Exchange Fees Databank

Staying abreast of complex fees, changes, caps, exemptions, incentives, discounts, taxes and other surcharges on thousands of products that trade global markets is a time-consuming and laborious task. It is especially daunting as information changes almost daily. However, accurate fees information is vital to banks, FCMs, and clearing firms to be able to quote clients, create client commission schedule, and reconcile expenses.

The IFM provides a low-cost, industry utility that provides front-office and back-office operations with a transparent means of aggregating, interpreting and monitoring the complex fees associated with trading on global exchanges. This utility — ExchangeFees Databank (EFD) — continuously collects and validates trading fees data on global futures and options on futures markets, as well as, major equity options markets. Data can be integrated into internal systems to save time, avert rate erosion, establish control and maximize revenue opportunity.

The IFM is only independent and validated source in the world for exchange fees data. To schedule a 15-minute online demonstration, please call or email For more details, costs and a list of markets covered, please see our brochure.