Compare CMC Markets vs Vantage FX


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

CMC Markets vs Vantage FX
overall rating
4.7
4.4
overall pros
  • Low forex fees
  • Great web and mobile platforms
  • Advanced research and educational tools
  • Low fees
  • Super fast account opening
  • Seamless deposit and withdrawal
overall cons
  • High stock CFD fees
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Complicated account verification
  • Limited product selection
  • Customer service could be improved
  • No investor protection
fees
3.8
  • Low forex fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • High stock CFD fees
4.3
  • Low forex fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • High financing rate
  • High stock CFD fees
account opening
4.1
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Complicated account verification
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
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
  • No deposit fee
  • Quick deposit and withdrawal
  • International bank withdrawals (after the first one in each month) have a high fee
web trading platform
4.5
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Modern design
  • No two-step (safer) login
2.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
  • Poor design
mobile trading platform
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No price alerts
  • No Touch/Face ID login
  • No order confirmation
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
markets and products
2.2
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
1.6
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
research
5.0
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
4.3
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • User-friendly
  • Limited interactive charting
  • Most tools are available only with $1,000 minimum account balance
customer service
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
2.8
  • Live chat available
  • Relevant answers on the phone
  • No 24/7 support
  • Mediocre email support
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
  • Negative balance protection
  • No investor protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
recommended for Forex and CFD traders looking for an advanced trading platform with many research tools Forex and CFD traders familiar with the MetaTrader trading platforms
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