Forex Trading

Trade 27 currencies worldwide with no hidden price spreads, just transparent low commissions.

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Direct Access

A clear view of interbank quotes


Liquidity Provision

From 17 of the world’s largest foreign exchange dealing banks, that account for 60% of global market share


Order book display

For dynamic order management


Low Minimum Orders

Initial funding minimum $1,000
Minimum per order $2.00
0.6 basis points x trade value

Order execution

Unconflicted brokerage

Agency only execution


Transparent low commissions

No hidden price spreading
Low Commissions


Security of funds with IB

On a consolidated basis, Interactive Brokers Group LLC exceeds $14.6 billion in equity capital, over $10.4 billion in excess of regulatory requirements.


24 trading currencies

With special conversion functionality

Trade Forex from a single Universal Account

Power your FX trading with TradeStation’s renowned technology + Interactive Brokers’ global reach. Key advantages for Forex traders include:



TradeStation Global gives you direct access to Interbank trading quotes and major trading currencies, cross-rates and forex pairs through one single account and powerful platform.



Our multi-asset platform lets you manage your forex exposure all in one place – whether that’s all you’re trading or whether you’re trading alongside other asset classes, say as part of a diversified strategy or a portfolio.



TradeStation’s tools include RadarScreen®, a real-time FX scanning and ranking tool that allows you to apply indicators to a list of currency pairs in a tabular format; Matrix, a one-window order entry and tracking tool; and advanced Forex Chart Trading.

Upgrade to TradeStation Global’s Advanced FX Analytics and IB’s Transparent Execution

Forex is the biggest market in the world by volume and liquidity. With TradeStation Global no one stands between you and direct access to interbank trading quotes from 16 of the world’s largest FX dealing banks and market execution with no hidden price spreads.

27 Trading Currencies

Including USD, AUD, CAD, CHF, CNH, CZK, DKK, EUR, GBP, HKD, HUF, ILS, JPY, MXN, NOK, NZD, PLN, RUB, SEK, SGD, TRY, ZAR and KRW (with special conversion functionality).

Multi-Asset Trading

Trade Forex cash (spot) side by side on the platform, or in the same window, with other asset classes including stocks, bonds, and futures. A single flexible account allows you to trade, execute and risk manage positions for all your trading across FX and other asset classes.

Currency Conversion and Cash Forex

All accounts have Currency Conversion, which lets you convert one currency to another without using leverage. Cash Forex, which is available to qualified customers and requires additional trading permissions, lets you trade Forex on a leveraged basis.

ECN-like Market Structure

Order book allows you to view market depth, set and manage orders away from and between market levels.

Competitive Pricing

What does a basis points commission look like in terms of an FX quoted spread? The table below provides examples of basis points commission expressed as pips to illustrate the spread equivalent by currency.

Example: Interactive Brokers EURUSD interbank quoted spread can be as low as 0.1 pip. Based on this, the total representative spread, including the basis points commission = 1.4pips* (0.1 pip quoted spread + 1.3pips basis points commission)

*The rates are intended for illustrative purposes only and do not represent actual spreads.


Exchange Rate
Commission expressed as a Spread Equivalent (pips)
EURUSD 1.0632 0.63
GBPUSD 1.2179 0.73
EURGBP 0.8731 0.52
USDCAD 1.3626 0.82
USDNZD 1.5741 0.94

Basis Points Commission: 0.6 basis points x trade value