Admiral Markets
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81% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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77% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Admiral Markets Vs. LegacyFX - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Oct 20 2022

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81% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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77% 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.

Legacy FX is a cypriot broker founded in 2017 that specialises in CFDs trading via MetaTrader 5 for mobile, web and desktop devices.

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 
  • Traders looking for a CySec broker that offers a trading signals service
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

0

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (United Kingdom)
  • JSC (Jordan)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • VFSC (Vanuatu)
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
  • Proprietary signals channel (untested by us)
  • Fixed spreads (at their discretion subject to change)
The Bad
  • Costly spreads in some of their assets when compared to similar competitors
  • No propietary web trading platform 
  • High minimum deposits (From $500 to $25,000) for their various account types
  • Extremely high spreads when compared to similar brokers
  • Low asset offering with poor categorisation
  • Subpar regulatory framework
  • Only MT5 platform is offered
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 2017
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
$100 From $500 to $25,000
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Klarna
  • iDeal
  • GiroPay
  • Perfect Money
  • AVOPayments
  • eftPay
  • Volt
  • Cash
  • Load
  • Jeton
  • Gigadat
💵 Account Base Currencies
10 -EUR, GBP, USD, CHF, BGN, CZK, HRK, HUF, PLN, RON. 11 - USD, EUR, GBP, JPY, CHF, AUD, RUB, PLN, HUF, SGD, ZAR.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

US, CA.

US, CA, BE, FR, IL, IR, SY, AF, MM, SO, YE, IQ, SS, SD.

📊 STP Account
Yes No
📊 DMA Account
Yes No
📊 ECN Account
No No
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
Yes No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
Hybrid CFDs
Total Asset Offering
4,559 292
Exchange Access
1 0
📙 Real Stocks
0 0
📙 Stock CFDs
3,254 200
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
40 40
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
28 24
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
43 18
📔 ETFs
778 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
372 0
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
42 10
📒 Bonds
0 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
2 0
📓 Options
0 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 0
📗 Futures CFDs
0 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Variable - Fractions Allowed Unavailable
📉 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) $10,000 (0.1 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Varies by Commodity (Eg: 1 Troy ounce of Gold) $10,000 (0.1 Lots)
📉 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 No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes No
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes No
📱 Android App
Yes No
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes No
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes Yes
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes No
📊 Multi-chart Tools
No Yes
👬 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.

Yes, 10 units of account base currency after 90 days of inactivity.

💰 Deposit Fees
None None
💰 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)

Yes, ranging from 0.15% to 0.45% of trade value for stocks only.

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
From 0.8 Pips Dynamic - From 1.6 Pips
📉 SP500
From 50 Pips Dynamic - From 120 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 20 Pips Dynamic - From 63 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $1.45 Unavailable
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From 2 Pips Unavailable
📉 BTC
Variable - From $208 Dynamic - From $505
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 No
📡 Live Chat Support
Yes No
📡 Video Tutorials
No No
📡 Account Management
Yes Yes
📡 Webinars
Yes No