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Reference Benchmark Rates

Reference Benchmark Rates


IBKR's benchmark for each currency is the reference rate around which our credit, debit, stock loan and other interest rate linked calculations are determined. IBKR uses a combination of internationally recognized reference rates (such as LIBOR and Fed Funds), bank deposit rates, and dynamic interbank rates determined from foreign exchange and money markets to calculate an IBKR Reference Benchmark rate.

For more information about IBKR Reference Benchmark click here.

For information regarding the various external reference rates that contribute to the IBKR Reference Benchmark rate click here.


CurrencyDescription for Effective Date 20210514 Rate Effective Date
USD
Reference Benchmark USD
0.060%
20210514
USD
Reference Benchmark USD Libor
0.060%
20210514
AUD
Reference Benchmark AUD
(0.001)%
20210514
BRL
Reference Benchmark BRL
3.400%
20210514
CAD
Reference Benchmark CAD
0.182%
20210514
CHF
Reference Benchmark CHF
(0.811)%
20210514
CNH
Reference Benchmark CNH
2.009%
20210514
CZK
Reference Benchmark CZK
0.069%
20210514
DKK
Reference Benchmark DKK
(0.583)%
20210514
EUR
Reference Benchmark EUR
(0.595)%
20210514
GBP
Reference Benchmark GBP
0.016%
20210514
HKD
Reference Benchmark HKD
0.002%
20210514
HUF
Reference Benchmark HUF
0.586%
20210514
ILS
Reference Benchmark ILS
(0.027)%
20210514
INR
Reference Benchmark INR
8.700%
20210514
JPY
Reference Benchmark JPY
(0.161)%
20210514
KRW
Reference Benchmark KRW
0.500%
20210514
MXN
Reference Benchmark MXN
4.122%
20210514
NOK
Reference Benchmark NOK
0.002%
20210514
NZD
Reference Benchmark NZD
0.028%
20210514
PLN
Reference Benchmark PLN
(0.072)%
20210514
RUB
Reference Benchmark RUB
4.489%
20210514
SEK
Reference Benchmark SEK
(0.208)%
20210514
SGD
Reference Benchmark SGD
0.147%
20210514
TRY
Reference Benchmark TRY
17.730%
20210514
ZAR
Reference Benchmark ZAR
5.274%
20210514
Prior Period Benchmark Rates

IBKR accrues interest daily and posts actual interest monthly on the third business day of the following month. For detailed examples on how we calculate interest, open the Interest Paid to You and Interest Rates Charged to You on Margin Loan Balances sections on this page.