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Trading UK CFDs and Metals

If you meet the eligibility requirements, you can request permission to trade United Kingdom CFDs, and/or Metals. Currently, we offer Over-the-Counter Gold (OTC Gold) trading in the Metals product category. When you elect to trade one or both of these products, we create a special IB-UKL account for you. You must fund this account separately to trade these products.

This topic includes the following procedures:

 

To trade UK CFDs and/or Metals if You are an Advisor Master User

  1. Log in to Account Management.
  2. Do one the following:

A special IB-UKL account is created for your Advisor Master User account. The account ID is identical to your Advisor Master User account ID, with the addition of the letter F appended to the end.

  1. Once the IB-UKL account is approved, you must fund it separately to trade UK CFDs and metals:

To trade UK CFDs and/or Metals if You are an Advisor Client User, Broker Client User or Individual User

  1. Log in to Account Management.
  2. In the Trading Permissions section of the page:
  1. Click Continue. The following page appears:
  2. Click the links to read the trading disclosures, then click every check box on the page to signify agreement with all the conditions required to open your IB-UKL account.
  3. Click Back, and read and provide your electronic signature on the trading agreements and disclosures that appear.

On the last screen, which summarizes all of your trading permissions, look for the section entitled “Trading Permissions for your UKL account.”

A special IB-UKL account is created for your account. The account ID is identical to your regular account ID, with the addition of the letter F appended to the end.

  1. Once the IB-UKL account is approved, you must fund it separately to trade UK CFDs and metals:

To trade UK CFDs and/or Metals if You are an Broker Master User

  1. Log in to Account Management. If you meet the eligibility requirements to trade these products, the following page appears:
  2. Read the information on the page, then click the check box at the bottom of the page to indicate acknowledgment and click Continue.

A special IB-UKL account is created for your account. The account ID is identical to your regular account ID, with the addition of the letter F appended to the end.

  1. Once the IB-UKL account is approved, you must fund it separately to trade UK CFDs and metals: