Compare CMC Markets vs Trading 212


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how CMC Markets stacks up against Trading 212!

CMC Markets vs Trading 212
overall rating
4.6
4.6
overall pros
  • Low forex fees
  • Great web and mobile platforms
  • Advanced research and educational tools
  • Real stocks and ETFs are commission-free
  • Quick and easy account opening
  • Great trading platforms
overall cons
  • High stock CFD fees
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Complicated account verification
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Basic tools for fundamental analysis
  • High forex fee
fees
3.5
  • Low forex fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • High stock CFD fees
3.8
  • Free stock and ETF trading
  • Low CFD fees
  • No withdrawal and inactivity fee
  • High forex fees
  • High financing rate
account opening
4.1
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Complicated account verification
4.5
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Problems with verification
deposit and withdrawal
4.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • £15 fee for international bank transfers
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Few base currencies available in each country
web trading platform
4.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Modern design
  • No two-step (safer) login
4.9
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
mobile trading platform
4.4
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
4.9
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
desktop trading platform
3.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
markets and products
2.2
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
3.7
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
research
5.0
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
2.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • User-friendly
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
customer service
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
3.6
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • 24/7 availability
  • No live chat
education
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
4.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No webinars
  • 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
  • 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 Active CFD and FX traders and investors looking for intuitive trading platforms
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