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Fusion Markets Vs. IG - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Oct 20 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.

IG is a global broker established in 1974 that holds 10 reputable financial licenses and provides CFD trading on stocks, commodities, ETFs, indices, cryptocurrencies, bonds, futures, options along with real stocks through their share dealing account.

Best For
  • New traders looking to get started in currency trading
  • Intermediate and professional traders looking for low spreads with a custom account offering
  • Professional traders looking to exploit their customisable platform and broad asset offering
  • High volume traders that can offset their commission costs by trading in larger volumes
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

1

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

7

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • VFSC (Vanuatu)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FCA (UK)
  • NFA (United States)
  • ADGM (United Arab Emirates)
  • FINMA (Switzerland)
  • MAS (Singapore)
  • FFAJ (Japan)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
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
  • Broad platform offering with high customisability and integrated news feeds
  • Comprehensive asset offering with more than 10,000 + CFDs or real stocks and ETFs
The Bad
  • Asset offering is poor (over 100+ instruments)
  • Platform variety is not great (only MT4 or MT5 offered)
  • There are too many small costs such as custody, in-and-out-commissions in some cases, management fees, etc
  • Their standard contracts can be too large some times for low volume traders
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
2010 1974
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
0 From 0 to $300.
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • PerfectMoney
  • Jeton
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Paypal
💵 Account Base Currencies
7 - AUD, EUR, USD, GBP, JPY, SGD, THB. 6 - AUD, EUR, GBP, HKD, SGD, USD.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No Yes
❌ Restricted Countries

US, CA, IR, SY, NZ.

SY, IR.

📊 STP Account
No No
📊 DMA Account
No Yes
📊 ECN Account
Yes Yes
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
CFDs Hybrid
Total Asset Offering
175 24,357
Exchange Access
0 8
📙 Real Stocks
0 10,000
📙 Stock CFDs
50 10,000
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
90 210
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
17 37
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
10 76
📔 ETFs
0 2,000
📔 ETFs CFDs
0 2,000
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
8 15
📒 Bonds
0 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
0 19
📓 Options
0 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 0
📗 Futures CFDs
0 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) 1 Share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Unavailable 1 ETF
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) 0.01 Contracts
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) 1 Contract
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) 1 Contract
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Unavailable 1 Contract
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable 1 Contract
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable 1 Contract
💪 Retail Leverage
30 30
💪 Professional Leverage
500 500
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No No
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
No Yes
📱 Android App
No Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes No
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
No Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
Yes No
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No Yes
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes No
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
None

After 24 months of inactivity, IG charges an $18 monthly fee.

💰 Deposit Fees
None None
💰 Withdrawal Fees

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

None
💰 Commissions
  • No commissions on classic accounts.
  • AUD $4.5 per lot round turn for ZERO accounts with spreads starting from 0.

Yes, they charge depending on the client’s account base currency and exchange location of the shares being traded. For example, for some clients US shares can have a minimum charge of $10 in-and-out.

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0 to 0.8 Pips Dynamic - From 0.9 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 30 Pips Dynamic - From 150 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 9 Pips Dynamic - From 50 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $0.01 Dynamic - From $1.03
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Unavailable Dynamic - From 0 Pips
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $31 Dynamic - From $1.03
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No Yes
📡 Educational Content
No Yes
📡 Live Chat Support
Yes Yes
📡 Video Tutorials
No No
📡 Account Management
Yes No
📡 Webinars
No Yes