Best CFD Trading Platforms Australia List

Our list of the ASIC regulated best CFD trading platforms are the following.

  • Pepperstone

    Pepperstone – Best MetaTrader 4 CFD Broker in Australia

  • ic markets logo

    IC Markets – Cheapest Australia CFD Broker With Lowest Spreads

  • Plus500 UK

    Plus500 – The Best CFD Trading Platform For Risk Management

  • eToro UK

    eToro – Top Social Trading CFD Trading Platform

  • thinkmarkets logo

    ThinkMarkets – CFD Mobile Trading Platform & ETFs

  • ig markets logo

    IG – Best Range Of CFDs And Currency Pairs Available


Pepperstone
IC Markets
ThinkMarkets
Plus500
IG
Our Rating
9.17
8.83
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
0.16
0.10
0.1
0.17
GBP/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.40
0.40
0.6
AUD/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.27
0.20
0.3
EUR/USD Standard Spread
1.16
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
6
10
5+
14+
8
Index CFDs
15
16
21+
67+
37
Share CFDs
64
100
1200+
1816+
8,600+
Commodities CFD
22
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
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