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IC Markets fees explained

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Overview of IC Markets fees and charges

When trading or investing at an online broker, fees can have a big impact on your results, so it's good to know what kind of charges you'll be facing and how these compare to fees at other brokers.

If fees are your top concern, IC Markets is a good choice, as it has low fees in general. Check our toplist for cheaper brokers.

I found IC Markets's trading fees fairly low
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I've personally tested dozens of global brokers, carefully looking at their fees not just on their website but also in the course of live trading. Here's how IC Markets fared:

  • IC Markets charges low FX fees and low CFD fees.
  • There is no inactivity fee even if you leave your account idle for a long time.
  • The basic withdrawal fee is $0, but some transactions may cost more.
  • Read our full review of IC Markets for info on safety, trading platforms and funding.
IC Markets fees at a glance
Assets Fee level Fee terms
EURUSD Low MetaTrader raw spread account: $3.50 commission per lot per trade plus spread cost. 0 pips is the average spread cost during peak trading hours.
GBPUSD Low MetaTrader raw spread account: $3.50 commission per lot per trade plus spread cost. 0 pips is the average spread cost during peak trading hours.
S&P 500 CFD Low The fees are built into the spread, 0.2 points is the average spread cost during peak trading hours.
Inactivity fee Low No inactivity fee

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Low FX fees

IC Markets forex fees
commission per lot
3.50 3.50 3.00
EURUSD spread
0.0 0.1 0.1
GBPUSD spread
0.0 0.2 0.3
AUDUSD spread
0.0 0.2 0.4
EURCHF spread
0.2 0.4 0.6
EURGBP spread
0.2 0.3 0.3
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Low CFD fees

Spread and commission for a $2,000 CFD trade
S&P 500 index CFD fee
$2.9 $3.2 $3.5
Euro Stoxx 50 index CFD fee
$3.0 $3.2 $3.3
Apple CFD fee
$1.6 $4.5 $16.3
Vodafone CFD fee
$6.3 $7.3 $27.9
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No inactivity fee, no withdrawal fee

There are no inactivity, deposit or account fees. There is no fee for withdrawing funds when using credit/debit cards, electronic wallets or international bank transfers.

Inactivity fee
Withdrawal fee
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IC Markets fees

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I bring extensive financial expertise as one of BrokerChooser's earliest team members. Personally, I tested nearly all 100+ brokers on our site, opening real-money accounts, executing trades, assessing customer services, and providing firsthand assessment. My professional background includes roles in the banking sector and a degree from Central European University, where I teach finance. My passions lies in in-depth research of the financial industry, building trading algorithms, and managing long-term investments.
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