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Bouhmidi Bands Indicator

Introduction of the Bouhmidi Bands The bouhmidi bands ® were developed by Salah-Eddine Bouhmidi and are based on implied volatility. They calculate an expected daily bandwidth under the assumption of normally distributed returns. The bandwidth is based on 1σ or 2σ. This means that an underlying closes with a probability of 68% or 95% within the expected Bouhmidi bandwidth at the end of the day. Historical data over the past 20 years shows a strong robustness of the indicator.  

Imminent margin increase for Russia-exposed stocks

With effect from 15:00 GMT on Tuesday 1 March, we are increasing margin rates on existing CFD and spread bet positions to 100% on certain shares with direct exposure to Russia. Please take note of the below:   Should you wish to maintain your positions, please ensure you have sufficient funds on your account before 15:00 GMT Tuesday 1 March, otherwise positions on your account will be closed   No new positions can currently be opened on these shares Increased volatility

Imminent margin changes to FX positions

The situation in Ukraine and its global ramifications are fluid and fast-changing. We’re continuously monitoring developments in financial markets and shifting legal and regulatory obligations worldwide.In light of this, we’ve decided it’s appropriate to increase our margin rates on existing spread bet and CFD positions on all currency pairs which include the Russian ruble. This includes all positions in USD/RUB, EUR/RUB and RUB/JPY.Margin rates on these positions will change to 100% on Tuesday

ProRealTime Client Sentiment Indicator

How to use ProRealTime client sentiment indicator. Alongside technical and fundamental analysis, client sentiment data can be a useful additional tool for a trader, if they know how to read the changes in positioning. Client sentiment, which looks at the number of long and short trades on a particular market, is a useful tool in a trading strategy. It is often said that clients look to sell into rising markets and buy into falling ones. There is an element of

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Dividend Adjustments 3rd January 2022 - 10th January 2022

Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 3rd January 2022. These are projected dividends and likely to change. IG cannot be held responsible for any changes made. Dividends highlighted in red include a special dividend, therefore some or all of the amount will not be adjusted. Amount in brackets is the expected adjustment after special dividends excluded (where shown on major indices). Dividend adjustments due to be posted on

IG Indicators Request Poll

Your Poll vote matters: Hello IG Community! We are working towards making IG trading platform indicators developments better to provide a good user trading experience. Why? We strive to provide our clients with the best trading indicators, therefore your feedback is important to us and we will pass on your feedback to our development team.  We would appreciate it if you could take part in the poll as we are continuously working on adding more indicators to our IG trading platform 

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MetaTrader 4 help: Charts Customization

MetaTrader 4 help: Charts Customization   Setup Appearance and properties of each chart in the terminal can be set up individually. To do so, one has to execute the "Charts – Properties..." menu command, the chart context menu command of the same name, or press F8. These actions result in appearing of the "Properties" window that can be used for setting of the color of various elements of the chart (the "Colors") tab: Background – chart background color; For

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Signal Centre Trade Ideas EA for MetaTrader 4 Platform

Hello IG Community, We're happy to announce that Signal Centre Trade Ideas expert advisor (EA) is now available to use on MetaTrader 4 Platform.                                                                                                                                                                          Use Signal Centre to discover trade ideas The Signal Centre team of experienced technical analysts and professional traders scrutinise the global financ

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IG Charts Request Poll

Your Poll vote matters: Hello IG Community! We are working towards making IG trading platform charting developments better to provide a good user trading experience. Why? We strive to provide our clients with the best charts, therefore your feedback is important to us and we will pass on your feedback to our development team.  We would appreciate it if you could take part in the poll as we are continuously working on adding more chart features to our IG trading platform to make y

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Why are BHP shares down?

