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75% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Capital.com Vs. Admiral Markets - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Dec 02 2021

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75.26% of retail CFD accounts lose money. Trading on margin is high risk and is not suitable for everyone.

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75% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Overview

Capital.com is a global broker specialising in CFD Trading with an offering of more than 4000+ assets.

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.

Best For
  • Beginner and intermediate traders looking for a cost-effective option to trade CFDs on Stocks and ETFs
  • Investors and traders looking to buy shares using their new stock investing account (Not available in Australia)
  • Beginners looking to get started investing in stocks or ETFs
  • Intermediate and advanced traders looking to trade CFDs
  • Professional traders and asset managers 
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The Good
  • Beginner friendly platforms
  • Customisable or removable leverage (Not available in Australia)
  • Integration with TradingView
  • 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
The Bad
  • Lack of advanced research and analysis tools
  • No multi-charting capabilities on their propietary web platform
  • Trailing-stop order not available
  • Costly spreads in some of their assets when compared to similar competitors
  • No propietary web trading platform 
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News
Recently granted ASIC license 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
Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission
Financial Conduct Authority
Australian Securities and Investments Commission
National Bank of the Republic of Belarus
Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission
Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Financial Conduct Authority
📍 Year Founded
2016 2001
💳 Minimum Deposit
$, €, £ - 20 €, £, $ - 100
💰 Payment Methods
Visa
Mastercard
Bank Transfer
Sofort
Neteller
Paypal
Apple Pay
Skrill
iDeal
Visa
Mastercard
Bank Transfer
Neteller
Skrill
💵 Account Base Currencies
5 - USD, GBP, EUR, PLN, AUD. 10 -EUR, GBP, USD, CHF, BGN, CZK, HRK, HUF, PLN, RON.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
US, SY, IR. US, CA.
📊 STP Account
Yes Yes
📊 DMA Account
No Yes
📊 ECN Account
No No
Assets
📚 Available Assets
Stocks
Currencies
Cryptocurrencies
Commodities
ETFs
CFDs
Indices
Stocks
Cryptos
Commodities
Currencies
ETFs
Indices
CFDs
📙 Stocks
3800+ 3254 Stock CFDs / 778 Real shares
📘 Currency Pairs
140 40
📗 Commodities
33 28
📕 Indices
37 43
📔 ETFs
115 372 ETFs CFDs / 192 Real ETFs
💸 Cryptocurrencies
27 (Not available in the U.K) 42
📒 Bonds
N/A 2
📓 Options
N/A N/A
📗 Futures
N/A N/A
📝 Notes:

The majority of Capital.com's assets are CFDs with the exception of their new stock investing account offering where users can buy / trade real shares (Not available in Australia).

Admiral Markets provides the option to trade either CFDs or real stocks and ETFs with their direct market access offering.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Varies by Stock (Eg: 0.1 units of Tesla) Varies by share (Fractional share trading)
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Varies by ETF (Eg: 1 units of XLK) N/A
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies by Crypto (Eg: 0.01 BTC) Varies by cryptocurrency (Eg: 0.01 BTC)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 $1000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Varies by Commodity (Eg: 0.1 Troy ounces of Gold) Varies by Commodity (Eg: 1 Troy ounce of Gold)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
N/A N/A
📈 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
Yes No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes (Not available in Australia) Yes
🎓 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
Yes No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes (Only on mobile)
📊 Multi-chart Tools
No Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No Yes
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
Yes Yes
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No No
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
No $10 monthly after 24 months of inactivity
💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees
No No
💰 Commissions
No

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)

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0.8 Pips From 0.8 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 70 Pips From 50 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 55 Pips From 20 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $6.67 Dynamic - From $1.45
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From $0.97 Dynamic - From 2 Pips
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $130 Variable - From $208
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
Partial - "Discover" tool with limited capabilities No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No

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