City Index
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69% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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Moneta Markets
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74-89% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

City Index Vs. Moneta Markets - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Jul 12 2022

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69% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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74-89% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Overview

City Index is a global broker founded in 1983 that holds 4 financial licenses and offers advanced trading platforms, mobile apps, diverse market research tools and an extensive range of markets.

Moneta Markets is an international broker that specialises in CFDs trading via MetaTrader 4 and their proprietary platform ProTrader powered by TradingView.

Best For
  • Intermediate and experienced traders looking for a great asset variety on CFDs
  • Experienced traders looking to trade options over 17 asset classes
  • Share and ETF traders looking for a comprehensive offering
  • Scalpers looking to take advantage of the spreads and commissions on ECN account
  • International traders looking for an off-shore high leverage broker
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

4

Other Licenses

0

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

0

Other Licenses

1

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • FCA (UK)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • MAS (Singapore)
  • ADGM (United Arab Emirates)
  • VFSC (Vanuatu)
The Good
  • Very intuitive order placement panelEasy to execute a trade through various markets
  • Professional web platform with customisable workspaces
  • Integrated Reuters news feed directly in the platform
  • ProTrader platform powered by TradingView
  • Competitive commissions on ECN account
  • Moneta Markets is part of the Vantage group which holds an ASIC license
The Bad
  • All assets are CFDs, there is no possibility to buy real stocks or ETFs
  • Cryptocurrency offering is below most of its competitors (only 5)
  • While easy to execute a trade, platform is difficult for a novice to navigate
  • Demo accounts only last 30 days
  • Asset offering is extremely low (below 300 instruments)
  • Weak regulatory framework with only 1 license
  • STP account spreads are really high for industry standards
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
1983 2019
💳 Minimum Deposit
$, €, £ - 100 From $50 to $200
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Maestro
  • Electron
  • PayPal
  • Bank Transfer
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • FasaPay
  • JCB
  • SticPay
  • Bank Transfer
💵 Account Base Currencies
8 - GBP, USD, EUR, AUD, JPY, PLN, HUF, CHF. 9 - AUD, USD, GBP, EUR, SGD, CAD, NZD, JPY, HKD.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
US, CA, SY, IR. AF, AS, AL, AU, BY, BE, BM, BA, BG, BI, CA, CF, HR, CU, CY, CD, ER, FR, GU, IR, IQ, IT, JP, LB, LR, LY, MK, ML, ME, MM, KP, PR, GN, GW, RO, SL, RS, SG, SI, SO, SS, SD, ES, SY, US, UK, VI, VE, YE, ZW.
📊 STP Account
No Yes
📊 DMA Account
No No
📊 ECN Account
No Yes
Assets
📚 Available Assets

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

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

📙 Stocks
4,500+ 226
📘 Currency Pairs
84 44
📗 Commodities
30 19
📕 Indices
25 16
📔 ETFs
740 N/A
💸 Cryptocurrencies
5 6
📒 Bonds
11 N/A
📓 Options
Yes, option chains over 17 different products N/A
📗 Futures
N/A N/A
📝 Notes:

City index offers both CFDs and spread betting.<

All of Moneta Markets assets are CFDs.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Varies per share starting from fractional share trading (eg: 0.1 shares) 1 Share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Varies per ETFs starting from fractional ETFs trading (eg: 0.1 ETFs) N/A
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies per cryptocurrency - (eg: 0.01 BTC, 1 LTC) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Varies per commodity $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Varies per bond N/A
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A N/A
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Varies per option N/A
💪 Retail Leverage
Up to 1:30 Up to 1:500
💪 Professional Leverage
Up to 1:500 N/A
✍ Customisable Leverage
No Yes
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No No
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes No
📱 Android App
Yes No
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
Yes Yes
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes No
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No No
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes No
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee

Yes, 12£ monthly after 1 year of inactivity

No
💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees
No No
💰 Commissions
  • Spread betting markets have no commission
  • CFDs or FX trading has no commission as well (except equities: shares & ETFs)
  • Equity commissions depend on the market’s location (eg: UK and Europe have a 0.08% of transaction value fee, US equities and Asian ones have different percentages as well)
  • The minimum equity commission rates are $10, £10 or 10€.

None in Direct STP accounts, yes in Prime ECN account of $3 per lot side.

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0.8 Pips Dynamic - From 0.1 Pips to 1.2 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 60 Pips Dynamic - From 300 Pips
📈 GOLD
From 50 Pips Dynamic - From 10 to 130 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread N/A
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread N/A
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $120 Dynamic - From $180 to $230
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes No
📡 Reuters Feed
Yes No

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