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Active Trader

FXCM's Active Trader account is designed for traders who actively trade. When trading is more than a hobby, treat yourself to our very best. Active Trader benefits include dedicated support, premium services and custom solutions. Active Traders are eligible for different tier pricing.

BENEFITS

Designed with the dedicated trader in mind, the Active Trader account represents FXCM's highest level of service and furnishes customers with many unique features:

ELITE PRICING

As an Active Trader, you are eligible to receive Active Trader pricing

DEDICATED SUPPORT

A committed team of experienced professionals offer top-tier support to Active Trader accounts. From one-on-one consultations with a Relationship Manager to the exclusive Back-Office Team ensuring FXCM's resources are being properly utilised, customer support is second to none.

API TRADING

If you're a programmer looking to develop a black-box solution or an order-processing application, you can use our FIX, ForexConnect and JAVA APIs to create the custom solution you need. With your Active Trader account, you get free access to multiple APIs.

INSTITUTIONAL DERIVED TRADE IDEAS

Supplement your trading strategy with free access to high-end institutional derived FX data through an eFXplus premium subscription. Receive real-time alerts on fresh trade ideas, and currency forecasts from institutional research. Scan insightful economic forecasts and analytical views supported by trade level and targets from the model portfolios of multiple banks. Review market sentiment generated by quant models. Fill out the eFXplus access form to see if you qualify for a subscription.

MARKET DEPTH

An Active Trader account unlocks market depth functionality on the Trading Station platform. Multiple levels of liquidity are visible at each price, providing extremely useful information to short-term and high-frequency traders.

CUSTOM SOLUTIONS

The favourable market access of VPS hosting comes complimentary with an Active Trader account. A 2% credit of deposited funds is available for allocation towards customisable solutions from the Programming Services department or the FXCM APPs store.

HOW DO I ENABLE MY ACTIVE TRADER ACCOUNT?

CALL US AT +44 20 7398 4050 TO FIND OUT IF YOU QUALIFY

ACTIVE TRADER PRICING

FXCM's Active Trader account is designed for traders who actively trade. You can get different tier pricing on your spread costs based on the volume you trade.

Forex Commissions

  Discount

Active Trader

Savings 62.4%1
Commission per 1M $25
Monthly Volume2 150M - 500M

FOREX AVERAGE SPREADS

Finding ways to improve your trading experience while lowering spread costs is where Active Trader really shines.

Pair Spread Pair Spread Pair Spread
AUD/CAD 0.8 AUD/CHF 0.7 AUD/JPY 0.4
AUD/NZD 0.9 AUD/USD 0.3 CAD/CHF 0.7
CAD/JPY 0.6 CHF/JPY 0.9 EUR/AUD 0.8
EUR/CAD 0.8 EUR/CHF 0.7 EUR/GBP 0.5
EUR/JPY 0.4 EUR/NOK 21.8 EUR/NZD 1.6
EUR/SEK 20.5 EUR/TRY 15.7 EUR/USD 0.2
GBP/AUD 1.4 GBP/CAD 1.7 GBP/CHF 1.3
GBP/JPY 0.9 GBP/NZD 2.4 GBP/USD 0.4
NZD/CAD 1.0 NZD/CHF 0.9 NZD/JPY 0.7
NZD/USD 0.5 TRY/JPY 0.9 USD/CAD 0.5
USD/CHF 0.5 USD/CNH 4.0 USD/JPY 0.2
USD/MXN 28.0 USD/NOK 18.9 USD/SEK 17.4
USD/TRY 10.9 USD/ZAR 57.0 ZAR/JPY 0.5

CFD AVERAGE SPREAD COSTS

With all FXCM account types, you pay only the spread to trade indices and commodities. Our enhanced index CFDs allow you to trade without stop and limit restrictions or re-quotes.

Instrument Spread Instrument Spread Instrument Spread
AUS200 1.39 CHN50 14.95 ESP35 7.91
EUSTX50 1.20 FRA40 1.12 GER30 1.07
HKG33 6.43 JPN225 11.48 NAS100 1.14
SPX500 0.56 UK100 1.14 US30 3.04
NGAS 0.01 UKOil 0.05 USOil 0.05
Copper 0.003 XAG/USD 0.043 XAU/USD 0.38
BUND 0.03 SOYF 0.68

Spread Betting Average Spread Costs

Trade the average spread of EUR/USD for as low as 0.7 pips, the GBP/USD for as low as 0.9 pips, or the USD/JPY for as low as 0.7 pips.

Pair Spread Pair Spread Pair Spread
AUD/CAD 2.2 AUD/CHF 2.1 AUD/JPY 1.8
AUD/NZD 1.4 AUD/USD 0.8 CAD/CHF 2.1
CAD/JPY 2.0 CHF/JPY 2.3 EUR/AUD 2.2
EUR/CAD 2.2 EUR/CHF 1.2 EUR/GBP 1.0
EUR/JPY 1.8 EUR/NOK 23.2 EUR/NZD 3.0
EUR/SEK 21.9 EUR/TRY 17.1 EUR/USD 0.7
GBP/AUD 2.8 GBP/CAD 3.1 GBP/CHF 2.7
GBP/JPY 2.3 GBP/NZD 3.8 GBP/USD 0.9
NZD/CAD 2.4 NZD/CHF 2.3 NZD/JPY 2.1
NZD/USD 1.0 TRY/JPY 2.3 USD/CAD 1.0
USD/CHF 1.0 USD/CNH 5.4 USD/JPY 0.7
USD/MXN 29.4 USD/NOK 20.3 USD/SEK 18.8
USD/TRY 12.3 USD/ZAR 58.4 ZAR/JPY 1.9