Admiral Markets
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75% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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Axi (AxiTrader)
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74.6% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Admiral Markets Vs. Axi (AxiTrader) - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated May 13 2022

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75% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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74.6% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Overview

Admiral Markets (now Admirals) is a global broker headquartered in Estonia with a comprehensive asset offering (5000+) in CFDs and real stocks or ETFs along with MetaTrader 4 & 5.

Axi (previously known as AxiTrader) is an Australian broker offering CFDs products on FX, Stocks, Indices, Commodities and Cryptocurrencies.

Best For
  • Beginners looking to get started investing in stocks or ETFs
  • Intermediate and advanced traders looking to trade CFDs
  • Professional traders and asset managers 
  • Experienced FX Traders looking to benefit from their custom account offering
  • High volume traders looking to benefit from their 0 pips spreads
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

2

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (United Kingdom)
  • JSC (Jordan)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FCA (Uk)
  • ADGM (United Arab Emirates)
  • SVGFSA (St. Vincent & the Grenadines)
The Good
  • Broad offering of 5000+ assets including CFDs, real stocks and ETFs
  • MetaTrader 4 & 5 along their propietary trading app
  • Tools for professionals and asset managers
  • Competitive account offering for all trader levels with spreads from 0 pips
The Bad
  • Costly spreads in some of their assets when compared to similar competitors
  • No propietary web trading platform 
  • All assets are CFDs (No real stocks or ETFs offered)
  • Extremely low asset offering (around 150 instruments)
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News
N/A N/A
Key Data
⌛ Account Opening Time
1 Day 1 day minimum (may take longer)
📋 Documents Required
  • Valid identity document (Passport, ID Card, etc)
  • Valid proof of residence document (Bank statement, utility bills)

All documents must be under the account holder's name.

  • Valid identity document (Passport, ID Card, etc)
  • Valid proof of residence document (Bank statement, utility bills)

All documents must be under the account holder's name.

📍 Year Founded
2001 2007
💳 Minimum Deposit
€, £, $ - 100 €, £, $, ¥ - 0
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Sofort
  • Giropay
  • iDeal
  • Polish Internet Banking
  • Global Collect
💵 Account Base Currencies
10 -EUR, GBP, USD, CHF, BGN, CZK, HRK, HUF, PLN, RON. 10 - AUD, CAD, CHF, EUR, HKD, JPY, NZD, PLN, SGD, USD
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
US, CA. US
📊 STP Account
Yes No
📊 DMA Account
Yes Yes
📊 ECN Account
No No
Assets
📚 Available Assets
  • Real stocks and ETFs
  • CFDs on stocks, commodities, currencies, cryptocurrencies, indices and ETFs.

CFDs on stocks, commodities, currencies, cryptocurrencies, indices and ETFs.

📙 Stocks
778 Real Stocks / 3,254 CFDs 50
📘 Currency Pairs
40 140+
📗 Commodities
28 14
📕 Indices
43 14
📔 ETFs
372 ETFs CFDs / 192 Real ETFs N/A
💸 Cryptocurrencies
42 11
📒 Bonds
2 N/A
📓 Options
N/A N/A
📗 Futures
N/A N/A
📝 Notes:

Admiral Markets provides the option to trade either CFDs or real stocks and ETFs with their direct market access offering.

Axi offers only CFD products. This means popular asset classes like real stocks and ETFs are not available.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Varies by share (Fractional share trading) 0.01 lots
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
N/A N/A
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies by cryptocurrency (Eg: 0.01 BTC) 0.01 lots
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1000 (0.01 Lots) 0.01 lots
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Varies by Commodity (Eg: 1 Troy ounce of Gold) 0.01 lots
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
N/A N/A
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A N/A
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
N/A N/A
💪 Retail Leverage
Up to 1:30 Up to 1:30
💪 Professional Leverage
Up to 1:500 Up to 1:400
✍ Customisable Leverage
No Yes
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes No
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes (Only on mobile) Yes (only on mobile devices)
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
Yes No
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
Yes No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
$10 monthly after 24 months of inactivity

$10 monthly after 1 year of inactivity.

💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees
No No
💰 Commissions

Yes depending on account type (Eg: Zero MT4 or 5 accounts have a $3 per lot round turn commission, ASX shares have a 0.15% fee, etc)

Yes depending on account type (Standard: Zero, Pro: $3.50 per lot, Elite: $1.75 per lot)

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
From 0.8 Pips Dynamic - From 0 to 1.4 Pips
📉 SP500
From 50 Pips Dynamic - From 90 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 20 Pips Dynamic - From 20 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $1.45 Dynamic - From $1.45
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From 2 Pips N/A
📉 BTC
Variable - From $208 Dynamic - From $40
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes No
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No

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