AMP Global vs FXCM compared

Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how AMP Global stacks up against FXCM!

AMP Global
FXCM
AMP Global
4.0
72% of retail CFD accounts lose money
63% or 74% of retail CFD accounts lose money

Last update of dataDec 2021

AMP Global

AMP Global is an EU broker for futures and CFDs. AMP Global is regulated by CySEC.

Recommended for active traders focusing on futures and CFDs.

FXCM

FXCM is a UK-based broker offering forex and CFD trading. It is regulated by the FCA and Australia's ASIC.

Recommended for forex traders looking for easy account opening, funding and withdrawal.

AMP Global's service is slightly weaker than FXCM's and a comparison of their fees shows that AMP Global's fees are slightly higher than FXCM's.

Account opening takes somewhat less effort at AMP Global compared to FXCM, deposit and withdrawal processes are somewhat more complicated at AMP Global, while customer service quality is similar to FXCM's.

Our experts rated the trading platform of AMP Global as being of the same quality as the platform of FXCM, found that clients have access to about the same number of markets and products with AMP Global, while FXCM provides better research and education.

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Basic data of broker

Overall Score
4.0

Recommended for Active traders focusing on futures and CFDs

Overall Score
4.4

Recommended for Forex traders looking for easy account opening, funding and withdrawal

Country of origin

Europe

Country of origin

UK

Fees

Fees score
3.5
Fees score
4.0
Fees summary

Low futures and CFD fees, along with average forex fees

Fees summary

Average trading and non-trading fees, low CFD fees

Stock and ETF fees

Forex fees

Fund fees

Bond fees

Options fees

Futures fees

CFD fees

Non-trading fees

Deposit and withdrawal

Deposit and withdrawal score
3.4
Deposit and withdrawal score
4.0
Number of base currencies

5

Number of base currencies

4

Deposit type

Withdrawal type

Account opening

Account opening score
5.0
Account opening score
4.2
Account opening fully online
Account opening fully online
Minimum deposit
*

$100

*
Minimum deposit
*

$50

*
Time to open account

1 day

Time to open account

1-3 days

Required documents

Proof of identity: national ID / passport / driver's license Proof of residency: bank statement / utility bill / driver's license / credit card statement

Required documents

Proof of identity: ID / passport / driver's license Proof of residency: bank statement / utility bill

Trading platform

Web platform score
3.2
Web platform score
3.3
Mobile platform score
3.9
Mobile platform score
4.5
Desktop platform score
3.4
Desktop platform score
3.8

Markets and products

Markets and products score
1.8
Markets and products score
1.8
Stocks
Stocks
Fractional shares
Fractional shares
ETFs
ETFs
Forex
Forex
Funds
Funds
Bonds
Bonds
Options
Options
Futures
Futures
Crypto
*
*
Crypto
*
*
CFDs
CFDs
CFD disclaimer

Disclaimer: 72% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

CFD disclaimer

Disclaimer: 63% or 74% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Research, education

Research score
2.9
Research score
4.5
Charting quality

Mid-range

Charting quality

Great

Education score
5.0
Education score
5.0
Demo account
Demo account

Customer service

Customer service score
4.5
Customer service score
4.5
Phone
Phone
Live chat
Live chat
Email
Email
24/7 availability
24/7 availability

Security

Investor protection amount

€20,000 for EEA residents

Investor protection amount

£85,000 in the UK, €20,000 in the EU, no protection in other countries

Banking background
Banking background
Listed on stock exchange
Listed on stock exchange
Foundation date

2010

Foundation date

1999

Country of regulation

Cyprus

Country of regulation

UK, Australia, South Africa and Cyprus

AMP Global

For detailed information and hands-on experience, read our review of this broker.

FXCM

For detailed information and hands-on experience, read our review of this broker.

*Data marked with an asterisk contain additional info, expand the relevant sections below to see details.

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