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HI all

I am new to share dealing and have set up a isa share account and have purchased some shares on the ig platform. One company i wish to buy shares in is not listed on ig main markets and on the web it says shares can be bought otc. IG says it supports otc, can anyone give any information how i would place an otc trade on IG?.

 

Many thanks

Piggy

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Hi  and welcome to IG Community.

 

Please let me know which stock you are looking at and I will look into this for you. 

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Hi - this stock is already on the IG platform. You should be able to find this if you have a CFD or spread betting account.

 

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Hi, James,

 

I want to transfer my otc stock ARTH (Arch Therapeutics) to my newly created IG account.  Do you handle this stock?

 

YHC

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Hello, I am also having trouble finding an OTC stock.

 

Terra Tech Corp. (TRTC)

 

Any ideas where it is listed or where I can find it?

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Hi  - unfortunately we can't deal in US OTC stocks, and hence you won't be able to find this on the platform. 

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Guest US OTC

Can one buy US OTC stocks now via IG platform? Both in the trading account and in ISA?

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