Admiral Markets
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89.13% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Admiral Markets Vs. iFOREX Europe - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Jul 12 2022

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81% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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89.13% 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.

iFOREX Europe (formerly Vestle) is the Europe brand part of the global iForex Group that specialises in CFD trading and offers over 600 instruments over currencies, commodities, indices, shares, ETFs 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 
  • Beginner traders with little to no experience looking to test a simple platform
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

2

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Regulated

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0

Other Licenses

1

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (United Kingdom)
  • JSC (Jordan)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
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
  • Extremely simple platform designed for beginners with little needs
The Bad
  • Costly spreads in some of their assets when compared to similar competitors
  • No propietary web trading platform 
  • High spreads on all of their instruments
  • Web and mobile platforms are slow and lack tools
  • Their FAQ database doesn’t effectively answer the most common questions any trader could have
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 2018
💳 Minimum Deposit
€, £, $ - 100

200 € (But it can change at their discretion)

💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Bank Wire
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
💵 Account Base Currencies
10 -EUR, GBP, USD, CHF, BGN, CZK, HRK, HUF, PLN, RON. 1 - EUR
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
US, CA. US, CA, SY, IR, JP.
📊 STP Account
Yes Yes
📊 DMA Account
Yes No
📊 ECN Account
No No
Assets
📚 Available Assets
  • Real stocks and ETFs
  • CFDs on stocks, commodities, currencies, cryptocurrencies, indices and ETFs.

CFDs on currencies, commodities, indices, shares, ETFs and cryptocurrencies

📙 Stocks
778 Real Stocks / 3,254 CFDs 400+
📘 Currency Pairs
40 50+
📗 Commodities
28 19
📕 Indices
43 32
📔 ETFs
372 ETFs CFDs / 192 Real ETFs 42
💸 Cryptocurrencies
42 41
📒 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.

All of iFOREX Europe assets are CFDs yet they do provide a “No Leverage” tab with a few assets under 1:1 conditions for traders that do not wish to expose themselves to the risk.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Varies by share (Fractional share trading) $2,500 in trade value
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
N/A $2,500 in trade value
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies by cryptocurrency (Eg: 0.01 BTC) $2,500 in trade value
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1000 (0.01 Lots) $2,500 in trade value
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Varies by Commodity (Eg: 1 Troy ounce of Gold) $2,500 in trade value
📉 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 1:500
✍ Customisable Leverage
No No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes No
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes (Only on mobile) Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes No
👬 Copy Trading
Yes No
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
Yes No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No No
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
$10 monthly after 24 months of inactivity

iFOREX Europe charges an inactivity fee of $15 for every quarter of inactivity.

💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees
No

No for credit cards but yes for bank wires (up to $20).

💰 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)

No
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
From 0.8 Pips Dynamic - From 0.7 Pips
📉 SP500
From 50 Pips Dynamic - From 90 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 20 Pips Dynamic - From 35 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $1.45 Dynamic - From $3
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From 2 Pips Dynamic - From 30 Pips
📉 BTC
Variable - From $208 Dynamic - From $120
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No

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