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Brokerage commissions are not direct volume-price commissions in forex. Instead, brokers often earn income by the pip spreads. The spread is a difference between bid/ask price. The brokerage commissions are not direct, but the broker earns income based on this difference. The pip is the fourth decimal place on a monetary unit. Smaller spreads mean more trader value and less broker earnings. Pips vary according to the currency pairs being traded. FX Club's current pips are:
3 pips: EUR/USD
4 pips: USD/CHF, USD/JPY, EUR/CHF, EUR/JPY,
5 pips: GBP/USD, EUR/GBP, USD/CAD, AUD/USD
6 pips: CHF/JPY
8 pips: GBP/JPY. GBP/CHF
12 pips: AUD/JPY, EUR/CAD
15 pips: GBP/CAD
The spread is usually only charged when you buy or sell, not when you buy and sell simultaneously. The pip spreads may not seem like much, but when the number of transactions and volumes of transactions are added up there can be a large difference in the trading cost.