Compare ATFX vs CMC Markets


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how ATFX stacks up against CMC Markets!

ATFX vs CMC Markets
overall rating
4.3
4.6
overall pros
  • Low forex fees
  • Fast and easy account opening
  • Free deposit and withdrawal options
  • Low forex fees
  • Great web and mobile platforms
  • Advanced research and educational tools
overall cons
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Slow email support
  • No fundamental data
  • High stock CFD fees
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Complicated account verification
fees
4.0
  • Low forex fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • Average CFD fees
3.5
  • Low forex fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • High stock CFD fees
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • User-friendly
  • High minimum deposit for accounts other than 'Standard'
4.1
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Complicated account verification
deposit and withdrawal
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • A limited number of available base currencies
4.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • £15 fee for international bank transfers
web trading platform
2.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
  • Poor design
4.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Modern design
  • No two-step (safer) login
mobile trading platform
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Modern design
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No Touch/Face ID login
  • No order confirmation
4.4
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
desktop trading platform
3.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
3.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
markets and products
1.5
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
2.2
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
research
3.5
  • Trading ideas
  • User-friendly
  • No fundamental data available
  • Limited news feed
5.0
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
customer service
3.8
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Great phone support
  • No 24/7 support
  • Slow communication via email
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
education
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Regulated by the top-tier FCA
  • High level of investor protection under FCA
  • Negative balance protection under FCA and CySEC
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
recommended for Forex and CFD traders familiar with the MetaTrader 4 trading platform Forex and CFD traders looking for an advanced trading platform with many research tools
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