CMC Markets
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78% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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74.46% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

CMC Markets Vs. FxPro - 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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74.46% 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.

FxPro is a regulated global brokerage firm offering a vast array of tradable instruments including CFDs on FX, Stocks, Crypto, Commodities, Indices, Energies and Futures.

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 looking for platform and accounts variety
  • FX Traders looking for deep liquidity and fast execution under 14 ms
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

3

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FCA (UK)
  • IIROC (Canada)
  • MAS (Singapore)
  • BaFin (Germany)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • SCB (Bahamas)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
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
  • Moderate asset offering (around 2,500+ instruments)
  • Great plafform variety (FxPro Edge CFD, MetaTrader 4 & 5, cTrader)
The Bad
  • High commissions on stocks and ETFs
  • Platform is not beginner friendly
  • No real stocks or ETFs
  • Proprietary platform is not user 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
1989 2006
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
0 $100
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Paypal
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Paypal
💵 Account Base Currencies
10 - AUD, GBP, CAD, EUR, NZD, NOK, PLN, SGD, SEK, USD. 8 - EUR, GBP, USD, CHF, PLN, AUD, JPY, ZAR.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

US, JP, SY, ZA, IR.

US, CA, IR.

📊 STP Account
No No
📊 DMA Account
Yes Yes
📊 ECN Account
Yes No
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
CFDs CFDs
Total Asset Offering
11,885 2,261
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
0 0
📙 Stock CFDs
10,169 2,100
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
330 70
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
124 11
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
95 29
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
1,084 0
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
18 30
📒 Bonds
0 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
55 0
📓 Options
0 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 0
📗 Futures CFDs
10 21
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
1 Share $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 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 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 No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No No
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
No Yes
📺 cTrader
No Yes
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No No
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 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.

$15 after 12 months of inactivity plus $5 monthly thereafter.

💰 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 MT4 & 5 ($45 per $1million USD traded on cTrader.

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0.7 Pips Dynamic - From 1.2 Pips
📉 SP500
From 60 Pips Dynamic - From 60 Pips
📈 GOLD
From 30 Pips Dynamic - From 24 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Dynamic - From $2.82
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Unavailable
📉 BTC
Unavailable Dynamic - From $88
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes No
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes No
📡 Reuters Feed
Yes No
📡 Educational Content
Yes Yes
📡 Live Chat Support
Yes No
📡 Video Tutorials
Yes No
📡 Account Management
No Yes
📡 Webinars
Yes No