Axi (AxiTrader)
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74.1% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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IC Markets
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75.93% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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

Updated May 26 2022

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74.1% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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75.93% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Overview

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

IC Markets is an Australian broker with a global presence specialising in Forex trading. One of their greatest advantages is providing RAW spread accounts with interbank pricing.

Best For
  • Experienced FX Traders looking to benefit from their custom account offering
  • High volume traders looking to benefit from their 0 pips spreads
  • Professional traders looking for Interbank rates
  • High volume traders that will save great amounts of costs with their low spreads and commissions
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

3

Other Licenses

1

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FCA (Uk)
  • ADGM (United Arab Emirates)
  • SVGFSA (St. Vincent & the Grenadines)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FSA (Seychelles)
The Good
  • Competitive account offering for all trader levels with spreads from 0 pips
  • Customisable leverage per asset before opening trades
  • Interbank rates and low commissions
  • Great platform variety
The Bad
  • All assets are CFDs (No real stocks or ETFs offered)
  • Extremely low asset offering (around 150 instruments)
  • Avaliable assets are limited (Also No ETFs)
  • No ability to purchase real stocks or cryptocurrencies, only CFDs
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News
N/A N/A
Key Data
⌛ Account Opening Time
1 day minimum (may take longer) 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
2007 2007
💳 Minimum Deposit
€, £, $, ¥ - 0 $200
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Sofort
  • Giropay
  • iDeal
  • Polish Internet Banking
  • Global Collect
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Bitcoin
  • Sofort
  • Paypal
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
💵 Account Base Currencies
10 - AUD, CAD, CHF, EUR, HKD, JPY, NZD, PLN, SGD, USD 10 - USD, GBP, EUR, AUD, CHF, JPY, HKD, CAD, SGD, NZD.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
US US, CA, IL.
📊 STP Account
No Yes
📊 DMA Account
Yes No
📊 ECN Account
No Yes
Assets
📚 Available Assets

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

CFDs on stocks, currencies, commodities, cryptocurrencies and indices

📙 Stocks
50 1,600 +
📘 Currency Pairs
140+ 61
📗 Commodities
14 22
📕 Indices
14 25
📔 ETFs
N/A N/A
💸 Cryptocurrencies
11 18
📒 Bonds
N/A 11
📓 Options
N/A N/A
📗 Futures
N/A 4
📝 Notes:

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

All ICMarkets assets are CFDs.
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
0.01 lots Varies by Stock
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
N/A N/A
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
0.01 lots Varies by Cryptocurrency (Eg: 0.01 BTC)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
0.01 lots $1,000 - 0.01 Lots
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
0.01 lots Varies by Commodity (Eg: 0.01 Troy ounces of Gold)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
N/A Varies by Bond
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A Varies by Future
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
N/A N/A
💪 Retail Leverage
Up to 1:30 Up to 1:30
💪 Professional Leverage
Up to 1:400 Up to 1:500
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes Yes
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No No
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
No Yes
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes (only on mobile devices) No
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No Yes
👫 Social Trading
No Yes
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee

$10 monthly after 1 year of inactivity.

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

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

No commissions in standard accounts but rather a 1 Pip spread markup on interbank prices received. For Raw spreads accounts, $7 per lot round turn.

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0 to 1.4 Pips Dynamic - From 0 to 0.6 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 90 Pips Dynamic - From 20 to 45 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 20 Pips Dynamic - From 30 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $1.45 Dynamic - Market Spread
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
N/A N/A
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $40 Dynamic - From $8.7 to $42
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
No Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No

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