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FSCSProtected up to £85,0001
FTSEFTSE 250 group
2024 winnerBest Mobile Trading PlatformADVFN International Financial Awards
2023 winnerNo.1 Web PlatformForexBrokers.com Awards
2022 winnerBest CFD ProviderOnline Money Awards
FX Active

The FX Active advantage

Trade on EUR/USD, GBP/USD, AUD/USD, NZD/USD, USD/CAD, and USD/JPY, with spreads from 0.0 pips, plus enjoy a 25% spread discount on all our other forex pairs. FX Active is available on CMC Markets' own platform and on MetaTrader 4. With an FX Active account, you can also trade on all the instruments available with a standard CFD account on either platform.


A minimum spread is the lowest spread that will be shown on the given product. Minimum spread will vary subject to after-hours trading. If the underlying market spread widens throughout the trading day, or you are trading out of hours, the platform spread may also widen. The spreads shown are for the first price available for the average market trade/bet sizes in the relevant product. The spread will widen for larger trade/bet sizes, see our platform for more information.

What you will get as an FX Active trader?

Transparent pricing

Know your costs upfront by trading on pure price action, and thanks to our fixed, low commission rate.

Spreads from 0.0 pips

Access ultra-tight spreads from 0.0 pips on six major FX pairs, and save with a 25% spread discount on all our other FX pairs.

Fixed, low commission

Factor in your cost per trade, with fixed low commission at just $2.50 per $100,000 notional value.

More forex pairs than anywhere else2

We offer over 330 FX pairs through our proprietary trading platform, and over 175 FX pairs through MetaTrader 4.

Ultra-fast executions

Expect fully automated, lightning-fast execution speeds of 0.0030 seconds3.

Precision FX pricing

With a combination of feeds from tier-one banks, you'll always receive our most accurate price.

Straightforward deposit and withdrawal

Deposit and withdraw funds easily to and from your FX Active account, and whenever you want, at no cost.

How to sign up

1Choose your platform: CMC or MT4
2Select the FX Active account option
3Complete our online application form
Sign upCMC platform terms & conditionsMT4 terms & conditions

Spread Betting & CFD Trading

Ready to get started?

Try a demo account with £10,000 of virtual funds. You can then open a live account anytime within the platform.

Sign up to FX Active

Do you have any questions?

Email us at clientmanagement@cmcmarkets.co.uk or call us on +44 (0)20 7170 8200 (Lines open 24hrs, Monday to Friday)

1FSCS is an independent body that offers protection to customers of financial services firms that have failed. The compensation amount may be up to £85,000 per eligible person, per firm. Eligibility conditions apply. Please contact the FSCS for more information.

2No.1 Most Currency Pairs, ForexBrokers.com Awards 2023.

30.0030 seconds CFD median trade execution time on CMC Markets' web platform, 1 April 2022-31 March 2023.


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Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 69% of retail investor accounts lose money when spread betting and/or trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets, CFDs, OTC options or any of our other products work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

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