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83.45% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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77% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Capital.com Vs. FXCM - 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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77% 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).

FXCM is a global brokerage headquartered in the U.K that specialises in both retail and institutional trading with a comprehensive API offering.

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 algorithmic traders looking to benefit from their comprehensive API offering.
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

Learn More
🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • NBRB (Belarus)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (United Kingdom)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
The Good
  • Beginner friendly platforms
  • Customisable or removable leverage (Not available in Australia)
  • Integration with TradingView
  • Comprehensive API offering with a variety of conditions and programming languages at no additional cost
  • Proprietary platform (Trading Station)
The Bad
  • Lack of advanced research and analysis tools
  • No multi-charting capabilities on their propietary web platform
  • Trailing-stop order not available
  • Lack of asset variety in their offering (over 300+ financial instruments)
  • Costly spreads when compared to similar competitors
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News

No fresh news at the moment. Check again soon!

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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 1999
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
$20 $50
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Sofort
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Skrill
  • Apple Pay
  • iDeal
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • Skrill

Skrill and Neteller are not available to FXCM EU clients at the moment

💵 Account Base Currencies
5 - USD, GBP, EUR, PLN, AUD. 4 - EUR GBP, USD, CHF.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

US, SY, IR.

RU, US, CA, JP, SK.

📊 STP Account
Yes No
📊 DMA Account
Yes No
📊 ECN Account
No No
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
Hybrid CFDs
Total Asset Offering
5,152 285
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
1,000 0
📙 Stock CFDs
3,800 200
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
140 41
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
33 11
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
37 16
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
115 0
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
27 17
📒 Bonds
0 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
0 0
📓 Options
0 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 0
📗 Futures CFDs
0 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Variable - Fractions Allowed 1 Share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Variable - Fractions Allowed Unavailable
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies by Crypto (Eg: 0.01 BTC) 1 Unit
📉 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) Varies by Commodity (Eg: 1 Troy ounce of Gold)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 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 Yes
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No Yes
👫 Social Trading
No Yes
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
Yes No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
None

50 units of the account's base currency yearly after 1 year of inactivity.

💰 Deposit Fees
None None
💰 Withdrawal Fees
None

Yes on bank transfer withdrawals depending on location (from $10 to $40 on local currency).

💰 Commissions
None None
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0.8 Pips Dynamic - From 1.2 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 70 Pips Dynamic - From 58 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 55 Pips Dynamic - From 41 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $3.30 Dynamic - From $1.04
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From $0.97 Unavailable
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $130 Dynamic - From $51
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
Yes No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No No
📡 Educational Content
Yes Yes
📡 Live Chat Support
Yes No
📡 Video Tutorials
Yes No
📡 Account Management
Yes No
📡 Webinars
Yes No