Overview of TradeZero fees and charges

We know that fees are on top of people's mind when selecting a broker. Brokerage fees consist of trading and non-trading fees. The most important trading fees are commission, spread, and financing rate.

  • Commission: it's charged when you execute a trade (either buy or sell). Commissions can be volume-tiered or flat fees. Nowadays, there are many commission-free brokers, click on the following links to check out the best free stockbrokers in the US and the EU.
  • Spread: it denotes the difference between the bid and ask price. When you trade forex or CFDs, spreads can make up a significant part of your trading costs.
  • Financing rate/overnight costs: if you trade on leverage, you may be charged for holding your positions overnight. This cost can be expressed as a percentage or in swap points.
  • Non-trading fees: these occur when you deposit and withdraw funds, or if you don't use your account for a certain period.

Now, let's dive into the details and see what commissions, spreads, and financing rates TradeZero charges.

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TradeZero commission and other fees
TradeZero commission and other trading fees

The good news is that TradeZero has low trading fees in general. We ranked the fees of TradeZero as low, average, or high based on how they compare with all reviewed brokers.

Check out this table to get an overview of whether TradeZero commissions, spreads, and financing rates for each asset class are low/average/high.

Classification of TradeZero commission and other trading fees
TradeZero Interactive Brokers tastyworks
Stock and ETF Low Low Low
Forex - Low -
Fund - Average -
Bond - Low -
Options Low Low Low
Futures - Low Low

Now let's go over the trading fees for each asset class one by one.

TradeZero stock and ETF commissions, spreads

TradeZero stock and ETF commissions are low. TradeZero stock and ETF commissions are charged as per the table below.

TradeZero stock and ETF commission
TradeZero
US stock Commission-free, but orders less than 200 shares have $0.99 flat fee.
UK stock Commission-free, but orders less than 200 shares have $0.99 flat fee.
German stock Commission-free, but orders less than 200 shares have $0.99 flat fee.
Indian stock Not available

You can compare TradeZero stock and ETF fees with the two closest competitors.

TradeZero stock and ETF commission, spreads vs competitors
TradeZero Interactive Brokers tastyworks
US stock $0.0 $1.0 $0.0
UK stock $0.0 $3.4 -
German stock $0.0 $3.0 -
Indian stock - $0.20 -

Stock and ETF commissions are calculated for a $2,000 trade

TradeZero options commissions

You can see below the description of TradeZero options commissions. TradeZero options fees are low.

TradeZero options commissions
TradeZero
US stock index options $0.59 per contract
US stock options $0.59 per contract
UK stock index options $0.59 per contract
German stock index options $0.59 per contract

Compare options commissions charged by TradeZero with those of Interactive Brokers and tastyworks.

TradeZero options commissions vs competitors
TradeZero Interactive Brokers tastyworks
US stock index options $5.9 $6.5 $7.5
US stock options $5.9 $6.5 $5.0
UK stock index options $5.9 $19.2 -
German stock index options $5.9 $16.8 -

Options commissions are calculated for 10 contracts

TradeZero commission and other fees
TradeZero non-trading fees

In addition to trading fees, it's important to see if TradeZero charges a fee on deposits, withdrawals, account maintenance, and inactivity. We compared these fees levied by TradeZero with its two closest competitors.

TradeZero non-trading fees vs competitors
TradeZero Interactive Brokers tastyworks
Deposit fee $0 $0 $0
Withdrawal fee $50 $0 $0
Account fee No No No
Inactivity fee No No No

CFD fees are calculated for a $2,000 trade using 20:1 leverage for stock index CFDs, and 5:1 leverage for stock CFDs

TradeZero commission and other fees
Bottom line

Hopefully, by now you have a clear picture of the commissions, spreads, financing rates, and non-trading fees charged by TradeZero and its closest competitors. To learn more about TradeZero, check out this detailed review. If you would like more information about fees in general, read this article about brokerage fees.

If you're not sure which broker to choose, get a personal recommendation from our broker recommendation algorithm or compare brokers with our broker comparison table.

Author of this article

Krisztián Gátonyi

Author of this article

Krisztián has 15 years of experience in proprietary trading, mainly in the interbank currency market as a foreign exchange risk manager. He received his MSc degree in International Business from the University of Middlesex. He is interested also in real estate and dividend growth investing. His purpose is to help people find the best investment provider.

Krisztián Gátonyi

Senior Broker Expert

Krisztián has 15 years of experience in proprietary trading, mainly in the interbank currency market as a foreign exchange risk manager. He received his MSc degree in International Business from the University of Middlesex. He is interested also in real estate and dividend growth investing. His purpose is to help people find the best investment provider.

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