Broker Reviewed

CMC Markets
IC Markets
Our Rating
7.17
8.83
78% of retail investor accounts lose money when
spread betting and/or trading CFDs with this provider
Lowest Spread CFD Broker

Regulations and Licenses

Feature
CMC Markets
IC Markets
ASIC (Australia)
FCA (UK)
MAS (Singapore)
CYSEC (Cypus)
IIROC (Canada)
FMA (New Zealand)

Brokerage

Feature
CMC Markets
IC Markets
EUR/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.1
GBP/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.4
AUD/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.2
EUR/USD Standard Spread
1.2
1.1
EUR/USD Fixed Spreads
Commissions (USD Base)
USD $3.50
Commission Rebates
Minimum Deposit
$0
USD $200
Has Islamic Account
No Inactivity Fees
Funding Methods
6
15
No Funding Fees

Markets and Instruments

Feature
CMC Markets
IC Markets
Currency Pairs
339+
65+
Cryptocurrency CFDs
12+
10+
Index CFDs
46+
16+
Share CFDs
9000+
100+
Commodities CFD
111+
19+
Stockbroking
9000+
Retail Max. Leverage
30:1 (Europe)
20:1 (Singapore)
500:1 (Australia / International)
30:1 (Cysec)
500:1 (ASIC/International)
Professional Leverage
500:1
500:1

Trading Platforms + Tools

Feature
CMC Markets
IC Markets
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
Only in ESMA regulated territories
Cysec Regulation Only
Demo Account
Unique Feature 1
Offers both CFD and Stock trading
ECN pricing
Unique Feature 2
Trade Treasury notes
No funding fees

Overall

CMC Markets
IC Markets