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Spread Costs

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 2.7 AUD/CHF 3.4 AUD/JPY 2.2
AUD/NZD 3.7 AUD/USD 1.8 CAD/CHF 3.4
CAD/JPY 2.5 CHF/JPY 2.9 EUR/AUD 2.7
EUR/CAD 2.9 EUR/CHF 2.5 EUR/GBP 2.3
EUR/JPY 2.1 EUR/NOK 37.4 EUR/NZD 4.3
EUR/SEK 37.0 EUR/TRY 64.8 EUR/USD 1.3
GBP/AUD 4.6 GBP/CAD 4.4 GBP/CHF 3.5
GBP/JPY 2.7 GBP/NZD 6.4 GBP/USD 1.8
NZD/CAD 4.6 NZD/CHF 4.5 NZD/JPY 2.4
NZD/USD 1.9 TRY/JPY 5.4 USD/CAD 2.2
USD/CHF 1.7 USD/CNH 9.0 USD/JPY 1.4
USD/MXN 43.2 USD/NOK 34.2 USD/SEK 35.0
USD/TRY 60.7 USD/ZAR 102.8 ZAR/JPY 4.1

CFD Average Spreads

Instrument Spread Instrument Spread Instrument Spread
AUS200 1.79 BTC/USD 29.36 CHN50 9.59
ESP35 7.64 ETH/USD1 2.2 EUSTX50 1.12
FRA40 1.38 GER302 1.18 HKG33 10.19
JPN225 11.68 NAS100 1.12 SPX500 0.49
UK100 1.18 US2000 0.32 US30 1.99
NGAS 0.01 UKOil 0.05 USOil 0.05
Copper 0.003 XAG/USD 0.042 XAU/USD 0.36
BUND 0.03 CORNF 0.54 SOYF 0.76
WHEATF 0.57
Disclosure
1

ETH/USD has recently been added to our product offering and the spreads displayed above are the target spreads.

2

GER30 average spread displayed is for peak hours only (7:00-21:00 GMT). Effective from February 11th 2019, the GER30 remains open during off peak hours (0:30-7:00 GMT). Spreads may widen during off-peak hours, for more information on GER30 trading hours and spreads, please visit FXCM Help.

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