Active Trader Account - CFD

FXCM's Active Trader account is designed for high-volume investors. You can get deep discounts on your trading costs based on the volume you trade.



Finding ways to improve your trading experience while lowering trading costs is where Active Trader really shines. You can save up to half off commissions when compared to trading with an FXCM Standard account.

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Active Trader

Commission Savings 17% 33% Enquire
per 1M
$25 $20 Enquire
Monthly Volume
50M – 149M
(or $150,000 balance)
150M – 500M Enquire

These commissions highlight our major pairs: EUR/USD, GBP/USD, USD/JPY, USD/CHF, AUD/USD, EUR/JPY and GBP/JPY.


Indices & Commodities


With all FXCM account types, you pay only the spread to trade indices and commodities. Our enhanced index CFDs allow you to trade without stop and limit restrictions or re-quotes.

US30 2 AUS200 1*
SPX500 0.5 EUSTX50 1
NAS100 1 USOIL 0.05
UK100 1* UKOIL 0.05
GER30 1 NGAS 10
ESP35 8 XAU/USD 0.5
FRA40 1* XAG/USD 0.05
HKG33 15 COPPER 0.002
JPN225 10 BUND 0.03

Average Spreads: Time-weighted average spreads are derived from tradable prices at FXCM from January 1, 2017 to March 31, 2017. Spreads are variable and are subject to delay. The spread figures are for informational purposes only. FXCM is not liable for errors, omissions or delays or for actions relying on this information. 

Compensation: When executing customers' trades, FXCM can be compensated in several ways, which include, but are not limited to: charging fixed lot-based commissions at the open and close of a trade, adding a markup to the spreads it receives from its liquidity providers for certain account types, and adding a markup to rollover. Under the Dealing Desk execution model, FXCM may act as a dealer and may receive additional compensation from trading. 

Commissions: Commission-based pricing is available on Standard and Active Trader account types. Commissions are charged at the open and close of trades in the denomination of the account. 

* Target spreads in UK100, GER30, FRA40 and AUS200 may widen when the respective exchange is closed. 

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