Compare CMC Markets vs XTB


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

CMC Markets vs XTB
overall rating
4.6
4.7
overall pros
  • Low forex fees
  • Great web and mobile platforms
  • Advanced research and educational tools
  • Low forex and stock index CFD fees
  • Free and fast deposit and withdrawal
  • Easy and fast account opening
overall cons
  • High stock CFD fees
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Complicated account verification
  • High fees for stock CFDs
  • Product portfolio limited mostly to CFDs and FX
  • Limited fundamental data
fees
4.0
  • Low forex fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • High stock CFD fees
4.1
  • Low forex fees
  • Low stock index CFD fees
  • No withdrawal fee for transfers above $100
  • High stock CFD fees
  • Inactivity fee
account opening
3.9
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Complicated account verification
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
deposit and withdrawal
4.9
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • £15 fee for international bank transfer
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Few minor account currencies accepted
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
  • Good search function
  • No two-step (safer) login
mobile trading platform
4.4
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
4.4
  • User-friendly
  • Price alerts
  • Modern design
  • No two-step (safer) login
desktop trading platform
3.3
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
4.4
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No two-step (safer) login
markets and products
2.2
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
2.8
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
  • Real stocks and ETFs (only for some European clients)
research
4.6
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
3.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • Quality news flow
  • User-friendly
  • Limited fundamental data
customer service
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
4.4
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
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
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Negative balance protection
  • Some clients regulated by top-tier FCA
  • Does not hold a banking license
recommended for Forex and CFD traders looking for an advanced trading platform with many research tools Forex and CFD traders looking for low fees and great deposit/withdrawal service
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