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Active Trader Account - Spread Betting

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

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. The more you trade, the lower your spreads. Active Trader reduced spreads start when monthly volume or balance requirements are met.

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 3.0 GBP/USD 1.7
AUD/USD 1.8 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 2.0
EUR/AUD 3.0 TRY/JPY 3.3
EUR/CAD 3.2 USD/CAD 2.0
EUR/CHF 2.4 USD/CHF 1.8
EUR/GBP 2.3 USD/CNH 7.6
EUR/JPY 2.2 USD/JPY 1.4
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 1.3 USD/ZAR 113.2
GBP/AUD 4.2 ZAR/JPY 2.5
GBP/CAD 3.9    
  Discount 1 Discount 2 Discount 3

Active Trader

Spread
Savings
29% 36% Enquire
Monthly Volume 50M – < 150M
(or £150,000 balance)
150M –
< 500M
Enquire

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 39 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.