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Spread Costs

FXCM offers competitive spreads on our currency pairs and CFD instruments. Active Traders can get deep discounts on spread costs based on the volume traded. Learn More

Forex Average Spreads

Pair Spread Pair Spread Pair Spread
AUD/CAD 2.7 AUD/CHF 3.3 AUD/JPY 2.2
AUD/NZD 3.5 AUD/USD 1.8 CAD/CHF 3.4
CAD/JPY 2.5 CHF/JPY 3.0 EUR/AUD 2.7
EUR/CAD 2.9 EUR/CHF 2.5 EUR/GBP 2.3
EUR/JPY 2.1 EUR/NOK 53.5 EUR/NZD 4.1
EUR/SEK 45.8 EUR/TRY 111.3 EUR/USD 1.4
GBP/AUD 4.2 GBP/CAD 4.0 GBP/CHF 3.2
GBP/JPY 2.7 GBP/NZD 5.6 GBP/USD 1.7
NZD/CAD 4.5 NZD/CHF 4.4 NZD/JPY 2.4
NZD/USD 2.0 TRY/JPY 6.3 USD/CAD 2.2
USD/CHF 1.6 USD/CNH 8,5 USD/ILS1 45.4
USD/JPY 1.4 USD/MXN 60.4 USD/NOK 47.9
USD/SEK 42.1 USD/TRY 88.9 USD/ZAR 90.0
ZAR/JPY 3.9
Disclosure
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USD/ILS is only available for MT4 accounts.

CFD Average Spreads

Instrument Spread Instrument Spread Instrument Spread
AUS200 1.60 CHN50 10.32 ESP35 8.00
EUSTX50 1.43 FRA40 1.00 GER30** 1.87
HKG33 9.19 JPN225 8.90 NAS100 1.41
NAS100F N/A SPX500 0.38 SPX500F N/A
UK100 1.02 US2000 0.40 US2000F N/A
US30 2.19 US30F N/A USEQUITIES N/A
VOLX 706.35 NGAS 0.01 UKOil 0.04
UKOilSpot 0.06 USOil 0.04 USOilSpot 0.06
Copper 0.003 XAG/USD 0.05 XAU/USD 0.51
BUND 0.03 CORNF 0.71 SOYF 0.82
WHEATF 0.80 EMBasket 4.49 JPYBasket 3.22
USDOLLAR 2.74 BCH/USD 3.19 BTC/USD 28.44
EOS/USD 0.02 ETH/USD 1.07 LTC/USD 0.30
XLM/USD 0.0002 XRP/USD 0.003 AIRLINES N/A
BIOTECH 1.90 CANNABIS 9.17 CASINOS N/A
CHN.ECOMM 5.40 CHN.TECH 7.76 ESPORTS 1.71
FAANG 2.22 TRAVEL N/A US.AUTO N/A
US.BANKS N/A US.ECOMM N/A WFH N/A
Disclosure
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GER30 average spread displayed is for peak hours only (7:00-21:00 GMT). Effective from February 11th 2019, the GER30 remains open during off peak hours (0:30-7:00 GMT). Spreads may widen during off-peak hours, for more information on GER30 trading hours and spreads, please visit FXCM Help.

Calculating Total Cost

The total cost to your trade is the spread multiplied by the pip cost. For example, assume EUR/USD on an AUD-denominated account has a spread of 1.2. To figure the total cost per :

( Spread ) x ( Pip Cost ) x ( Number of Lots Traded ) = Total Cost

Disclosure

Compensation: When executing customers' trades, FXCM can be compensated in several ways, which include, but are not limited to: spreads, 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, etc.

Trading Accounts: Price arbitrage strategies are prohibited and FXCM determines, at its sole discretion, what encompasses a price arbitrage strategy. Trading accounts offer spreads plus mark-up pricing. Spreads are variable and are subject to delay. Traders can trade up to 400:1 leverage on FX and 200:1 leverage on CFDs. Leverage ratio could vary depending on the account’s equity level.

Pip Cost: The pip cost may vary depending on the account denomination and the notional value of a currency pair which fluctuates on a daily basis. Current pip costs can be found on your trading platform.

Average Spreads: Time-weighted average spreads are derived from tradable prices at FXCM from July 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020. Spreads are variable and are subject to delay. The spread figures are for informational purposes only. FXCM is not liable for errors, omissions or delays or for actions relying on this information.

Risk Warning: Our service includes products that are traded on margin and carry a risk of losses in excess of your deposited funds. The products may not be suitable for all investors. Please ensure that you fully understand the risks involved.