CMC Markets
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78% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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77.88% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

CMC Markets Vs. Alvexo - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Oct 20 2022

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78% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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77.88% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Overview

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.

Alvexo is a Cypriot broker founded and regulated in 2014 that specialises in CFDs trading via MT4 and their proprietary trading platform. As of August 3rd 2022, Alvexo's CySec license is partially suspended making them unavailable in French territory.

Best For
  • 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
  • At the moment, no user category is best served by Alvexo
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

5

Other Licenses

0

Provided by
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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

0

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FCA (UK)
  • IIROC (Canada)
  • MAS (Singapore)
  • BaFin (Germany)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
The Good
  • 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
  • Very simple and easy to use proprietary platform along with MT4
  • Trading Singals offered (untested)
The Bad
  • High commissions on stocks and ETFs
  • Platform is not beginner friendly
  • High minimum deposit without any benefits for the requirement
  • Amongst the highest spreads we have seen for brokers in the same category
  • Asset offering is low (below 500 instruments)
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
1989 2014
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
0 500
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Paypal
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
💵 Account Base Currencies
10 - AUD, GBP, CAD, EUR, NZD, NOK, PLN, SGD, SEK, USD. 3 - EUR, USD, GBP
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

US, JP, SY, ZA, IR.

US, CA, SY, IR.

📊 STP Account
No No
📊 DMA Account
Yes No
📊 ECN Account
Yes No
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
CFDs CFDs
Total Asset Offering
11,885 443
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
0 0
📙 Stock CFDs
10,169 337
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
330 54
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
124 13
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
95 15
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
1,084 0
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
18 22
📒 Bonds
0 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
55 2
📓 Options
0 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 0
📗 Futures CFDs
10 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
1 Share 1 Share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
1 ETF Unavailable
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Variable (eg: 1 BTC) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
1 Contract $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
1 Contract 1 Bond
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
1 Contract Unavailable
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
30 30
💪 Professional Leverage
500 300
✍ Customisable Leverage
No No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No 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
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes No
👬 Copy Trading
No No
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
Yes No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes No
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee

After 12 months of inactivity, CMC Markets charges a £10 inactivity fee.

$10 monthly after 3 months of inactivity.

💰 Deposit Fees
None None
💰 Withdrawal Fees
None None
💰 Commissions

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

None
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0.7 Pips From 2.9 Pips to 14 Pips
📉 SP500
From 60 Pips From 175 Pips to 100 Pips
📈 GOLD
From 30 Pips From 90 to 50 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread From $1.91 to $1.41
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Unavailable
📉 BTC
Unavailable From $192.21
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
Yes No
📡 Educational Content
Yes Yes
📡 Live Chat Support
Yes Yes
📡 Video Tutorials
Yes Yes
📡 Account Management
No Yes
📡 Webinars
Yes Yes