Lowest Trading Costs for Popular Crypto Markets*

  • A cost-effective way to take advantage of crypto opportunities
  • Go long or short on cryptos from 10p a point
  • Manage your risk and lock in profits
*Based on CFD spreads and financing competitor comparison on 28/08/2019.

Lowest costs on your crypto trading compared to global competitors

We’re proud to offer the lowest costs on your crypto trading among these global competitors*, with market-leading pricing on Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Ripple markets.

Assuming Bitcoin is priced at $9,000 Forex logo IG CMC Plus500
Spread 35 36 37 36
Financing Long Short Long Short Long Short Long Short
Daily Cost 0.0411% -0.0137% 0.0548% -0.0137% 0.0685% -0.0137% 0.0485% 0.0200%
Overnight funding £3.70 -£1.23 £4.93 -£1.23 £6.17 -£1.23 £4.37 £1.80
Total daily cost for one trade £38.70 £33.77 £40.93 £34.77 £43.17 £35.77 £40.37 £37.80
Total cost of trade held for one year £1385.14 -£415.05 £1,836.18 -£414.05 £2,287.23 -£413.05 £1,809.23 £873.00

*Table is for comparative purposes only and features representative spreads from global competitors on their websites and platforms, and is correct to the best of our knowledge, as of 23/01/2020 11.00am BST. Trading costs are based on a Bitcoin ($) price of 9,000 and a 1 CFD trade, representing a total notional volume of $9,000. Plus 500 costs include the cost of reopening trades due to forced expiration dates. Positive numbers imply charges to client accounts; negative numbers imply credit received by clients.

Why trade cryptos as CFDs with FOREX.com?

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Trade a wide range of cryptocurrencies without having to own the underlying asset. Go long or short on Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Ripple, with no need for wallets or exchanges.

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With over 18 years’ experience, FOREX.com is a market-leading provider of financial CFDs. Our platforms provide clients with intelligent trading tools and consistently low pricing.

Trading vs. owning crypto

CFDs Owning crypto
Profit from rising crypto prices
Profit from falling crypto prices (go short)*
Trade on margin
Trade on volatility - no need to own the asset or have an exchange account
No exchange fees or complicated digital wallets
Manage your risk using a variety of in-platform tools

*Shorting only available on BTC and ETH.

Please be aware that owning cryptos does not have the same associated cost as trading it, and in some instances, it may be more costly to trade it.

Cryptocurrencies available for trading

crypto bitcoin


Trade the most popular digital currency in increments of 0.1 against USD, AUD, EUR, and GBP
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Speculate on Ethereum, the blockchain app platform, in both rising or falling markets
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crypto litecoin


Speculate on Litecoin, the cryptocurrency inspired by Bitcoin, in both rising or falling markets
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crypto ripple


Speculate on Ripple, the settlement infrastructure technology, in both rising or falling markets
Learn more about Ripple Trading
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