Interactive Brokers

Trade Futures and Future Options

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US Commission Rates Comparison 1
1 E-Mini S&P 500 Future
Interactive Brokers
TD Ameritrade
Interactive Brokers has lower commission rates for larger volumes and comparable rates worldwide.
Interactive Brokers
lower than our competitors

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Barron's 4.5 Stars
Rated Best Online Broker - 2014
Best for International Traders
Best for Frequent Traders
Low Cost for 10th Year in a Row 2

Interactive Brokers offers two simple, low cost pricing plans for US Futures and Futures Options.

FIXED Pricing TIERED Pricing
USD 0.85 per contract
plus exchange, regulatory and clearing fees
USD 0.25 - 0.85 per contract
based on monthly trading volume, plus exchange, regulatory and carrying fees
  • Agriculture, Currency, Energy, Equity Index, Fixed Income, Metals, and Volatility Futures from a single platform.
  • Trade futures and future options in combination with stocks, ETFs, and options worldwide from a single screen.
  • Gain insights into the markets with our daily Futures Arbitrage and Interest Rates Tables.
  • Visit the Traders’ University to listen to one of our futures product webinars.
  • Our trading application offers specialized futures trading tools and a US Futures market scanner.

Futures, Commodities & Future Options Offered on Over 35 Market Centers Worldwide

North America

United States

  • CBOT
  • CBOT (Floor-based)
  • CBOE Futures Exchange
  • CME (Electronic-Globex)
  • CME (Floor-Based)
  • ELX


  • ICE Futures US (ICEUS)
  • NASDAQ Futures Exchange (NFX)
  • New York Board of Trade
  • New York Mercantile Exchange
  • NYSE Liffe
  • OneChicago (ONE)


  • Montreal Exchange


  • Mexican Derivatives Exchange



  • Euronext Brussels


  • Euronext France (Matif)
  • Euronext France (Monep)




  • Borsa Italiana


  • Euronext NL


  • Norway EDXNO


  • Mercado Espanol de Futuros Financial Futures & Options Exchange


  • Stockholm Derivatives Exchange


  • EUREX (Soffex)

United Kingdom

  • Intercontinental Exchange
  • London International Futures & Options Exchange
  • London International Futures & Options Exchange (LIFFE Commodities)
  • London International Futures & Options Exchange Single Stock Futures

Asia - Pacific


  • Sydney Futures Exchange

Hong Kong

  • Hong Kong Futures Exchange (HKFE)


  • National Stock Exchange of India (NSE)


  • Osaka Securities Exchange
  • Tokyo Stock Exchange


  • Singapore Exchange

South Korea

  • Korea Stock Exchange
  1. Rates were obtained on January 6, 2015 from each firm's website. Some of the firms listed may have additional fees and some firms may reduce or waive commissions or fees, depending on account activity or total account value. Supporting documentation for any claims and statistical information will be provided upon request.
  2. Interactive Brokers earned a 4.5 star ranking in the March 17, 2014 Barron's Annual Best Online Brokers. *Low Cost Rated by Barron's 10 Years Straight - Low cost broker 2005 through 2012 according to Barron's online broker review. 2005 - 5 Stars, 2006 - 5 Stars, 2007 - 4.8 Stars, 2008 - 4.5 Stars, 2009 - 4.5 Stars, 2010 - 4.2 stars, 2011 - 4.5 stars, 2012 - 4.3 Stars, 2013 - 4.3 Stars. When All Screens Lead to the Bull - March 17, 2014, Barron's ranked Interactive Brokers with a 4.5 star rating for cost. Criteria included Trade Experience and Technology, Usability, Mobile, Range of Offerings, Research Amenities, Portfolio Analysis & Report, Customer Service & Education, and Costs.

Options and Futures are not suitable for all investors. The amount you may lose may be greater than your initial investment. Before trading options read the "Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options". Before trading futures, please read the CFTC Risk Disclosure. For a copy of either disclosure, call (203) 618-5800.

Before trading futures, please read the CFTC Risk Disclosure. For a copy of either disclosure, call (203) 618-5800.

Any trading symbols displayed are for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to portray a recommendation.

Interactive Brokers LLC is a member of NYSE, FINRA, SIPC