Admiral Markets
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81% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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FP Markets
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74.34% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Admiral Markets Vs. FP Markets - Compare Trustworthiness, Capabilities, Fees and Legitimacy

Updated Oct 20 2022

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81% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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74.34% 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.

FP Markets is a leading Australian broker with a 10,000+ asset offering accompanied by a great variety of tech options such as deploying your own VPS and accessing ENC / DMA pricing.

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 
  • Professional traders looking for DMA pricing on their stocks
  • Professional traders looking to set up a dedicated VPS
  • High volume share traders that benefit from DMA pricing
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

2

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (United Kingdom)
  • JSC (Jordan)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FSA (St. Vincent and 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 spreads From 0 pips
  • MT4 and MT5 offered
  • Over 10,000 + shares
The Bad
  • Costly spreads in some of their assets when compared to similar competitors
  • No propietary web trading platform 
  • No ETFs are offered
  • Stock trading commissions are expensive when compared to similar brokers
  • Website is slow and confusing
  • Fees for the majority of deposit and withdrawal methods
Status
Operational Operational
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Key Data
⌛ Account Opening Time
1 day 1 day
📋 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 2005
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
$100 $100
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Paypal
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • FasaPay
  • PayTrust
  • China Union Pay
  • Bpay
  • Broker to broker
  • Sticpay
  • Plusdebit
  • Rupee Payments
  • Dragonpay
  • Perfect Money
  • Paylivre
  • Rapyd
  • Finrax
  • Fairpay
💵 Account Base Currencies
10 -EUR, GBP, USD, CHF, BGN, CZK, HRK, HUF, PLN, RON. 10 - USD, GBP, EUR, AUD, CHF, JPY, HKD, CAD, SGD, NZD.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

US, CA.

US, JP, BE, NZ, SY.

📊 STP Account
Yes Yes
📊 DMA Account
Yes Yes
📊 ECN Account
No Yes
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
Yes No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
Hybrid CFDs
Total Asset Offering
4,559 10,403
Exchange Access
1 0
📙 Real Stocks
0 0
📙 Stock CFDs
3,254 10,000
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
40 63
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
28 15
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
43 17
📔 ETFs
778 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
372 295
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
42 11
📒 Bonds
0 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
2 2
📓 Options
0 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 0
📗 Futures CFDs
0 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Variable - Fractions Allowed Variable
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies by cryptocurrency (Eg: 0.01 BTC) Unavailable
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1000 (0.01 Lots) $1,000 - (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Varies by Commodity (Eg: 1 Troy ounce of Gold) Varies by Commodity (Eg: 0.01 Troy ounces of Gold)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
30 30
💪 Professional Leverage
500 500
✍ Customisable Leverage
No Yes
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes Yes
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
No Yes
👬 Copy Trading
Yes Yes
👫 Social Trading
No Yes
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
Yes No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee

$10 monthly after 24 months of inactivity.

None
💰 Deposit Fees
None

Yes, $5 for card withdrawals and $20 for international bank transfer withdrawals.

💰 Withdrawal Fees
None None
💰 Commissions

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)

  • No commission on their Standard Account
  • $3 per side (lot) commission on their RAW Account
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
From 0.8 Pips Dynamic - From 0 to 1.2 Pips
📉 SP500
From 50 Pips Dynamic - From 40 to 60 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 20 Pips Dynamic - From 0 to 31 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $1.45 Dynamic - Market Spread
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From 2 Pips Unavailable
📉 BTC
Variable - From $208 Dynamic - From $9 to $21
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No
📡 Educational Content
Yes Yes
📡 Live Chat Support
Yes Yes
📡 Video Tutorials
No Yes
📡 Account Management
Yes Yes
📡 Webinars
Yes Yes