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Commissions Cryptocurrencies

Commissions

Cryptocurrencies

Transparent low commissions with no added spreads, markups or custody fees. Seamlessly access crypto markets through IBKR's professional grade platforms.

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. Cryptocurrency trade execution and custody are provided by Paxos Trust Company.

Monthly Trade Value (USD)1 Fee
≤ 100,000 0.18% * Trade Value
100,000.01 - 1,000,000 0.15% * Trade Value
> 1,000,000 0.12% * Trade Value
Minimum per order USD 1.75, but no more than 1% of Trade Value

Notes:

  1. Paxos will charge a commission on every trade of 18 bps of trade value, subject to a USD 1.75 minimum commission on any executed order. IBKR receives a portion of that commission as a referral fee from Paxos. Above the monthly volume tiers shown above (or for any order charged a commission exceeding 1% of trade value), customers will receive rebates from IBKR of a portion of the referral fee, such that the customer's effective commission rate will be the lesser of the commission shown above or 1% of the trade value.