Compare CMC Markets vs Comdirect


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

CMC Markets vs Comdirect
overall rating
4.6
4.4
overall pros
  • Low forex fees
  • Great web and mobile platforms
  • Advanced research and educational tools
  • Extensive range of products and exchanges
  • Well-made mobile platform
  • Rock-solid background
overall cons
  • High stock CFD fees
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Complicated account verification
  • High fees
  • Complicated account opening for non-German and non-Austrian residents
  • Slow phone support and no live chat
fees
4.0
  • Low forex fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • High stock CFD fees
2.2
  • No withdrawal fee
  • High trading fees
  • High stock and ETF fees
  • High forex fees
account opening
3.9
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Complicated account verification
2.6
  • No minimum deposit
  • Fully digital account opening for German and Austrian residents
  • Slow
  • Not fully digital
  • Complicated account opening for non-German residents
deposit and withdrawal
4.9
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • £15 fee for international bank transfer
3.5
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Slow withdrawal - over 3 days
web trading platform
4.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good search function
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Modern design
  • No two-step (safer) login
4.4
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
  • CFD trading is on a separate platform
mobile trading platform
4.4
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
4.7
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Price alerts
desktop trading platform
3.3
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
3.5
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Price alerts
  • No clear fee report available
  • Outdated design
markets and products
2.2
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
5.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • CFD
  • Crypto
  • Warrants
research
4.6
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
4.0
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • News are only available in German
customer service
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
2.8
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • 24/7 support
  • Slow phone support
  • Deactivated live-chat
education
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Banking background
  • Listed on stock exchange
recommended for Forex and CFD traders looking for an advanced trading platform with many research tools Investors and CFD traders speaking Germand and focusing on European securities
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