If you are an institution, click below to learn more about our offerings for Proprietary Trading Groups and other Global Market Accounts.

Proprietary Trading Group

Proprietary Trading Groups

Trade, clear and report on over 135 market centers worldwide

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The IBKR Advantage

  • Authorize multiple traders to enter orders from a single account
  • Configure sub-accounts and limits for different traders and strategies
  • Lowest margin rates, starting at 0.75%*
  • Deep stock availability, transparent stock loan rates, global reach, dedicated support and automated tools to simplify the financing process
  • Single, seamless platform with integrated OMS/EMS

Lowest Cost*

Our transparent, low commissions and financing rates, support for best price execution, and stock yield enhancement program help minimize costs to maximize your returns.
Low Trading Costs

IBKR offers the lowest commissions and access to stocks, options, futures, currencies, bonds and funds from a single integrated account. If an exchange provides a rebate, we pass some or all of the savings directly back to you.*

Lowest Financing Costs

We offer the lowest margin loan interest rates of any broker, according to the Barron's 2020 online broker review. Click below to calculate your own sample margin loan interest rate.

Earn Extra Income

Earn extra income on the fully-paid shares of stock held in your account. IBKR borrows your shares to lend to traders who want to short and are willing to pay interest to borrow the shares. Each day shares are on loan you are paid interest while retaining the ability to trade your loaned stock without restrictions.

*For more information, click here.
Lower investment costs will increase your overall return on investment, but lower costs do not guarantee that your investment will be profitable.

Securities Financing

IBKR combines deep stock availability, transparent stock loan rates, global reach, dedicated support and automated tools to simplify the financing process and allow you to focus on executing your strategies.

Securities Financing

Discover a World of Opportunities


Invest globally in stocks, options, futures, currencies, bonds and funds from a single integrated account. Fund your account in multiple currencies and trade assets denominated in multiple currencies. Access market data 24 hours a day and six days a week.

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Markets

33

Countries

23

Currencies


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Leverage Technology Built to Help You Get Ahead

Trading Platforms

Powerful, award-winning trading platforms and tools for managing client assets. Available on desktop, mobile, web and API.

Order Types and Algos

100+ order types – from limit orders to complex algorithmic trading – help you execute any trading strategy.

API Solutions

Use our API solutions to build your own trading applications, obtain market and chart data and view IBKR account detail.

Advanced Trading Tools

Spot market opportunities, analyze results, manage your account and make informed decisions with our free advanced trading tools.

IBKR OMS: Your complete one-stop solution

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Our IBKR OMS software integrates with our award winning EMS, the IBKR Trader Workstation (TWS).

This one-stop solution is perfect for institutions looking to reduce costs and improve productivity with a fully integrated OMS/EMS setup. Order management, trading, research and risk management, operations, reporting, compliance tools, clearing and execution – all are available as part of our complete platform. The IBKR OMS offers a robust and customizable order management platform that you can use within your current multi-broker setup. Route orders to your existing execution providers, and allocate pre- or post-trade to multiple custodians using the IBKR OMS platform. With over 40 years of industry experience, we can easily configure our robust technology to fit the complex needs of your business.


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Reporting & Analytics


Powerful Reporting Solutions

Easy to view and customize, our statements and reports cover all aspects of your Interactive Brokers account.


Proprietary Trader Account Structure

Pool Account Structure
  • A single trading account with one or more users.
  • Interactive Brokers offers Proprietary Trading Group accounts for corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and unincorporated legal structures.
Proprietary Trader - Pool Account
Account Information

Multiple users can view and modify other traders' activity.

Accounts are accepted from citizens or residents of all countries except citizens or residents of those countries or regions that are on the sanction list of the US Office of Foreign Asset Controls or similar lists, or other countries determined to be higher risk. Click here for a list of available countries.

Link to Administrators for the purpose of providing administrative services such as reporting. Shop for registered Administrators at the Administrator Marketplace.

Please note that monthly activity and other minimum fees may apply.

Pool Account PDF Guide

Separate Trading Limit Account Structure
  • Multiple, linked accounts all in the name of a single entity. Assets in all accounts are owned by the entity account holder. Each account has its own trading limits and can have its own trading strategy.
  • Interactive Brokers offers Proprietary Trading Group accounts for corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and unincorporated legal structures.
Proprietary Trader - Separate Trading Limit
Account Information

Master, sub accounts and users are part of the same legal entity.

Funds are deposited in the master account and transferred between the master and sub accounts to control individual trader limits.

Initial margining is determined for each individual account, while maintenance margining is determined at a consolidated account level.

Master users can set trading limits on individual sub accounts based on order size and value.

Accounts are accepted from citizens or residents of all countries except citizens or residents of those countries or regions that are on the sanction list of the US Office of Foreign Asset Controls or similar lists, or other countries determined to be higher risk. Click here for a list of available countries.

Link to Administrators for the purpose of providing administrative services such as reporting to your sub accounts. Shop for registered Administrators at the Administrator Marketplace.

Please note that monthly activity and other minimum fees may apply.

Separate Trading Limit PDF Guide

Open a Proprietary Trader Account

Our Proprietary Trading Group accounts let corporations and trading organizations authorize multiple traders to enter orders in a single account, or set up individual accounts for traders, or strategies with separate credit limits.

We offer two types of Proprietary Trading Group account structures. Both account types provide institutions with the flexibility of trade execution, clearing and prime broker services all within the same account.

For information on SIPC coverage on your account, visit www.sipc.org or call SIPC at
(202) 371-8300.