Best Gold CFD Trading Broker

Gold, Silver, Oil, Gas Are Popular Alternatives to Forex.


EightCap
Pepperstone
IC Markets
CMC Markets
AvaTrade
Our Rating
8.50
9.33
8.50
7.17
8.33
Eightcap don't provide % of clients who lose money
74.7% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider
77% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with IC Markets (EU) Ltd
73% of retail investor accounts lose money when
spread betting and/or trading CFDs with this provider
71% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider

Regulations and Licenses

Feature
EightCap
Pepperstone
IC Markets
CMC Markets
AvaTrade
ASIC (Australia)

Brokerage

Feature
EightCap
Pepperstone
IC Markets
CMC Markets
AvaTrade
EUR/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.06
0.17
0.02
-
0.3
GBP/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.73
0.59
0.23
-
0.4
AUD/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.27
0.24
0.17
-
0.5
EUR/USD Standard Spread
1.06
0.75
0.62
-
0.90
EUR/USD Fixed Spreads
-
-
-
0.90
Commissions (USD Base)
$3.50
$3.50
$3.50
-
-
Minimum Deposit
$100
$0
$0
$0
$100
Swap Free Account
No Inactivity Fees
Funding Methods
8+
16+
15+
6+
7+
No Funding Fees

Markets and Instruments

Feature
EightCap
Pepperstone
IC Markets
CMC Markets
AvaTrade
Currency Pairs
40+
62+
61+
338+
55+
Cryptocurrency CFDs*
250+
12+
18+
19+
15+
Index CFDs
10+
14+
16+
46+
33+
Share CFDs
400+
300+
100+
9,000+
625+
Commodities CFD
4+
9+
26+
124+
30+
Stockbroking
-
-
9,000+
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
500:1
400:1

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

Trading Platforms + Tools

Feature
EightCap
Pepperstone
IC Markets
CMC Markets
AvaTrade
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
Low ECN Spreads
Smart Trader Tools
ECN pricing
Offers both CFD and Stock trading
Choice of social trading tools

Overall

EightCap
Pepperstone
IC Markets
CMC Markets
AvaTrade