Spread Costs

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Forex Average Spreads

Pair Spread Pair Spread Pair Spread
AUD/CAD 2.6 AUD/CHF 3.2 AUD/JPY 2.2
AUD/NZD 3.6 AUD/USD1 1.0 CAD/CHF 3.2
CAD/JPY 2.4 CHF/JPY 2.6 EUR/AUD 2.6
EUR/CAD 2.9 EUR/CHF 2.4 EUR/GBP 2.3
EUR/JPY 2.1 EUR/NOK 36.3 EUR/NZD 4.1
EUR/SEK 35.6 EUR/TRY 29.8 EUR/USD 1.3
GBP/AUD 4.0 GBP/CAD 4.0 GBP/CHF 3.1
GBP/JPY 2.7 GBP/NZD 5.8 GBP/USD 1.9
NZD/CAD 4.5 NZD/CHF 4.3 NZD/JPY 2.3
NZD/USD 2.0 TRY/JPY 4.6 USD/CAD 2.2
USD/CHF 1.6 USD/CNH 9.0 USD/JPY 1.4
USD/MXN 43.0 USD/NOK 30.6 USD/SEK 32.3
USD/TRY 32.0 USD/ZAR 68.9 ZAR/JPY 3.8
Disclosure
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AUD/USD average spread displayed is applicable to FXCM Australia Pty. Limited ("FXCM AU") clients having AUD denominated trading accounts. The applicable average spread of the AUD/USD pair for FXCM AU clients holding trading accounts denominated in other currencies is: 1.8.

CFD Average Spreads

Instrument Spread Instrument Spread Instrument Spread
AUS200 1.87 CHN50 9.44 ESP35 7.46
EUSTX50 1.15 FRA40 1.33 GER301 1.28
HKG33 9.60 JPN225 8.75 NAS100 1.09
SPX500 0.38 UK100 0.99 US2000 0.37
US30 1.57 NGAS 0.01 UKOil 0.04
USOil 0.03 Copper 0.003 XAG/USD 0.04
XAU/USD 0.37 BUND 0.03 CORNF 0.72
SOYF 0.75 WHEATF 0.70
Disclosure
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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