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Hi everyone, I'm Juan and I've been looking to open an account with IG. One of the questions I have is what leverage is offered to retail accounts since I've seen some places saying it's 30:1, others say 50:1 but in the mt4 demo account it appears to have a 200:1 leverage. This is obviously a problem because if you get used to trade on a mt4 demos with 200:1 leverage and then open an account which provides only 50:1 is gonna change quite a lot of the trading style.
Thanks in advance
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