How are the Financial Health and Position of Interactive Brokers During this Banking Crisis?
By Investment Moats  •  March 14, 2023
In light of what is happening with the US Banks, if you are a client of Interactive Brokers LLC (IBKR) or Interactive Brokers Singapore (IBSG), you might wonder about your brokers when compared to the situations of these US Banks. I hold my securities and cash mainly in both IBKR and IBSG. Interactive Brokers Group has over $11.6 billion in equity (12/31/22 equity), comprised of highly liquid assets, primarily cash in banks and reverse-repos collateralized by US Treasury securities. Here is the other information regarding their financial health and incentives. Interactive Brokers’ Exposure to Distressed Banks Interactive Brokers do not have exposure to:
  1. Silicon Valley Bank
  2. First Republic Bank
  3. Signature Bank
IBKR also updated that they did not have material margin loan losses due to the client’s holdings in SVB or other banks’ failing values. How IBKR Manages Client’s Money IBKR earns the majority of their revenue from:
  1. Margin loans from trading.
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Investment Moats is set up by Kyith Ng and have been around since 2005. He aims to share his experiences making sense of money, how money works and ways to grow his money. It hopes that by sharing his experiences, both good and bad, season investors can advice and critique his decisions and new investors can learn from them and find their own style ...

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