At Interactive Brokers, trading fees are fairly lower compared to the market average. In fact, stock and ETF trades are free for US customers.
For customers in Singapore, the fee for trading US stocks is $0.005 per share with a minimum commission of $1 and a maximum fee of 1% of the value of the trade.
Higher fees apply to international stocks (non-US).
For forex pairs the trading fee starts at 0.2 bps for trades below $1 billion with a minimum fee of $2 for EUR/USD.
Inactivity fees are $20 per month if the account balance falls below $2,000 or the account generates less than $20 in commission in a month.
Mutual fund investments cost $14.95 per transaction or 3% of the value of the trade, whichever lower.
For US treasury bonds the cost for a transaction worth $10,000 is $5 and for EU government bonds the cost would be $10. Trading US corporate bonds cost 0.10% of their face value with a maximum fee of $250 or 1% of the value of the trade.
Trading US options costs $7 per every 10 contracts while trading US stock index futures cost $8.5 per every 10 contracts.
CFD benchmark fees vary depending on the underlying asset. US stock CFDs generate a fee of $0.005 per share while European and Australian stock CFDs generate a commission fee of 0.05% of the value of the contract.