Spreads and product details

We're clear about our charges, so you will always know what fees you will incur when you spread bet with us

Transparent charges with no surprises

  • Spreads from 0.6 points on major markets
  • No commission
  • No account or platform fees for active clients
  • Tiered margining to give you the most competitive rates for your position size
  • 0.3% conversion fee on foreign currency bets
  • Free additional live data and advanced charts for active clients
  • Clear funding charges for holding daily funded bets overnight
  • Funding charges for futures and forwards included in the spread

See the full details: Indices | Forex | Shares | Commodities | Digital 100s | Other markets

Spreads and margins

At IG you pay a spread on every spread bet, which can vary depending on the market and the time you take a position

Indices

Market name Minimum bet  Available spread Margin factor 
FTSE 100 DFB
24 hours
£1 1 1%
Wall Street DFB
24 hours
£1 1.8 1%
Germany 30 DFB
24 hours
£1 1
 
1%
Australia 200 DFB
24 hours
£2 1 0.5%

See full indices product details

Shares

Share category

DFBs Near quarter Far quarter Very far quarter 
FTSE 100 shares 0.10% 0.20% 0.40% 0.60%
Major US shares 0.10% 0.35% 0.45% 0.60%
Major European shares 0.10% 0.35% 0.45% 0.60%

With share spread bets, we offer permanently low spreads on thousands of shares, given as a percentage of the underlying market value. We subtract the spread from the market value to get a Sell price, and we add it to the market value to get a Buy price.

See full shares product details

 

Forex

Market name

Min
bet 

Min spread

Ave spread*

Margin required

Spot EUR/USD £1 0.6 0.75 0.5%

Spot AUD/USD

£1 0.6 0.75 0.5%
Spot EUR/GBP £1 0.9 1.17 1%
Spot GBP/USD £1 0.9 1.34 1%

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Commodities

Market name

Minimum bet 

Spread

Margin factor

Spot Gold £5 0.3 9

Spot Silver

£3 2.5 30
US Light Crude £2 4 65
Brent Crude £2 6 75

See full commodities product details

Bet details

Spreads, costs and dealing times for all our markets.

Funding and charges

Clear, fair, transparent – all the information you need to know.

Margin rates

A tiered margining system means we can offer rates that remain competitive.

* Average spread (Monday 00:00 - Friday 22:00 GMT) for the twelve weeks ending 24 February 2017.