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Coinbase Listing Soon!

Coinbase Listing Soon When will the Coinbase listing happen?  Coinbase Global Inc (COIN) will list on the Nasdaq on 14 April 2021. This will be a direct listing rather than an IPO.     What is the expected Coinbase market cap?  Market cap is expected to be in the region of $75 billion.      When will I first be able to trade Coinbase?  We expect trading to begin at any point from 14:30 (UK time) onwards on 14 April, but realistically probably not for

Trade equity options online for Zoom Video Communications Inc throughout this week over earnings

We're offering weekly equity options on the platform for some stocks over earning season. Meaning you don't have to call us if you want to trade certain equity options. This week it's Zoom Video Communications Inc. We're also offering Tesla but that will stay on the platform going forward whereas the weekly options will change depending on which week of earnings season we're in.    What is an Equity option? Equity options are a form of derivative used exclusively to trade shares a

Trade equity options online for Beyond Meat Inc throughout this week over earnings

We're offering weekly equity options on the platform for some stocks over earning season. Meaning you don't have to call us if you want to trade certain equity options. This week it's Beyond Meat Inc. We're also offering Tesla but that will stay on the platform going forward whereas the weekly options will change depending on which week of earnings season we're in.    What is an Equity option? Equity options are a form of derivative used exclusively to trade shares as the underlyi

Trade equity options online for Baidu Inc throughout this week over earnings

We're offering weekly equity options on the platform for some stocks over earning season. Meaning you don't have to call us if you want to trade certain equity options. This week it's Baidu Inc. We're also offering Tesla but that will stay on the platform going forward whereas the weekly options will change depending on which week of earnings season we're in.    What is an Equity option? Equity options are a form of derivative used exclusively to trade shares as the underlying ass

Trade equity options online for Twitter throughout this week over earnings

We're offering weekly equity options on the platform for some stocks over earning season. Meaning you don't have to call us if you want to trade certain equity options. This week it's Twitter Inc. We're also offering Tesla but that will stay on the platform going forward whereas the weekly options will change depending on which week of earnings season we're in.    What is an Equity option? Equity options are a form of derivative used exclusively to trade shares as the underlying a

GameStop and AMC Entertainment and margin update

Gamestop AMC trading restrictions Due to the recent extreme volatility, and in order to prioritise the service we give our existing clients, we are not allowing any new positions to be opened on the US stocks GameStop and AMC Entertainment. These restrictions apply to all IG accounts, and will be reviewed regularly. You will still be able to close any open positions that you have in these stocks. Any orders that you have already placed on these two stocks will remain. In addition

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Trade equity options online for Apple, Boeing and Facebook throughout this week over earnings IG Product Updates

We're offering weekly equity options on the platform for some stocks over earning season. Meaning you don't have to call us if you want to trade certain equity options. This week it's Apple, Boeing and Facebook. We're also offering Tesla but that will stay on the platform going forward whereas the weekly options will change depending on which week of earnings season we're in.    What is an Equity option? Equity options are a form of derivative used exclusively to

Shape IG's future

We've added this blog so community members can have their say on projects we're looking to add in the future. Your vote will help us determine what our project teams work on to shape the future of IG.   Please have a look at all of the ideas below before voting. If you have time we would also appreciate you leaving any feedback positive or negative about the ideas, in the comment section.  1. Live Streamed Calendar Events • Access to live streams of important economic and market a

Trade equity options online for Netflix throughout this week over earnings

We're offering weekly equity options on the platform for some stocks over earning season. Meaning you don't have to call us if you want to trade certain equity options. This week it's Netflix. We're also offering Tesla but that will stay on the platform going forward whereas the weekly options will change depending on which week of earnings season we're in.    What is an Equity option? Equity options are a form of derivative used exclusively to trade shares as the underlying asset

Can I trade share options with IG?

Can I trade share options with IG? This question has been popping up around the community. Yes, you can trade a range of share options with us. Select popular stocks are available to trade on our web platform, and our full range is available to trade by phone. Can I trade share options online, or do I have to phone to deal? That depends on which markets you’d like to trade. We are testing online trading for share options, and to start off with we’re offerin

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We’re adding more extended-hours stocks

We’re pleased to announce that from 3pm (UK time) on 4 January 2021, we’ll add the following stocks to our All Session US shares offering: NIO Inc - ADR Peloton Interactive Inc Zoom Video Communications Inc Beyond Meat Inc Airbnb Inc You’ll be able to trade CFDs and spread bet on these stocks from 9am – 1am Monday to Thursday, and from 9am – 10pm on Fridays (all UK times). For share dealing, we’ll quote these stocks from 12pm – 10.30pm Monday to Thursday

