From trade date to settlement date, our securities financing services are backed by our dedication to providing automated trading solutions to our clients.
Our depth of availability not only helps to locate hard-to-borrow securities but also gives you protection against buy-ins and recalls.
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Our securities financing services bring transparency, reliability and efficiency to the stock loan and borrow markets using automated price discovery and improved credit-worthiness. We use a combination of sources to develop indicative rates, which are displayed along with security availability in our automated securities financing tools.
We also display charted daily rate history and intraday time and sales of stock loan fees in the SLB Rates window, which is accessible in Trader Workstation's Mosaic workspace.
Connectivity to multiple counterparties around the globe enables our clients to execute short sale strategies. For example, in the United States alone we have access to more than 60 counterparties, including agent lenders and broker dealers.
We maintain dedicated, professionally-staffed SLB desks in the United States, Europe and Asia who are ready to help you with all of your securities financing needs, including stock loan and borrow questions.
IBKR has always provided sophisticated, automated technology to our clients, and our securities lending services are no exception. We offer a variety of stock loan and borrow tools:
Earn income on the fully-paid shares of stock held in your account.
Search for real-time availability of shortable stocks and bonds with our online, self-service tool.
Use daily short sale data on thousands of securities worldwide to generate trade ideas, gauge short sentiment and evaluate your portfolio from a different angle.
Calculate the cost of borrowing stock.
Sign up to be notified when a borrow becomes available in shares that you were unable to short in the last week.
Borrow stocks in anticipation of a short sale.
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.