IC Markets vs IG

As two of the largest ECN brokers both IC Markets and IG offer low spreads from 0.0 pips, customer support and leading platforms but IC Markets offer higher leverage of 500:1 compared to IG who only offer 200:1. IC Markets offer 28 fewer currency pairs with 63 vs 91 for IG.

View the review of IC Markets or review of IG. Alternatively, the full comparison can be viewed below.

By Justin Grossbard / Updated: Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

IC Markets vs IG Markets

Broker Reviewed

IC Markets
IG

Regulations and Licenses

Feature
IC Markets
IG
ASIC (Australia)
FCA (UK)
MAS (Singapore)
CFTC (U.S.A)
FSCA (South Africa)
FINMA (Switzerland)
CYSEC (Cypus)
IIROC (Canada)
FMA (New Zealand)

Brokerage

Feature
IC Markets
IG
No Commission Account Spreads From (EUR/USD):
1.0
0.6
Commission Account Spreads From (EUR/USD):
0.0
Commission (per 100k traded side trip)
USD $3.50
Minimum Deposit
USD $200
$0
Volume Commission Rebates
Has Islamic Account
No Inactivity Fees
Funding Methods
15
4
No Deposit/Withdrawal Fees

Markets and Instruments

Feature
IC Markets
IG
Forex Currency Pairs CFDs
65+
80+
Cryptocurrency CFDs
10+
5+
Index CFDs
16+
34+
Share CFDs
100+
12000+
Commodities CFD
19+
38+
Stockbroking
Retail Maximum Leverage
500:1
200:1
Professional Maximum Leverage
500:1
200:1

Trading Platforms + Tools

Feature
IC Markets
IG
MetaTrader 4 (MT4)
MetaTrader 5 (MT5)
cTrader
Proprietary Platform
Automatic / Robot Trading
Social + Copy Trading
MetaTrader 4 onliy
Standard Stop Loss
Guaranteed Stop Loss Order
Guaranteed Negative Balance Protection
ESMA regulated territories only
ESMA regulated territories only
Demo Account
Unique Feature 1
ECN Pricing
Guaranteed stop loss orders
Unique Feature 2
Range of markets
Range of platforms

Overall

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