City Index vs Titan FX Comparison

Compare City Index vs Titan FX

City Index versus Titan FX
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
NoneMT4, Advantage Web, Web Trader, AT Pro12,000+FCA, ASIC, MAS

City Index and Titan FX Comparison

City Index provides CFD trading and spread betting, offering a wide range of markets. Titan FX is an ECN broker with a smaller number of markets available. Titan FX can offer low spreads with a commission charge as well as STP spreads without a commission charge, while City Index provides tight spreads without a commission charge (except for Shares CFDs).

Both brokers offer MT4, and City Index provides further support for trading automation by allowing traders to use or build charting signals with AT Pro. City Index additionally provides two web traders while Titan FX provides a web trader based on MT4. City Index is regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom, the ASIC in Australia and the MAS in Singapore. Titan FX is regulated by the VFSC in Vanuatu.

Quick comparison

Titan FX is an ECN broker, offering Forex and CFD trading on MT4. City Index is a spread betting (in the UK) and CFD broker. They have a similar number of markets on MT4. But on its web traders and AT Pro (which enables signals to be used or designed), City Index has many more.

Quick Description

  • Titan FX: An MT4 ECN broker.
  • City Index: A CFD and spread betting broker with a large number of markets available.

Minimum deposit and account types

City Index does not have a minimum deposit. The minimum deposit for Titan FX is $200.

  • City Index offers CFD trading and spread betting. City Index provides a news feed, market reports and a Trading Academy.
  • Titan FX offers the Zero Standard STP account, the Blade ECN Zero account, an Islamic account and the Active Trader Program. Hedging, scalping and EAs are allowed for all account types. Titan FX offers markets analysis, economic news, self improvement articles for a 'Forex Lifestyle' and an economic calendar. Titan FX uses Equinix's NY4 Data Centre.
  • Titan FX's Standard and Islamic accounts do not charge commissions, the Blade ECN account does charge commissions.
  • Titan FX's Active Trader Program provides a dedicated relationship manager, segregated client accounts, advanced reporting, custom solutions, virtual server hosting and aggregated anonymous data (AAD).


  • On the Web Trader, Advantage Web and AT Pro, City Index provides Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Cryptocurrencies, Soft Commodities, Options, Shares, ETFs, Bonds, 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.
  • On MT4, City Index offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals and Soft Commodities, with 110+ available.
  • On MT4, Titan FX offers Forex, Indices, Energy and Precious Metals, with 70+ available.

City Index offers 80+ Forex pairs (on MT4), Titan FX offers 55+ Forex pairs.

Spreads and leverage

  • City Index provides variable spreads, from 0.5 for EUR/USD, 1 for UK100, 0.3 for Gold and 0.04 for US Oil.
  • Spreads at Titan FX are variable and are from 0.0 for EUR/USD (with an average of 0.2), 1.6 for UK100, 0.2 for Gold and 0.06 for US Crude Oil. For the Standard account EUR/USD spreads have an average of 1.2.

Maximum leverage for City Index (FCA regulated) is . Maximum leverage for City Index (ASIC regulated) is 200:1. Maximum leverage for Titan FX is 500:1.


City Index offers Web Trader, Advantage Web, MT4 and AT Pro. Titan FX offers MT4 and a web trader based on MT4. Both brokers have a minimum trade size of 0.01 lots for Forex on MT4.

Why City Index or TitanFX ?

Titan FX is an MT4 ECN broker, offering a core group of markets to trade. City Index offers a large number of markets on its web traders and AT Pro. City Index offers a number comparable with the offering of Titan FX on MT4.

Comparison summary

  • City Index is a CFD and spread betting broker
  • Titan FX is an ECN broker
  • City Index can offer tight variable spreads without a commission charge
  • Titan FX can provide low spreads with a commission charge, and STP spreads without one
  • City Index offers more markets, but Titan FX has a competitive number for an ECN broker
  • Both brokers provide MT4, City Index also offers AT Pro and two web traders

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