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

Updated Jun 09 2022

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Overview

DEGIRO is a European leading stock broker providing access to more than 50 stock exchanges around the world with low commissions per trade and a simple to use platform.

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.

Best For
  • Investors from all experience levels looking to buy real shares, funds or ETFs for the long term
  • Active traders that look to access the large variety of exchanges offered
  • 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
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

0

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Regulation

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Top-tier Licenses

5

Other Licenses

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • BaFin (Germany)
  • AFM (Netherlands)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FCA (UK)
  • IIROC (Canada)
  • MAS (Singapore)
  • BaFin (Germany)
The Good
  • No conflicts of interest between DEGIRO and its customers
  • Virtually unlimited asset offering from 50 exchanges across the globe
  • Low fees when compared to traditional banking alternatives
  • 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
The Bad
  • Credit card deposits are not available
  • Simplistic platforms with not many features
  • Fees are expensive when compared to commission free brokers
  • High commissions on stocks and ETFs
  • Platform is not beginner friendly
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News
N/A N/A
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
2008 1989
💳 Minimum Deposit
0 0
💰 Payment Methods
  • Bank Transfer
  • Paypal
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Paypal
💵 Account Base Currencies
3 - USD, GBP, EUR. 10 - AUD, GBP, CAD, EUR, NZD, NOK, PLN, SGD, SEK, USD.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

DEGIRO only provides services to citizens of Czech Republic, Spain, Ireland, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Denmark, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Switzerland, Germany, France, Netherlands, Finland and the United Kingdom. The rest of the countries worldwide are not able to use DEGIRO's services.

US, JP, SY, ZA, IR.
📊 STP Account
No No
📊 DMA Account
Yes Yes
📊 ECN Account
No Yes
Assets
📚 Available Assets

Real stocks, ETFs, bonds and options.

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

📙 Stocks
25,000+ 10,169
📘 Currency Pairs
5 330+
📗 Commodities
N/A 124
📕 Indices
25 95
📔 ETFs
6,700 1084
💸 Cryptocurrencies
N/A 18 (Not available in the U.K)
📒 Bonds
500+ 55
📓 Options
250,000+ N/A
📗 Futures
10,000+

CFDs on commodities futures contracts with various expiration dates.

📝 Notes:

DEGIRO is a traditional DMA broker, which means you buy or sell real shares upon availability from stock exchanges across the globe. Their asset offering is virtually unlimited as it depends on exchange's availability.

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

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

💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees
No No
💰 Commissions

Yes and varies per asset and exchange, eg: If you were to purchase £2,000 worth of Apple shares at a price of $300 your total commission would have been £0.44.

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

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
N/A Dynamic - From 0.7 Pips
📉 SP500
N/A From 60 Pips
📈 GOLD
N/A From 30 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Dynamic - Market Spread
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Dynamic - Market Spread
📉 BTC
N/A N/A
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No Yes

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