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Updated May 13 2022

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Overview

Fusion Markets is an Australian broker founded in 2010 that specialises in low-cost currency trading via MT4 and MT5 platforms and holds 2 financial licenses from ASIC and VFSC.

Forex.com is a global broker headquartered in the U.S and part of StoneX (publicly traded company on NASDAQ) that specialises in offering CFDs based on commodities, currencies, indices, stocks, ETFs, shares, bonds and cryptocurrencies.

Best For
  • New traders looking to get started in currency trading
  • Intermediate and professional traders looking for low spreads with a custom account offering
  • Traders of all levels (beginner to advanced) looking for competitive pricing
  • Trades of all levels looking for a great platform variety
  • High volume traders looking for ECN or DMA accounts offering deep liquidity for large trades
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

4

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • VFSC (Vanuatu)
  • FINRA (United States)
  • FCA (UK)
  • FFAJ (Japan)
  • IIROC (Canada)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • CIMA (Cayman Islands)
The Good
  • Extremely competitive account offering with either 0 spreads and a commission of AUD $4.5 or low spreads with no commissions
  • Tight spreads on most of their instruments
  • Great platform offering (Proprietary, TradingView, MetaTrader 4 & 5)
  • Excellent asset offering (more than 5,000+ instruments)
  • Competitive spreads in some of their assets
The Bad
  • Asset offering is poor (over 100+ instruments)
  • Platform variety is not great (only MT4 or MT5 offered)
  • Despite presenting a great customisable platform, it still feels messy and not intuitive to use
  • Commissions are expensive when compared to similar competitors 
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
2010 2001
💳 Minimum Deposit
0 $100
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • PerfectMoney
  • Jeton
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Skrill
  • Neteller
  • Bank Transfer
💵 Account Base Currencies
7 - AUD, EUR, USD, GBP, JPY, SGD, THB. 6 - GBP, USD, EUR, AUD, JPY, CHF.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No Yes
❌ Restricted Countries

US, CA, IR, SY, NZ.

None
📊 STP Account
No Yes
📊 DMA Account
No Yes
📊 ECN Account
Yes Yes
Assets
📚 Available Assets

CFDs on currencies, commodities, indices and stocks.

CFDs on currencies, commodities, indices, bonds, shares and cryptocurrencies.

📙 Stocks
50 4,500+
📘 Currency Pairs
90+ 93
📗 Commodities
17 35
📕 Indices
10 24
📔 ETFs
N/A 700+
💸 Cryptocurrencies
8 5
📒 Bonds
N/A 14
📓 Options
N/A N/A
📗 Futures
N/A N/A
📝 Notes:

All of Fusion Market’s assets are CFDs.

All of Forex.com’s assets are CFDs.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) Varies per share (eg: 0.3 AMZN shares)
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) Varies per ETF (eg: 5 contracts of XLK)
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) Varies per Cryptocurrency (eg: 0.01 BTC)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) Varies per commodity (eg: 1 contract of Gold)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
N/A Varies per Bond (eg: 1 contract of Euro Bobl)
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A N/A
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
N/A N/A
💪 Retail Leverage
Up to 1:30 Up to 1:30
💪 Professional Leverage
Up to 1:500 Up to 1:500
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
No Yes
📱 Android App
No Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes Yes
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No Yes
💻 Proprietary Platform
No Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
Yes No
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
No

Yes, $15 monthly after 1 year of inactivity.

💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees

No for most payment methods except international bank transfers which have a cost of 20 AUD.

No
💰 Commissions
  • No commissions on classic accounts.
  • AUD $4.5 per lot round turn for ZERO accounts with spreads starting from 0.

Yes depending on account type.

  • Standard account has no commissions
  • “Commission Account” and “DMA Account” have a flat $5 fee commission per lot round turn
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
From 0 to 0.8 Pips Dynamic - From 0.8 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 30 Pips From 60 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 9 Pips From 50 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $0.01 Dynamic - Market Spread
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
N/A Dynamic - Market Spread
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $31 From $120
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No Yes