Typical forex spreads

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FX spreads
1-31 October 2016

Product Minimum spread1 
(points)
Typical spread2
(points)
Average spread3
(points)
AUD/GBP 0.9 1.1 1.348
AUD/JPY 1.2 1.3 1.483
AUD/NZD 3.8 4.0 4.08
AUD/USD 0.7 0.7 0.731
EUR/AUD 2.1 2.3 2.581
EUR/CHF 2.5 2.5 2.64
EUR/GBP 1.1 1.4 1.704
EUR/JPY 1.5 1.5 1.701
EUR/NOK 32.9 33.0 36.742
EUR/USD 0.7 0.7 0.843
GBP/AUD 1.6 1.8 2.537
GBP/EUR 1.4 1.8 2.208
GBP/JPY 2.5 2.5 2.766
GBP/NZD 3.9 4.2 5.738
GBP/USD 0.9 1.0 1.387
NZD/AUD 3.4 3.5 3.599
NZD/USD 2.0 2.0 2.026
USD/CAD 1.7 1.7 1.765
USD/CHF 1.5 1.5 1.653
USD/JPY 0.7 0.7 0.86
USD/NOK 25.0 25.0 26.61

1. A minimum spread is the lowest spread that will be shown on the given instrument. 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.

2. Typical spreads are our most common spreads per instrument across all trading periods over the previous calendar month. For example, where the spread during a given period is: 0.7, 0.9, 1.5, 0.9, 2.0, and 0.9, our typical spread would be 0.9. Unlike some other CFD providers, our typical spreads are much closer to our minimums during normal market conditions.

3. Average spreads are our average or mean spread per instrument from all published ticks over the previous calendar month.

Typical, average and minimum spreads may widen dependent on market volatility.  

This data is provided for general information only and may not be current. Please refer to the product overview area of our trading platform for real-time information on the spreads, margin rates, commission (as applicable) and trading hours of a particular product.


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