Broker Reviewed

Pepperstone
Plus500
Our Rating
9.17
5.83
78.6% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider
80.5% of retail CFD accounts lose money

Regulations and Licenses

Feature
Pepperstone
Plus500
ASIC (Australia)
FCA (UK)
MAS (Singapore)
CFTC (U.S.A)
FSCA (South Africa)
Pending
FINMA (Switzerland)
CYSEC (Cypus)
IIROC (Canada)
FMA (New Zealand)
Dubai (DFSA)

Brokerage

Feature
Pepperstone
Plus500
EUR/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.13
GBP/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.51
AUD/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.18
EUR/USD Standard Spread
1.13
0.8
EUR/USD Fixed Spreads
Commissions (USD Base)
AUD/USD$3.50
Commission Rebates
Minimum Deposit
AUD/USD $200
100
Swap Free Account
No Inactivity Fees
Funding Methods
16
3
No Funding Fees

Markets and Instruments

Feature
Pepperstone
Plus500
Currency Pairs
66+
60+
Cryptocurrency CFDs
4+
10+
Index CFDs
2+
67+
Share CFDs
63+
1816+
Commodities CFD
4+
17+
Stockbroking
Retail Max. Leverage
30:1 (FCA)
500:1 (ASIC)
50:1 (DFSA)
30:1 (FCA)
300:1 (ASIC)
20:1 (MAS)
Professional Leverage
500:1
300:1

Trading Platforms + Tools

Feature
Pepperstone
Plus500
MetaTrader 4 (MT4)
MetaTrader 5 (MT5)
cTrader
Proprietary Platform
Automated Trading
Social + Copy Trading
ASIC Only
Standard Stop Loss
Guaranteed Stop Loss
Guaranteed Neg Protection

only with FCA regulation
Demo Account
Unique Feature 1
Smart Trader Tools
Trade cannabis index
Unique Feature 2
Fast Execution Speed
Guaranteed stop-loss

Overall

Pepperstone
Plus500