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Blueberry Markets Vs. IG - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated May 13 2022

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74-89% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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Overview

Blueberry Markets is a young Australian broker founded in 2015 offering CFDs on all the basic asset classes with competitive low spreads.

IG is a global broker established in 1974 that holds 10 reputable financial licenses and provides CFD trading on stocks, commodities, ETFs, indices, cryptocurrencies, bonds, futures, options along with real stocks through their share dealing account.

Best For
  • Cryptocurrency investors wishing to deposit with USDT to trade CFDs on traditional financial markets
  • Experienced traders interested in trading particular instruments using a big leverage factor
  • Professional traders looking to exploit their customisable platform and broad asset offering
  • High volume traders that can offset their commission costs by trading in larger volumes
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

1

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

7

Other Licenses

1

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • SCB (Bahamas)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FCA (UK)
  • NFA (United States)
  • ADGM (United Arab Emirates)
  • FINMA (Switzerland)
  • MAS (Singapore)
  • FFAJ (Japan)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
The Good
  • Allows deposits using cryptocurrency USDT (Tether)
  • Leverage of up to 1:500 (for experienced traders)
  • Extremely competitive spreads
  • Broad platform offering with high customisability and integrated news feeds
  • Comprehensive asset offering with more than 10,000 + CFDs or real stocks and ETFs
The Bad
  • All instruments are CFDs, you can't buy underlying assets (real stocks or cryptocurrencies)
  • Their available asset offering is very low with less than 350 tradable assets
  • There are too many small costs such as custody, in-and-out-commissions in some cases, management fees, etc
  • Their standard contracts can be too large some times for low volume traders
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.

📍 Year Founded
2015 1974
💳 Minimum Deposit
$, €, £ - 100

0 for Bank Transfers, 300 € for Paypal and Debit / Credit cards.

💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Skrill
  • USDT (Tether)
  • DragonPay
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Paypal
💵 Account Base Currencies
7 - USD, CAD, AUD, EUR, SGD, NZD, GBP 6 - AUD, EUR, GBP, HKD, SGD, USD.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No Yes (excluding CFDs)
❌ Restricted Countries
AF, AS, AZ, BS, BI, CF, CN, CD, CG, CY, ET, ER, GU, IR, IQ, JP, KP, XK, LB, LY, MM, MP, PS, PR, SL, SO, SS, SD, SY, TT, SH, TN, UM, US, VI, VE, VN (can be accepted when referred by a partner), EH, YE, ZW SY, IR.
📊 STP Account
Yes No
📊 DMA Account
No Yes
📊 ECN Account
No Yes
Assets
📚 Available Assets

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

  • Real stocks and ETFs
  • CFDs on stocks, ETFs, currencies, commodities, cryptocurrencies indices and bonds.
📙 Stocks
250

10,000+ CFDs / Offering from 8 exchanges worldwide for real stocks

📘 Currency Pairs
45 210
📗 Commodities
5 37
📕 Indices
11 76
📔 ETFs
N/A 2,000 + both CFDs and real ETFs
💸 Cryptocurrencies
5 15
📒 Bonds
N/A 19
📓 Options
N/A Availability only for select countries.
📗 Futures
N/A

Several contracts in commodities and indices with various expiration dates.

📝 Notes:

All of Blueberry Markets assets are CFDs.

IG provides both CFD trading and real equity. US traders cannot trade CFDs.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
1 share 1 Share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
N/A 1 ETF
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
0.01

0.01 Contracts (IG Provides a standard contract containing a particular quantity of an asset, for example, ADA’s contract has 100 ADA coins)

📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000

1 Contract (IG Provides a standard contract containing a particular quantity of an asset, for example, 1 EUR / USD standard contract has 10,000 units)

📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
$1,000 1 Contract
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
N/A 1 Contract
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A 1 Contract
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
N/A Varies per option (usually 1 contract)
💪 Retail Leverage
Up to 1:500 Up to 1:30
💪 Professional Leverage
N/A Up to 1:500
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No No
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
No Yes
📱 Android App
No Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
No Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No No
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No Yes
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
No

After 24 months of inactivity, IG charges an $18 monthly fee.

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

Yes, depending on account type:

  • Standard account has no commissions
  • Direct Account has a commission of $3.5 per lot

Yes, they charge depending on the client’s account base currency and exchange location of the shares being traded. For example, for some clients US shares can have a minimum charge of $10 in-and-out.

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0.1 Pips to 1 Pip Dynamic - From 0.9 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 50 Pips Dynamic - From 150 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 10 Pips Dynamic - From 50 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic- From 18c Dynamic - From $1.03
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
N/A Dynamic - From 0 Pips
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $12 Dynamic - From $140
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
No Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No Yes

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