The Best CFD Trading Platform For Australian Traders

Below are out best CFD trading platforms from ASIC regulated CFD providers

  • Pepperstone – Best MetaTrader 4 & 5 CFD Trading PlatformsThe Best CFD Trading Platform For Australian Traders
  • IC Markets – Large Range Of Markets CFD Trading Platforms
  • Plus500 – Our Best CFD Platform For Risk Management
  • eToro – Popular Social Trading Platform TO Trade CFDs
  • ThinkMarkets – CFD Mobile Trading Platform & ETFs
  • IG – Best Platform With Forex Currency Pair Choices
  • FP Markets – Best Platform With Range Of Cryptocurrency CFD

Broker Reviewed

Pepperstone
IC Markets
ThinkMarkets
Plus500
IG
Our Rating
9.17
8.83
7.67
5.83
6.67
Most Awarded Broker
Best Spread Broker
Negative Balance Protection
80.5% of retail CFD accounts lose money
Risk management features

Regulations and Licenses

Feature
Pepperstone
IC Markets
ThinkMarkets
Plus500
IG
ASIC (Australia)
FSCA (South Africa)
Pending

Brokerage

Feature
Pepperstone
IC Markets
ThinkMarkets
Plus500
IG
EUR/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.13
0.10
0.1
0.17
GBP/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.51
0.40
0.6
AUD/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.18
0.20
0.3
EUR/USD Standard Spread
1.13
1.10
0.6
0.7
EUR/USD Fixed Spreads
1.2
Commissions (USD Base)
AUD $3.50
USD $3.50
$3.50
Commission Rebates
Minimum Deposit
$200
USD $200
$0
100
$450
Has Islamic Account
No Inactivity Fees
Funding Methods
16
15
6
3
4
No Funding Fees

Markets and Instruments

Feature
Pepperstone
IC Markets
ThinkMarkets
Plus500
IG
Currency Pairs
66+
65+
38+
60+
90+
Cryptocurrency CFDs
4+
10+
5+
14+
8
Index CFDs
2+
16+
21+
67+
37
Share CFDs
5+
100+
1200+
1816+
8,600+
Commodities CFD
4+
19+
10+
17+
26
Stockbroking
Retail Max. Leverage
500:1
500:1
500:1
300:1
200:1
Professional Leverage
500:1
500:1
500:1
300:1
200:1

Trading Platforms + Tools

Feature
Pepperstone
IC Markets
ThinkMarkets
Plus500
IG
MetaTrader 4 (MT4)
MetaTrader 5 (MT5)
cTrader
Proprietary Platform
Automated Trading
Social + Copy Trading
MetaTrader 4 only
Standard Stop Loss
Guaranteed Stop Loss
Guaranteed Neg Protection
ESMA regulated territories only
ESMA regulated territories only
ESMA regulated territories only
Demo Account
Unique Feature 1
Smart Trader Tools
ECN pricing
STP Order Execution
Trade cannabis index
Guaranteed stop loss orders
Unique Feature 2
Fast Execution Speed
Range of fee free funding options
Uptime record of 99.99%
Guaranteed stop loss
Choice of Platforms

Overall