Proprietary Trading Group

Proprietary Trading Groups

Proprietary Trading Groups

Trade, clear and report on over 150 market centers worldwide.

Contact our institutional sales team to learn more.

The IBKR Advantage

  • Authorize multiple traders to enter orders from a single account.
  • Configure sub-accounts and limits for different traders and strategies.
  • The lowest margin rates, with rates as low as 5.83%.*
  • 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.

Professional Pricing – Maximize Your Returns

IBKR offers the lowest1 cost and access to stocks, options, futures, currencies , bonds and funds from a single unified platform. If an exchange provides a rebate, we pass some or all of the savings directly back to you.

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Margin rates up to 49% lower than the industry.2

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Earn interest rates of up to USD 4.83% on instantly available cash.3

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Earn extra income on your lendable shares.

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  1. Lowest Cost Broker according to StockBrokers.com Online Broker Survey 2023: Read the full article Online Broker Reviews, May 18, 2023. "Because Interactive Brokers' core clientele are professional traders and institutional investors (e.g., hedge funds), it is crucial to provide the lowest commissions schedule available. In our rigorous assessment, there is no question Interactive Brokers delivers."
  2. For complete information, see our margin rate comparison
  3. Restrictions apply. See additional information on interest rates. Credit interest rate as of February 2, 2024.

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 unified platform. 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

34

Countries

27

Currencies*


Global Markets

*Available currencies vary by Interactive Brokers affiliate.

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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.

Free Account Tools

Manage taxes and corporate actions, learn about T+1 settlement and trade allocations, and read about additional tools and services available to clients.

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

Organization 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 - Organization 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. See all 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.

Organization 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. See all 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.

New Account Opening Information

You are currently on the website of Interactive Brokers LLC, a US incorporated company. If you are a resident of Asia, except India, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia and Singapore, and continue with the account opening process, your account will be opened with Interactive Brokers LLC in the US.

Interactive Brokers LLC is a member of NYSE, FINRA, and SIPC and regulated by the US Securities and Exchange Commission and the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

By continuing to open an account, you agree to the above terms.


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Disclosures

  1. According to StockBrokers.com Online Broker Survey 2023: Read the full article Online Broker Reviews, May 18, 2023. "Professionals can take advantage of industry-leading commissions, including the lowest margin rates across all balance tiers." View our margin rates for more information.
  2. Lowest Cost Broker according to StockBrokers.com Online Broker Survey 2023: Read the full article Online Broker Reviews, May 18, 2023. "Because Interactive Brokers' core clientele are professional traders and institutional investors (e.g., hedge funds), it is crucial to provide the lowest commissions schedule available. In our rigorous assessment, there is no question Interactive Brokers delivers."
  3. Restrictions apply. See additional information on interest rates. Credit interest rate as of February 2, 2024.
  4. For complete information, see our margin rate comparison
  5. Available currencies vary by Interactive Brokers affiliate.
  6. Any discussion or mention of an ETF is not to be construed as a recommendation, promotion or solicitation. All investors should review and consider associated investment risks, charges and expenses of the investment company or fund prior to investing. Before acting on this material, you should consider whether it is suitable for your particular circumstances and, as necessary, seek professional advice.