Broker Reviewed

Interactive Brokers
Pepperstone
City Index
Saxo Capital Markets
IG
Our Rating
8.17
9.17
6.83
6.0
6.67
CFD + Stockbroker
Further Active Trader Discounts
72% of retail CFD accounts lose money
182 spot pairs + 140 forwards
Widest Instrument Range

Regulations and Licenses

Feature
Interactive Brokers
Pepperstone
City Index
Saxo Capital Markets
IG
MAS (Singapore)

Brokerage

Feature
Interactive Brokers
Pepperstone
City Index
Saxo Capital Markets
IG
EUR/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.13
0.6
0.17
GBP/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.51
N/A
0.6
AUD/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.18
N/A
0.3
EUR/USD Standard Spread
1.13
0.8
0.7
EUR/USD Fixed Spreads
N/A
Commissions (USD Base)
USD $1mil = 0.20% (IBKR)
AUD/USD$3.50
Commission Rebates
Minimum Deposit
$0
AUD/USD $200
USD $10000
$450
Has Islamic Account
No Inactivity Fees
Funding Methods
4
16
6
5
4
No Funding Fees

Markets and Instruments

Feature
Interactive Brokers
Pepperstone
City Index
Saxo Capital Markets
IG
Currency Pairs
115+
66+
84+
180+
80+
Cryptocurrency CFDs
4+
5+
5+
Index CFDs
26+
2+
21+
34+
Share CFDs
1000+
5+
4500+
20,000+
12000+
Commodities CFD
4+
29+
70+
38+
Stockbroking
50,000+
Retail Max. Leverage
33:1
500:1
20:1
30:1 (FCA) 100:1 (ASIC)
20:1 (MAS) 50:1 (Central Bank of UAE)
FCA (30:1) ASIC (200:1) 50:1 (CFTC) 50:1 (DFSA)
Professional Leverage
500:1
400:1
100:1
200:1

Trading Platforms + Tools

Feature
Interactive Brokers
Pepperstone
City Index
Saxo Capital Markets
IG
MetaTrader 4 (MT4)
MetaTrader 5 (MT5)
cTrader
Proprietary Platform
Automated Trading
MT4 only
Social + Copy Trading
MetaTrader 4 onliy
Standard Stop Loss
Guaranteed Stop Loss
Guaranteed Neg Protection
ESMA regulated territories only
ESMA regulated territories only
ESMA regulated territories only
ESMA regulated territories only
Demo Account
Unique Feature 1
125 Markets, 31 Countries, 22 Currencies
Smart Trader Tools
Best for beginners
CFD and Asset for trade
Guaranteed stop loss orders
Unique Feature 2
Earn interest on idle cash balances automatically
Fast Execution Speed
In house analysts
Range of platforms

Overall