Compare Axi vs CMC Markets


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

Axi vs CMC Markets
overall rating
4.4
4.6
overall pros
  • Low forex fees and no inactivity fee
  • No withdrawal and deposit fees
  • Fully digital account opening
  • Low forex fees
  • Great web and mobile platforms
  • Advanced research and educational tools
overall cons
  • Offers only forex and CFD trading
  • Limited research tools
  • 24/5 customer service
  • High stock CFD fees
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Complicated account verification
fees
4.3
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low forex fees
  • Average CFD fees
3.5
  • Low forex fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • High stock CFD fees
account opening
4.4
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Low minimum deposit
  • Slower account opening time
4.1
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Complicated account verification
deposit and withdrawal
4.4
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Withdrawal only via wire transfer or e-wallets
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
  • Price alerts
  • 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
  • Search function could be improved
3.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
markets and products
1.8
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
2.2
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
research
3.0
  • User-friendly
  • Great economic calendar
  • No trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
5.0
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
customer service
3.9
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
education
4.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Not all contents are translated
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Negative balance protection
  • 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 traders familiar with the MetaTrader 4 platform Forex and CFD traders looking for an advanced trading platform with many research tools
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