Forex.com vs IG Index

Forex.com or IG Index – which is better for UK traders 2021? Compare Forex.com and IG Index in this detailed breakdown of their platforms, features and fees.

Forex.com vs IG Index Comparison Table 2021
Forex.com IG Index
Forex.com boast a global reputation. Regulated in the UK, EU, US and Canada they offer a huge range of markets, not just forex, and offer very tight spreads and a cutting edge platform. IG offer spread betting, CFD and Forex trading across a range of markets. They are FCA regulated, boast a great trading app and have a 40 year track record of excellence.
FCA Regulated
✓ Yes ✓ Yes
Awards
  • Best US Broker 2020 - DayTrading.com
  • Best US Broker 2019 - DayTrading.com
  • Runner-Up - Best Forex Broker 2019 - DayTrading.com
Instruments
Stocks, Futures, Options, CFD, Forex, Crypto Stocks, Digital Options, Futures, Spreadbetting, Options, CFD, Forex
Bonus Offer
None None
Demo Account
✓ Yes ✓ Yes
Minimum Deposit
$100 £250
Payment Methods
Credit Card, Debit Card, Giropay, MoneyGram, Paysafecard, Wire Transfer Credit Card, JCB Card, Mastercard, MoneyGram, PayPal, Wire Transfer
Minimum Trade
$1 £1
Regulator
CySEC, NFA, CFTC, FCA, FSA, IIROC and CIMA FCA
MetaTrader 4
✓ Yes ✓ Yes
MetaTrader 5
✗ No ✗ No
cTrader
✗ No ✗ No
DMA Account
✓ Yes ✓ Yes
ECN Account
✓ Yes ✓ Yes
Mobile Apps
Yes iOS, Android
Auto Trading
Automated trade supported through trading platforms (MT4) ✓ Yes
Trade Signals
✓ Yes Yes (Via Chartist Software)
Social Trading
✗ No ✗ No
Copy Trading
✗ No ✗ No
Islamic Account
✓ Yes ✗ No
CFD
Leverage
1:50 1:30
FTSE Spread
1 pt 1 pt
GBPUSD Spread
1.0 Var 0.9 pips
Oil Spread
0.04 Var 3 pips
Stocks Spread
0.1% (Min Commission Applies) 0.1% Var
Forex
Forex.com are a leading forex broker. Offering the largest range of currency pairs (80+) and some of the tightest spreads in the industry.
GBPUSD Spread
1.0 Var 0.9 pips
EURUSD Spread
0.7 Var 0.6 pips
EURGBP Spread
0.7 Var 2 pips
Assets
80+ 90+
Forex App

Running alongside the Advanced and WebTrader Platforms, the Forex.com mobile app offers full trading capabilities on a user-friendly, compact platform. Integrated news and analysis, plus real time trade alerts, are two mobile specific features that set this app above the crowd.

IG Offer a superb all-round trading app. One of the pioneers of mobile trading, the app has been developed and refined over many years, meaning it is now among the best trading apps, full stop. Quick response, user friendly layout, access to full charting and a stable and reliable application. Top marks.

Cryptocurrency
Trade the major Cryptos against USD, EUR, GBP and AUD. All traded with tight spreads. No virtual wallet required, just a trading account. Crypto trading not offered
Spread
BTC 1.4%, ETH 2%
Coins
BTC, BCH, ETH, LTC, XRP
Forex.com IG Index
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