Broker Reviewed

Plus500
IG
Our Rating
5.83
6.67
80.5% of retail CFD accounts lose money
Risk management features

Regulations and Licenses

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

Brokerage

Feature
Plus500
IG
EUR/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.17
GBP/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.6
AUD/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.3
EUR/USD Standard Spread
0.6
0.7
EUR/USD Fixed Spreads
Commissions (USD Base)
Commission Rebates
Minimum Deposit
100
$450
Has Islamic Account
No Inactivity Fees
Funding Methods
3
4
No Funding Fees

Markets and Instruments

Feature
Plus500
IG
Currency Pairs
60+
90+
Cryptocurrency CFDs
10+
8
Index CFDs
67+
37
Share CFDs
1816+
8,600+
Commodities CFD
17+
26
Stockbroking
Retail Max. Leverage
30:1 (FCA)
300:1 (ASIC)
20:1 (MAS)
200:1
Professional Leverage
300:1
200:1

Trading Platforms + Tools

Feature
Plus500
IG
MetaTrader 4 (MT4)
MetaTrader 5 (MT5)
cTrader
Proprietary Platform
Automated Trading
Social + Copy Trading
MetaTrader 4 only
Standard Stop Loss
Guaranteed Stop Loss
Guaranteed Neg Protection
Demo Account
Unique Feature 1
Trade cannabis index
Guaranteed stop loss orders
Unique Feature 2
Guaranteed stop-loss
Choice of Platforms

Overall