LONDON, December 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
IG, a world-leading provider of financial spread betting, contracts for difference (CFDs) and forex, has won Best Spread Betting Provider and Best Spread Betting App in this year's prestigious Investors Chronicle and Financial Times awards.
Managing director of IG, Tim Hughes: "I am pleased our spread-betting service has gained this recognition. It confirms that our drive for quality in everything we do, from our transparency in dealing to our best-in-class trading platforms, has made its mark in the wider financial industry.
"Our range of customised mobile apps are going from strength to strength, with 25% of all orders placed with IG this year being placed on a mobile device."Editor of Investors Chronicle, John Hughman: "The FT/IC Investment Awards are a great way for our readers to let others know about the good value deals, quality service and new trading platforms they get from their stockbrokers and other financial services providers." The Investors Chronicle and Financial Times Investment Awards exist to give public recognition to those financial service providers who offer excellent service and value for money. Readers of the Investors Chronicle and the Financial Times are required to complete detailed questionnaires detailing their views on the providers they use. The criteria used include financial security, range of services and commissions and charges. The scores are then collated by an independent research agency and the winners identified. NOTES TO EDITORS: About IG Group IG Group is a world-leading provider of financial spread betting, contracts for difference (CFDs) and forex. Founded in 1974, IG Group is an established member of the FTSE 250 with headquarters in London and offices across Europe as well as in the US, Japan, Singapore and Australia. Summary of brands in 2012