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The Interactive Brokers Advantage

  • Low commissions –  just 0.12% to 0.18% of trade value1 with no added spreads, markups or custody fees
  • Trade and hold Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum and Litecoin. 
  • Additional features let clients hold USD and cryptocurrencies in their cryptocurrency trading account, trade cryptocurrencies 24/7, place non-marketable limit orders, and trade and hold additional tokens offered by Paxos Trust Company.
  • Trade stocks, options, futures (including cryptocurrency futures), spot currencies, bonds, funds and more from a single integrated platform at IBKR
  • Cryptocurrency trade execution and custody are provided by Paxos Trust Company
  • IBKR Rated #1 Best Online Broker – 5 out of 5 stars by Barron’s 20222
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Low Commissions

0.12% to 0.18% of Trade Value¹

with No Added Spreads, Markups or Custody Fees

While other crypto exchanges and brokers charge trading fees as high as 2.00% of trade value or more, and add spreads or markups to the cryptocurrency price, cryptocurrency trading with Paxos on Interactive Brokers’ platform has a low commission of just 0.12% to 0.18% of trade value1 with a USD 1.75 minimum per order (but the minimum is subject to a cap of 1% of trade value). Plus, there are no added spreads, markups, or custody fees.

Crypto Trading Cost Comparison³

Fee IBKR / Paxos Gemini
Active Trader
Coinbase Pro Webull SoFi
Crypto Transaction Fee for $1000 of Crypto 0.18% 0.40% 0.60% None None
Spread / Markup None None None 1.00% 1.25%
Total Fee 0.18% 0.40% 0.60% 1.00% 1.25%
Cost of $1,000 Trade $1.80 $4.00 $6.00 $10.00 $12.50

Disclosures

  • INTERACTIVE BROKERS LLC IS A MEMBER OF NFA AND IS SUBJECT TO NFA’S REGULATORY OVERSIGHT AND EXAMINATIONS. HOWEVER, YOU SHOULD BE AWARE THAT NFA DOES NOT HAVE REGULATORY OVERSIGHT AUTHORITY OVER UNDERLYING OR SPOT VIRTUAL CURRENCY PRODUCTS OR TRANSACTIONS OR VIRTUAL CURRENCY EXCHANGES, CUSTODIANS OR MARKETS.
  • Trading in digital assets, including cryptocurrencies, is especially risky and is only for individuals with a high risk tolerance and the financial ability to sustain losses. For more information about the risks surrounding the trading of Digital Assets please see the “Disclosure of Risks of Trading Digital Assets”.
  • IB is not party to any transactions in digital assets and does not custody digital assets on your behalf. All digital asset transactions occur on the Paxos Trust Company (“Paxos”) exchange. Any positions in digital assets are custodied solely with Paxos and held in an account in your name outside of IB.
  • Digital assets held with Paxos are not protected by SIPC.
  • Digital asset trading with Paxos is limited to U.S. residents with individual or joint accounts.
  1. Depending on client monthly volume, with a USD 1.75 minimum commission per order (but the minimum is subject to a cap of 1% of trade value).
  2. For more information, see our awards page.
  3. Rates as of July 26, 2022. Competitor rates and offers subject to change without notice. Services vary by firm.