IG Makes its Trading Platform More Accessible Than Ever

           IG Makes its Trading Platform More Accessible Than Ever

  PR Newswire

  LONDON, February 27, 2013

LONDON, February 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

    The UK's leading CFD and spread betting provider* opens up its trading
     platform for everyone to explore, with no sign-up or login required.

IG - a world-leading CFD, spread betting and forex provider - has, for the
first time, made its award-winning trading platform accessible to anyone, even
if they don't hold an account.

Prospective clients can now 'try before they buy', launching an interactive
preview of the platform with a single click. In doing so they can see prices
on over 10,000 global financial markets and investigate a range of IG's
dealing and analysis tools, including sophisticated individual company share
price charts.

IG chief executive, Tim Howkins, commented: "We are committed to educating
consumers about how to take advantage of market opportunities safely and
securely. Making our trading platform essentially open to the public will also
help to de-mystify the art of dealing on financial markets."

Explore IG's trading platform using the interactive preview here:
http://www.igindex.co.uk/spread-betting/trading-platform-video-tour.html

NOTES TO EDITORS:

About IG Group

IG Group is a world-leading provider of financial spread betting, contracts
for difference (CFDs) and forex. Founded in 1974, IG Group is an established
member of the FTSE 250 with headquarters in London and offices across Europe
as well as in the US, Japan, Singapore and Australia. Visit:
http://www.iggroup.com . Summary of brands in 2013 IG is now the trading name
of both IG Index (spread betting) and IG Markets (CFD trading). IG's other
brands continue, as:

  *Nadex: a retail-orientated US exchange
  *FXOnline: commission-free forex trading and CFD provider in Japan

Please contact IG's chief market strategist, David Jones, for more information
on +44(0)7932-748-475 or +44(0)207-573-0088.

* Investment Trends Leveraged Trading Report (November 2012).
 
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