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

Day Traders

The IBKR Advantage
for Day Traders

  • IBKR Lite clients have access to $0 commissions on US listed stocks and ETFs and the lowest commissions on other products.
  • Access to the IB SmartRoutingSM system, which provides $0.47 per 100 shares price improvement vs. the industry*.
  • The lowest margin rates, with rates starting at 0.75%*
  • 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 135 markets in 33 countries from a single Integrated 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.

Lowest Trading Costs

IBKR Lite clients enjoy commissions as low as $0 for US listed stocks and ETFs and the lowest commissions on stocks, options, futures, currencies, bonds and funds from a single integrated account. IBKR Pro clients access the IB SmartRoutingSM system, which provides $0.47 per 100 shares price improvement vs. the industry.*

Lowest Financing Costs

We offer the lowest margin loan interest rates of any broker, according to the Barron's 2020 online broker review.

Commission Free Trading

Technology to Help Day 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 almost any US stock using fractional shares, which are stock units that amount to less than one full share, or by placing an order for a specific dollar amount 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.

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.

Discover a World of Opportunities


Invest globally in stocks, options, futures, currencies, bonds and funds from a single integrated account. 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.

135

Markets

33

Countries

23

Currencies


Learn More
Map Locations
Local Time: Open Closed

mssage123

Graphic is for illustrative purposes only and should not be relied upon for investment decisions.

Which Plan is Best for You?

IBKR Lite

IBKR Lite provides retail clients with $0 commissions on US listed stock and ETF trades, no account minimums and no inactivity fees.

IBKR Pro

IBKR Pro is the IBKR Plan for sophisticated investors and active traders. IBKR Pro clients access the IB SmartRoutingSM system, which provides $0.47 per 100 shares price improvement vs. the industry.

*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.

Frequently Asked Questions About IBKR Lite

  1. The IBKR Lite pricing plan is available to US residents with the following account types: Individual, Joint, IRA and Trusts when the beneficiary and trustee are natural persons. In addition, US financial advisors can offer IBKR Lite to their clients.
  2. IBKR Lite provides commission-free trades in US exchange-listed stocks and ETFs routed to select market makers. IBKR may charge non-commission related fees. Trades in non-exchange-listed US stocks (e.g., Pink sheet and OTCBB) are subject to IBKR’s standard commission schedule. For more information, see ibkr.com/liteinfo
  • * Based on independent measurements, IHS Markit, a third-party provider of transaction analysis, has determined that Interactive Brokers' US stock price executions were significantly better than the industry's during the first half of 2020. Price shown applies to IBKR Pro clients only. For more information, see ibkr.com/bestexecution.