Stratos Technology has built a reputation as a key provider of stock market software and education and is works with a number of reputable and established firms, able to offer Stratos Customers with services outside its own area of specialism.

IG Index was established in 1974 as the world's first financial spread betting company. Today the company remains the leading operation of its type in the world, and is at the forefront of product development, innovative technology and customer care.

  • 40,000+ clients in 89 countries worldwide, though the vast majority of clients are based in the UK
  • Range of markets cover indices, currencies, commodities and options, as well as thousands of individual global shares
  • Innovations pioneered by IG Index include Binary bets, iPhone dealing and DealThru Charts
  • Multiple award winner: 'Best Spread Betting Firm' – Investors Chronicle Awards 2011; 'Spread Betting Provider of the Year 2011' – What Investment magazine

IG Index is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA). In respect of Binary Bets, IG Index is licensed and regulated by the Gambling Commission.


IG Markets was launched in the UK in 1999 and today is one of the leading providers of financial derivatives – principally Contracts for Difference (CFDs) and foreign exchange – in the UK and in a growing number of countries around the world.

  • International offices in Europe, the US, Australasia and the Far East
  • 7000+ shares available as CFDs, as well as forex, indices and more
  • Direct market access with browser-based DMA
  • Clients include brokers, fund managers, trading companies and private investors

IG Markets is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) and is a member of the London Stock Exchange (LSE).