Execution and pricing

Fast, reliable, secure – our powerful technology ensures lightning-quick execution and provides you with the best possible prices

  • One-click dealing and fast execution
  • Multi-venue price sourcing for the best possible deal
  • Your live trade will never be executed at a worse price than requested

Precise execution

Our robust platform is engineered to support your spread betting, even in extremely volatile times

A robust infrastructure for precise execution | IG Pricing and Execution
  • Over 22 million orders accepted (Apr-Jun 2016)
  • More than 42,000 unique daily web users (August 2016)
  • More than 52,000 unique daily mobile users (August 2016)

Secure, cost-effective dealing

Our technology is designed to help you secure the best possible deal

Finding you the best prices

  • Rates compared from multiple venues to give you the best available price
  • Forex prices sourced from top global banks and other liquidity providers
  • Prices taken from underlying markets – any price update is reflected on our platform in less than 1 second
  • Share prices sourced from two leading European exchanges, Chi-X and BATS
  • You get greater liquidity and can access the best prices from around the globe
  • We can continue to quote even if an exchange goes down

Giving you value for money

  • Your live execution request will never be filled at a worse price than when you click on the deal ticket
  • If the market moved against you when submitting a deal using current live prices, we will ask you to resubmit the order rather than fill it at a level you don't want
  • If a market moves to a more beneficial level as you submit your deal, our price improvement technology can pass it on to you
  • Our clients saved over £55 million thanks to price improvement (since January 2013)

Security

Deal with confidence. All our platforms have 256-bit SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption, which is the industry standard for online financial transactions, from PayPal and eBay to high street banks.

Partial fills and points through current

We now offer you even more control over your order execution, with partial fills and points through current. These new features are available in the dealing platform and the latest version of the IG mobile trading app. For full terms see our customer agreement page.

Partial fills

We're the first in the industry to offer clients partial fills on their online trades. If you are a client who trades in large sizes you will be able to accept a partial fill to increase your chance of a successful execution.

If you choose to use this feature, IG will only ever partially fill your order as an alternative to an outright rejection. IG will never partially fill your order as an alternative to filling it in its entirety. So if you trade in a size so large that we cannot fill your entire order, rather than reject your entire order IG will be able to fill you in the maximum size possible. 

If you have selected the partial fill feature, the next time you trade through the same device it will be retained as your default option. It will, however, need to be activated independently on different devices, for example going from your desktop trading platform to using your account through an app.

Are partial fills for me?
Partial fills may be for you if you are a client who wants as much of your order filled as possible at the current price, and do not want a size rejection just because IG cannot fill the entire order.

 

Points through current

Points through current gives you even more control of your execution by allowing you to trade through the current IG price. This new feature will reduce your chance of a price rejection in volatile market conditions, and increase your likelihood of successful execution when you are trading in large sizes.

While IG will still fill your order at the best possible price, you can rest assured that, like partials, the chance of a successful execution is increased when using points through current.

Is points through current for me?
Point through current may be for you if you are a client who wants to minimise the chance of a price rejection due to volatile markets.