Share Trading

Want to help give back to the Melbourne Football Club high performance program? Trade with IG to support your club.

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What is Share Trading?

The AFL is a fast-paced, competitive world that drives innovation in athlete management, preparation, strength, conditioning and coaching. By trading with IG, you can help provide the players and staff of the MFC with the best possible resources to maximise their potential.

IG will contribute 50% of commissions made on trades placed through share trading accounts that are opened through the MFC. That means from $4 for each local trade placed, and from $5 for each international trade placed – straight towards the MFC High Performance program to ensure on-field success.

Outstanding rates

With commission from just $8 per trade on Australian shares, we're confident we have some of the lowest rates in Australia.

Unprecedented access to global shares

Trade over 7000 international shares on major indices from only US$10 per trade.

A low, flat foreign exchange fee

Pay just 0.3% on currency conversions and avoid the hidden cost of international trading with many other providers.

Trade out of hours

Access many US companies outside of normal trading hours and potentially capitalise on events and earnings releases.

Trade on all mobile devices

We have apps for every major device, processing over 2.2 million mobile trades per month.5

Free transfers

We don’t charge you to transfer shares to your IG account.

A better share trading service

Exceptional technology

Trade more effectively with advanced charts, technical indicators and core platform uptime of 99.96%.3

Foreign currency accounts

Hold your balance in multiple currencies and avoid paying repeat foreign exchange fees on international share trades.

Unique collateral service4

Make the most of shareholdings locked up in long-term positions and diversify your portfolio without needing extra capital.


1 Average per month, IG globally, 12 months to January 2016

2 Number 1 CFD provider in Australia by primary relationships, Investment Trends June 2015 CFD Report. Australia's No. 1 retail forex provider: By primary relationships, November 2015 FX Report.

3 99.96% core platform uptime, 12 months to January 2016

4 When using IG’s collateral service your share portfolio is at risk. We reserve the right to liquidate any stock held on your share trading account to offset any debit balance incurred on any of your other IG accounts.

5 IG globally, May 2014.