Open a Forex Trading Account - FXCM

Open an Account

Step 1

To get started, complete the form on the right and then click Begin Application.

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Step 2

You will then be redirected to a secure website. Fill out the application.

FXCM Account Application

Step 3

You will be provided with a username and password upon completing the application. Log in to the myfxcm client portal, deposit funds, and start trading.

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FXCM Markets will only conduct business with a client for whom it considers such business to be appropriate and in assessing appropriateness, will rely on the information provided by the client in his/her/their application form. For this reason, it is essential that you immediately advise us in writing if there is subsequently an adverse change in the information you have provided.

Notice: This product summary should be read in conjunction with our Terms of Business. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this guide, this information is subject to change, often without notice, and therefore is for guidance only. If you ever have any questions please contact FXCM directly.

Risk Warning: Trading foreign exchange on margin carries a high risk to your capital. You may win or lose many times your original stake. Only trade with money you can afford to lose. Make sure you fully understand the risks involved and take advice if necessary. Foreign exchange trading may not be suitable for all customers.

FXCM offers many different platforms to suit your trading needs. FXCM recommends our Flagship Trading Station platform for most traders.

Features Platforms
  Trading Station MetaTrader 4 Mirror Trader ZuluTrade
Forex and CFD Trading
1K Micro Lots
NDD Execution
Automated Trading
Pre-Loaded Strategies
Chart Trading
One-Click Trading
Email/SMS Alerts
Custom Indicators
Advanced Backtesting
Desktop, Web and Mobile

Compare FXCM Account Types

Standard Premium
Forex Leverage Up to 400:1 100:1
Equity Range $0 – $20,000 $20,000 – Unlimited
CFD Leverage: Indices & Commodities 200:1 200:1
CFD Leverage: Shares 10:1 10:1
Spreads All Inclusive All Inclusive
Forex Pairs 21 39
Execution Dealing Desk* No Dealing Desk
Restrictions Price arbitrage strategies are prohibited.

*FXCM reserves the right to transfer a client from Dealing Desk to No Dealing Desk in its absolute discretion.

Leverage Tiers: Standard Accounts default to dealing desk execution on 400:1 leverage. Premium accounts default to No Dealing Desk execution on 100:1 leverage. Accounts with equity that surpasses 10,000 may be switched to 200:1 leverage. Accounts with equity that surpasses 20,000 may be switched to 100:1 leverage. FXCM may take steps to mitigate its risk arising from market making more effectively by, at our sole discretion and at any time and without previous consent, transferring your underlying account to our NDD execution offering.

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