Online Trading - Why Interactive Brokers?

IBKR is the Professional's Gateway to the World's Markets

IBKR is the Professional's Gateway to the World's Markets

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Global Market Access – Discover More Opportunities

Clients in over 200 countries and territories trade stocks, options, futures, currencies, bonds, funds and more on 150 global markets from a single unified platform. Explore all available products worldwide.

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Fund your account and trade assets in 27 currencies.1

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Scan the world for investment opportunities with the World Map Screener and the World Data Screener.

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Global Market Access
Global Market Access

Professional Pricing – Maximize Your Returns

IBKR offers the lowest1 cost and access to stocks, options, futures, currencies , bonds and funds from a single unified platform. If an exchange provides a rebate, we pass some or all of the savings directly back to you.

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Margin rates up to 49% lower than the industry.2

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

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Earn extra income on your lendable shares.

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  1. Lowest Cost Broker according to StockBrokers.com Online Broker Survey 2023: Read the full article Online Broker Reviews, May 18, 2023. "Because Interactive Brokers' core clientele are professional traders and institutional investors (e.g., hedge funds), it is crucial to provide the lowest commissions schedule available. In our rigorous assessment, there is no question Interactive Brokers delivers."
  2. For complete information, see our margin rate comparison
  3. Restrictions apply. See additional information on interest rates. Credit interest rate as of May 2, 2024.
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Powerful Trading Platforms
To Help You Succeed

Award winning platforms for every investor from beginner to advanced on mobile, web and desktop.

Trading Platforms

Discover new investment opportunities with over 200 free and premium research and news providers.

Research and News

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

Free Trading Tools

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

Order Types and Algos

Real-time trade confirmations, margin details, transaction cost analysis, sophisticated portfolio analysis and more.

Comprehensive Reporting

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

$14.7B

Equity Capital*

74.6%

Privately Held*

$10.4B

Excess Regulatory Capital*

2.56M

Client Accounts*

2.35M

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.

IBKR Campus

Traders' Academy

Webinars

Traders' Insight

Podcasts

Quant Blog

Student Trading Lab

On-Demand Educational Resources – Never Stop Learning

Even the most experienced traders or investors need to keep learning to stay ahead. Interactive Brokers provides several resources to help you better understand IBKR products and services, markets and technology.

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Award Winning Platform & Services

StockBrokers.com 2024 rated #1 for Professional Trading

#1 Professional Trading
#1 International Trading

Nerdwallet Award

Best Online Broker,
for Advanced Traders

Interactive Brokers was Rated #1 - Best Online Broker ... Again - 2023 by Barron's

#1 Best Online Broker
5 out of 5 stars

Investopedia 2024 Award - Best for advanced traders

Best for
Advanced Traders

BrokerChooser 2024 Award - Best Online Broker

Best Online Broker

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Disclosures

  1. Available currencies vary by Interactive Brokers affiliate.
  2. Lowest Cost Broker according to StockBrokers.com Online Broker Survey 2023: Read the full article Online Broker Reviews, May 18, 2023. "Because Interactive Brokers' core clientele are professional traders and institutional investors (e.g., hedge funds), it is crucial to provide the lowest commissions schedule available. In our rigorous assessment, there is no question Interactive Brokers delivers."
  3. For complete information, see our margin rate comparison
  4. Rates are subject to change. Restrictions apply. For additional information, see our interest rates. Credit interest rate as of May 2, 2024 .
  5. Interactive Brokers Group and its affiliates. For additional information view our Investors Relations - Earnings Release section.