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Traders and Investors

IBKR is your Gateway to the World's Markets

The IBKR Advantage

  • The lowest margin rates, with rates as low as 3.58%1
  • Earn interest of 2.58% on uninvested USD cash balances.2
  • Our Stock Yield Enhancement Program lets you earn extra income on the fully-paid shares of stock held in your account.
  • Invest in stocks, options, futures, currencies, bonds, funds and more across 150 markets in 33 countries from a single unified platform.
  • Cash management tools are integrated with your brokerage account.
  • Fractional shares let you divide investments among more stocks to achieve a more diversified portfolio.
  • Powerful trading technology and advanced trading tools help you create and execute your trading strategies with ease from virtually any desktop or mobile device.

1. For more information, click here.

2. Restrictions apply. For additional information on interest rates, click here. Credit interest rate as of 9/23/2022.

Lowest Costs*

  • IBKR offers the lowest commissions 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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  • Earn extra income on your lendable shares.

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Lower investment costs will increase your overall return on investment, but lower costs do not guarantee that your investment will be profitable.

  1. View our margin rates for more information.
  2. Restrictions apply. For additional information on interest rates, click here. Credit interest rate as of 9/23/2022.

Discover a World of Opportunities


Invest globally in stocks, options, futures, currencies, bonds and funds from a single unified platform. Fund your account in multiple currencies and trade assets denominated in multiple currencies. Access market data 24 hours a day and six days a week.

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Markets

33

Countries

24

Currencies


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Technology to Help Individual Investors and Traders Succeed

Trading Platforms

Powerful enough for the professional trader but designed for everyone. Available on desktop, mobile and web.

Comprehensive Reporting

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

Order Types and Algos

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

Fractional Trading

Buy or sell any eligible US or European stocks/ETFs using fractional shares, which are stock units that amount to less than one full share, or by placing an order for a specific purchase price rather than quantity of shares.

Free Trading Tools

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

Free Account Tools

Manage taxes and corporate actions, learn about T+1 settlement and trade allocations, and read about additional tools and services available to clients.

API Solutions

Our proprietary API and FIX CTCI solutions let institutions create their own automated, rules-based trading system that takes advantage of our high-speed order routing and broad market depth.

Create and Manage Your Complete Portfolio

Interactive Advisors

An actively managed robo-advisor and pioneer in online investing that offers low-cost, diversified portfolios customized for your needs.

Mutual Fund/ETF Replicator

Identify and invest in lower cost ETFs with similar strategies to higher-fee mutual funds.

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)

ESG scores from Refinitiv give you and your clients a new set of tools for making investment decisions based on more than just financial factors.

PortfolioAnalyst

Link investment, banking, checking, incentive plan and credit card accounts into a complete portfolio view to calculate returns, understand risks and measure performance against benchmarks.

Impact Dashboard

Use the Impact Dashboard to identify and invest in companies that share the values held by your clients.

Integrated Cash Management

Unlike other brokers with separate bank accounts in which you have to transfer cash back and forth, IBKR's cash management is integrated into your broker account.

The Interactive Brokers Prepaid Mastercard®

Automatically borrow against your broker account at our low margin rates without monthly minimum payments or late fees by adding an Interactive Brokers Prepaid Mastercard to your account. The Interactive Brokers Prepaid Mastercard provides you with the convenience of accessing your account funds anywhere Prepaid Mastercard is accepted around the world.

Easily Transfer Money Between Your Bank and IBKR

US-based clients can conveniently transfer funds between their IBKR account and US-based bank accounts electronically through ACH.

Conveniently Deposit Funds

Use our mobile app to deposit checks anywhere, or sign up for automatic payroll deposit.

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

$10.60B

Equity Capital*

76.3%

Privately Held*

$7.4B

Excess Regulatory Capital*

1.92M

Client Accounts*

2.17M

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 by clicking here.

Investors' Marketplace

600+

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320+

research
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450+

technology
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200+

administrative
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40+

business dev
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The Investors' Marketplace lets individual traders and investors, institutions and third-party service providers meet and do business together.

