Best CFD Brokers Comparison

To complete a CFD broker comparison core features need to be analysed including spreads which start at 0.1 pips, commissions which start at $3.50 per 100k traded, the CFD trading platform, range of markets from stocks, currency to crypto and CFD broker leverage which can range from 50:1 to 500:1.

By Justin Grossbard / Updated: Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

CFD Broker Australia Trading Picture

Broker Reviewed

Pepperstone
IC Markets
Global Prime
AxiTrader
Plus500

Regulations and Licenses

Feature
Pepperstone
IC Markets
Global Prime
AxiTrader
Plus500
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
Global Prime
AxiTrader
Plus500
No Commission Account Spreads From (EUR/USD):
1.0
1.0
1.0
0.6
Commission Account Spreads From (EUR/USD):
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Commission (per 100k traded side trip)
AUD/USD$3.50
USD $3.50
$3.50
USD$3.50
Minimum Deposit
AUD/USD $200
USD $200
$200
$0
$0
Volume Commission Rebates
No
Has Islamic Account
No
No Inactivity Fees
Funding Methods
16
15
Bank Wire, Visa, Mastercard, Neteller
12
3
No Deposit/Withdrawal Fees

Markets and Instruments

Feature
Pepperstone
IC Markets
Global Prime
AxiTrader
Plus500
Forex Currency Pairs CFDs
66+
65+
80+
60+
Cryptocurrency CFDs
4+
10+
6+
10+
Index CFDs
2+
16+
31+
67+
Share CFDs
5+
100+
1816+
Commodities CFD
4+
19+
28+
17+
Stockbroking
Retail Maximum Leverage
500:1
500:1
100:1
400:1
30:1
Professional Maximum Leverage
500:1
500:1
200:1
400:1
300:1

Trading Platforms + Tools

Feature
Pepperstone
IC Markets
Global Prime
AxiTrader
Plus500
MetaTrader 4 (MT4)
MetaTrader 5 (MT5)
cTrader
Proprietary Platform
Automatic / Robot Trading
Social + Copy Trading
Standard Stop Loss
Guaranteed Stop Loss Order
Guaranteed Negative Balance Protection
ESMA regulated territories only
ESMA regulated territories only
ESMA regulated territories only
Demo Account
Unique Feature 1
Smart Trader Tools
ECN Pricing
42 currencies, metals, indices, cryptos and NDFs
MetaTrader 4 specialist
Trade cannabis index and share CFDs
Unique Feature 2
Fast Execution Speed
Range of markets
30bn+ Average monthly volume traded
Award winning customer service
Guaranteed stop loss trading option

Overall

Pepperstone
IC Markets
Global Prime
AxiTrader
Plus500

The ‘Top 10’ CFD Brokers List

CFD BrokerCFD Trading PlatformLeverageCFD Instruments
PepperstoneMT4, MT5, cTrader500:1Forex, Index CFDs, Share CFDs, Commodities, Crypto
easyMarketsWeb Platform, Vanilla Options Platform, MT4200:1CFDs on forex, forwards, crypto, indices, commodities, shares, metals and options
AxiTraderMT4500:1Forex, Commodities, Equity CFDs, Bitcoin CFDs
GO MarketsMT4, MT5100:1Forex, Share CFDs, Indices, Metals, Commodities
Plus500Plus500 Platform300:1Forex, Index CFDs, Share CFDs, Commodities, Crypto, EFTs
IC MarketsMT4, MT5, cTrader500:1Forex, Index CFDs, Share CFDs, Commodities, Crypto, Bonds, Futures
ThinkMarketsMT4, MT5500:1Forex, Metals, Share CFDs, Indices, Commodities
IG MarketsIG, MT4, L2 Dealer200:1Forex, Index CFDs, Share CFDs, Commodities, Crypto, EFTs
FP MarketsMT4, MT5, IRESS500:1Forex, Equities, Commodities,
Indices
CMC MarketsCMC Platform500:1Forex, Index CFDs, Share CFDs, Commodities, Crypto, Treasuries

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