Pepperstone
Admirals

Regulations and Licenses

Feature
Pepperstone
Admirals
ASIC (Australia)
FCA (UK)
FSCA (South Africa)
CYSEC (Cyprus)
CIRO / IIROC (Canada)
DFSA (Dubai)
BaFin (Germany)
CMA (Kenya)
FSA (Seychelles)
SCB (Bahamas)
Other Regulators

Brokerage

Feature
Pepperstone
Admirals
EUR/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.10
0.1
GBP/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.40
0.6
AUD/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.20
0.5
EUR/USD Standard Spread
1.10
0.6
EUR/USD Fixed Spreads
-
GBP/USD Avg. Standard Spread
1.40
1
AUD/USD Avg. Standard Spread
1.20
1
Commissions (USD Base)
$3.50
$3.0
Minimum Deposit
$0
$100
Swap Free Account
No Inactivity Fees
Funding Methods
16+
12+
No Funding Fees

Markets and Instruments

Feature
Pepperstone
Admirals
Currency Pairs
62+
122+
Cryptocurrency CFDs*
12+
37+
Index CFDs
14+
44+
Share CFDs
300+
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
Retail Max. Leverage (UAE)
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
-
Pro. Max. Leverage (UAE)
500:1
-
Retail Max. Leverage (Kenya)
400:1
-
Professional Leverage
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
Pepperstone
Admirals
MetaTrader 4 (MT4)
MetaTrader 5 (MT5)
cTrader
TradingView
Proprietary Platform
Automated Trading
Social + Copy Trading
Standard Stop Loss
Guaranteed Stop Loss
Only in France
Demo Account

Overall

Pepperstone
Admirals
Our Rating
980
710
 

Our full comparison covers the 10 most important trading factors, but here are five quick differences between Pepperstone and Admiral Markets:

  • Pepperstone offers a lower spread on major currency pairs like EUR/USD.
  • Admiral Markets is regulated by more financial authorities, including the FCA and CySEC.
  • Pepperstone provides a faster execution speed, crucial for scalping strategies.
  • Admiral Markets offers a broader range of educational resources.
  • Pepperstone has a more user-friendly interface, especially for beginners.