Plus500 Fees

All the fees and charges that you may incur with Plus500

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Total Score

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Minimum Deposit

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Platforms

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Tradable Assets

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Payment Methods

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Withdrawal Processing Time

9.5

Spreads

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Customer Support

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Plus500 offers the majority of its services to its users for free. For the few transactions where fees are charged, it is all made transparent for users before they sign up for a trading account — in short, there are no hidden fees. The majority of Plus500 earnings comes from fees of bid and ask spreads, which are all based on internal monitoring. This section will let you understand more about Plus500 fees.

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What are Buy/Sell Spreads Fees?

Plus500 earns compensation through the Bid/Ask (Buy/Sell) spread when a trader opens a position. Basically, a trader pays the spread and the amount of the spread is already included in the quoted rates of the financial instrument and is not an additional fee charged to Plus500 traders.

Buy and Sell buttons on Plus500
Buy and Sell buttons on Plus500

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Spreads are calculated by subtracting the selling price from the buying price of the financial instrument.

Is the Spread Considered as Fees?

Basically yes. A "spread" is the fee collected based on the difference between the buy / bid and the offer / sell price of a financial instrument. Simply said, a spread comprises only a very low percentage of amount added to the trading transaction.

What Is the Definition of a Spread Then?

Spread is defined as the difference between a "Buy/Bid" price and a "Sell/Offer" price at a specific moment in time.

For its instruments, Plus500 offers two spread mechanisms:

How to View the Spread of a Specific Asset or Financial Instrument?

To view the spread of an asset or financial instrument you want to buy, simply follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your Plus500 account.
  2. Look for the financial instrument you want to view.
  3. Click on the (i) icon (Details icon) and scroll down to view the info section.
Viewing the spread on Plus500
Viewing the spread on Plus500

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Plus500 Additional Fees

Here are the additional fees Plus500 charges to its trader users:

Does Plus500 Charge Withdrawal and Deposit Fees?

No. Plus500 doesn't charge its users for any withdrawal or deposit transactions.

Is There a Fee for Transferring Money to Plus500 Account?

The fee for transferring money to your Plus500 account depends on your issuing bank and not on Plus500.

Does Plus500 Charge Trading Fees?

The "market spread" is the main method by which Plus500 is compensated. When trading EUR/USD for example with a buying rate of 1.14080, and a selling rate of 1.14084 (this means the market spread of 0.6 pips is payable by the trader to Plus500). Unlike other providers who charge commissions on every trade, Plus500 does not charge any trading commissions.

Plus500 CFD Trading Fees

Plus500 does not charge trading fees when a trader engages in a contract-for-difference (CFD) trade. The only "fee" a trader will pay is the "spread" which is always included in the price of the financial instrument.

Plus500 Forex Fees

Plus500 doesn't charge any forex transaction fees. Again, the spread is already included in the forex buy price.

Now that you know more about Plus500's fees, it's high time that you open an account to get started.
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