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

Updated Jul 12 2022

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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.

Tickmill is an international CFD broker headquartered in Cyprus that specialises in currency trading paired with MetaTrader 4 and 5 platforms.

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
  • Professional currency traders looking to exploit their account offering with low spreads
  • Traders familiar with both MetaTrader 4 or 5 platforms with the intent to trade currencies
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

4

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

Learn More
🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FSA (Seychelles)
  • FCA (UK)
  • FSA (Labuan)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
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
  • Very low and competitive spreads depending on the account type
  • Leverage can be either removed or customised for the whole account
The Bad
  • Minimum trade sizes larger than average
  • Spreads above average
  • Extremely low asset offering (over 80+ instruments in total)
  • All of Tickmill’s assets are CFDs (users can’t purchase real stocks or ETFs)
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
    2008 2014
    💳 Minimum Deposit
    $, €, £ - 100 $, €, £ - 100
    💰 Payment Methods
    • Visa
    • Mastercard
    • Bank Transfer
    • Neteller
    • Paypal
    • Skrill
    • Bank Transfer
    • Visa
    • Mastercard
    • Skrill
    • Neteller
    • DotPay
    • Paypal
    💵 Account Base Currencies
    11 - USD, EUR, GBP, PLN, SEK, DKK, NOK, ZAR, CZK, CHF, AUD. 4 - USD, EUR, GBP, PLN
    🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
    No No
    ❌ Restricted Countries
    US, JP, CA, BE. US, CA, SY, IR.
    📊 STP Account
    No No
    📊 DMA Account
    No No
    📊 ECN Account
    No No
    Assets
    📚 Available Assets
    • Real stocks and ETFs
    • CFDs on stocks, ETFs, currencies, commodities, cryptocurrencies, indices and bonds

    CFDs on currencies, indices, commodities, bonds and cryptocurrencies

    📙 Stocks
    2,008 CFDs / 7,008 Real Stocks N/A
    📘 Currency Pairs
    67 62
    📗 Commodities
    28 4
    📕 Indices
    40 14
    📔 ETFs
    66 N/A
    💸 Cryptocurrencies
    25 3
    📒 Bonds
    4 4
    📓 Options
    NA N/A
    📗 Futures
    NA N/A
    📝 Notes:

    Markets.com also offers share dealing account with real stocks from 16 exchanges worldwide.

    Tickmill’s asset offering is exclusively made of CFDs.

    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) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
    📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
    $1,000 $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
    📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
    Varies by Commoditty (Eg: 1 Gold Contract) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
    📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
    Varies by Bond (Eg: 10 GER10Y Bond contracts) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
    📈 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 1:300 Up to 1:500
    ✍ Customisable Leverage
    No Yes, for the whole account.
    🎲 Deleveraged Trading
    Yes Yes
    🎓 Demo Account
    Yes Yes
    📱 IOS App
    Yes Yes (only for account management)
    📱 Android App
    Yes Yes (only for account management)
    📺 MetaTrader 4
    Yes Yes
    📺 MetaTrader 5
    Yes Yes
    💻 Web trader
    Yes Yes
    💻 TradingView Platform
    Yes No
    💻 Proprietary Platform
    Yes No
    📊 Multi-chart Tools
    Yes Yes
    👬 Copy Trading
    No Yes
    👫 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)

    Depending on account type:

    • Classic account has no commissions
    • Pro account has a commission of 2 units of your base currency round turn per lot
    • VIP account has a commission of 1 unit of your base currency round turn per lot 
    Spreads
    📈 EUR/USD
    Dynamic - From 0.7 Pips

    From 0 pips up to 1.6 Pips (Depending on account type)

    📉 SP500
    Dynamic - From 100 Pips From 39 Pips
    📈 GOLD
    Dynamic - From 50 Pips From 24 Pips
    📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
    Dynamic - From $1.81 N/A
    📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
    Dynamic - From $0.31 N/A
    📉 BTC
    Dynamic - From $104.10 Dynamic - From $128.2
    Research and Analysis
    ⭐ Watchlists
    Yes Yes
    🔭 Stock Screener
    No, but Investment Strategy Builder is offered No
    🗓 Economic Calendar
    Yes Yes
    📜 Integrated Newsfeed
    No No
    📡 Reuters Feed
    No No