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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 Spreads

Pair Spreads Pair Spreads Pair Spreads
AUD/CAD 2.2 AUD/CHF 2.1 AUD/JPY 2.0
AUD/NZD 2.6 AUD/USD 1.8 CAD/CHF 2.1
CAD/JPY 2.5 CHF/JPY 2.3 EUR/AUD 2.4
EUR/CAD 2.7 EUR/CHF 2.4 EUR/GBP 2.2
EUR/JPY 2.0 EUR/NOK 23.2 EUR/NZD 3.5
EUR/SEK 21.9 EUR/TRY 17.1 EUR/USD 1.3
GBP/AUD 3.3 GBP/CAD 3.1 GBP/CHF 3.2
GBP/JPY 2.6 GBP/NZD 4.3 GBP/USD 1.5
NZD/CAD 2.4 NZD/CHF 2.3 NZD/JPY 2.4
NZD/USD 2.0 TRY/JPY 2.3 USD/CAD 2.2
USD/CHF 1.6 USD/CNH 5.4 USD/JPY 1.3
USD/MXN 29.4 USD/NOK 20.3 USD/SEK 18.8
USD/TRY 12.3 USD/ZAR 58.4 ZAR/JPY 1.9

CFD Spreads

Instrument Spreads Instrument Spreads Instrument Spreads
US30 2 AUS200 1* SPX500 0.5
EUSTX50 1 NAS100 1 USOIL 0.05
UK100 1* UKOIL 0.05 GER30 0.9*
NGAS 10 ESP35 8 XAU/USD 0.4
FRA40 1* XAG/USD 0.045 HKG33 10
COPPER 0.003 JPN225 10 BUND 0.03
CHN50 15 SOYF 0.75

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 1K:

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

* Target spreads in UK100, GER30, FRA40 and AUS200 may widen when the respective exchange is closed.

Average Spreads: Time-weighted average spreads are derived from tradable prices at FXCM from January 1, 2018 to March 31, 2018. Spreads are variable and are subject to delay. The spread figures are for informational purposes only. FXCM is not liable for errors, omissions or delays or for actions relying on this information.

Compensation: When executing customers' trades, FXCM can be compensated in several ways, which include, but are not limited to: spreads, charging fixed lot-based commissions at the open and close of a trade, adding a markup to the spreads it receives from its liquidity providers for certain account types, and adding a markup to rollover, etc.

Pip Cost: The pip cost may vary depending on the account denomination and the notional value of a currency pair which fluctuates on a daily basis. Current pip costs can be found on your trading platform.