IG Markets Awarded CFD Provider of the Year

By Ig Markets, PRNE
Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Shares Magazine Readers Back UK's Number One*

LONDON, December 15, 2010 - IG Markets (www.igmarkets.co.uk/), the leading provider of
Contracts for Difference, has been awarded the title of CFD provider of the
year, as voted for by readers of Shares Magazine. Giving clients the ability
to trade on an unparalleled range of financial instruments across a wide
range of asset classes, IG Markets offers CFD accounts to more UK investors
than any other provider.

Philip Adler, managing director, IG Markets UK, commented:

'We have an exceptionally strong product offering for CFDs and clients
can trade with us safe in the knowledge we are part of a FTSE 250-listed
company - IG Group. From the range of instruments that can be traded, through
to added value options such as Direct Market Access, automated charting
solutions like Autochartist and an award-winning trading platform, we do have
a best-in-class proposition and this has served to underline that.'

CFDs (www.igmarkets.co.uk/) allow clients to gain economic
exposure to a wide range of assets from a single trading account.
Furthermore, clients benefit from competitively low margin rates allowing
positions to be opened with only a fraction of the full contract size
required as a deposit.

With a strong focus on education, IG Markets runs a regular series of
face-to-face seminars from its London offices, along with a range of webinars
and tutorial videos for download. Parent company IG Group was also recognised
as Financial Provider of the year in the 2010 Shares Magazine reader awards.

About IG Markets

IG Markets is an international market maker in financial
derivatives, offering clients the ability to trade on over 8,000 shares,
indices, currencies, commodities and treasuries from markets across the
globe. IG Markets is part of IG Group (IGG.L), which employs in excess of 900
people and has offices in 14 countries worldwide. For further information
please visit www.igmarkets.co.uk or www.iggroup.com .

* Largest CFD provider based on number of accounts as judged by
Investment Trends 2010 UK Spread Betting/CFD Report

For further information please call +44(0)20-7896-0011.

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