IC Markets
Forex.com
Our Rating
8.50
7.28
77% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with IC Markets (EU) Ltd
72% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs

Regulations and Licenses

Feature
IC Markets
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ASIC (Australia)
FCA (UK)
MAS (Singapore)
NFA or CFTC (USA)
CYSEC (Cyprus)
IIROC (Canada)
FSA (Seychelles)

Brokerage

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EUR/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.02
-
GBP/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.23
-
AUD/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.17
-
EUR/USD Standard Spread
0.62
1.30
EUR/USD Fixed Spreads
-
-
Commissions (USD Base)
$3.50
$2.00-$6.00
Minimum Deposit
$0
$100
Swap Free Account
No Inactivity Fees
Funding Methods
15+
4+
No Funding Fees

Markets and Instruments

Feature
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Forex.com
Currency Pairs
61+
80+ (Standard Account)
58+ (DMA)
Cryptocurrency CFDs*
18+
8+
Index CFDs
16+
15+ (Standard Account)
Share CFDs
100+
220+ (Standard Account)
Commodities CFD
26+
26+
Stockbroking
-
-
Retail Max Leverage (Australia)
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
-
Pro. Max Leverage (Australia)
500:1
-
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 (USA)
-
Spot 50:1
Futures 6.25:1
Retail Max. Leverage (Canada)
-
Major Pairs 33:1
Minor Pairs 17:1
Retail Max. Leverage (With offshore regulators)
500:1
Major Pairs 200:1
Minor Pairs 100:1

*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
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Forex.com
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
Forex.com