City Index
Saxo Capital Markets
Our Rating
66
54
71% of retail CFD accounts lose money
69% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider

Regulations and Licenses

Feature
City Index
Saxo Capital Markets
ASIC (Australia)
FCA (UK)
MAS (Singapore)
FINMA (Switzerland)

Brokerage

Feature
City Index
Saxo Capital Markets
EUR/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.07
-
GBP/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.011
-
AUD/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.8
-
EUR/USD Standard Spread
0.70
1.20
EUR/USD Fixed Spreads
-
-
GBP/USD Avg. Standard Spread
1.1
1.8
AUD/USD Avg. Standard Spread
2.2
0.9
Commissions (USD Base)
$2.50
-
Minimum Deposit
$150
$2000
Swap Free Account
No Inactivity Fees
Funding Methods
6+
5+
No Funding Fees

Markets and Instruments

Feature
City Index
Saxo Capital Markets
Currency Pairs
84+
209+
Cryptocurrency CFDs*
25+
9+
Index CFDs
21+
-
Share CFDs
4500+
30,000+
Commodities CFD
46+
19+
Stockbroking
-
-
Retail Max Leverage (Australia)
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Major Pairs 50:1
Minor Pairs 10:1
Pro. Max Leverage (Australia)
400:1
50:1
Retail Max. Leverage (United Kingdom)
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Pro. Max. Leverage (United Kingdom)
400:1
66:1
Retail Max. Leverage (Europe)
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Pro. Max. Leverage (Europe)
400:1
66:1

*Cryptocurrency CFDs are not available to retail traders in the UK due to FCA regulations
*CFD trading is not available in the USA due to NFA and CFTC regulations, American traders spot trade in place of CFDs.

Trading Platforms + Tools

Feature
City Index
Saxo Capital Markets
MetaTrader 4 (MT4)
MetaTrader 5 (MT5)
cTrader
TradingView
Proprietary Platform
Automated Trading
Social + Copy Trading
Standard Stop Loss
Guaranteed Stop Loss
Demo Account

Overall

City Index
Saxo Capital Markets
Our Rating
660
540
 

How Do Saxo Markets Vs City Index Compare?

Our full comparison covers the 10 most important trading factors. Here are five noticeable differences between City Index and Saxo Markets:

  • City Index offers a lower minimum deposit of $150, whereas Saxo Markets requires $2000.
  • City Index provides competitive spreads on its standard account, while Saxo Markets has slightly wider spreads.
  • Saxo Markets offers advanced trading platforms and comprehensive research tools, targeting experienced traders.
  • City Index charges an inactivity fee, whereas Saxo Markets does not.
  • City Index offers a diverse range of trading instruments, making it suitable for traders looking to diversify their portfolios.