Top Australian CFD Trading Platforms

The best September 2021 ASIC regulated CFD trading platforms list is.

  • Pepperstone Pepperstone - Best Australian CFD Broker Overall
  • City Index Shares Logo Icon Australia CFD Brokers City Index - Best CFD Trading ASX Range
  • IC Markets IC Markets - Low Cost Australian CFD Provider
  • Plus500 Plus500 - Great CFD Advanced Risk Management Featires
  • eToro eToro - Top Social Trading CFD Trading Platform
  • ThinkMarkets ThinkMarkets - Good CFD Mobile Trading Platform
  • IG IG - Best Range Of CFDs And Currency Pairs
  • FP Markets FP Markets - Best CFD Broker For Crypto Trading

Pepperstone
IC Markets
ThinkMarkets
Plus500
IG
Our Rating
9.17
6.83
7.67
5.83
6.67
Most Awarded Broker
Lowest Spreads
78.94% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider
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
0.09
0.10
0.1
0.17
GBP/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.38
0.40
0.6
AUD/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.17
0.20
0.3
EUR/USD Standard Spread
0.69
1.10
0.8
0.86
EUR/USD Fixed Spreads
1.2
Commissions (USD Base)
$3.50
$3.50
$3.50 per side
Commission Rebates
Minimum Deposit
$200
$200
$0
100
$450
Swap Free 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
12
10
5+
14+
8
Index CFDs
15
16
21+
67+
37
Share CFDs
300+
100
1200+
1816+
8,600+
Commodities CFD
22
19
10+
17+
26
Stockbroking
Retail Max. Leverage
30:1
30:1
30:1
30:1
30:1
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
(Aust/Europe only)
Demo Account
Unique Feature 1
Best Customer Service
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