Features

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70% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider.
IG Reviews
Total Markets17,000
Forex Pairs51
Commodities38
Indices34
UK Stocks3925
US Stocks6352
Broker specifics
2019 Revenue£476,900,00
Number Active Clients178,000
Minimum Deposit£250.00
Inactivity Fee£12 per month
Founded1974
FX Retails SpreadsIG
EUR/USD Euro vs US Dollar0.6
GBP/USD British pound vs US dollar0.9
USD/JPY US Dollar vs Japanese Yen0.7
EUR/GBP Euro vs British Pound0.9
AUD/USD Australian Dollar vs US Dollar0.6
USD/CAD US Dollar vs Canadian Dollar1.3
USD/CHF US Dollar vs Swiss Franc1.5
NZD/USD NZ Dollar vs US Dollar0.18
EUR/JPY Euro vs Japanese Yen0.15
EUR/AUD Euro vs Australian Dollar0.15
FX Retail Margins
EUR/USD Euro vs US Dollar30:01:00
GBP/USD British pound vs US dollar30:01:00
USD/JPY US Dollar vs Japanese Yen30:01:00
EUR/GBP Euro vs British Pound30:01:00
AUD/USD Australian Dollar vs US Dollar20:01
USD/CAD US Dollar vs Canadian Dollar30:01:00
USD/CHF US Dollar vs Swiss Franc30:01:00
NZD/USD NZ Dollar vs US Dollar20:01
EUR/JPY Euro vs Japanese Yen30:01:00
EUR/AUD Euro vs Australian Dollar20:01
Commodity Spreads
WTI crude (oil)0.28
Brent crude (oil)0.28
Natural Gas0.3
Gold0.3
Silver0.2
Copper (comex)0.2
Corn0.6
Wheat0.4
Soyabeans1.2
Gasoline RBOB30
Steelnot quoted
Aluminium6
Iron4.5
Commodity Margins
WTI crude (oil)10:01
Gold20:01
Corn10:01
Brent crude (oil)10:01
Natural Gas10:01
Silver10:01
Copper10:01
Wheat10:01
Soyabeans10:01
Gasoline RBOB10:01
Steelnot quoted
Aluminium10:01
Iron10:01
Index Spreads
Dow Jones Industrials Average (US 30)2.4
Standard & Poor’s 500 (S&P 500)0.4
Nasdaq (Composite and Nasdaq 100)1
Dow Jones Industrials (DJIA)not quoted
UK FTSE 100 (FTSE 100)1
CAC 40 (France 40)1
DAX (Germany 30)1.2
Euro Stoxx 50 (Euro 50)1.5
Japan 225 (Nikkei 225)7
Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index)5
Index Margins
Dow Jones Industrials Average (US 30)20:01
Standard & Poor’s 500 (S&P 500)20:01
Nasdaq (Composite and Nasdaq 100)20:01
Dow Jones Industrials (DJIA)not quoted
UK FTSE 100 (FTSE 100)20:01
CAC 40 (France 40)20:01
DAX (Germany 30)20:01
Euro Stoxx 50 (Euro 50)20:01
Japan 225 (Nikkei 225)20:01
Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index)10:01
Stocks & Shares Spreads
UK Stock Spreads0.10%
US Stock Spreads0.10%
Stocks & Shares Margins
US Stock Margins05:01
UK Stock Margins05:01
Overnight Financing Rates
Forex (tom next plus or minus )0.00%
Commoditiesvariable + daily admin fee of 0.0068%
Indices
UK StocksLibor +/-2.50%
US StocksUS Libor +/-2.50%
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Saxo Key Features

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62% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider.
Saxo Markets Reviews
Total Markets19000
Forex Pairs57
Commodities19
Indices23
UK Stocks?
US Stocks?
Broker specifics
2019 Revenue£316,000,000
Number Active Clients525,000
Minimum Deposit£500
Inactivity Fee£25 per quarter
Founded1992
FX Retails SpreadsSaxo Capital Markets
EUR/USD Euro vs US Dollar0.6
GBP/USD British pound vs US dollar0.7
USD/JPY US Dollar vs Japanese Yen0.6
EUR/GBP Euro vs British Pound0.7
AUD/USD Australian Dollar vs US Dollar0.6
USD/CAD US Dollar vs Canadian Dollar0.6
USD/CHF US Dollar vs Swiss Franc0.7
NZD/USD NZ Dollar vs US Dollar0.11
EUR/JPY Euro vs Japanese Yen0.9
EUR/AUD Euro vs Australian Dollar0.9
FX Retail Margins
EUR/USD Euro vs US Dollar30:01:00
GBP/USD British pound vs US dollar30:01:00
USD/JPY US Dollar vs Japanese Yen30:01:00
EUR/GBP Euro vs British Pound30:01:00
AUD/USD Australian Dollar vs US Dollar20:01
USD/CHF US Dollar vs Swiss Franc30:01:00
NZD/USD NZ Dollar vs US Dollar20:01
EUR/JPY Euro vs Japanese Yen30:01:00
EUR/AUD Euro vs Australian Dollar20:01
Commodity Spreads
WTI crude (oil)0.5
Brent crude (oil)0.5
Natural Gas0.17
Gold0.6
Silver0.35
Copper (comex)0.55
Corn1.25
Wheat2.25
Soyabeansnot quoted
Gasoline RBOB25
Steelnot quoted
Aluminiumnot quoted
Ironnot quoted
Commodity Margins
WTI crude (oil)10:01
Gold20:01
Corn10:01
Brent crude (oil)10:01
Natural Gas10:01
Silver10:01
Copper10:01
Wheat10:01
Soyabeansnot quoted
Gasoline RBOB10:01
Steelnot quoted
Aluminiumnot quoted
Ironnot quoted
Index Spreads
Dow Jones Industrials Average (US 30)3
Standard & Poor’s 500 (S&P 500)0.5
Nasdaq (Composite and Nasdaq 100)1
Dow Jones Industrials (DJIA)not quoted
UK FTSE 100 (FTSE 100)1
CAC 40 (France 40)2
DAX (Germany 30)1
Euro Stoxx 50 (Euro 50)2
Japan 225 (Nikkei 225)12
Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index)12
Index Margins
Dow Jones Industrials Average (US 30)20:01
Standard & Poor’s 500 (S&P 500)20:01
Nasdaq (Composite and Nasdaq 100)20:01
Dow Jones Industrials (DJIA)not quoted
UK FTSE 100 (FTSE 100)20:01
CAC 40 (France 40)20:01
DAX (Germany 30)20:01
Euro Stoxx 50 (Euro 50)20:01
Japan 225 (Nikkei 225)20:01
Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index)10:01
Stocks & Shares Spreads
UK Stock Spreads0.05%
US Stock Spreads$0.01 per share
Stocks & Shares Margins
US Stock Margins05:01
UK Stock Margins05:01
Overnight Financing Rates
Forex (tom next plus or minus )0.75%
CommoditiesVariable based on differentials between front month future, cash price and days to carry to futures expiry +150bp
IndicesInterbank rates +2.50% or -3.0%
UK StocksInterbank rates +3.50% or -3.0%
US StocksInterbank rates +3.50% or -3.0%
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