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Robinhood Grey market

Robinhood Grey market By taking a position on a grey market, you’re taking a position on a company’s potential market cap ahead of its initial public offering (IPO). The price of a grey market is a prediction of what the company’s total market capitalisation will be at the end of its first trading day. If you think the estimated value of the company is over- or under-priced, a grey market enables you to take advantage of this disparity before the shares are released publicly on the sto

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Apple and Tesla Stock Split

Apple and Tesla Stock Split Apple and Tesla have both announced they will carry out stock splits on Monday 31 August 2020 making it easier and cheaper for retail clients to trade. Apple is splitting its shares four-for-one. This means there will be four times as many shares circulating, at a quarter of their previous value Tesla is splitting its shares five-for-one. This means there will be five times as many shares circulating, at a fifth of their previous value Commission-f

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Good Money Guide Awards

We are honoured to be nominated for The Good Money Guide Awards, which aim to champion financial services firms that excel in innovation, product, and customer service. Voting helps others make smart decisions about who to invest with and provide valuable feedback to improve online investing, trading, and currency transfer providers.   In 2019, IG won Best Forex Broker and Best Overall Broker and we would love your help again in 2020.   Vote for IG here: https://goodmoneyguid

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New trade analytics added to your account

Improve trading performance with our new tool Discover our new trade analytics tool, designed to help you evaluate and improve your trading performance. Accessed directly in the platform, it enables you to: ·        Gain deeper insight into your winning and losing trades ·        Identify and eliminate expensive trading mistakes ·        See your total returns, including all fees and adjustments ·        Monitor how much you pay in costs and charges We want you to k

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New share dealing platform

We've released our new Share dealing platform.  This includes the following:  News workspace Filter and search Better charts The deal ticket  Alerts News and analysis Account balances   You can find our walk through video on our website:  https://www.ig.com/uk/help-and-support/investments/share-dealing-and-isas/how-do-i-use-the-share-dealing-platform Give me any feedback you have and I will happily pass it onto the developers. 

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Trade ByteDance (TikTok) with the IG grey market

Trade ByteDance (TikTok) ahead of its IPO, with the IG grey market By taking a position on a grey market, you’re taking a position on a company’s potential market cap ahead of its initial public offering (IPO). The price of a grey market is a prediction of what the company’s total market capitalisation will be at the end of its first trading day. If you think the estimated value of the company is over- or under-priced, a grey market enables you to take advantage of this disparity befor

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Podcasts from IG

Why we've started making Podcasts Podcasts are a great way to develop your trading knowledge and prepare for your time on the markets. You can explore different trends and events with our market deep dives as well as gain incite from our in-house experts and guests.    Where can you find them? Our Podcasts are now available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts. You can also find more information by following the link here.   What Podcasts have we made so far? The IG

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VIX Options

We've released options for the Volatility Index. You can find them on our platform under the options tab> Indices. Options, when buying the call/ put, are a great way to get involved in market movement whilst having limited risk.  Dealing hours : 09:00:00 – 21:15:00 GMT Monday-Friday Contracts offered : Currently offer the next two months (November and December)  Expiry for monthly options : Every 3rd Wednesday of the month Last trade : 21:15 GMT the day before expiry Settle

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Bollinger %B & Bollinger Bandwidth

We're happy to announce that both Bollinger %B and  Bollinger Bandwidth are now available to use on the web platform and mobile app.  Bollinger %B Bollinger %B indicator helps you work out where price is in relation to the upper and lower Bollinger Bands. This shows a reading of 1 if the price is trading at the upper band, or 0 if it's at the lower band.  Bollinger %B allows you to take readings of divergences that often precede market reversals: A bearish divergence oc

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Dividend Adjustments 28 Oct - 4 Nov

Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 28 Oct 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

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Heikin-Ashi candles on IG charts: how to turn on HA candles

Heikin-Ashi candles are now available on the IG trading platform for both desktop and mobile. This feature has been one of the more highly requested additions to charts as these types of candles are commonly used by traders looking at identifying trends visually without the need of complex analysis.   How can I see  Heikin-Ashi candles on the IG dealing platform? Turning on Heikin-Ashi candles is simple. If you want to see these candles; Simply open the main menu by right cl

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Place working orders from IG charts

We have a great new feature which is available on desktop charts: you can now trade faster by choosing to place a working order directly from the charts, rather than needing to fill out the deal ticket, and take full advantage of our drag and drop stop/limit functions. This new feature should reduce the effort and number of steps required to place an order, remove the need to type, and also offer a clear visual preview of your order before placing.  To place your working order straight from

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Trade our US FANG index 24 hours a day

The US stock market opens from 2:30pm to 9pm London time, which means many UK-based trading companies only allow you to trade these individual stocks up until 9pm (with other regions having restrictions based on their local time zones). We know that many IG clients want to trade outside of these hours, especially over earning season, so we sought to offer you 'extended hours' on many of these major companies.    Trade the US FANG index 24 hours a day at IG This same concept applie

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