FXCM vs IC Markets compared

Your expert:
Gyula Lencsés, CFA
Your expert:
Adam Nasli
IC Markets
Key differences
  • Deposit and withdrawal score
  • Trading platform combined score
  • Customer service score
  • Deposit and withdrawal score
  • Trading platform combined score
  • Customer service score
Recommended for
  • Beginners
  • Equity
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Beginners
  • Equity
  • Forex
  • CFD
Fees score
US stock fee
EURUSD spread
US index options fee
S&P 500 CFD spread
Withdrawal fee
Deposit fee
Inactivity fee
Top-tier regulators
Foundation date
Investor protection
Deposit and Withdrawal
Minimum deposit
Bank transfer for deposit
Bank transfer for withdrawal
Credit/debit for deposit
Credit/debit for withdrawal
PayPal for deposit
Wise for deposit
Revolut for deposit
Other electronic wallets
Platform and Experience
Mobile platform score
Web platform score
MT4 available
MT5 available
Customer service score
Account opening score

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FXCM's service is on par with IC Markets's and a comparison of their fees shows that FXCM's fees are similar to IC Markets's.

Account opening takes somewhat more effort at FXCM compared to IC Markets, deposit and withdrawal processes are somewhat more complicated at FXCM, while customer service quality is somewhat better than IC Markets's.

Our experts rated the trading platform of FXCM as somewhat better than the platform of IC Markets, found that clients have access to slightly less markets and products with FXCM, while IC Markets provides just about the same quality of research and education.

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