IG Group appoints Barclays Bank as joint broker

IG Group Holdings (LON:IGG), a global leader in online trading – has appointed Barclays Bank to act as joint broker to the company, alongside Numis Securities, with immediate effect. Back in September of 2014, IG Group launched an execution-only stockbroking service targeted to individuals.

The platform encompasses IG Group’s existing technology which provides investors with real-time transparent pricing, sourced from multiple venues, and easy access to key international stock markets with market-leading commission rates. The new stock platform offers live pricing on over 4,500 shares and is supported by analytical tools, charting, market news and videos.

EXPANSION: Back in October, IG Group commenced new Swiss operations

Established in 1974, IG is a global leader in online trading, providing fast and flexible access to over 10,000 financial markets – including shares, indices, forex, commodities and binaries. The company has been on quite a roll as of late, as reported by LeapRate, back in December, IG Group shares topped £7 for first time, setting an all-time high. The shares have continued their run into the new year closing today above £7.50 on strong volume.


IG Group 6 Month Chart Courtesy of Reuters

IG Group 6 month chart, courtesy of Reuters. IG shares are up over 4% so far YTD in 2015.

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