CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 77% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.
Lower spreads only available for specific products. Comparison is based on the average FXCM Group spreads of the period April 1, 2022 to June 30, 2022. Spreads can vary. Past Performance is not an indicator of future results.
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Over 84%1 of all orders receive positive slippage or zero slippage, this means those trades were executed at the rate client clicked on or better with FXCM. This effectively lowers your spread at execution. Possibly get executed at prices better than displayed spreads.
The effective spread is a better measure of trading costs because it captures Price Improvements. Know your trading costs and ask your broker about their effective spreads.
View our historical chart to see the difference between the displayed spread and effective spreads.
Note: Rollover occurs at 17:00 ET every day. Spreads can widen specifically during this time.
When executing customers' trades, FXCM can be compensated in several ways, which include, but are not limited to: spreads, charging commissions at the open and close of a trade, and adding a mark-up to rollover, etc. Commission-based pricing is applicable to Active Trader account types.
Price arbitrage strategies are prohibited and FXCM determines, at its sole discretion, what encompasses a price arbitrage strategy. Spreads are variable and are subject to delay. Leverage for FX and CFDS varies per instrument. Major currency pairs default to 30:1, non-major currency pairs, gold and major indices default to 20:1, commodities other than gold and non-major equity indices default to 10:1, individual equities and other reference values default to 5:1, and cryptocurrencies default to 2:1.
US30, NAS100, GER30, SPX500, UK100 and AUS200 average spreads displayed are for peak hours only (7:00-21:00 GMT). Effective from September 12 2021, these instruments remain open during off peak hours (0:30-7:00 GMT). Spreads may widen during off-peak hours, for more information on trading hours and spreads, please visit FXCM Help.
Spreads Widget: When static spreads are displayed, the figures reflect a time-stamped snapshot as of when the market closes. Spreads are variable and are subject to delay. Single Share prices are subject to a 15 minute 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.