FP Markets
Admirals
Our Rating
80
71
The vast majority of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs.
79% of retail clients lose money with Admiral Markets

Regulations and Licenses

Feature
FP Markets
Admirals
ASIC (Australia)
FCA (UK)
CYSEC (Cyprus)
FSA (Seychelles)
Other Regulators

Brokerage

Feature
FP Markets
Admirals
EUR/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.10
0.1
GBP/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.20
0.6
AUD/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.20
0.5
EUR/USD Standard Spread
1.1
0.6
EUR/USD Fixed Spreads
-
GBP/USD Avg. Standard Spread
1.3
1
AUD/USD Avg. Standard Spread
1.3
1
Commissions (USD Base)
$3.00
$3.0
Minimum Deposit
$100
$100
Swap Free Account
No Inactivity Fees
Funding Methods
10+
12+
No Funding Fees

Markets and Instruments

Feature
FP Markets
Admirals
Currency Pairs
70+
122+
Cryptocurrency CFDs*
10+
37+
Index CFDs
14+
44+
Share CFDs
12,986+
3441+ (MT5)
Commodities CFD
9+
36+
Stockbroking
-
Retail Max Leverage (Australia)
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Pro. Max Leverage (Australia)
500:1
500:1
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)
500:1
500:1
Retail Max. Leverage (Europe)
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Pro. Max. Leverage (Europe)
500:1
500:1

*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
FP Markets
Admirals
MetaTrader 4 (MT4)
MetaTrader 5 (MT5)
cTrader
(not Australia & EU)
TradingView
Proprietary Platform
Automated Trading
Social + Copy Trading
Standard Stop Loss
Guaranteed Stop Loss
Only in France
Demo Account

Overall

FP Markets
Admirals
Our Rating
800
710
 

Our comprehensive comparison dives into the 10 most crucial trading factors to help you make an informed choice.

  • FP Markets offers more consistent spreads across various forex pairs, making it predictable for traders.
  • Admirals boasts some of the industry’s lowest spreads, especially for major pairs like EUR/USD and GBP/USD.
  • FP Markets charges a commission of $7 per lot on its RAW account, slightly lower than Admirals’ $8.
  • Neither broker charges fees for deposits and withdrawals, keeping your trading costs low.
  • FP Markets and Admirals both steer clear of inactivity or account maintenance fees.