Broker Reviewed

Pepperstone
IC Markets
EasyMarkets
Our Rating
9.17
8.83
7.33
Best MT4 Execution Speeds
Lowest Spread CFD Broker
Ideal For Beginner Traders

Regulations and Licenses

Feature
Pepperstone
IC Markets
EasyMarkets
ASIC (Australia)
FCA (UK)
MAS (Singapore)
CFTC (U.S.A)
FSCA (South Africa)
Pending
FINMA (Switzerland)
CYSEC (Cypus)
IIROC (Canada)
FMA (New Zealand)

Brokerage

Feature
Pepperstone
IC Markets
EasyMarkets
EUR/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.13
0.1
GBP/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.51
0.4
AUD/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.18
0.2
EUR/USD Standard Spread
1.13
1.1
1.2 (VIP)
EUR/USD Fixed Spreads
1.2
Commissions (USD Base)
AUD/USD$3.50
USD $3.50
Commission Rebates
Minimum Deposit
AUD/USD $200
USD $200
USD $200
Has Islamic Account
No Inactivity Fees
Funding Methods
16
15
16
No Funding Fees

Markets and Instruments

Feature
Pepperstone
IC Markets
EasyMarkets
Currency Pairs
66+
65+
70+
Cryptocurrency CFDs
4+
10+
3+
Index CFDs
2+
16+
14+
Share CFDs
5+
100+
26+
Commodities CFD
4+
19+
12+
Stockbroking
Retail Max. Leverage
30:1 (FCA) 500:1 (ASIC) 50:1 (DFSA)
30:1 (Cysec) / 500:1 (ASIC/International)
30:1 (Cysec) 400:1 (ASIC/International)
Professional Leverage
500:1 (FCA)
500:1
400:1

Trading Platforms + Tools

Feature
Pepperstone
IC Markets
EasyMarkets
MetaTrader 4 (MT4)
MetaTrader 5 (MT5)
cTrader
Proprietary Platform
Automated Trading
MetaTrader 4 only
Social + Copy Trading
Standard Stop Loss
Guaranteed Stop Loss
Guaranteed Neg Protection
only with FCA regulation
Cysec regulation online
Demo Account
Unique Feature 1
Smart Trader Tools
ECN pricing
DealCancellation / Freeze Rate
Unique Feature 2
Fast Execution Speed
Large range of fee-free funding options
Guaranteed Negative Balance Protection / Fixed Spreads

Overall