Best UK Forex Brokers

The Top 10 FCA regulated forex brokers UK Oct 2021 list is.

  • Pepperstone UK Pepperstone - Best FCA regulated forex broker
  • Markets.com Markets.com - Great forex trading platforms and tools
  • IG IG - Most popular UK forex trading broker
  • FXCM FXCM - Good range of CFDs and currency pairs
  • City Index UK City Index - Best forex broker uk for beginners
  • Plus500 Plus500 - Top mobile and web platform
  • CMC Markets CMC Markets - Best spread betting platform
  • eToro eToro - Good copy trading platform
  • XTB XTB - Great demo account for UK forex traders
  • FxPro UK FxPro - Top MetaTrader 4 UK Forex Broker

Pepperstone
Markets.com
eToro
IG
ThinkMarkets
Our Rating
9.17
8.17
7.17
6.67
7.67
76.6% of retail CFD accounts lose money
77% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider.
67% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider.
66% of retail CFD accounts lose money
75.5% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs

Regulations and Licenses

Feature
Pepperstone
Markets.com
eToro
IG
ThinkMarkets
FCA (UK)

Brokerage

Feature
Pepperstone
Markets.com
eToro
IG
ThinkMarkets
EUR/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.79
0.85
0.1
GBP/USD Avg. Raw Spread
1.49
1.4
EUR/USD Standard Spread
0.69
0.6
0.86
1.2
Commissions (USD Base)
GBP £2.29 Side-Trip (MetaTrader)
£2.50 per side
Commission Rebates
Minimum Deposit
GBP £200
$250
USD $200
£0
Swap Free Account
No Inactivity Fees
Funding Methods
3
6
6
4
6
No Funding Fees

Markets and Instruments

Feature
Pepperstone
Markets.com
eToro
IG
ThinkMarkets
Currency Pairs
61+
120
47+
80+
38+
Cryptocurrency CFDs
12
7
98+
5+
5+
Index CFDs
14+
58
13+
34+
21+
Share CFDs
300+
3312
2000+
12000+
1200+
Commodities CFD
15+
36
12+
38+
10+
Stockbroking
2000+
Retail Max. Leverage
30:1
30:1
30:1
30:1
30:1
Professional Leverage
500:1
300:1
400:1
200:1
500:1

Trading Platforms + Tools

Feature
Pepperstone
Markets.com
eToro
IG
ThinkMarkets
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
(Aust/Europe only)
(Aust/Europe only)
Demo Account
Unique Feature 1
Commission rebates for active traders
Unique Trading Tools
CopyTrader functionality for automated trading
Guaranteed stop loss orders
Guaranteed Negative Protection
Unique Feature 2
Award Winning Customer Support
Share Dealing
Social trading interface across CFDs
Wide range of CFDs
Wide range of trading platforms
Uptime record of 99.99%

Overall