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Dividend Adjustments 27 Apr - 4 May

Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 27th April 2020. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video.     Special Dividends: No special dividend

CharlotteIG

CharlotteIG

 

Dividend Adjustments 20 Apr -27 Apr

Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 20 April 2020. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video.     Special Dividends    

ThomasIG

ThomasIG

Easter Trading Hours

Easter Trading Hours  We wanted to let you know about some changes to our trading hours over the upcoming Easter period (all in UK time):  Thursday 9 April Most 24-hour indices close at 10pm.*   Friday 10 April All European and US markets closed. FX closes at 10pm.  Saturday 11 April Weekend indices and cryptocurrencies open as normal.   Sunday 12 April Weekend indices and cryptos open as normal. FX opens at 9pm. US and 24-hour indices quoted from 11pm.  Mo

Dividend Adjustments 6 Apr - 13 Apr

Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 6 April 2020. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video.                                                                     Please note there are no s
 

Dividend Adjustments 30 Mar - 6 Apr

Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 30 March 2020. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video.                                                                     Special Di

ThomasIG

ThomasIG

Dividend Adjustments 23 Mar - 30 Mar

Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 23 March 2020. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video.   How do dividend adjustments work?  This information has been prepared by IG, a trad

CharlotteIG

CharlotteIG

 

Dividend Adjustments 16 Mar - 23 Mar

Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 16 March 2020. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video   NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neu

ThomasIG

ThomasIG

 

Dividend Adjustments 9 Mar - 16 Mar

Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 9 March 2020. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neutral adj

ThomasIG

ThomasIG

 

Dividend Adjustments 2 Mar - 9 Mar

Dividend Adjustments 2 Mar - 9 Mar Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 2 Mar 2020. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video   NB: All dividend adjustments are forec

Changes to trading hours on Presidents' Day 17th February

Changes to trading hours on Presidents' Day  Opening hours on certain markets will change for Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 February 2020, as the US observes Presidents' Day - also known as Washington's Birthday. Below you can find the changes, please note it's all GMT.  Monday 17 February US equities and soft commodities are closed. Canadian equities are closed (Family Day). US index futures close early at 6pm. We will make out-of-hours prices on the Dow, S&P and Na

CharlotteIG

CharlotteIG

Martin Luther King Jr Day- Change to Trading Hours

Martin Luther King Jr Day- Change to Trading Hours Hey everyone, opening hours on certain markets will change for Monday 20 and Tuesday 21 January 2020, as it's a US federal holiday marking the birthday of Dr Martin Luther King Jr. All times listed here are UK time. This information is accurate to the best of our knowledge, but it is possible that these hours could change.    All the best. 

CharlotteIG

CharlotteIG

Dividend Adjustments 13 Jan - 20 Jan

Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 13 Jan 2020. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video.   NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neutral a

MaxIG

MaxIG

Dividend Adjustments 30 Dec - 06 Jan

Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 30 Dec 2019. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video.  NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neutral ad

CharlotteIG

CharlotteIG

Dividend Adjustments 23 Dec - 30 Dec

Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 23 Dec 2019. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustme nts, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video.  NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neutral a

MaxIG

MaxIG

Changes to trading hours over festive period 2019/20

Hey everyone, happy almost holidays.  I wanted to let you know about some changes to market trading hours over the festive period (all listed in UK time):     This information is accurate to the best of our knowledge, but it's possible that these hours could change. For full information on our most popular markets' dealing hours over Christmas, visit our Christmas opening hours page. Let me know if you need clarification on this.   

CharlotteIG

CharlotteIG

Smart Portfolios: reducing our fees to help your investments grow faster

Research finds that one of the main reasons everyday savers choose not to invest is because they believe wealth management is simply too expensive. We found that the total cost for a ready-made portfolio across other online wealth managers is around 1.1%1, with some charging over 1.8%2. High fees like these eat into your portfolio returns. In 2017, IG partnered with BlackRock to offer savers access to a low-cost wealth management service called IG Smart Portfolios. We recently reduced our m

GeorgeIG

GeorgeIG

 

Dividend Adjustments 16 Dec - 23 Dec

Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 16 Dec 2019. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video.  NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neutral a

CharlotteIG

CharlotteIG

Changes to trading hours during Thanksgiving 2019

During the US Thanksgiving holiday, we will be making some changes to our usual trading hours. These adjustments will take place between Wednesday 27 November and Friday 29 November 2019, after which we’ll go back to normal trading hours.  (All times below are GMT). Wednesday 27 November Usual closing times on US markets, US equities post-market open as normal.   Thursday 28 November US equity markets will be closed.  US index futures close early at 6pm. We will make an out-of-hour

CharlotteIG

CharlotteIG

Ask the Portfolio Manager - Submit your questions

Do you have an interest in building long-term wealth through investing? Have you always wanted the chance to ask an expert a specific question about portfolio management, or find out more about IG's and BlackRock's trading strategy for our Smart Portfolios? We are giving you the opportunity to ask your questions directly to our Portfolio Managers here at IG. You can be part of a new article series here at IG called 'Ask the Portfolio Manager' by simply commenting your question below. W

GeorgeIG

GeorgeIG

Dividend Adjustments 4 Nov - 11 Nov

Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 4 Nov 2019. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video.    Special Dividends         Index

MaxIG

MaxIG

Dividend Adjustments 23 Sept - 30 Sept

Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 23 Sept 2019. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video.  Special Dividends         Index Bloom

MaxIG

MaxIG

Access Community from the web trading platform

In a continued effort to increase the amount of trade ideas and strategy pieces in the web trading platform, I'm happy to announce both Live and Demo clients can now access Community threads from within the platform. This will specifically surface the very latest threads from the 'Strategy and Market Discussion' board based on the 'most recent new thread post' hierarchy.  This follows further efforts such as including Reuters news and video, IGTV live video, and analyst articles into the pl

JamesIG

JamesIG

#IGEMChat - an Emerging Markets live broadcast - submit your questions

Who has an interest in Emerging Markets? How would you like the opportunity to have direct access to a panel who will be able to answer your questions directly? You can be part of the latest IG chat by leaving your EM question on social media using the #IGEMchat hashtag, or by simply leaving a comment on this blog post. Even if you don't have an account with IG you can leave your comments below! The live broadcast will be available within the dealing platform, or on this page, on Wednesday the 6

JamesIG

JamesIG

#IGBrexitChat - submit your questions to our panel - EMEA trading session

Tuesday the 15th will see a UK Parliamentary vote in the Commons regarding Brexit. There is considerable uncertainty surrounding the vote, however one thing is known: this could make or break Theresa May's Brexit deal. The political uncertainty has flowed over into the financial markets with a number of assets seeing significant volatility. A ratified deal is likely to display stability and confidence resulting in a strengthening GBP, and possibly a short term boost to British stock prices and i

JamesIG

JamesIG

Using IG alerts to identify trading opportunities

The IG web trading platform has several alert functions which can be used to notify you of potential trading opportunities and market volatility. We have different alerts for all types of traders, from the technical analyst to the long-term investor. Before we get into the different alert types it’s worth making sure your Notification Preferences on MyIG are set up correctly and notifications are turned on within your mobile settings area. The blog article on the right may be of help if you

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JamesIG

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