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FX Trader

The FXTrader provides an optimized trading interface with IB-designed tools to trade the currency markets.


best currency trading platform: FX Trader

The price display emphasizes the critical portion of the bid/ask, and conveys price movement at a glance by showing an increasing price in green and decreasing price in orange. Each currency pair occupies its own "cell," complete with market data and order information, where you can create, transmit and cancel orders with a single click. Overall order, trade and portfolio information is displayed along the top of the currency pairs grid.

  • Interbank-quality spreads allow you to trade the best bid and ask from multiple liquidity providers with spreads as low as 1/10 pip.
  • Invert the fx quote to compare and trade currencies side-by-side with Globex FX futures.
  • Review order details and margin implications before you transmit, or activate instantaneous transmission to transmit your orders with one click on the bid or ask.
  • Not just for currencies - show data and manage orders on any instrument using the FXTrader trading cells.
  • FXTrader supports over 20 order types including trailing stop limits, brackets, limit if touched, OCA (one cancels all) and scale.
  • The Order Book icon appears when the small-order book has a better price available for the currency pair.
  • Customize the trading cell display to show position, average cost and P&L data.
  • Customize the layout to display a single cell up to a 4 x 4 grid layout, change the color scheme and customize general settings.

There is a substantial risk of loss in foreign exchange trading. The settlement date of foreign exchange trades can vary due to time zone differences and bank holidays. When trading across foreign exchange markets, this may necessitate borrowing funds to settle foreign exchange trades. The interest charges on borrowed funds must be considered when computing the cost of trades across multiple markets.

The risk of loss in online trading of stocks, options, futures, currencies, foreign equities, and fixed income can be substantial. Options are not suitable for all investors. For more information read the "Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options". For a copy click here.

Your capital is at risk and your losses may exceed the value of your original investment.

Interactive Brokers (U.K.) Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. FCA Reference Number 208159.

Interactive Brokers LLC is regulated by the US SEC and CFTC and is a member of the SIPC (www.sipc.org) compensation scheme;
products are only covered by the UK FSCS in limited circumstances.

Before trading, customers must read the relevant risk disclosure statements on our Warnings and Disclaimers page.

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