IG adds stocks listed on Aquis Stock Exchange to its retail offering

Rick Steves

“We aim to provide ambitious, self-directed individuals with unparalleled access to the world’s financial markets to help them reach their financial goals. We are thrilled to add AQSE stocks electronically as the latest in our ongoing expansion of our array of financial assets.”

IG Group’s dynamic trading and investing platform, IG.com, has added stocks listed on Aquis Stock Exchange (AQSE) to its offering, now available to over 100,000 UK, Dubai and Australian clients.

There are more than 100 securities listed on the AQSE, which has welcomed 22 new companies to its growth market so far in 2022, with more in the pipeline.

As a division of leading exchange services company, Aquis Exchange PLC, AQSE complies with a robust regulatory framework, overseen by the FCA.

IG offers AQSE stocks to retail investor audience

Alasdair Haynes, Chief Executive Officer at Aquis Exchange, said: “We are pleased that IG Group is now offering AQSE stocks to an increasingly engaged retail investor audience through their electronic trading platform. Improving investor accessibility is vital to the democratisation of capital in the UK, and we continue to press for equal opportunities for all investors. As the next-generation stock exchange with a core focus on improving access to capital markets, we would like to thank IG Group for their support and look forward to working closely with the team.”

Adam Blemings, Head of Trading at IG Group said: “We aim to provide ambitious, self-directed individuals with unparalleled access to the world’s financial markets to help them reach their financial goals. We are thrilled to add AQSE stocks electronically as the latest in our ongoing expansion of our array of financial assets.”

IG Group’s US operation announced tastycrypto

Earlier this year, IG Group’s US operation announced the launch of the tastytcrypto brand, IG’s digital asset trading face which has unveiled the first of many offerings: a self-custody blockchain wallet on the Bitcoin and Ethereum networks. The self-custody digital wallet will be available in January 2023.

tastycrypto will give users control over their digital assets and access to opportunities across decentralized finance. The new crypto focused brand reinforces IG Group North America’s commitment to strategically invest and innovate in the digital asset and DeFi space.

Users will be able to use tastycrypto for custody, control, and ownership of their digital assets (such as cryptocurrency, tokens, and NFTs). Initially, they will be able to view their token balances, transfer cryptocurrency, and view transaction history on the Bitcoin and Ethereum networks.

tastycrypto has plans to allow users to fund their wallet using licensed third-party payment methods, swap tokens on-chain, connect to decentralized applications, and transfer cryptocurrency to their wallet from their tastyworks brokerage account where they have access to trading in 25 different cryptocurrencies today.

 

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