IC Markets
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Regulations and Licenses

Feature
IC Markets
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ASIC (Australia)
FSCA (South Africa)
CYSEC (Cyprus)
IIROC (Canada)
ADGM (Abu Dhabi)
CBI (Ireland)
FSC BVI (British Virgin Islands)

Brokerage

Feature
IC Markets
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EUR/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.02
0.3
GBP/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.23
0.4
AUD/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.17
0.5
EUR/USD Standard Spread
0.62
0.90
EUR/USD Fixed Spreads
-
0.90
Commissions (USD Base)
$3.50
-
Minimum Deposit
$0
$100
Swap Free Account
No Inactivity Fees
Funding Methods
15+
7+
No Funding Fees

Markets and Instruments

Feature
IC Markets
AvaTrade
Currency Pairs
61+
55+
Cryptocurrency CFDs*
18+
15+
Index CFDs
16+
33+
Share CFDs
100+
625+
Commodities CFD
26+
30+
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
400:1
Retail Max. Leverage (The United Kingdom)
-
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Pro. Max. Leverage (The United Kingdom)
-
400:1
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
400:1
Retail Max. Leverage (UAE)
-
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Pro. Max. Leverage (UAE)
-
400:1
Retail Max. Leverage (Canada)
-
Major Pairs 33:1
Minor Pairs 17:1
Retail Max. Leverage (South Africa)
-
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Pro. Max. Leverage (South Africa)
-
400:1
Retail Max. Leverage (With offshore regulators)
500:1
400:1

*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
IC Markets
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MetaTrader 4 (MT4)
MetaTrader 5 (MT5)
cTrader
TradingView
Proprietary Platform
Automated Trading
Social + Copy Trading
Standard Stop Loss
Guaranteed Stop Loss
Demo Account

Overall

IC Markets
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