Spread Betting vs CFDsSeptember 11, 2021
IG’s Sara Walker runs through the key differences between Spread Betting and CFDs. CFD options are only available via professional accounts.
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IG’s vision is to be a global leader in retail trading and investments. Established in 1974 as the world’s first financial spread betting firm, it continued leading the way by launching the world’s first online and iPhone trading services.
IG is now an award-winning, multi-platform trading company, the world’s No.1 provider of CFDs* and a global leader in forex. It provides leveraged services with the option of limited-risk guarantees, and offers an execution-only share dealing service in the UK, Ireland, Germany, France, Australia, Austria and the Netherlands. IG has recently launched a range of affordable, fully managed investment portfolios, to provide a fully comprehensive offering to investors and active traders worldwide.
*Based on revenue excluding FX (from published financial statements, October 2016)