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Short-Securities Availability

Short Securities
Availability

Calculating the Cost of Borrowing Stock at Interactive Brokers

There are two factors for daily cost/revenues associated with short selling of stocks and bonds at IBKR:

  • Borrow Fee
  • Short Sale Proceeds interest paid to you by IBKR

For more information see:

Securities Financing

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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