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    Stop loss settings on IG versus CMC question

    Hi all I have been using CMC and have recently opened an account with IG as well and find a difference in stop loss setting which is prompting me to ask a question here. On CMC for ETF trading I can set a stop loss at the time of doing the buy order. ''If the stock trades at or below etc it...
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    Open position explained?

    Hi folks. Newbie here so I think I'm in the right place. I just signed up for an account with IG and have not bought shares before. I intend on dipping the toe through ETF's for the diversification. I was looking at the fees for IG and it stated this: Subscription fee A quarterly $50...
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    IG CFD Order

    Hi everyone, I'm a new IG client and decided to have a crack trading the RBA with them on their CFD platform today. I placed a stop order to sell AUD/USD at 0.6988 with a stop-loss at 0.6994 at around 14:29:40. At 14:30:04, the market was rallying following the decision to keep rates on...
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    IG account inactivity fee $50/qtr

    Just a heads up for those with IG accounts that they will be charging $50/qtr for inactive accounts from 30 Nov 2018. This only applies if you have open positions at the end of each quarter (next one is 30 Nov) AND have not made any share/ CFD trades between 30 Aug - 30 Nov. News to me as I...
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    Can someone please explain IG's limits?

    I'm a beginner, learning the mechanics of CFD trading on an IG demo account. When I bought the South Africa 40 index above, I specified a limit at 52090. I was buying at current price (not market price) so I assumed this was a sell limit; there didn't seem much point having a buy limit if I was...
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    IG Markets review/experiences?

    Hey all, Anyone in here use IG as there broker ? I'm thinking of creating a CFD account with them as they offer a numerous amount of instruments to trade I am using the demo account they offer. Has anyone had any experience using there live account ? Apart from the online reviews I have read I...
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    IG Markets Share Trading Platform - Stop-Loss Orders

    Hi everyone, I am brand new to Aussie Stock Forums, so treat me gently... :angelic: I have had experience trading CFDs but have never owned or traded 'real' shares. I have been trading with IG Markets for a while and they provide a platform which comprises both a "CFD Trading" component and a...
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    IG price out by ~6% - does this happen often?

    Hi Can I direct your eyes to the following charts? The first is from IG - and it shows the high for Downer EDI on March 16 as 7.615. The second is from and it shows the high for Downer EDI on March 16 at 7.189 Quite a difference. Is there a reason for this? Should this mean that...
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    Trading forex with IG Markets

    Hi all, Pretty new to forex trading so just wanted to get some feedback in terms of the best brokers to use for a beginner. I have an account with IG for Share CFDs at the moment and the they do offer FXs. Just hoping to see if anyone has had any bad experiences trading FXs with IG.
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    IG Markets got me big time this morning! I'm done with this mob!

    I deposited $850.00 into my IG Markets account. I decided to trade the ASX-200 using their "Sprint Trade" product. It's really very simple, you decide how much you'd like to risk, you select up or down and if your prediction is correct you profit, if it is not, you loose. Deposit: $850.00...
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    ProRealTime (via IG Markets) - Order Book problems

    Hi. I just started using ProRealTime through IG. Everything's OK except the Order Book, which is supposed to display quantities (of bids and asks) - but it doesn't. I phoned the help desk and we spent about an hour going through every possibility, but found nothing. They said they'd...
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    Why is IG Markets AUD/NZD spread 19.2?

    Woke up today to see my AUD/NZD IG Markets spread at 19.2. Is this normal
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    IG Markets Questionable Ethics

    Who is IG IG is a market maker for Contract For Differences on shares, Forex and world stock market indexes. Trading with IG IG Markets has dealt the trades executed by their clients in two manners: Manual and Automatic dealing. In both manners, IG breaches the MAS administered laws. Further...
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    How do IG execute your trade?

    Hi all, Kindly go through to see whether you are affected and please inform those who you think that they are affected. Thank You. I have recently started a petition against the unfair practices and trading systems of IG Markets Ltd on...
  15. PinguPingu

    IG Markets CFDs - Buy at open/Sell at close and vice versa

    I'm trying to figure out a way in which I can make sure my CFD's are bought or sold if I can't manually trade at the buy and close times on the ASX.... Given there is no 'Buy at open' order type options there doesn't seem to be a way? Eg. I want to ensure I buy BHP monday morning, near enough...
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    Which CFD broker is better - CMC Markets, IG, FPM or City Index?

    Hello everyone! I want to open a CFDs trading account and am considering the following brokers - CMC Market, IG, FPM and City Index - which one would you recommend? I'd appreciate if you can also share your experience, good or bad, with any of them. Thanks. Sam (aka Australian Surfer)
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    CFD provider closing market when in profitable position

    Today i had a relatively large position with IG (australia 200 index cfd). At the close of trade (4.00pm - 4.10pm), the market ran up about 20 points, giving me a max $2000 profit. I tried to sell the contracts but the my account froze, identified by a red arrow. When i ran my mouse over the...
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    IG Markets CFD order slippage

    Hi, last night placed a buy stop order for CFD CPU at $12.05. I got filled at $12.18!!!. A couple of cents slippage wouldn't of bothered me. The underlying price opened at $12.05. When I rang IG regarding the slippage they explained that all stop orders were filled at that price today. They said...
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    IG Markets problem

    Despite several calls and emails to IG they do not seem to be able to fix basic charts for the Australian 200 which appear to have lost all data before 17 dec 2012. So frustrating. Has anyone else had same problem?
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    IG and CMC Markets real time data down

    Anyone else notice both CMC and IG markets real time data feeds are down? Solar