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Getting Started at IBKR

Our award-winning platforms offer everything from powerful trading features for professional traders to streamlined solutions for beginners. See which platform is best for you.


IBKR Trader Workstation (TWS)

Trading Skills: Intermediate Advanced

Our flagship desktop platform designed for seasoned, active traders who trade multiple products and require power and flexibility. Trade stocks, options, futures, currencies, bonds and funds on over 150 markets worldwide from a single unified platform.

IBKR Desktop interface on a laptop IBKR TWS Interface on a Desktop Monitor
IBKR Desktop interface on a laptop

IBKR Desktop

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Trading Skills: Beginner Intermediate

Our newest desktop trading platform is best suited to clients who appreciate a more streamlined interface. Trade stocks, options, futures, and more on over 150 markets worldwide from this easy-to-use platform, and continue to enjoy IBKR's great pricing, order execution, research, and market data services.

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IBKR Mobile

Trading Skills: Intermediate Advanced

For experienced traders who need the power to trade stocks, options, futures, currencies, bonds, and more across more than 150 markets worldwide. No matter where you are, you can access it all with advanced order types and trading tools.

IBKR GlobalTrader Interface on a phone

IBKR GlobalTrader

Trading Skills: Beginner Intermediate

A streamlined experience to trade stocks, ETFs and options worldwide. Invest with as little as $1 and trade in fractions. Open a simulated trading account in seconds and try IBKR GlobalTrader before opening a live trading account.

IBKR Client Portal

Trading Skills: Beginner Intermediate Advanced

Access all the features that you need with our easy-to-use web platform. View, trade, and manage your account all with a single login. No downloads required.

IBKR Client Portal on a phone, tablet, laptop and desktop

Other Platforms


IBKR APIs

From our easy-to-use Excel API to our industrial strength FIX API, we offer something for every experience level. Our TWS API is well-supported with numerous examples to help you get started.

Learn About IBKR APIs

IBKR IMPACT

An app that makes it easy to put your money where your heart is. Download to your iOS or Android device (tablet or smartphone) and find and invest in companies that share your values or options.

Learn About IMPACT

Platform Comparison


Supported Investment Products IBKR
Trader Workstation
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Desktop
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Mobile
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GlobalTrader
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Client Portal
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API
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IMPACT
Stocks
Options
Cryptocurrencies
Mutual Funds
Futures (Incl. Futures Options)
Spot Currencies
Combinations
Warrants
Bonds
US Spot Gold
Hedge Funds
Structured Products
Inter-Commodity Spreads
Research and Data IBKR
Trader Workstation
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Desktop
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Mobile
IBKR
GlobalTrader
IBKR
Client Portal
IBKR
API
IBKR
IMPACT
Impact Dashboard (Sustainable Investing)
Fundamentals Explorer
Options Tools IBKR
Trader Workstation
IBKR
Desktop
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Mobile
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GlobalTrader
IBKR
Client Portal
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API
IBKR
IMPACT
Option Chain & Combo Builder
Strategy Builder
Option Exercise/Roll
Mobile Options Trading
Options Wizard
Write Options Tool
OptionTrader
Options Portfolio
Option Analytics
Option Strategy Lab
Volatility Lab
Portfolio Management Tools IBKR
Trader Workstation
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Desktop
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Mobile
IBKR
GlobalTrader
IBKR
Client Portal
IBKR
API
IBKR
IMPACT
Model Portfolios
Rebalance Your Portfolio
Risk NavigatorSM
Mutual Fund/ETF Replicator
Stock/ETF Benchmarker
Trading IBKR
Trader Workstation
IBKR
Desktop
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Mobile
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GlobalTrader
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Client Portal
IBKR
API
IBKR
IMPACT
IBKR Block Trading Desks
Advanced Algos
IB SmartRoutingSM
Bracket Orders
Short Securities Availability (SLB tool)
BookTrader
Allocation Order Tool
FXTrader
Split the Spread
ComboTrader
SpreadTrader
Mobile Trading Assistant
Advanced Analysis IBKR
Trader Workstation
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Desktop
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Mobile
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GlobalTrader
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Client Portal
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API
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IMPACT
Market Scanners
Market Data (availability of live, delayed, historical and Level II varies by platform) Simple
Third-party News/Research
Advanced Charts and Chart Indicators
Streaming Video
Advanced Fixed Income Scanner
Technical Analysis
Dividend Schedules

Which Platforms are Right for You?

Choose the best platforms that match your trading style and expertise. See how our clients use our platforms to meet their needs.

Platforms for Advanced Traders

Advanced traders can use IBKR Trader Workstation to optimize their trading speed and efficiency. Trade stocks, options, futures, currencies, bonds and funds on over 150 markets worldwide from a single unified platform. Use our broad suite of integrated tools to execute your trading strategy.

IBKR Trader Workstation IBKR Mobile IBKR Client Portal
Platforms for Beginner Traders

Beginner traders can access IBKR GlobalTrader for a streamlined experience to trade across 90+ stock markets worldwide from the palm of your hand. No trade is too small, and no stock is too expensive. Invest with as little as $1, regardless of the price of a stock. Put small cash balances to work to maximize returns.

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Which Platform Is Right For You video

Learn more about IBKR trading platforms, including Trader Workstation (TWS), IBKR Mobile, Client Portal and the robust TWS API.

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This material does not and is not intended to take into account the particular financial conditions, investment objectives or requirements of individual customers. Before acting on this material, you should consider whether it is suitable for your particular circumstances and, as necessary, seek professional advice.

Any trading symbols displayed are for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to portray recommendations.

Some products may not be available in certain jurisdictions. Please see ibkr.com/products for more information.

Access to IB SmartRoutingSM for US listed securities is generally available only to IBKR Pro accounts.