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A new API is available for Python programmers
Beginning with Trader Workstation API Version 9.73, we now include a new Python client is now included in the Trader Workstation API. Use the programming language to build customized trading applications to automate trading strategies, request market data, and monitor your account.

After you install this API version, you can find the following Python API components:
  • Python API sample code – located in the samples/Python folder in your API installation directory (typically IB_973)
  • Python source code – located in the source/Python folder in your API installation directory

For more information, refer to our GitHub API guide.
API Solutions April 12, 2017
IBKR now offers over 8,100 mutual funds
Our direct low-cost policy allows us to offer more than 8,100 mutual funds from over 130 fund families.
Mutual Funds April 12, 2017
Trading in China expands with Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect
IB is an exchange participant in the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect program, so our Hong Kong and international clients can now trade designated Chinese securities on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange and enjoy expanded access to China's emerging industries.
Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect April 12, 2017
2017 International Trading Calendar Holiday HTML App is now available
Our annual calendar displays exchange holidays and contract expiration dates for the major exchanges and products around the world. View the HTML Calendar App on your mobile, tablet, desktop or laptop device. For your convenience, the calendar is also available as a PDF in poster size and wallet size.
International Trading Calendar April 12, 2017
IBKR eliminates IRA maintenance fees
In the past, our IRA customers were responsible for a 7.50 quarterly fee charged by our trustee. Beginning in January 2017, IRA customers will no longer have to pay this fee.
IRA Information April 12, 2017

Archive Web Page Date Posted
Holiday Hours
Click here for the Exchanges' President's Day Holiday Schedule.
IB Events Calendar February 16, 2017
Holiday Hours
Click here for the Exchanges' Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Schedule
IB Events Calendar January 10, 2017
2016 Tax Reporting Important Information and Dates
Find important 2016 tax-related information, forms and reporting dates.
Tax Information and Reporting January 3, 2017