Small Business

Small Businesses

Small Businesses

A business brokerage account for corporations, partnerships, limited liability corporations and unincorporated legal structures.

Contact our institutional sales team to learn more.

The IBKR Advantage

  • No ticket charges, no custodial fees and no technology, software, platform or reporting fees.
  • IBKR BestXTM is a powerful suite of advanced trading technologies designed to help clients achieve best execution and maximize price improvement while minimizing market impact.
  • The lowest margin rates, with rates as low as USD 5.83%.1
  • Invest globally in stocks, options, futures, currencies, bonds and funds from a single unified platform.
  • Powerful trading technology and advanced trading tools to help you compete on speed, price and size across 150 markets in 34 countries. Fund your account and trade assets in 27 currencies.2
  • Advanced trading and account management tools let you control and delegate user permission for a business brokerage account.
  1. View our margin rates for more information.
  2. Available currencies vary by Interactive Brokers affiliate.

Professional Pricing – Maximize Your Returns

IBKR offers low trading fees1 and with IBKR’s Universal Account, clients can trade stocks, options, futures, currencies, bonds, and funds around the world from a single screen.** If an exchange provides a rebate, we pass some or all of the savings directly back to you.*

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The lowest margin rates, with rates as low as USD 5.83%.2

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Earn high interest rates of up to USD 4.83% on instantly available cash.3

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Earn extra income on your lendable shares.

See Stock Yield Enhancement

*For more information, see our disclaimers.

Lower investment costs will increase your overall return on investment, but lower costs do not guarantee that your investment will be profitable.

** Regulations require securities and commodities activities to be conducted in separate accounts. Universal Account refers to the consolidation of these accounts for display purposes only, enabling clients the ability to use a single platform to conduct trading activity and view consolidated activity and position information for all products and services offered.

  1. Low trading fees according to BrokerChooser Online Broker Survey 2023: Read the full article Online Broker Reviews, May 2023. "Interactive Brokers has low trading fees and the best margin rates in the industry. IB currently pays interest (up to 4.83% for USD) on cash balances if you have a $100k account (net asset value)."
  2. Rates are subject to change. View our margin rates for more information.
  3. Rates are subject to change. Restrictions apply. For additional information, see our interest rates. Credit interest rate as of December 18, 2023 .

Discover a World of Opportunities


With IBKR’s Universal Account, clients can trade stocks, options, futures, currencies, bonds, and funds around the world from a single screen.** Fund your account in multiple currencies and trade assets denominated in multiple currencies. Access market data 24 hours a day and six days a week.

150

Markets

34

Countries

27

Currencies*


Global Markets

*Available currencies vary by Interactive Brokers affiliate.

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** Regulations require securities and commodities activities to be conducted in separate accounts. Universal Account refers to the consolidation of these accounts for display purposes only, enabling clients the ability to use a single platform to conduct trading activity and view consolidated activity and position information for all products and services offered.

Trading Technology to Help Small Businesses Succeed

Trading Platforms

Powerful, award-winning trading platforms and tools for managing client assets. Available on desktop, mobile, web and API.

Order Types and Algos

100+ order types – from limit orders to complex algorithmic trading – help you execute any trading strategy.

API Solutions

Our proprietary API and FIX CTCI solutions let institutions create their own automated, rules-based trading system that takes advantage of our high-speed order routing and broad market depth.

Sophisticated Risk Management

Understand risk vs. returns with real-time market risk management and monitoring that provides a comprehensive measure of risk exposure across multiple asset classes around the world.

Fractional Trading

Buy or sell any eligible US or European stocks/ETFs using fractional shares, which are stock units that amount to less than one full share, or by placing an order for a specific dollar amount rather than quantity of shares.

Advanced Trading Tools

Spot market opportunities, analyze results, manage your account and make informed decisions with our free advanced trading tools.

Reporting & Analytics


PortfolioAnalyst performance monitor

PortfolioAnalyst

PortfolioAnalyst lets your clients link their investment, banking, checking, incentive plan and credit card accounts into a complete portfolio view to calculate returns, understand risks and measure performance against benchmarks. Use the Performance Attribution report to quickly understand how weighting (sector allocation) and contribution to return for each sector compare to the S&P 500 for the period of the return.

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PortfolioAnalyst performance monitor

Powerful Reporting Solutions

Easy to view and customize, our statements and reports cover all aspects of your Interactive Brokers account.



A Broker You Can Trust

When placing your money with a broker, you need to make sure your broker is secure and can endure through good and bad times. Our strong capital position, conservative balance sheet and automated risk controls are designed to protect IBKR and our clients from large trading losses.

IBKR

Nasdaq Listed

$14.1B

Equity Capital*

74.6%

Privately Held*

$9.7B

Excess Regulatory Capital*

2.56M

Client Accounts*

1.931M

Daily Avg Revenue Trades*


IBKR Protection
IBKR Broker You Can Trust

*Interactive Brokers Group and its affiliates. For additional information view our Investors Relations - Earnings Release section.

Small Business Account Structure

Account Structure

  • One or more users manage a single account.
  • Corporations, Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies, and Unincorporated Legal Structures.

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Account Information

Must be 21 or older to open a margin account, 18 or older to open a cash account.

Accounts are accepted from citizens or residents of all countries except citizens or residents of those countries or regions that are on the sanction list of the US Office of Foreign Asset Controls or similar lists, or other countries determined to be higher risk. See all available countries.

Please note that monthly activity and other minimum fees may apply.


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For information on SIPC coverage on your account, visit www.sipc.org or call SIPC at (202) 371-8300.

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Guides

What You Need

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".

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.

For a list of IBG memberships worldwide, see our exchange listings.