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Active Trader Account - CFD

FXCM's Active Trader account is designed for high-volume investors. You can get deep discounts on your trading costs based on the volume you trade.

Forex

Commissions

Finding ways to improve your trading experience while lowering trading costs is where Active Trader really shines. You can save up to half off commissions when compared to trading with an FXCM Standard account.

Pair Spreads Pair Spreads
AUD/CAD 1.0 GBP/CHF 1.6
AUD/CHF 1.1 GBP/JPY 1.0
AUD/JPY 0.6 GBP/NZD 3.8
AUD/NZD 1.2 GBP/USD 0.4
AUD/USD 0.4 NZD/CAD 1.1
CAD/CHF 1.2 NZD/CHF 1.3
CAD/JPY 0.7 NZD/JPY 0.8
CHF/JPY 1.3 NZD/USD 0.5
EUR/AUD 1.2 TRY/JPY 1.4
EUR/CAD 1.4 USD/CAD 0.5
EUR/CHF 0.9 USD/CHF 0.8
EUR/GBP 0.6 USD/CNH 4.8
EUR/JPY 0.6 USD/JPY 0.2
EUR/NOK 24.9 USD/MXN 32.2
EUR/NZD 2.5 USD/NOK 19.3
EUR/SEK 21.0 USD/SEK 10.1
EUR/TRY 20.2 USD/TRY 10.1
EUR/USD 0.2 USD/ZAR 65.8
GBP/AUD 2.0 ZAR/JPY 0.7
GBP/CAD 2.1    
  Discount 1 Discount 2 Discount 3

Active Trader

Commission Savings 17% 33% Enquire
Commission
per 1M
£25 £20 Enquire
Monthly Volume 50M – 149M
(or £150,000 balance)
150M – 500M Enquire

These commissions highlight our major pairs: EUR/USD, GBP/USD, USD/JPY, USD/CHF, AUD/USD, EUR/JPY and GBP/JPY.

Indices & Commodities

Spreads

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 TARGET SPREAD INSTRUMENT TARGET SPREAD
US30 2 AUS200 1*
SPX500 0.5 EUSTX50 1
NAS100 1 USOIL 0.05
UK100 1* UKOIL 0.05
GER30 1* NGAS 10
ESP35 8 XAU/USD 0.4
FRA40 1* XAG/USD 0.045
HKG33 5 COPPER 0.002
JPN225 7 BUND 0.03

Standard and Active Trader Accounts: Standard and Active Trader accounts offer 18 CFD instruments and up to 39 currency pairs. FXCM may decide at its sole discretion to add or remove any CFD instruments currency pairs. Non-spread bet accounts default to a Low Spreads + Commission pricing structure. Spreads are variable and are subject to delay. Experienced traders can trade Standard and Active Trader accounts with up to 100:1 leverage. Traders that are new to FX and CFD trading will be defaulted to 50:1 leverage. Standard and Active Trader accounts with equity below 10,000 CCY may be switched to a Mini Account.

Average Spreads: Time-weighted average spreads are derived from tradable prices at FXCM from July 1,2017 to September 30,2017. 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: 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. Under the Dealing Desk execution model, FXCM may act as a dealer and may receive additional compensation from trading.

Commissions: Commission-based pricing is available on Standard and Active Trader account types. Commissions are charged at the open and close of trades in the denomination of the account.

* Spreads in UK100, GER30, FRA40 and AUS200 may widen from 1 to 2 pips when the respective cash index exchange is closed for the day.