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Active Trader Account - Spread Betting

FXCM's Active Trader account is designed for high-volume investors. Active Trader benefits include dedicated support, premium services and custom solutions.

FXCM is now offering new lower spreads on Spread Betting accounts available from 22 October 2017 to 30 March 2018. 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. Terms and Conditions apply to this Promotion.

Forex

Spreads

When you spread bet forex on an Active Trader account, you pay only the spreads—no commissions are added. Active Trader accounts also feature No Dealing Desk execution.

Pair Spreads Pair Spreads
AUD/CAD 2.5 GBP/CHF 3.1
AUD/CHF 2.5 GBP/JPY 2.7
AUD/JPY 2.1 GBP/NZD 6.7
AUD/NZD 1.7 GBP/USD 0.9
AUD/USD 0.9 NZD/CAD 2.7
CAD/CHF 2.5 NZD/CHF 2.7
CAD/JPY 2.3 NZD/JPY 2.3
CHF/JPY 2.7 NZD/USD 1.0
EUR/AUD 3.0 TRY/JPY 3.3
EUR/CAD 3.2 USD/CAD 1.0
EUR/CHF 1.4 USD/CHF 1.2
EUR/GBP 1.1 USD/CNH 7.6
EUR/JPY 1.4 USD/JPY 0.7
EUR/NOK 26.7 USD/MXN 52.8
EUR/NZD 5.0 USD/NOK 24.5
EUR/SEK 27.1 USD/SEK 19.5
EUR/TRY 27.5 USD/TRY 14.9
EUR/USD 0.7 USD/ZAR 113.2
GBP/AUD 4.2 ZAR/JPY 2.5
GBP/CAD 3.9    

Indices & Commodities

SPREADS

With Active Trader spread betting, you pay only the spread to trade indices and commodities. Plus, once you meet the monthly requirements, you can get discounts that give you reduced spreads on all products.

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 0.5
FRA40 1* XAG/USD 0.05
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 April 1,2017 to June 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.

Spread Betting: FXCM UK offers tax exempt spread betting accounts exclusively to UK and Ireland residents. Residents of other countries are NOT eligible. Spread betting is not intended for distribution to, or use by any person in any country and jurisdiction where such distribution or use would be contrary to local law or regulation.
 
Spread Betting is an option on both Mini and Standard account types. Spread Betting accounts offer spread plus mark-up pricing only, regardless of account type. Spreads are variable and are subject to delay.

* 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.