IG offers Snapchat CFD as grey market trading ahead of eventual March IPO
Feb 09 2017 14:05:32 Jonathan Smith in Brokers
IG, one of the largest forex, CFD and spread betting (UK only) brokers, announced it is launching CFD trading and spread betting on the eventual IPO of the technology company Snap Inc. that stands behind the Snapchat mobile application.
IG kills binary options for new clients, reports record H1 FY17 revenue
Jan 24 2017 10:53:21 Jonathan Smith in Brokers
IG, one of the largest forex, CFD and spread betting (UK only) brokers, announced it stops offering its binary products across the world, except in the US and Japan.
IG urges its clients to take a stand with regards to FCA’s proposals
Jan 13 2017 08:36:04 Jonathan Smith in Brokers
Major brokerage IG Group (LON:IGG) encourages its clients to share their opinions about the recent proposal from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to raise margin requirements for CFDs and spread betting, among other things.
IG Group renames binary options to “Digital 100s”
Jan 12 2017 10:44:34 Jonathan Smith in Brokers
IG Group, one of Europe's largest forex, CFD and spread betting (UK only) brokers has rebranded its binary options products and now calls them “Digital 100s”.
IG’s Nadex ends 2016 with record-high trading volumes
Jan 12 2017 08:41:45 Jonathan Smith in Market
The North America Derivatives Exchange (Nadex), one of only two US-regulated binary options exchanges, announced this week that its trading volumes in December have set a new all-time record.
IG and ActivTrades hike margins ahead of Italian referendum
Nov 25 2016 13:10:02 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
In order to protect their clients from the expected volatility in relation to the forthcoming referendum in Italy, UK-based brokerages IG and ActivTrades announced they are temporarily increasing margin requirements on select instruments.
FXCM closes on sale of DailyFX to IG, almost half of its debt to Leucadia repaid
Oct 31 2016 08:30:53 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
Leading global brokerage FXCM (NASDAQ:FXCM) announced on Monday it has finalized the sale of news and research portal DailyFX to IG Group (LON:IGG) for $40 million. On closing, FXCM received $36 million in cash and will get additional $4 million on completion of certain migration requirements.
IG hikes FTSE, Germany 30, EUR, GBP margins ahead of US presidential elections
Oct 20 2016 14:49:37 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
Leading UK brokerage IG Group plans to increase margin requirements for certain forex and contracts for difference (CFDs) ahead of US elections due to expectations of high market volatility. The broker will introduce the new margins on 28 October and again on the Elections day, 4 November.
IG enhances its MT4 platform with 18 bespoke apps
Oct 11 2016 12:28:15 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
Leading UK brokerage IG announced on Monday that their MetaTrader 4 package now features lower spreads, better technology and more features and products to choose from. IG clients are now able to access new markets like oil, the China 300 and 24-hour indices, and to use spreads as low as 0.
FXCM sells DailyFX to IG Group for $40 mln
Sep 30 2016 09:03:34 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
Leading US forex broker FXCM (NASDAQ:FXCM) announced on Friday it has signed an agreement to sell its trading news and research portal DailyFX to the most profitable UK brokerage, IG Group (LON:IGG), for $40 million.
IG Group acquires personalized fund builder InvestYourWay
Nov 27 2015 11:44:31 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
InvestYourWay service was integrated into IG's trading platform PureDeal in back in September 2014 and enabled 85,000 clients of IG Group to build their own personalized funds based on CFDs.
IG Reports Another Record Year, Obtains a Swiss Licence
Jul 22 2014 09:11:40 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
IG, a global leader in online trading, providing traders with access to over 10,000 financial markets - including shares, indices, forex, commodities and binaries, today announced its results for the financial year ended 31 May 2014.
IG Group Launches IG Live for Streaming Forex Videos
Apr 09 2014 09:11:19 Maria Nikolova in Brokers
IG Group, the UK-based provider of Forex, CFD trading and spread betting, today announced the official launch of IG Live – a service for live streaming of video content related to the FX industry.