As part of our Saxo Markets vs Pepperstone comparison, we have look at the features we consider to be the most relevant considerations when choosing an online forex broker and then use these considerations to determine which broker is best. Features we review include:

  • Forex Spreads And Other Fees
  • Trading Account Types
  • Minimum Deposits
  • Forex Trading Platforms
  • CFDs, Cryptocurrency And Shares
  • Social Trading
  • Deposit and Withdrawals Methods And Fees
  • Customer Support

Broker Reviewed

Pepperstone
Saxo Capital Markets
Our Rating
9.17
6.0
Best MT4 Execution Speeds
182 spot pairs + 140 forwards

Regulations and Licenses

Feature
Pepperstone
Saxo Capital Markets
ASIC (Australia)
FCA (UK)
MAS (Singapore)
FSCA (South Africa)
Pending
FINMA (Switzerland)
Dubai (DFSA)
Central Bank of UAE

Brokerage

Feature
Pepperstone
Saxo Capital Markets
EUR/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.13
0.6
GBP/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.51
N/A
AUD/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.18
N/A
EUR/USD Standard Spread
1.13
EUR/USD Fixed Spreads
N/A
Commissions (USD Base)
AUD/USD$3.50
Commission Rebates
Minimum Deposit
AUD/USD $200
USD $10000
Has Islamic Account
No Inactivity Fees
Funding Methods
16
5
No Funding Fees

Markets and Instruments

Feature
Pepperstone
Saxo Capital Markets
Currency Pairs
66+
180+
Cryptocurrency CFDs
4+
Index CFDs
2+
Share CFDs
5+
20,000+
Commodities CFD
4+
70+
Stockbroking
Retail Max. Leverage
30:1 (FCA) 500:1 (ASIC) 50:1 (DFSA)
30:1 (FCA) 100:1 (ASIC)
20:1 (MAS) 50:1 (Central Bank of UAE)
Professional Leverage
500:1 (FCA)
100:1

Trading Platforms + Tools

Feature
Pepperstone
Saxo Capital Markets
MetaTrader 4 (MT4)
MetaTrader 5 (MT5)
cTrader
Proprietary Platform
Automated Trading
Social + Copy Trading
Standard Stop Loss
Guaranteed Stop Loss
Guaranteed Neg Protection
only with FCA regulation
ESMA regulated territories only
Demo Account
Unique Feature 1
Smart Trader Tools
CFD and Asset for trade
Unique Feature 2
Fast Execution Speed
In house analysts

Overall

Pepperstone
Saxo Capital Markets