Real Execution Stats for Real Traders

It is our mission to provide increasing levels of quality pricing, transparency and execution services so that we can provide you with the best trading experience. We are committed to execution quality and transparency. That's why we provide execution statistics to provide that transparency our traders want.

Price Improvement

Over 87% of orders have zero or positive slippage.

FXCM 2021 Highlights

  • 63.80% of all orders had NO SLIPPAGE.
  • 23.67% of all orders received positive slippage.
  • 12.52% of all orders received negative slippage.
  • 67.70% of all limit and limit entry orders received positive slippage.
  • 54.30% of all stop and stop entry orders received negative slippage.

See details on Price Improvement Statistics: 2021

Effective Spreads

Better Spreads, Trade Better!

Over 87%1 of all orders receive positive slippage or zero slippage, this means those trades were executed at the rate client clicked on or better with FXCM. This effectively lowers your spread at execution. Possibly get executed at prices better than displayed spreads.

The effective spread is a better measure of trading costs because it captures Price Improvements. Know your trading costs and ask your broker about their effective spreads.

View our historical chart to see the difference between the displayed spread and effective spreads.

1 As per the April 2021 Slippage Statistics Report.

Note: Rollover occurs at 17:00 ET every day. Spreads can widen specifically during this time.

Execution Speed – Get filled, fast!

Fast trade execution2 is critical to any traders success in the forex and CFD marketplace. FXCM provides speed in addition to price and access to liquidity.

Average Execution Speed

0.032 0.032 seconds or 32 milliseconds

Good Till Canceled Market Orders

0.033 00.033 seconds or 33 milliseconds
2 This defines the amount of time we receive the order until execution. This excludes internet latency and post trade booking.