FXTM vs Markets.com compared

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

FXTM
Markets.com
80% of retail CFD accounts lose money
79.9% of retail CFD accounts lose money

Last update of dataNov 2022

FXTM

FXTM is an international CFD and forex broker, regulated by the UK FCA, CySEC of Cyprus and the Mauritian FSC. It is licensed by South Africa's FSCA.

Recommended for forex traders familiar with the MetaTrader platform.

Markets.com

Markets.com is a brand of Markets.com, a global CFD and forex broker regulated by the UK FCA, Australia's ASIC, CySEC in Cyprus, and South Africa's FSCA, among others.

Recommended for traders looking to venture into CFD trading.

FXTM's service is slightly better than Markets.com's and a comparison of their fees shows that FXTM's fees are lower than Markets.com's.

Account opening takes about the same effort at FXTM compared to Markets.com, deposit and withdrawal processes are somewhat more complicated at FXTM, while customer service quality is similar to Markets.com's.

Our experts rated the trading platform of FXTM as being of the same quality as the platform of Markets.com, found that clients have access to slightly more markets and products with FXTM, while Markets.com provides somewhat better research and education.

*Data marked with an asterisk contain additional info, expand the relevant sections below to see details.

Basic data of broker

Overall Score
4.3

Recommended for Forex traders familiar with the MetaTrader platform

Overall Score
3.8

Recommended for Traders looking to venture into CFD trading

Country of origin

Cyprus

Country of origin

Cyprus

Fees

Fees score
3.9
Fees score
2.0
Fees summary

Average trading fees, high non-trading fees, low forex fees

Fees summary

High trading fees, average non-trading fees

Stock and ETF fees

Forex fees

Fund fees

Bond fees

Options fees

Futures fees

CFD fees

Non-trading fees

Deposit and withdrawal

Deposit and withdrawal score
4.2
Deposit and withdrawal score
5.0
Number of base currencies

4

Number of base currencies

11

Deposit type

Withdrawal type

Account opening

Account opening score
5.0
Account opening score
5.0
Account opening fully online
Account opening fully online
Minimum deposit
*

$50

*
Minimum deposit
*

$100

*
Time to open account

1 day

Time to open account

1 day

Required documents

Proof of identity: passport / national ID card / driver's license Proof of residency: bank statement / utility bill

Required documents

Proof of identity: ID / passport / driver's license / National ID / Government ID containing photo, full name, date of birth, expiration date Proof of residency: bank statement / utility bill / internet bill / landline phone / tv service

Trading platform

Web platform score
2.8
Web platform score
3.8
Mobile platform score
3.8
Mobile platform score
4.3
Desktop platform score
3.4
Desktop platform score
3.4

Markets and products

Markets and products score
2.7
Markets and products score
2.1
Stocks
*
*
Stocks
Fractional shares
Fractional shares
ETFs
ETFs
Forex
Forex
*
*
Funds
Funds
Bonds
Bonds
Options
Options
Futures
Futures
Crypto
*
*
Crypto
*
*
CFDs
CFDs
CFD disclaimer

Disclaimer: 80% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

CFD disclaimer

Disclaimer: 79.9% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Research, education

Research score
3.8
Research score
4.5
Charting quality

Mid-range

Charting quality

Great

Education score
5.0
Education score
5.0
Demo account
Demo account

Customer service

Customer service score
5.0
Customer service score
5.0
Phone
Phone
Live chat
Live chat
Email
Email
24/7 availability
24/7 availability

Security

Investor protection amount

£85,000 in the UK, €20,000 in other EU countries, no protection for residents of all other countries

Investor protection amount

€20,000 in Europe, £85,000 in the UK, no protection in South Africa, Australia and other countries

Banking background
Banking background
Listed on stock exchange
Listed on stock exchange
Foundation date

2011

Foundation date

2008

Country of regulation

Cyprus (and license from South Africa), UK, Mauritius

Country of regulation

Cyprus, UK, Australia, South Africa, British Virgin Islands

FXTM

For detailed information and hands-on experience, read our review of this broker.

Markets.com

For detailed information and hands-on experience, read our review of this broker.

*Data marked with an asterisk contain additional info, expand the relevant sections below to see details.

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