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Forex trading costs and contract details

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Contracts for difference (CFDs) let you trade FX on margin. You can go long or short on a wide range of currency pairs, and direct market access (DMA) is available to advanced traders.

Forex spreads

  Min. spread Av. spread1
EUR/USD 0.6 0.75
AUD/USD 0.6 0.75
USD/JPY 0.7 0.86
GBP/USD 0.9 1.34
EUR/GBP 0.9 1.17
EUR/JPY 1.5 1.96
USD/CHF 1.5 2.04

 

CFD costs

Contracts for difference (CFDs) let you trade FX on margin. You can go long or short on a wide range of currency pairs, and direct market access (DMA) is available to advanced traders.

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MT4 costs

Get fast, reliable trading, with tighter spreads and advanced charting options, when you add MetaTrader 4 on your CFD account.

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DMA forex CFD costs

These spreads are applicable to users trading via DMA.

IG clients can register for L2 Dealer, our downloadable DMA platform – find more information here. If you're not yet a client, you need to create an IG account first.

  Av. spread2
EUR/USD 0.142
AUD/USD 0.329
EUR/GBP 0.398
GBP/USD 0.639

 

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Forex volume rebate

Do you trade frequently? If so, you could receive up to A$1.00 rebate per contract, depending on the number of OTC FX contracts you trade per month.
 

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1 Average spread (Monday 00:00 - Friday 22:00 GMT) for the twelve weeks ending 24 February 2017. For our minimum spreads, please see our forex and MT4 details.

2 Time-weighted (22:00-20:00 GMT) average spread by trade (quoted to three decimal places), August 2016.

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