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

Updated Nov 25 2021

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Overview

Markets.com is an international broker that offers share dealing and CFD trading accounts through their own proprietary platform or MT4 and MT5.

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.

Best For
  • Passive investors looking for share dealing services with the intent to hold shares over long perios of time
  • High volume CFD traders looking for exposure to several markets using their platform, MT4 or MT5
  • 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
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The Good
  • Clear separation between investors and Traders by offering share dealing accounts and CFD trading accounts
  • Wide range of platforms (Proprietary, MT4, MT5)
  • Wide range of stocks and stock CFDs
  • 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
The Bad
  • Minimum trade sizes larger than average
  • Spreads above average
  • Credit card deposits are not available
  • Simplistic platforms with not many features
  • Fees are expensive when compared to commission free brokers
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.

🏛 Financial Regulators
Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission
Financial Conduct Authority
Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Financial Sector Conduct Authority
BaFin (German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority)
AFM (Neatherlands Authority of Financial Markets)
📍 Year Founded
2008 2008
💳 Minimum Deposit
$, €, £ - 100 0
💰 Payment Methods
Visa
Mastercard
Bank Transfer
Neteller
Paypal
Skrill
Bank Transfer
Paypal
💵 Account Base Currencies
11 - USD, EUR, GBP, PLN, SEK, DKK, NOK, ZAR, CZK, CHF, AUD. 3 - USD, GBP, EUR.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
US, JP, CA, BE.

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.

📊 STP Account
No No
📊 DMA Account
No Yes
📊 ECN Account
No No
Assets
📚 Available Assets
Stocks
Currencies
Cryptocurrencies
Commodities
ETFs
Indices
Bonds
CFDs
Stocks
ETFs
Funds & Bonds
Futures & Options
📙 Stocks
7000 Stocks / 2008 Stock CFDs Availability from 30 global exchanges.
📘 Currency Pairs
67 N/A
📗 Commodities
28 N/A
📕 Indices
40 N/A
📔 ETFs
66 Availability from 20 Exchanges (Europe, Asia, Oceania)
💸 Cryptocurrencies
25 N/A
📒 Bonds
4 Availability from 7 European exchanges.
📓 Options
NA Availability from 11 Global Exchanges.
📗 Futures
NA Availability from 13 Global Exchanges.
📝 Notes:
Markets.com also offers share dealing account with real stocks from 16 exchanges worldwide.

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.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
1 Stock N/A
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
1 ETF N/A
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies by Crypto (Eg: 0.01 BTC) N/A
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 N/A
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Varies by Commoditty (Eg: 1 Gold Contract) N/A
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Varies by Bond (Eg: 10 GER10Y Bond contracts) N/A
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A N/A
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
N/A N/A
💪 Retail Leverage
Up to 1:30 N/A
💪 Professional Leverage
Up to 1:300 N/A
✍ Customisable Leverage
No N/A
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes No
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes No
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No - You can't log in through TradingView but their internal platform uses TradingView Charts No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes No
👬 Copy Trading
No No
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No No
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
Yes, $10 each month after 3 months of inactivity No
💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees
No No
💰 Commissions
No comissions on CFDs. For share dealing, the first 3 months are commission free, then the structure is:
  • EU Shares = 0.1% (min €10)
  • UK Shares = 0.1% (min £8)
  • US Shares = 2c (min $15)
  • AU Shares = 0.1% (min A$10)

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.

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
0.7 Pips N/A
📉 SP500
100 Pips N/A
📈 GOLD
50 Pips N/A
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
$1.81 N/A
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
$0.31 N/A
📉 BTC
$104.10 N/A
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No, but Investment Strategy Builder is offered No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No No

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