Top CFD Broker Australia List

The May 2022 best CFD trading platforms are.

  • FP Markets Logo FP Markets - Lowest Australian CFD Trading Brokerage
  • Pepperstone Pepperstone - Best CFD Trading Platforms In Australia
  • IC Markets IC Markets - Low Spread Australian CFD Broker
  • Plus500 Plus500 - Best CFD Broker For Beginners
  • city index logo new City Index - Great Range of CFD Instruments
  • eToro eToro - Top social and CFD copy trading broker
  • axitrader logo Axi - Good CFD and forex broker Australian provider
  • cmc markets logo CMC Markets - Great stock broker and CFD trading provider

FP Markets
IC Markets
Pepperstone
AxiTrader
eToro
Our Rating
8
8.50
9.17
4.83
7.17
The vast majority of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs.
77% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with IC Markets (EU) Ltd
74.7% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider
73.9% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider
68% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider.

Regulations and Licenses

Feature
FP Markets
IC Markets
Pepperstone
AxiTrader
eToro
ASIC (Australia)

Brokerage

Feature
FP Markets
IC Markets
Pepperstone
AxiTrader
eToro
EUR/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.20
0.02
0.17
-
-
GBP/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.40
0.23
0.59
-
-
AUD/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.30
0.17
0.24
-
-
EUR/USD Standard Spread
1.30
0.62
0.75
1.2
3.00
EUR/USD Fixed Spreads
-
-
-
-
-
Commissions (USD Base)
$3.00
$3.50
$3.50
$3.50
-
Minimum Deposit
$100
$0
$0
$0
$200
Swap Free Account
No Inactivity Fees
Funding Methods
10+
15+
16+
12+
11+
No Funding Fees

Markets and Instruments

Feature
FP Markets
IC Markets
Pepperstone
AxiTrader
eToro
Currency Pairs
63+
61+
62+
72+
49+
Cryptocurrency CFDs*
4+
18+
12+
11+
46+
Index CFDs
14+
16+
14+
31+
13+
Share CFDs
12,986+
100+
300+
-
2000+
Commodities CFD
7+
26+
9+
16+
33+
Stockbroking
-
-
-
-
2000+
Retail Max Leverage (Australia)
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Major Pairs: 30:1
Minor Pairs: 20:1
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Pro. Max Leverage (Australia)
500:1
500:1
500:1
400:1
400:1

*Cryptocurrency CFDs are not available to retail traders in the UK due to FCA regulations

Trading Platforms + Tools

Feature
FP Markets
IC Markets
Pepperstone
AxiTrader
eToro
MetaTrader 4 (MT4)
MetaTrader 5 (MT5)
cTrader
TradingView
Proprietary Platform
Automated Trading
Social + Copy Trading
Standard Stop Loss
Guaranteed Stop Loss
Demo Account
Unique Feature
Fastest Limit Order Execution Speed
ECN pricing
Smart Trader Tools
MetaTrader 4 specialist
CopyTrader functionality
for automated trading

Overall

FP Markets
IC Markets
Pepperstone
AxiTrader
eToro