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Trade Futures Worldwide with Professional Tools and Platforms

The IBKR Advantage

  • Low commissions from USD 0.25 to 0.85 per contract1
  • Trade commodity futures globally on 30+ market centers
  • Professional trading platforms, order types and advanced futures tools
  • Futures trading courses and educational resources on IBKR Campus

Low Futures Commissions

Futures commissions range from
USD 0.25 to USD 0.85 per contract

Plus exchange, regulatory and carrying fees

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Futures Asset Classes

  • Agriculture
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Currencies
  • Energy
  • Equity Indices
  • Fixed Income
  • Interest Rates
  • Metals
  • Softs
  • Volatility Indices
Futures Products
Access to Global Markets

Trade futures globally on
30+ market centers.

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Professional Trading Platforms

Trading Platforms

Powerful, award-winning trading platforms* and tools available on desktop, mobile, and web. View market data, positions and trade multiple asset classes and products side-by-side on a single screen.

* For more info see our awards page.

Order Types and Algos

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

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Futures trading tools

Powerful Futures Trading Tools


Create proprietary combination order strategies or choose from multiple templates with pre-defined programs to execute futures trades.


Seamlessly integrated into Trader Workstation (TWS), SpreadTrader is the single-screen command center for managing futures positions.

Index Arbitrage Meter

Analyze index arbitrage strategies with the Index Arbitrage Meter, our measurement tool that illustrates the spread between futures contracts and their respective spot prices.

Futures Trading Education

Introduction to Futures

Learn about securities futures and commodities futures through Interactive Brokers’ and CME Group’s vast selection of educational courses, including defining what these financial products are, as well as how to trade and invest in them. These courses explore introductory concepts such as ‘contango’ and ‘backwardation’, futures margin, mechanics of the futures market, as well as futures pricing.

Futures Fundamental Analysis

Also available are courses that focus on futures fundamental analyses for a variety of futures-related products such as micro futures/micro e-mini futures, interest rate futures, energy futures, agricultural futures, and metal futures.

IBKR Campus Futures Content

Access free futures trading education, including expert-led video courses, webinars, podcasts and the latest trends in financial news. We also offer more specialized courses on CME Micro WTI Crude Oil Futures and South American soybean futures, as well as an introduction to grains and oilseeds.

IBKR Campus

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Level up your market knowledge and learn about investing with over 65 free online courses on Trading, Stocks, Options, Futures, Technical Analysis and much more.

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Futures trading at IBKR

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  1. Plus exchange, regulatory and carrying fees.
  2. See tiered futures commissions.