RoboMarkets
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72.72% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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71.24% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

RoboMarkets Vs. HF Markets (HFM) - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Jul 12 2022

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72.72% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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71.24% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Overview

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.

HF Markets (HFM) is a global broker founded in 2010 under the brand name HotForex that specialises in CFDs trading on currencies, commodities, indices, stocks, ETFs, bonds and futures. Recently they added to their portfolio commission-free real stocks and ETFs.

Best For
  • 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
  • Low volume traders looking for a low minimum deposit, low trade size and competitive spreads
  • High volume traders looking for a competitive commission-driven environment through their zero spread account
  • Traders looking to copy or provide knowledge via their HFCopy account
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

0

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

5

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • DFSA (United Arab Emirates)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
  • FSA (Seychelles)
  • FSA (St. Vincent and the Grenadines)
  • CMA (Kenya)
The Good
  • 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
  • Well-structured account offering with options for all types of traders
  • Competitive commissions on their Zero Spread and PAMM accounts
  • Copy trading via MT4 / 5 offered through their HF Copy account
The Bad
  • 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
  • Platform offering is limited to MetaTrader 4 and 5
  • Asset offering in CFDs is below industry standards with 1,200 CFDs
  • Their proprietary mobile app does not offer trading capabilities
Status
Operational Operational
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Key Data
⌛ Account Opening Time
1 Day 1 Day
📋 Documents Required
  • Valid identity documents (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
2012 2010
💳 Minimum Deposit
$, €, £ - 100 From $5 to $250 (depending on location or account)
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Skrill
  • Neteller e-wallets
  • PayPal
  • Webmoney
  • Fasapay
  • Wire transfers
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Sofort
  • FasaPay
  • WebMoney
  • BitPay
  • PayRetailers
  • PayRedeem
  • Bank Transfer
💵 Account Base Currencies
5 - EUR, USD, GBP, CHF, GOLD 6 - USD, EUR, NGN, JPY, ZAR, THB.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
US, CA, SY (Available only for EU Citizens). US, CA, SY, IR.
📊 STP Account
Yes No
📊 DMA Account
No No
📊 ECN Account
Yes No
Assets
📚 Available Assets
  • Real stocks and ETFs
  • CFDs on commodities, stocks, etfs, currencies, indices and cryptocurrencies.
  • CFDs on currencies, commodities, indices, ETFs, stocks and bonds.
  • Real stocks and ETFs.
📙 Stocks
12,000+ 2,113 Real Stocks / 54 CFDs
📘 Currency Pairs
35+ 53
📗 Commodities
3 13
📕 Indices
9 11
📔 ETFs
1,000+ 34
💸 Cryptocurrencies
14 N/A
📒 Bonds
N/A 3
📓 Options
N/A N/A
📗 Futures
N/A 14
📝 Notes:

RoboMarkets offers a combination of real equities and CFDs depending on the account. Stock trading is offered on its R Stock Trader account.

HF Markets provides both CFDs and real equities.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
1 Share $5 (Fractional Share Trading
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
1 ETF $5 (Fractional ETF Trading)
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies per cryptocurrency (Eg: 0.01 BTC) N/A
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
0.01 Units $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
N/A $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
N/A N/A
💪 Retail Leverage
Up to 1:30 Up to 1:1000 (Non EU)
💪 Professional Leverage
Up to 1:500 Up to 1:500 (EU Only)
✍ Customisable Leverage

No – it is defined during the registration process and can’t be changed

Yes
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes, depending on the account Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes Yes
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes No
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
Yes Yes
👫 Social Trading
No Yes
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
No Yes, $5 monthly after 6 months of inactivity.
💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees

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

No
💰 Commissions

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

Yes depending on account type:

  • Micro accounts have no commissions.
  • Premium accounts have no commissions
  • Zero Spread accounts have a minimum commission that varies between $3 to $4 per lot traded
  • PAMM (Premium) accounts have no commission
  • PAMM (Premium Plus) accounts have a commission of $8 per lot round turn
  • HFCopy accounts have no commissions
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0.3 Pips Dynamic - From 0 Pips to 1.3 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 40 Pips Dynamic - From 41 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 25 Pips Dynamic - From 25 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Average spread varies per account (Eg: 55 pips for Pro, 27 Pips for ECN) Dynamic - From $0.33
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
N/A N/A
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $1 to $500 N/A
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No No