Search for and do business with multiple advisors, brokers, and wealth managers. Access dozens of advisor portfolios, including Smart Beta portfolios, offered by Interactive Advisors. Accredited investors and qualified purchasers can search for, research and invest with hedge funds.

  • Advertise your services at no cost and reach individual and institutional users worldwide.
  • Locate third-party vendors offering API and FIX CTCI solutions.
  • Find third-party, institutional-caliber research providers and access research directly through Trader Workstation (TWS).

On-Demand Educational Resources at Interactive Brokers

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.
Traders' Academy

Traders' Academy helps traders, investors, educators and students improve their understanding of the products, markets, currencies and tools available via IBKR's award-winning Trader Workstation (TWS), IBKR Mobile, Client Portal and TWS API applications.

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Traders' Insight

Traders' Insight, our market commentary blog, features written and video market commentary from nearly 100 contributors. In addition, IBKR's Chief Strategist Steve Sosnick offers market commentary and Senior Analyst Steve Levine provides weekly previews.

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Quant Blog

The IBKR Quant Blog serves quantitative professionals who have an interest in programming. Discussion topics include deep learning, IBKR API, artificial intelligence (AI), Blockchain and other transformative technologies influencing modern markets. Discussions about R, Python and other popular programming languages often include sample code to help you develop your own analysis.

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IBKR Webinars

We offer an extensive program of free trader webinars. Watch, listen, and ask questions from your home or office computer as our webinar instructors clearly describe our technology, trading, and markets around the world. Our webinars are also recorded so if you can't attend a live webinar, you can experience it on demand at your own convenience.

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AWARD WINNING PLATFORM & SERVICES

Interactive Brokers was Rated #1 - Best Online Broker ... Again - 2021 by Barron's

#1 Best Online Broker
5 out of 5 stars

StockBrokers.com 2022 rated #1 for Professional Trading

#1 Professional Trading
#1 Offering of Investments

Benzinga Award

Lifetime Achievement,
Best Paper Trading Platform

Interactive Brokers was Rated #1 - Best Online Broker ... Again - 2021 by Barron's

#1 Best Online Broker
5 out of 5 stars

Investopedia 2022 Award - Overall

4.6 out of 5 stars
Overall

NerdWallet Award

Best Broker for
Low-Cost Investing

Individual, Joint, Trust and RSP/TFSA Account Structures

Account Types

Interactive Brokers Canada offers the following account types:

  • Individual, which includes the following sub-types:
    • Individual
    • Joint (two parties only)
    • Trust:
      • Informal Trust (same as individual application for IB Canada)
      • Formal Trust (start individual application, then select Trust)
    • Registered, which includes the following sub-types:
      • Regular Retirement Savings Plan
      • Spousal Retirement Savings Plan
      • Tax-Free Savings Accounts
Accounts are geared towards professional/active traders and investors; therefore we require the following from customers:
  • Good or extensive product knowledge for any product you wish to trade.
  • You must have executed at least 100 trades for any product type, or 100 simulated trades in our real-time demo.
  • Prior execution of 100 or more trades (any product).

Open an Individual, Joint or Retirement Account

For information regarding your account, contact Interactive Brokers by clicking here.

Looking for a different account type? Visit our website for information about the Family Advisor or Non-Professional Advisor account?

Interactive Brokers Canada Inc. is a member of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) and Member - Canadian Investor Protection Fund. Know Your Advisor: View the IIROC AdvisorReport. Trading of securities and derivatives may involve a high degree of risk and investors should be prepared for the risk of losing their entire investment and losing further amounts. Using borrowed money to finance the purchase of securities involves greater risk than using cash resources only. If you borrow money to purchase securities, your responsibility to repay the loan and pay interest as required by its terms remains the same even if the value of the securities purchased declines. Interactive Brokers Canada Inc. is an order execution-only dealer and does not provide investment advice or recommendations regarding the purchase or sale of any securities or derivatives. Our registered office is located at 1800 McGill College Avenue, Suite 2106, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 3J6, Canada.


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