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78% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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

Updated Nov 14 2022

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83.45% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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78% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Overview

Capital.com is a global broker founded in 2016 that specialises in CFDs trading with an offering of more than 4,000 different assets along with several trading platforms (TradingView, MT4, MT5 and their own).

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
  • 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)
  • 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

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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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
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • NBRB (Belarus)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FCA (UK)
  • IIROC (Canada)
  • MAS (Singapore)
  • BaFin (Germany)
The Good
  • Beginner friendly platforms
  • Customisable or removable leverage (Not available in Australia)
  • Integration with TradingView
  • 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
  • Lack of advanced research and analysis tools
  • No multi-charting capabilities on their propietary web platform
  • Trailing-stop order not available
  • High commissions on stocks and ETFs
  • Platform is not beginner friendly
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News

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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
2016 1989
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
$20 0
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Sofort
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Skrill
  • Apple Pay
  • iDeal
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Paypal
💵 Account Base Currencies
5 - USD, GBP, EUR, PLN, AUD. 10 - AUD, GBP, CAD, EUR, NZD, NOK, PLN, SGD, SEK, USD.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

US, SY, IR.

US, JP, SY, ZA, IR.

📊 STP Account
Yes No
📊 DMA Account
Yes Yes
📊 ECN Account
No Yes
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
Hybrid CFDs
Total Asset Offering
5,152 11,885
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
1,000 0
📙 Stock CFDs
3,800 10,169
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
140 330
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
33 124
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
37 95
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
115 1,084
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
27 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
Variable - Fractions Allowed 1 Share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Variable - Fractions Allowed 1 ETF
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies by Crypto (Eg: 0.01 BTC) Variable (eg: 1 BTC)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Variable (Eg: 0.01 ounces of gold) 1 Contract
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Unavailable 1 Contract
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable 1 Contract
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
30 30
💪 Professional Leverage
500 500
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes No
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes 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
Yes 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
None

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

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0.8 Pips Dynamic - From 0.7 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 70 Pips From 60 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 55 Pips From 30 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $3.30 Dynamic - Market Spread
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From $0.97 Dynamic - Market Spread
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $130 Unavailable
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
Yes No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No Yes
📡 Educational Content
Yes Yes
📡 Live Chat Support
Yes Yes
📡 Video Tutorials
Yes Yes
📡 Account Management
Yes No
📡 Webinars
Yes Yes