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Spread Costs

FXCM offers competitive spreads on our currency pairs and CFD instruments. Active Traders can get deep discounts on spread costs based on the volume traded. Learn More

Forex Average Spreads

Pair Spread Pair Spread Pair Spread
AUD/CAD 2.8 AUD/CHF 3.5 AUD/JPY 2.2
AUD/NZD 3.6 AUD/USD 1.8 CAD/CHF 3.9
CAD/JPY 2.5 CHF/JPY 3.1 EUR/AUD 2.7
EUR/CAD 2.9 EUR/CHF 2.5 EUR/GBP 2.2
EUR/JPY 2.1 EUR/NOK 42.1 EUR/NZD 4.2
EUR/SEK 40.6 EUR/TRY 36.8 EUR/USD 1.3
GBP/AUD 4.2 GBP/CAD 4.3 GBP/CHF 3.6
GBP/JPY 2.8 GBP/NZD 5.6 GBP/USD 1.5
NZD/CAD 4.4 NZD/CHF 4.9 NZD/JPY 2.4
NZD/USD 2.0 TRY/JPY 5.4 USD/CAD 2.3
USD/CHF 1.8 USD/CNH 8.9 USD/JPY 1.3
USD/MXN 40.9 USD/NOK 38.7 USD/SEK 37.9
USD/TRY 32.1 USD/ZAR 78.1 ZAR/JPY 4.2

CFD Average Spreads

Instrument Spread Instrument Spread Instrument Spread
AUS200 1.44 CHN50 8.84 ESP35 7.67
EUSTX50 1.12 FRA40 1.39 GER30 1.15
HKG33 9.06 JPN225 10.85 NAS100 1.20
SPX500 0.56 UK100 1.33 US30 2.97
NGAS 0.01 UKOil 0.05 USOil 0.05
Copper 0.003 XAG/USD 0.043 XAU/USD 0.36
BUND 0.03 SOYF 0.78

Calculating Total Cost

The total cost to your trade is the spread multiplied by the pip cost. For example, assume EUR/USD on an AUD-denominated account has a spread of 1.2. To figure the total cost per :

( Spread ) x ( Pip Cost ) x ( Number of Lots Traded ) = Total Cost