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IC Markets Vs. Eightcap - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Nov 14 2022

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Overview

IC Markets is an Australian broker with a global presence specialising in Forex trading. One of their greatest advantages is providing RAW spread accounts with interbank pricing.

Eightcap is an Australian MT4 & 5 CFD broker founded in 2009 that specialises in currency, commodities, indices, stocks and cryptocurrency trading.

Best For
  • Professional traders looking for Interbank rates
  • High volume traders that will save great amounts of costs with their low spreads and commissions
  • Traders familiar with MT4 and MT5 platforms
  • High volume traders looking for their specific asset offering combined with their Raw account’s low spreads
  • Cryptocurrency speculators looking for CFDs on major pairs with low spreads
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

Learn More
🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FSA (Seychelles)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • SCB (Bahamas)
The Good
  • Customisable leverage per asset before opening trades
  • Interbank rates and low commissions
  • Great platform variety
  • Low spreads offered in their raw account
  • Wide variety of cryptocurrency pairs with low spreads
The Bad
  • Avaliable assets are limited (Also No ETFs)
  • No ability to purchase real stocks or cryptocurrencies, only CFDs
  • Asset offering is low when compared to similar brokers
  • Standard account spreads are relatively high (from 1 pip)
  • All assets are CFDs, there is no ability to buy real shares
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
2007 2009
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
$200 $100
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Bitcoin
  • Sofort
  • Paypal
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Skrill
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Bank Transfer
  • Fasapay
  • POLi Payment
  • CUP (China Union Pay)
  • BPAY
💵 Account Base Currencies
10 - USD, GBP, EUR, AUD, CHF, JPY, HKD, CAD, SGD, NZD. 7 - AUD, CAD, EUR, GBP, NZD, SGD, USD.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

US, CA, IL.

US, CA, SY, IR, CY.

📊 STP Account
Yes Yes
📊 DMA Account
No No
📊 ECN Account
Yes No
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
CFDs CFDs
Total Asset Offering
1,737 913
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
0 0
📙 Stock CFDs
1,600 600
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
61 45
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
22 5
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
25 13
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
18 250
📒 Bonds
0 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
11 0
📓 Options
0 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 0
📗 Futures CFDs
0 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Unavailable $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies by Cryptocurrency (Eg: 0.01 BTC) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 - 0.01 Lots $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
$1,000 - 0.01 Lots $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
30 30
💪 Professional Leverage
500 500
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes Yes
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No No
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes No
📱 Android App
Yes No
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes Yes
📺 cTrader
Yes No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No Yes
💻 Proprietary Platform
No No
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
Yes No
👫 Social Trading
Yes No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
None None
💰 Deposit Fees
None None
💰 Withdrawal Fees
None None
💰 Commissions

No commissions in standard accounts but rather a 1 Pip spread markup on interbank prices received. For Raw spreads accounts, $7 per lot round turn.

Depending on account type:

  • Standard account has no commissions but spreads start from 1 Pip
  • Raw account has a $3.5 commission per lot round turn but spreads start from 0 Pips
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0 to 0.6 Pips Dynamic - From 0 to 1 Pip
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 20 to 45 Pips Dynamic - From 40 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 30 Pips Dynamic - From 21 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Unavailable
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $8.7 to $42 Dynamic - From $16
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes No
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No
📡 Educational Content
Yes No
📡 Live Chat Support
Yes Yes
📡 Video Tutorials
No No
📡 Account Management
No No
📡 Webinars
No No