The Australian mining giant’s latest less-than-stellar production update brought the stock's recent rally to an abrupt halt. Source: Bloomberg   BHP (ASX: BHP) share price fell to A$38.39 on Tuesday (19 October)

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Oil Q4 Fundamental Forecast: Stronger Demand to Be Met with Limited Supply

OIL PRICE TALKING POINTS The price of oil trades back above the $70 handle even as the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) stay on track to boost “overall production by 0.4 mb/d for the month of October 2021” as signs of stronger demand are met with limited supply. FUNDAMENTAL FORECAST FOR OIL PRICE: BULLISH The decision by OPEC to retain the current course for crude output should keep the price of oil afloat as the most recent Monthly Oil Market Report (MOMR) emp

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Trading Up - A must-watch live event for traders and investors.

Dear IG Community, We are pleased to invite you to join us at 5:30pm AEDT (8.30am UK Time) on Tuesday 12th of October for Trading Up - a live virtual event designed to make you a better, more informed trader. Learn everything from global macro themes and FX to trading psychology from the industry’s best. Plus, global keynotes from legendary traders. You won’t want to miss out. Register here for FREE: https://www.bigmarker.com/ausbiz/TRADING-UP-Live-Virtual-Event jt2XYluNX8MZf8bH.mp4 Th

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EasyJet Rights Issue FAQ

FAQs for Easyjet rights issue - (Sharedealing and ISA clients only)   1.      What are the terms of the Easyjet rights issue?  ·        Ex-Date - 13/09/21 ·        Terms - 31 new shares for every 47 existing shares held on your account ·        Subscription price - £4.10p (the price at which the new shares will be booked at after pay date if you decide to take up the offer)   2.      How do I take part in this rights issue and when will I get these new rights

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SuperTrend and Volume Weighted Average Price Indicators now available

We're happy to announce that both Super Trend and Volume Weighted Average Price Indicators are now available to use on the web platform and mobile app.    SuperTrend The SuperTrend indicator works on all timeframes and all instrument types. It is the ideal tool to follow market trends, and can be used to calculate potential buy and sell indicators, or stop and limit levels. Learn more The SuperTrend indicator changes colour to indicate a buy or sell signal. If the S

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Coinbase Listing Soon!

Coinbase Listing Soon When will the Coinbase listing happen?  Coinbase Global Inc (COIN) will list on the Nasdaq on 14 April 2021. This will be a direct listing rather than an IPO.     What is the expected Coinbase market cap?  Market cap is expected to be in the region of $75 billion.      When will I first be able to trade Coinbase?  We expect trading to begin at any point from 14:30 (UK time) onwards on 14 April, but realistically probably not for

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Trade equity options online for Zoom Video Communications Inc throughout this week over earnings

We're offering weekly equity options on the platform for some stocks over earning season. Meaning you don't have to call us if you want to trade certain equity options. This week it's Zoom Video Communications Inc. We're also offering Tesla but that will stay on the platform going forward whereas the weekly options will change depending on which week of earnings season we're in.    What is an Equity option? Equity options are a form of derivative used exclusively to trade shares a

Trade equity options online for Beyond Meat Inc throughout this week over earnings

We're offering weekly equity options on the platform for some stocks over earning season. Meaning you don't have to call us if you want to trade certain equity options. This week it's Beyond Meat Inc. We're also offering Tesla but that will stay on the platform going forward whereas the weekly options will change depending on which week of earnings season we're in.    What is an Equity option? Equity options are a form of derivative used exclusively to trade shares as the underlyi

Trade equity options online for Baidu Inc throughout this week over earnings

We're offering weekly equity options on the platform for some stocks over earning season. Meaning you don't have to call us if you want to trade certain equity options. This week it's Baidu Inc. We're also offering Tesla but that will stay on the platform going forward whereas the weekly options will change depending on which week of earnings season we're in.    What is an Equity option? Equity options are a form of derivative used exclusively to trade shares as the underlying ass

Trade equity options online for Twitter throughout this week over earnings

We're offering weekly equity options on the platform for some stocks over earning season. Meaning you don't have to call us if you want to trade certain equity options. This week it's Twitter Inc. We're also offering Tesla but that will stay on the platform going forward whereas the weekly options will change depending on which week of earnings season we're in.    What is an Equity option? Equity options are a form of derivative used exclusively to trade shares as the underlying a
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