Best UK Forex Brokers

Our FCA regulated best forex trading platform UK list is:

  • Pepperstone Pepperstone - Best forex broker in UK
  • FXCM FXCM - Good range of CFDs and currency pairs
  • Plus500 Plus500 - Top mobile and web platform
  • eToro eToro - Great social and copy trading platform
  • CMC Markets CMC Markets - Good spread betting platform
  • XTB XTB - Great demo account for UK forex traders
  • city index logo City Index - Best forex broker uk for beginners
  • Swissquote Swissquote - Most Trusted European Broker
  • IG IG - Most popular global trading broker
  • Eightcap Eightcap - Best STP/ECN forex broker

Pepperstone
FXCM
eToro
Swissquote
EightCap
Our Rating
9.33
7.93
7.17
9.0
8.50
74% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider
66% 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.
70-80% of retail CFD accounts lose money
Eightcap don't provide % of clients who lose money

Regulations and Licenses

Feature
Pepperstone
FXCM
eToro
Swissquote
EightCap
FCA (UK)

Brokerage

Feature
Pepperstone
FXCM
eToro
Swissquote
EightCap
EUR/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.17
0.22
-
-
0.06
GBP/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.59
0.80
-
-
0.73
AUD/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.24
0.40
-
-
0.27
EUR/USD Standard Spread
0.75
1.3
3.00
1.9
1.06
EUR/USD Fixed Spreads
-
-
-
-
Commissions (USD Base)
$3.50
$3.00
-
2
$3.50
Minimum Deposit
$0
$300
$200
$1000
$100
Swap Free Account
No Inactivity Fees
Funding Methods
16+
8+
11+
3+
8+
No Funding Fees

Markets and Instruments

Feature
Pepperstone
FXCM
eToro
Swissquote
EightCap
Currency Pairs
62+
42+
49+
76+
40+
Cryptocurrency CFDs*
12+
7+
46+
26+
250+
Index CFDs
14+
13+
13+
26+
10+
Share CFDs
300+
15+
2000+
250+
400+
Commodities CFD
9+
12+
33+
20+
4+
Stockbroking
-
-
2000+
-
-
Retail Max. Leverage (The United Kingdom)
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 (The United Kingdom)
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
Pepperstone
FXCM
eToro
Swissquote
EightCap
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
Smart Trader Tools
Low ECN Spreads

Overall

Pepperstone
FXCM
eToro
Swissquote
EightCap