Forex Trading

FOREX TRADING

Trade 23 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

Lowered minimum funding

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

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 $8.1 billion in equity capital, over $6.0 billion in excess of regulatory requirements.

23 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:

Access

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.

Control

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.

Capability

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.

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23 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.

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Key advantages for Forex traders with TradeStation Global

Trade 23 currencies with our own unique suite of advanced order types and award*-winning trading platform.

Key platform tools for Forex traders include Advanced Chart Trading, Customised Analysis, One-Click Control and EasyLanguage.

Advanced Chart Trading
Placing an order has never been easier

Serious traders choose TradeStation for its award*-winning charting tools, depth of features and flexibility that helps traders adapt their analysis to ever-changing markets.

RadarScreen®
Customised Analysis

Using RadarScreen® you can track and rank symbols in real time based on 180+ indicators in combinations you can customise to suit your strategy. We’ve won numerous awards* for our technology, but the real prize is yours.

The Matrix
One-Click Control

The Matrix is our order-entry screen that gives you market depth and trade activity, along with lightning fast execution and one-click trading capability.

EasyLanguage®
Professional-Grade Tools

For the pro-level trader, EasyLanguage®, TradeStation’s own programming language, enables you to formulate, write and back-test your strategies without complex coding knowledge.

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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.

Illustrative
Exchange Rate
Commission expressed as a
Spread Equivalent (pips)
EURUSD 1.3451 1.3
GBPUSD 1.5029 1.1
USDJPY 1.2636 1.3
EURGBP 1.0577 1.5
USDCAD 1.5588 1.6
USDNZD 1.7762 1.8

Basis Points Commission: 0.6 basis points x trade value

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Start trading Forex in 23 currencies worldwide

Why Trade with TradeStation Global?

Apply TradeStation’s award-winning technology to an Interactive Brokers account and suddenly your ideas have both scope and scale.

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Professional Grade Tools For the Active Trader

TradeStation’s arsenal of trading and analysis tools gives you advantages once enjoyed only by professional traders.

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Easy Customisation

Our renowned tools are customisable so you can trade the way you want. One-to-one customisation sessions available on request.

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Powerful Support Beside You

Whether it’s a simple account related query, everyday platform guidance or a technical question – we want to help. Easy access to a customer resource centre.

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Benefits and Backing of an IB Universal Account®

A universal account for all your trading needs, backed by the financial strength and worldwide market coverage of Interactive Brokers.

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Trade the biggest market in the world with some of the brightest tools in the box.

Get the combined power of our award-winning platform and Interactive Brokers’ market reach.

Steps to get started

It's easy to start trading

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Open a New Account or request to link an existing Interactive Brokers account.

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Wait for your account approval and fund or link your account.

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Receive your TradeStation Global platform download instructions and configure your workspaces.

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