In 1974, Stuart Wheeler founded the business under the name Investors Gold Index. However, by 2002, it had rebranded to IG Group plc and began trading in Australia. The company’s main offices are in London, the UK with over 15,000 financial markets. It operates in 16 countries.
IG Group Holdings plc is the leader in the provision of CFDs and spread betting as well as forex. Apart from Australia, its services are also in the Netherlands, the UK, Germany, Ireland, and Austria. The company is yet to gain entry into the US market, where its primary products are regarded as illegal.
The provider of financial derivatives uses an extensive range of tools to teach its customers risk-management techniques. With time, the techniques have proven to be resilient in real-life situations. Thus, its business is empowering people to make informed decisions in the financial markets.
IG Group Holdings plc has its listing on the LSE market.