Standard Account - Spread Betting

The FXCM Standard Account is our most popular account type, giving you access to our full line of forex, commodities and indices products.

Forex

Spreads

When you spread bet forex on a Standard account, you pay only the spread—no commissions are added.

Pair Spreads Pair Spreads
AUD/CAD 2.9 GBP/CHF 3.5
AUD/CHF 2.7 GBP/JPY 3.1
AUD/JPY 2.4 GBP/NZD 6.1
AUD/NZD 3.2 GBP/USD 2.0
AUD/USD 2.0 NZD/CAD 3.0
CAD/CHF 2.7 NZD/CHF 2.9
CAD/JPY 2.5 NZD/USD 2.1
CHF/JPY 3.0 NZD/JPY 2.6
EUR/AUD 3.1 TRY/JPY 3.8
EUR/CAD 2.8 USD/CAD 2.2
EUR/CHF 2.5 USD/CHF 1.9
EUR/GBP 2.4 USD/CNH 6.1
EUR/JPY 2.4 USD/JPY 1.6
EUR/NOK 25.8 USD/MXN 59.7
EUR/NZD 4.5 USD/NOK 22.5
EUR/SEK 25.5 USD/SEK 19.8
EUR/TRY 39.5 USD/TRY 23.2
EUR/USD 1.4 USD/ZAR 97.2
GBP/AUD 4.3 ZAR/JPY 2.3
GBP/CAD 3.9    

Indices and Commodities

SPREADS

With all FXCM account types, you pay only the spread to trade indices and commodities.

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

Average Spreads: Time-weighted average spreads are derived from tradable prices at FXCM from January 1, 2017 to March 31, 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.