IBKR offers lower commissions, no ticket charges, no minimums, no technology, software, platform or reporting fees, low financing rates , with higher loan values on portfolio margin accounts over $100K, and competitive interest paid on idle cash balances.Learn More
IB SmartRoutingSM searches for the best firm stock, option, and combination prices available at the time of your order, and seeks to immediately execute your order electronically. IBKR Pro clients received a net US dollar price improvement of $0.43 per 100 shares vs. the industry bid / offer.Learn More
We offer the lowest margin loan interest rates of any broker, according to the Barron's 2020 online broker review. Click below to calculate your own sample margin loan interest rate.Learn More
Earn income on your fully-paid stock shares in our Stock Yield Enhancement Program. The program lets us borrow your shares in exchange for cash collateral, and then lend the shares to traders who are willing to pay a fee to borrow them. You will be paid a loan fee each day that your stock is on loan.Learn More
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Lower investment costs will increase your overall return on investment, but lower costs do not guarantee that your investment will be profitable.
Access market data 24 hours a day and six days a week to stayconnected to all global markets.
Convert currencies at market determined rates as low as 1/10 of a basis point, or create a position collateralized by a non-native currency.
Fund your account in multiple currencies. Trade assets denominated in multiple currencies from a single account.
Open a single IBKR Integrated Investment account and get the best financial deal without the hassle of having to transfer between accounts. Directly deposit your paycheck and instantly earn high interest, invest in stocks, options, futures, forex, bonds and funds around the world at low cost, and spend when needed with Bill Pay or our Mastercard®5. If you have the need to borrow, you can do so at the lowest rates.
Earn market rate interest on your idle balances and earn extra income by lending your fully paid shares. Directly deposit your paycheck and instantly earn high interest1.Learn More
Borrow against your account whenever needed at extremely low, market determined rates.Learn More
Use our Bill Pay to pay any expense. Our Debit Mastercard allows you to make purchases anywhere or automatically pay off your existing credit card each month and maximize your card rewards.Learn More
Invest in stocks, options, futures, forex, bonds and funds from a single integrated account on over 135 global exchanges at low cost6.Learn More
5. The Interactive Brokers Debit Mastercard and Bill Pay are only available to clients of Interactive Brokers LLC that are resident in the United States.
6. According to StockBrokers.com Online Broker Survey 2020: Read the full article Online Broker Reviews, February 12, 2020. "Interactive Brokers leads the industry with the lowest margin rates".
Powerful enough for the professional trader but designed for everyone. Available on desktop, mobile and web.
Spot market opportunities, analyze results, manage your account and make better decisions with our free trading tools.
Interactive Brokers Group (IBG LLC) equity capital exceeds $8.1 billion, over $6.0 billion in excess of regulatory requirements.1 18.5% of IBG LLC is owned by the publicly traded company, Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. and the remaining 81.5% is owned by our employees and affiliates.
Unlike other firms, where management owns a small share, we participate substantially in the downside just as much as in the upside which makes us run our business conservatively.
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Take one of our courses to explore stocks, options, futures and currency trading, or get up to speed quickly on Trader Workstation and TWS online trading tools with one of our interactive tours.
Traders' Insight is a key resource for market participants seeking timely commentary directly from industry professionals on the front lines of today's fast-moving markets.
More Quants and finance professionals will find the latest news and sample code for data science and trading using Python, R, and other programming languages at the IBKR Quant Blog.
We offer an extensive program of free trader webinars. Watch, listen, and ask questions from your home or office computer as our webinar instructors clearly describe our technology, trading, and markets around the world. Our webinars are also recorded so if you can't attend a live webinar, you can experience it on demand at your own convenience.
Please contact the Sales department if you plan to open a corporate account to trade Japanese products with us.
Sales Department Phone: 03-4588-9705
Representative: Kakumaru |email@example.com
Important: Individual account holders residing in Japan are restricted from trading commodity options/futures ( Crude, Metal, and Agriculture). Note there are no restrictions on Institutional account holders. Both individual and institutional account holders may trade index/Bond/Currency Futures and Futures Options.
IB offers two types of accounts which you may select during the application.
※ Please note that an IBLLC Account does not allow you to trade Products listed on TSE, OSE, and CHI-X Japan.
Please click here for steps to complete your application.
Interactive Brokers Securities Japan (IBSJ) is a reporting financial institution subject to "Act on special Provisions of the Income Tax Act, the Corporation Tax Act, and the Local Tax Act Incidental to enforcement of Tax treaties". Therefore, those who open financial accounts with us are required to submit a self-certification. Please be advised completion of the online application will suffice the above requirement.
Meanwhile, applicants are asked to certify information stated on W-8 form upon opening an account. Please note this new process is to confirm information indicated in the self-certification, and not for external use.
Account information including account balance is subject to reporting, if the customer’s jurisdiction of residence is legally stipulated jurisdiction. Please click Here for more details.
With IBSJ accounts, you are able to trade domestic listed products as well as Japanese stock CFDs. With IBLLC accounts, you are able to trade variety of international listed products including FX. However if you are a resident of Japan, you are unable to trade Japanese domestic products. Please note you cannot transfer funds between IBSJ and IBLLC accounts.
Minimum of 1 million JPY is required to open IBSJ accounts. Minimum of 10,000USD is required to open IBLLC accounts. You would need to do an international wire transfer for funding IBLLC accounts, but JPY can be accepted. Please note you will not be able to do an international wire transfer from Mizuho accounts. You may deposit shares instead of funds of the same amount. However, if there are no transactions after 3 months, you will be charged inactivity fee of 10USD.
Please note Japanese residents that own IBLLC accounts cannot trade Gold futures, oil futures, and other agriculture futures/futures options.
Please go through frequently asked questions before opening an account.
In accordance with the October 1, 2016 amendment of the "Act of Prevention of Transfer of criminal proceeds", applicants classified under Foreign PEPs may no longer apply for an account with IBSJ (Domestic accounts). If non-applicable, please proceed with the application by clicking "continue after confirming the above......" (Should you proceed with the application, you shall be deemed non-applicable).
Foreign PEPs is defined as below:
Those who fall under any of the items below, including those who served in the past and their family members.
*Please contact IBSJ client service (03-4588-9710) if you cannot determine whether you fall under the above.
As Foreign(Non-Japanese Citizen) Ownership is limited by "Civil Aeronautics Act", "Radio law", "The broadcast act", and "The NTT Law", you may not be entitled to the shareholders benefits, as well as be listed as shareholders, in case foreign ownership exceeds the upper limit.
Please click this link for details on holding ratio and other related information.
If you wish to proceed with account opening after reading the above, see below:
Add up to five optional Power of Attorney users.
The IBKR Pro plan serves the active trader with lowest cost access to more than 135 markets in 33 countries and a full suite of premier trading technology.
The plan serves the occasional or infrequent trader with commission free US stock and ETF trading and a simplified trading via desktop and mobile platforms.
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Accounts are accepted from citizens or residents of all countries except citizens or residents of those countries or regions that are on the sanction list of the US Office of Foreign Asset Controls or similar lists, or other countries determined to be higher risk. Click here for a list of available countries.
Minimum Age Requirements:
IRA accounts are only available for individual US citizens living anywhere and US resident aliens.Click here for additional information.
Please note that monthly activity and other minimum fees may apply to an IBKR Pro account.
A UGMA/UTMA account is only available as a cash-only account and is intended for the Custodian of a minor who is a legal US resident and a US citizen.
For information on SIPC coverage on your account, visit www.sipc.org or call SIPC at 1 (202) 371-8300.