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

Updated Jan 08 2022

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75% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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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.

Tickmill is an international CFD broker headquartered in Cyprus that specialises in currency trading paired with MetaTrader 4 and 5 platforms.

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 currency traders looking to exploit their account offering with low spreads
  • Traders familiar with both MetaTrader 4 or 5 platforms with the intent to trade currencies
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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
  • Very low and competitive spreads depending on the account type
  • Leverage can be either removed or customised for the whole account
The Bad
  • Costly spreads in some of their assets when compared to similar competitors
  • No propietary web trading platform 
  • Extremely low asset offering (over 80+ instruments in total)
  • All of Tickmill’s assets are CFDs (users can’t purchase real stocks or ETFs)
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News
N/A N/A
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.

    🏛 Financial Regulators
    • ASIC (Australia)
    • CySec (Cyprus)
    • FCA (United Kingdom)
    • JSC (Jordan)
    • CySec (Cyprus)
    • FSA (Seychelles)
    • FCA (UK)
    • FSA (Labuan)
    • FSCA (South Africa)
    📍 Year Founded
    2001 2014
    💳 Minimum Deposit
    €, £, $ - 100 $, €, £ - 100
    💰 Payment Methods
    • Visa
    • Mastercard
    • Bank Transfer
    • Neteller
    • Skrill
    • Bank Transfer
    • Visa
    • Mastercard
    • Skrill
    • Neteller
    • DotPay
    • Paypal
    💵 Account Base Currencies
    10 -EUR, GBP, USD, CHF, BGN, CZK, HRK, HUF, PLN, RON. 4 - USD, EUR, GBP, PLN
    🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
    No No
    ❌ Restricted Countries
    US, CA. US, CA, SY, IR.
    📊 STP Account
    Yes No
    📊 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, indices, commodities, bonds and cryptocurrencies

    📙 Stocks
    778 Real Stocks / 3,254 CFDs N/A
    📘 Currency Pairs
    40 62
    📗 Commodities
    28 4
    📕 Indices
    43 14
    📔 ETFs
    372 ETFs CFDs / 192 Real ETFs N/A
    💸 Cryptocurrencies
    42 3
    📒 Bonds
    2 4
    📓 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.

    Tickmill’s asset offering is exclusively made of CFDs.

    Trading Experience
    📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
    Varies by share (Fractional share trading) N/A
    📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
    N/A N/A
    📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
    Varies by cryptocurrency (Eg: 0.01 BTC) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
    📉 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) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
    📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
    N/A $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
    📈 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 Yes, for the whole account.
    🎲 Deleveraged Trading
    Yes Yes
    🎓 Demo Account
    Yes Yes
    📱 IOS App
    Yes Yes (only for account management)
    📱 Android App
    Yes Yes (only for account management)
    📺 MetaTrader 4
    Yes Yes
    📺 MetaTrader 5
    Yes Yes
    💻 Web trader
    Yes Yes
    💻 TradingView Platform
    No No
    💻 Proprietary Platform
    Yes (Only on mobile) No
    📊 Multi-chart Tools
    Yes Yes
    👬 Copy Trading
    Yes Yes
    👫 Social Trading
    No No
    🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
    Yes No
    🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
    No No
    Fees
    💰 Inactivity Fee
    $10 monthly after 24 months of inactivity No
    💰 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)

    Depending on account type:

    • Classic account has no commissions
    • Pro account has a commission of 2 units of your base currency round turn per lot
    • VIP account has a commission of 1 unit of your base currency round turn per lot 
    Spreads
    📈 EUR/USD
    From 0.8 Pips

    From 0 pips up to 1.6 Pips (Depending on account type)

    📉 SP500
    From 50 Pips From 39 Pips
    📈 GOLD
    Dynamic - From 20 Pips From 24 Pips
    📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
    Dynamic - From $1.45 N/A
    📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
    Dynamic - From 2 Pips N/A
    📉 BTC
    Variable - From $208 Dynamic - From $128.2
    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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