City Index vs FXGiants Comparison

City Index vs FXGiants Broker Comparison

City Index versus FXGiants Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
NoneMT4, Advantage Web, Web Trader, AT Pro12,000+FCA, ASIC, MAS
$100MT4200+FCA, ASIC

City Index and FXGiants Comparison

City Index is a broker offering a range of platform including MT4 and additionally providing a wide range and relatively large number of markets to trade on its other platforms, which include a user friendly Web Trader and AT Pro. FXGiants is an MT4 broker offering a range of account types based around this platform including STP/ECN.

Both brokers are regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom. City Index is also regulated by the ASIC in Australia and the MAS in Singapore.

Quick comparison

City index offers MT4, two web traders and AT Pro, with a relatively large number of markets on its web traders and AT Pro. FXGiants has MT4 and offers a range of account types, including STP/ECN.

Minimum deposit and account types

City Index does not have a minimum deposit. The minimum deposit for FXGiants is $100.

  • City Index offers CFD trading and spread betting. City Index provides a news feed, market reports and a Trading Academy.
  • FXGiants offers CFD trading on the following account types, the Micro account, the Premium account, the 0 Fixed Spread account, the STP/ECN No Commission account, the Absolute Zero STP/ECN account, the STP/ECN 0 Spread account and the Absolute Zero Plus STP/ECN account. The minimum deposit is $100 for the Micro account, $500 for the 0 Fixed spread, STP/ECN No Commission and STP/ECN 0 Spread accounts and $2,500 for the Premium account. The minimum deposit for the Absolute Zero accounts are available on request from the account manager. The Micro and Premium accounts have two types, Live Fixed or Live Floating Spread. The minimum trade size is 0.01 lots.
  • FXGiants's 0 Fixed Spread account offers fixed spreads from 0 plus a commission charge. The STP/ECN 0 Spread account offer variable ECN spreads from 0, with a commission charge. The Absolute Zero account can provide Forex spreads from 0, without a commission charge. FXGiants offers economic news, educational videos and an economic calendar on its website. It also provides a dedicated account manager and a 24/5 dealing hotline.

Markets

  • City Index offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Soft Commodities, Shares, Cryptocurrencies, Options, Bonds, ETFs, IPOs and Interest Rates, with 12,000+ available. City Index Australia and City Index Singapore have less markets (5,000+), as they do not offer spread betting.
  • FXGiants offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Soft Commodities, Shares and Cryptocurrencies, with 200+ available.

Cryptocurrencies

  • City Index offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple and Bitcoin Cash (as a CFD or for spread betting).
  • FXGiants offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Ripple CFDs.

Spreads and leverage

City Index offers Forex spreads from 0.7 without a commission charge. FXGiants provides Forex spreads from 0.7 without a commission charge and can offer Forex spreads from 0 with and without a commission charge.

Maximum leverage for City Index (FCA regulated) is . Maximum leverage for FXGiants (FCA regulated) is .

Commissions

  • City Index does not charge commissions, except for Shares CFDs.
  • FXGiants charges a commission of $13 per lot round trip for its ECN Zero account. On its 0 Fixed Spread account, FXGiants charges a commission from $18 per lot per side.

Online trading platforms

City Index offers a Web Trader, Advantage Web, MT4 and AT Pro. FXGiants provides MT4.

Why City Index or FXGiants ?

Traders who want to trade on MetaTrader 4 (MT4) can do so at either broker, though FXGiants bases its accounts around MT4. Traders who want to trade on a user friendly Web Trader and the advanced AT Pro platform can do so at City Index and trade a relatively large number and wide range of markets on these platforms.

Comparison summary

  • Both brokers provide CFD trading
  • In the UK, City Index additionally provides spread betting
  • Each offers MT4
  • City Index additionally provides its Web Trader and AT Pro
  • City Index has considerably more markets to trade

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