If you are an institution, click below to learn more about our offerings for RIAs, Hedge Funds, Compliance Officers and more.

Traders and Investors

The Professional's Gateway to the World's Markets

The IBKR Advantage

  • The lowest margin rates, with rates starting at 0.75%*.
  • Invest in stocks, options, futures, currencies, bonds, funds and more across 150 markets in 33 countries from a single Integrated Account.
  • Powerful trading technology and advanced trading tools help you create and execute your trading strategies with ease from virtually any desktop or mobile device.

Lowest Cost*

Our transparent, low commissions and financing rates, support for best price execution, and stock yield enhancement program help minimize costs to maximize your returns.
Low Trading Costs

IBKR offers the lowest commissions and access to stocks, options, futures, currencies, bonds and funds from a single unified platform with no added spreads, ticket charges, platform fees, or account minimums. If an exchange provides a rebate, we pass some or all of the savings directly back to you.*

Lowest Financing Costs

We offer the lowest investment loan rates of any broker, according to the StockBrokers.com 2022 online broker review. Click below to calculate your own sample investment loan interest rate.

Earn Extra Income

Earn extra income on the fully-paid shares of stock held in your account. IBKR borrows your shares to lend to traders who want to short and are willing to pay fees to borrow the shares. Each day shares are on loan you are paid fees while retaining the ability to trade your loaned stock without restrictions.

*For more information, click here.
Lower investment costs will increase your overall return on investment, but lower costs do not guarantee that your investment will be profitable.

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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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.

Free Trading Tools

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

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

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.

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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

$10.48B

Equity Capital*

76.5%

Privately Held*

$7.1B

Excess Regulatory Capital*

1.81M

Client Accounts*

2.52M

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

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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. Accredited investors and qualified purchasers can search for 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.

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 ... Again - Best Online Broker - 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

2020 Benzinga
Best Trading Technology

Interactive Brokers was Rated #1 ... Again - Best Online Broker - 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 and Joint Account Structures


Account Types: Traders or Investors
  • INDIVIDUAL: Account owned and used by a single person.
  • JOINT: Account owned and used by two people.

Add up to five optional Power of Attorney users.

Account Information

We offer many client account structures that are designed to meet the specific needs of individual traders and investors, including Individual and Joint accounts.

Accounts are accepted from citizens or residents of all countries except citizens or residents of those countries or regions that are on the sanction list of the US Office of Foreign Asset Controls or similar lists, or other countries determined to be higher risk. Click here for a list of available countries.

Minimum Age Requirements:

  • Margin Account: 21 years of age
  • Cash Account: 18 years of age

Please note that monthly activity and other minimum fees may apply to an IBKR account.

Open an Individual or Joint Account

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

Looking to open a Family Account instead? Click here.