CMC Markets
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CMC Markets Vs. ForexVox - 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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61% 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.

ForexVox is a new trading name from Valutrades, a broker operating since 2012 that offers currencies, indices and commodities under FCA and FSAS regulation.

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
  • Experienced traders that look for an ECN account offering with commissions
  • Currency traders
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

1

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FCA (UK)
  • IIROC (Canada)
  • MAS (Singapore)
  • BaFin (Germany)
  • FCA (United Kingdom)
  • 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
  • FCA Regulation and being a trading name of ValuTrades (founded in 2012)
  • Scalping is allowed
  • Ecn account offered
The Bad
  • High commissions on stocks and ETFs
  • Platform is not beginner friendly
  • Poor asset offering (less than 100 instruments)
  • Low platform offering (only MT4 and MT5 available)
  • Client area lacks usability
  • Average spreads are high
Status
Operational Operational
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Key Data
⌛ Account Opening Time
1 day 1 hour
📋 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 2020
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
0 0
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Paypal
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Skrill
  • Neteller
  • UnionPay
  • USDT (Tether)
  • Bank Transfer
  • WebMoney
  • Yandex Money
💵 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 Yes
📊 DMA Account
Yes No
📊 ECN Account
Yes Yes
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
CFDs CFDs
Total Asset Offering
11,885 104
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
0 0
📙 Stock CFDs
10,169 0
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
330 74
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
124 3
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
95 15
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
1,084 0
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
18 5
📒 Bonds
0 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
55 0
📓 Options
0 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 0
📗 Futures CFDs
10 7
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
1 Share Unavailable
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
1 ETF Unavailable
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Variable (eg: 1 BTC) Unavailable
📉 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 Unavailable
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
1 Contract $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
30 30
💪 Professional Leverage
500 500
✍ 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 Yes
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes No
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No No
👫 Social Trading
No Yes
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
Yes No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee

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

None
💰 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. 

  • No commissions on their standard account
  • A $7 per lot round turn commission on their ECN account
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0.7 Pips Dynamic - From 1 Pip
📉 SP500
From 60 Pips Dynamic - From 135 Pips
📈 GOLD
From 30 Pips Dynamic - From 16 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Unavailable
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Unavailable
📉 BTC
Unavailable Unavailable
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes No
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
Yes No
📡 Educational Content
Yes Yes
📡 Live Chat Support
Yes Yes
📡 Video Tutorials
Yes Yes
📡 Account Management
No No
📡 Webinars
Yes No