Interest and Financing

Interest and Financing

Interactive Brokers uses internationally recognized benchmarks on overnight deposits as a basis for determining interest rates. We then apply a spread around the benchmark interest rate ("BM") in tiers, where larger cash balances receive increasingly better rates, to determine an effective rate.

Click the Interest Schedule tab above to find the spreads and effective rates on credit balances (Interest Paid to You), debit balances (Interest Charged to You), short sale proceed balances (Interest Paid to You) and IB CFDs.

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