OANDA vs CMC Markets Review

  • Forex Spreads and Fees
  • Trading Accounts
  • Regulation
  • Forex Trading Platforms
  • Other Products – CFD Trading
  • Other Products – Cryptocurrencies
  • Risk Management
  • Customer Support and Customer Service
  • Funding – Deposits and Withdrawals

Broker Reviewed

CMC Markets
Oanda
Our Rating
7.17
7.33
Trade with CFDs and on Stock Market
Best for low spreads

Regulations and Licenses

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

Brokerage

Feature
CMC Markets
Oanda
EUR/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.6
GBP/USD Avg. Raw Spread
AUD/USD Avg. Raw Spread
N/A
EUR/USD Standard Spread
1.2
1.1
EUR/USD Fixed Spreads
Commissions (USD Base)
AUD 3.50
Commission Rebates
Minimum Deposit
$0
$0
Has Islamic Account
No Inactivity Fees
Funding Methods
6
6
No Funding Fees

Markets and Instruments

Feature
CMC Markets
Oanda
Currency Pairs
339+
70+
Cryptocurrency CFDs
12+
1+
Index CFDs
46+
16+
Share CFDs
9000+
Commodities CFD
111+
31+
Stockbroking
9000+
Retail Max. Leverage
30:1 (Europe) / 20:1 (SG) / 500:1 (intl)
30:1 (Europe) / 20:1 (SG) / 100:1 (Intl)
Professional Leverage
500:1
100:1

Trading Platforms + Tools

Feature
CMC Markets
Oanda
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
ESMA regulated territories only
Demo Account
Unique Feature 1
Offers both CFD and Stock trading
Fast Execution
Unique Feature 2
Trade Treasury notes
Customer Service

Overall

CMC Markets
Oanda