We began in 1974 as IG Index, providing an innovative way for retail investors to speculate on the price of gold. Since then we have continued to change the face of trading, establishing ourselves as a market leader around the world.
With 40 years’ experience we are the No.1 global provider of financial spread betting and CFDs1, and hold a market-leading position in many countries, including the UK, Australia, Singapore and France.
As a large multinational organisation we have strength in resources and stability, with a well-capitalised, debt-free balance sheet and consistently strong growth
Dedicated to making financial markets more accessible, our breakthroughs include the first online trading service in 1998, and the first to allow trading via an iPhone in 2008.