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Binance Vs. CMC Markets - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Oct 20 2022

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78% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Overview

Binance is a global cryptocurrency exchange founded in 2017 in China with the aim of providing the ultimate trading solution. Currently, they offer more than 700+ cryptocurrencies, derivatives (such as Vanilla options, futures, staking), a Launchpad platform for ICOs and many more services such as several trading platforms with different complexity levels.

CMC Markets is a global broker headquartered in the U.K that holds 6 high value financial licenses and offers CFD trading on stocks, etfs, commodities, currencies, bonds and cryptocurrencies.

Best For
  • Avid cryptocurrency traders and investors from intermediate to expert levels
  • Day traders looking for a high liquidity exchange with competitive fees
  • Professional high volume traders looking to offset the cost of commissions through larger trades
  • Intermediate and professional traders looking for a professional custom platform with customisable layouts
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Unregulated

Top-tier Licenses

0

Other Licenses

0

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

5

Other Licenses

0

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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🏛 Financial Regulators

None

  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FCA (UK)
  • IIROC (Canada)
  • MAS (Singapore)
  • BaFin (Germany)
The Good
  • Largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world by liquidity
  • Massive cryptocurrencies selection available (700+)
  • Large amount of financial products in the form of derivatives (Vanilla options, futures, etc)
  • Advanced trading platforms with visual order books at no cost
  • Comprehensive asset offering with more than 12,000+ tradable assets and the possibility to add data connections to exchanges to add more
  • Powerful professional platform with customisable layouts and integrated reuters feed
The Bad
  • Interface can be complex to use for beginners
  • The wide selection of products and derivatives can also be intimidating for beginners
  • High commissions on stocks and ETFs
  • Platform is not beginner friendly
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
2017 1989
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
0 0
💰 Payment Methods
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Bank transfers
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Paypal
💵 Account Base Currencies
All supported cryptocurrencies. 10 - AUD, GBP, CAD, EUR, NZD, NOK, PLN, SGD, SEK, USD.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
Yes No
❌ Restricted Countries
None

US, JP, SY, ZA, IR.

📊 STP Account
No No
📊 DMA Account
No Yes
📊 ECN Account
No Yes
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
Yes No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
Hybrid CFDs
Total Asset Offering
750 11,885
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
0 0
📙 Stock CFDs
0 10,169
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
0 330
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
0 124
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
0 95
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
0 1,084
💸 Cryptocurrencies
750 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
0 18
📒 Bonds
0 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
0 55
📓 Options
0 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 0
📗 Futures CFDs
0 10
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Unavailable 1 Share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Unavailable 1 ETF
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
$10 Variable (eg: 1 BTC)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
Unavailable $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Unavailable 1 Contract
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Unavailable 1 Contract
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable 1 Contract
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
100 30
💪 Professional Leverage
Unavailable 500
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes No
🎓 Demo Account
No Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
No Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
No No
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
Yes No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No No
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No Yes
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
None

After 12 months of inactivity, CMC Markets charges a £10 inactivity fee.

💰 Deposit Fees
None None
💰 Withdrawal Fees
None None
💰 Commissions

Fixed 0.1% trade value fee for spot trades.

Yes and they vary per share exchange location. For U.S shares, there is a minimum $10 in-and-out commission. 

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Unavailable Dynamic - From 0.7 Pips
📉 SP500
Unavailable From 60 Pips
📈 GOLD
Unavailable From 30 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Unavailable Dynamic - Market Spread
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Unavailable Dynamic - Market Spread
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $1 Unavailable
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
No Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No Yes
📡 Educational Content
Yes Yes
📡 Live Chat Support
No Yes
📡 Video Tutorials
Yes Yes
📡 Account Management
No No
📡 Webinars
No Yes