Trading Equity Options

Use stock options to calibrate your portfolio.

Increase exposure, mitigate risk and uncouple your trades from market direction. Options enable you to profit from falling as well as rising prices. Saxo Capital Markets offers clear, intuitive online options trading on our platforms with competitive, volume-based pricing and no hidden costs. You can use stocks and bonds as collateral for your options trades, all from one account.


Commissions as low as 2 USD

With Saxo Capital Markets, commissions on stock options can go as low as 2 USD. Our commitment to transparent and competitive pricing holds for all traders, not just the active ones.

Please refer to our pricing overview for detailed info.

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Why trade Equity Options with Saxo Capital Markets?

Powerful Technology

Our trading platforms are fast, intuitive and simple. Investors are empowered by our unparalleled combination of advanced tech and powerful trading tools.

Competitive Pricing

We deliver access to competitive pricing  and tight spreads - all in one click. Use our platform to trade on live streaming prices for full transparency.

Ongoing Support

Have questions? We have answers. Interact with our trading experts via telephone chat or email, 24/5. A wide range of educational resources are available through Saxo Academy and options webinars. Frequent options trade view from our trading experts, #SaxoStrats

Wide access

Trade some of the most liquid options on stocks and stock indices throughout the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific. And you have a wealth of in-house and third-party expertise and information.

Hedge your investments

Use Equity Options to lock in your equity gains, protect your portfolio in declining markets and play volatility around earnings. Or use them as building blocks to position yourself effectively in up, down and sideways markets.

Markets change. Follow suit with new strategies.

Below you can read about three of the many exciting Equity Options strategies you can execute to play the markets and maximise your profit potential.

Protective Put

This strategy would be used if you wanted to hedge your portfolio of stocks to protect it against a short-term downside of the market.

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Covered Call

You can use this strategy to enhance your stock portfolio. Earn a premium writing Calls while enjoying the benefits of the underlying stock ownership.

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By buying Straddles, you can take advantage of the unpredictability of the stock price gap movement following quarterly earnings reports.

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Rates and Conditions

Volume based pricing means you pay less as you trade more. But whatever your trading style, you can be certain that our prices are always transparent. At Saxo Capital Markets, you know what it will cost you before you trade. 


The price is up to you

Your pricing depends on your trading behaviour. The more you trade, the less you pay. However, we strive to be competitive on our pricing at all levels. And as your prices always include the reliability, technology and service that come with the territory, we offer real value for money to all our clients.

Take a look at our Pricing Info and do not hesitate to contact us if anything remains unclear.

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Seize Equity Options commissions at 2 USD

We deliver access to competitive pricing and tight spreads – all in one click.  And with volume-based commissions, the more you trade, the less cost you'll incur.

Commissions at2.0USD
Insights & Education

Whether you are new to options trading or are simply looking for a way to sharpen your trading skills, at the Saxo Academy you can find videos, modules, courses and quizzes that are right for you. 

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Beyond that, our partnership with the OIC puts you at the source of the industry's greatest repository of practical and theoretical information.

The Options Industry Council

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You can also learn more about Equity Options with the Options Industry Council. Visit their site to learn more here. The Options Industry Council offers additional educational material, events, webinars, and courses. 

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