ECN trading account

FXOpen ECN is a unique electronic communication network that links different participants of the Forex market: banks, centralized exchanges, other brokers and companies and private investors.

Reasons to choose ECN accounts:

  • Best prices, spreads and execution: FXOpen’s advanced price aggregating technology accumulates liquidity from the industry’s largest banks to provide the best prices, real market spreads from 0 pips and seamless order execution.
  • No dealing desk: the system matches your order against an opposite order from another participant of the ECN. The broker does not trade against you. There is no dealing desk and no conflict of interest between the trader and the broker.
  • All trading styles are allowed: scalping, news-trading, automated HFT, Expert Advisors – there are no limitations.
  • ECN is affordable: $100 minimum deposit, 0.01 lot and commissions starting from 1.5 USD per standard lot.
  • Two types of ECN TT accounts: we offer two types of ECN accounts on our TickTrader platformGross and Net, and each of them can be used for different trading strategies. For more information, please go here.


Find out more about the ECN trading model...

Contract specifications...

  ECN trading account
Account currency USD, AUD, CHF, EUR, GBP, JPY, RUB, SGD, Gold*, mBTC
Minimum deposit $100 (or equivalent in other currency);
Maximum balance without limitations
Spread floating, from 0 pips
Commission from $1.5 per Standard lot ($100,000)**,
see the detailed commission rates
Quotes format 0.12345
Execution market
Minimum transaction size 0.01 lot (or 1000 units of base currency)
Maximum transaction size without limitations
Minimal increment 0.01 lots

up to 1:500,

see the details

Margin call 100%
Stop Out 50%
Demo accounts Yes
Islamic accounts Yes***
Tradable instruments 50+  FX Spot CFDs, 35+ Cryptocurrency CFDs, 600+ Shares CFDs, Index CFDs, Spot Metals CFDs & Commodity CFDs,
see the details
Bonuses Yes, discounted commission depending on the trading volume
Expert Advisors Yes
Scalping Yes
Hedging Yes
News trading Yes
Phone dealing Yes
Market depth with level 2 quotes Yes
Trading time 00:00 Mon – 23:59 Fri (GMT+2)
Inactive account fees maintenance - $10 per month;
reactivation - $50;


  • *All values for Gold-based accounts (including account balance, profit, etc) in MetaTrader 4 are indicated using GLD. 1 GLD = 0.001 troy ounce (equal to approx. 0.03 grams of gold).
  • **Trading commissions are a subject to review in case of high trading volumes. Right after you open a trade, you will see the round turn commission charged. 
    ECN commission may vary if you open an account through an affiliate, IB or franchise. Please, contact your referring agent for details.
  • ***For overnight positions we charge an additional commission equal to the Swap rate of the particular currency pair.