basis points or points, the smallest amounts by which a market price can change. IG can also offer a greater degree of leverage to eligible professional clients, compared to brokers with a tiered-margin structure or others with account-based restrictions. Sourced from multiple venues to give you the best price we can. All trading involves risk. Customer Service, for our 2018 Forex Review, 129 customer service phone tests were conducted over three months. I wasnt thrilled with the default layout; however, after taking a few minutes to see how various modules can be added to workspaces, it was easy to customize the layout. News is also tailored for a given instrument that is analyzed, so that when a chart is open, relevant news to that instrument will appear in both the web and mobile platforms. Steven is an active fintech and crypto industry researcher and advises blockchain companies at the board level. In 2017, charting was improved with new features, for example, any indicators added to a chart are automatically saved and reappear with each subsequent login. Overall, IG is a close competitor in this area to Saxo Bank as both companies rank highly in the research category. More advanced charting with nearly 100 indicators is provided by IG via the ProRealTime premium charting, which is available as a standalone application.
Compared to our 2017 Review, IG has done very well in centralizing most of its research into the platform, with only the Economic Calendar function launching in a new browser tab. Average Professionalism Score:.4 / 10, overall Score:.9 / 10, ranking: 28th (43 brokers). Superior platform, execute your strategy on a fast, reliable, powerful and mobile platform. At IG, we tend to use the term points, but you may see pips used interchangeably by other brokers. Regarding research, AutoChartist was also integrated into the experience. Reviewed by Steven Hatzakis Steven Hatzakis is the Global Director of Research for.