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TICKERS PLEASE!!!

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Hi all,

I'm using the online IG platform and one thing which is greatly missing is... TICKERS!! How come a trading platform don't have tickers?! PRT and all trading platforms on the market have tickers. Traders speaks with tickers, not company names. So please could you add tickers ASAP (as soon as possible)... you see TICKER!! I need SPY, I need AAPL, I need NVDA, MSFT and so on. And I'm sure I speak for everyone else. 

I've searched on platform options, forums, etc and couldn't find anything about tickers. So if there is a way to have tickers could you tell me where to allow the option. And if not, could you ask your technical team to allow them quickly?

I agree I could use PRT as there are tickers on theirs but there are things that I don't like, like it doesn't show the amount of money used from balance when purchasing a stock unlike IG platform, so you go a bit blindly and i don't like that.

Thanks and sorry for the rant but needed to say it.

Cheers! 

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Thanks very much for the suggestion. I'll make sure to pass it on in our weekly feedback meeting. 

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Guest TICKER SYMBOL and STOCK EX

Please Please add Ticker symbol and Exchange where is company traded next to Company name as all platforms have ,company profile on app will be useful too

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Why do you need to see the ticker? 

I use tickers in the search and it works. That’s all they’re useful for. That and having to display info in a restricted area. 

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Yes it would be useful, because you can quickly cross-reference what you're looking at on other websites that use the ticker name.

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On 25/11/2019 at 09:18, dmedin said:

Yes it would be useful, because you can quickly cross-reference what you're looking at on other websites that use the ticker name.

@dmedin, I completely agree. I've spoken with them about adding the tickers back into the new web platform and will keep you updated. 

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On 10/12/2019 at 21:15, CharlotteIG said:

@dmedin, I completely agree. I've spoken with them about adding the tickers back into the new web platform and will keep you updated. 

+1000!!!  Please add on all lists and screens, can't believe it's not there. I'm new to this site, I want to use it, but feels risky not having them. It's a simple/unique way to identify you're looking at the right stock!

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On 14/03/2020 at 04:51, Guest Howie said:

+1000!!!  Please add on all lists and screens, can't believe it's not there. I'm new to this site, I want to use it, but feels risky not having them. It's a simple/unique way to identify you're looking at the right stock!

 

On 25/11/2019 at 09:18, dmedin said:

Yes it would be useful, because you can quickly cross-reference what you're looking at on other websites that use the ticker name.

We've now added news codes into the new platform: 

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Yes ticker symbols next to the company names or at least an option to swap to tickers,  Would also like the see them added to the history reports for easier data transfer into journal platforms such as Edgewonk.  As there is no Profit / loss statements available for the share trading platform, only CFD's.

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Can you add a column for code.exchange in both the Orders and the Positions windows?

So the columns in the Positions window would be:

  • Code
  • Market
  • Quantity
  • Avg Price
  • etc
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Trivial

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Guest RobK

First of all - great platform! Love it to bits with few small exceptions, like the tickers (or the lack of them).

It's great that one can get a ticker of a company but they are well hidden while they could be one of the easier available pieces of information IMHO. I totally agree that anyone into stock 'talks tickers', company name is secondary so it would be great if there was at least an option that allowed one to chose what they want to see. I would rather have the name hidden away in the 'info' tab than the ticker.

The same for open position, orders, watch lists, etc, could we have a ticker as one of the possible columns? It makes life soo much easier.

If there's another post/request of this kind, my apologies, this one is the first one I've found on the subject and it seems to be still active :)

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