Dear IG Community,
Please be aware that due to Memorial Day (US) and the Platinum Jubilee (UK) bank holidays our trading hours will change.
All times are in UK time. Monday 30th May
Brent Crude and Gas Oil futures close early at 6.30pm.
US index futures close early at 6pm. We’ll make an out-of-hours price on Wall Street, US 500, US Russell 2000, FANG Index and US Tech 100 from 6pm until the futures reopen at 11pm.
US equities and soft commodities are closed.
SENTIMENT INDICATORS: USING IG CLIENT SENTIMENT
The IG Client Sentiment (IGCS) is unique, proprietary and potentially helpful to traders. The article will outline the following illustrative points:
What is IG Client Sentiment (IGCS)?
IGCS as a Leading Indicator
IGCS as a Technical Indicator: Summary
WHAT IS IG CLIENT SENTIMENT (IGCS)?
IG Client Sentiment (IGCS) is a tool that traders can use in conjunction with a broader tec
With effect from 15:00 GMT on Tuesday 1 March, we are increasing margin rates on existing CFD and spread bet positions to 100% on certain shares with direct exposure to Russia. Please take note of the below:
Should you wish to maintain your positions, please ensure you have sufficient funds on your account before 15:00 GMT Tuesday 1 March, otherwise positions on your account will be closed
No new positions can currently be opened on these shares
The situation in Ukraine and its global ramifications are fluid and fast-changing. We’re continuously monitoring developments in financial markets and shifting legal and regulatory obligations worldwide.In light of this, we’ve decided it’s appropriate to increase our margin rates on existing spread bet and CFD positions on all currency pairs which include the Russian ruble. This includes all positions in USD/RUB, EUR/RUB and RUB/JPY.Margin rates on these positions will change to 100% on Tuesday
After many of you mentioned that the fees and charges were confusing we created a new link on the deal ticket to improve communication of charges for Leveraged accounts.
We're still looking at ways to improve this for the future so we're open to suggestions which is you could comment below will be appreciated by our development teams.
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
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
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
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
Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 68% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money. Professional clients can lose more than they deposit. All trading involves risk.
The value of shares, ETFs and ETCs bought through a share dealing account, a stocks and shares ISA or a SIPP can fall as well as rise, which could mean getting back less than you originally put in. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
CFD, share dealing and stocks and shares ISA accounts provided by IG Markets Ltd, spread betting provided by IG Index Ltd. IG is a trading name of IG Markets Ltd (a company registered in England and Wales under number 04008957) and IG Index Ltd (a company registered in England and Wales under number 01190902). Registered address at Cannon Bridge House, 25 Dowgate Hill, London EC4R 2YA. Both IG Markets Ltd (Register number 195355) and IG Index Ltd (Register number 114059) are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
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