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79% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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72.72% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

IG Vs. Robomarkets - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Nov 23 2022

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79% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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72.72% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Overview

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.

Founded in 2012, RoboMarkets offers five different types of accounts, including its proprietary R Stock Trader and ProCents accounts, with access to 12,000 instruments. The different accounts offer different spreads and investment instruments.

Best For
  • 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
  • Traders interested in trading U.S. equities, ETFS with access to 3,000 stocks
  • Traders looking for a mix of CFDs and stocks through R Stock Trader
  • Traders seeking small investments through its ProCents account
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

7

Other Licenses

1

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

0

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FCA (UK)
  • NFA (United States)
  • ADGM (United Arab Emirates)
  • FINMA (Switzerland)
  • MAS (Singapore)
  • FFAJ (Japan)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
The Good
  • Broad platform offering with high customisability and integrated news feeds
  • Comprehensive asset offering with more than 10,000 + CFDs or real stocks and ETFs
  • Five different types of accounts for different types of investors, offers copy trading
  • Access to 12,000+ investment instruments, including 3,000 U.S. stocks
  • No inactivity or deposit fee
  • Offers five base currencies, including GOLD, and remote VPS Server
The Bad
  • 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
  • Withdrawals fees (EG: 2.4% on Visa and Mastercard, 2% for PayPal)
  • No integrated news feed on trading platforms
  • Serves only European Union Markets
  • Limited commodities to trade
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
1974 2012
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
From 0 to $300. $100
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Paypal
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Skrill
  • Neteller e-wallets
  • PayPal
  • Webmoney
  • Fasapay
  • Wire transfers
💵 Account Base Currencies
6 - AUD, EUR, GBP, HKD, SGD, USD. 5 - EUR, USD, GBP, CHF, GOLD.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
Yes No
❌ Restricted Countries

SY, IR.

US, CA, SY (Available only for EU Citizens).

📊 STP Account
No No
📊 DMA Account
Yes Yes
📊 ECN Account
Yes Yes
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
Hybrid Hybrid
Total Asset Offering
24,357 26,061
Exchange Access
8 0
📙 Real Stocks
10,000 12,000
📙 Stock CFDs
10,000 12,000
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
210 35
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
37 3
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
76 9
📔 ETFs
2,000 1,000
📔 ETFs CFDs
2,000 1,000
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 14
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
15 0
📒 Bonds
0 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
19 0
📓 Options
0 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 0
📗 Futures CFDs
0 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
1 Share 1 Share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
1 ETF 1 ETF
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
0.01 Contracts Varies per cryptocurrency (Eg: 0.01 BTC)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
1 Contract $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 Unavailable
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
1 Contract Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
30 30
💪 Professional Leverage
500 500
✍ Customisable Leverage
No No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes No
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
No Yes
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No Yes
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
Yes No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee

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

None
💰 Deposit Fees
None None
💰 Withdrawal Fees
None

Yes (Eg: Visa/Mastercard fee 2.4%, PayPal 2% and Netteller (1.9%).

💰 Commissions

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.

Varies per product (Eg. ETF Pro $0.0045/share).

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0.9 Pips Dynamic - From 0.3 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 150 Pips Dynamic - From 40 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 50 Pips Dynamic - From 25 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $1.03 Dynamic - From $0.25 to $0.55
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From 0 Pips Unavailable
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $1.03 Dynamic - From $100 to $500
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes No
📡 Reuters Feed
Yes No
📡 Educational Content
Yes No
📡 Live Chat Support
Yes Yes
📡 Video Tutorials
No No
📡 Account Management
No Yes
📡 Webinars
Yes No