Compare CMC Markets vs LYNX


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

CMC Markets vs LYNX
overall rating
4.6
4.2
overall pros
  • Low forex fees
  • Great web and mobile platforms
  • Advanced research and educational tools
  • Wide range of markets and products
  • Low stock and ETF trading fees
  • Great mobile platform
overall cons
  • High stock CFD fees
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Complicated account verification
  • Deposit and withdrawal options limited
  • €3,000 minimum deposit
  • Overly complex desktop platform
fees
4.2
  • Low forex fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • High stock CFD fees
3.0
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • Low fund fees
  • High forex fees
  • Inactivity fee
account opening
3.9
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Complicated account verification
2.5
  • Fully digital
  • User-friendly
  • Slow
  • The minimum deposit is €3,000
deposit and withdrawal
4.9
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • £15 fee for international bank transfer
2.5
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • One free withdrawal per month
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Not user-friendly
web trading platform
4.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good search function
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Modern design
  • No two-step (safer) login
3.3
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
mobile trading platform
4.4
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
3.8
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • User interface is a bit complex
desktop trading platform
3.3
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
2.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • Not user-friendly
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • The platform is not completely translated to English
markets and products
2.2
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
5.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • CFD
  • Crypto
research
4.6
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
3.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Not user-friendly
customer service
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
education
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
3.0
  • Demo account
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No 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
  • High level of investor protection
  • Negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
recommended for Forex and CFD traders looking for an advanced trading platform with many research tools Any European traders looking for low stock and ETF fees and a good mobile trading platform
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