Compare City Index vs Markets.com - Online Brokerage Comparison

Compare City Index vs Markets.com

City Index versus Markets.com Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
NoneMT4, Web Trader, Advantage Web & Apps, AT Pro12,000+FCA, ASIC, MAS
$100MT4, Web Trader & Apps, MT52000+FCA, CySEC, ASIC, FSCA

City Index and Markets.com Comparison

City Index can offer more individual markets than Markets.com, but Market.com still provides a relatively large number compared with other brokers. Both provide MT4 and web traders, City Index also offers AT Pro, while Markets.com additionally provides MT5.

City Index is regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom, the ASIC in Australia and the MAS in Singapore.

Markets.com is operated by Safecap Investments Limited which is regulated by the CySEC in Cyprus and the FSCA in South Africa. Markets.com Australia is operated by Tradetech Markets (Australia) Pty Ltd which is regulated by the ASIC in Australia. Markets.com Africa is operated by TradeTech Markets (South Africa) which is regulated by the FSCA in South Africa. Markets.com UK is operated by TradeTech Alpha Limited which is regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom.

Minimum deposit and account types

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

  • City Index offers CFD trading and spread betting. City Index provides a news feed, market reports and a Trading Academy.
  • Markets.com offers a wide range of tools accessible from its trading platform, including Events & Trade (an economic calendar with trading opportunities and affected instruments), Financial Commentary, Financial News, Trading Central, Multi-Symbol Charts, Insider Trades, Analyst Recommendations, Bloggers Opinions, Hedge Fund Confidence, XRay (expert views), Video Tutorials Education on Demand and MARKETS View. For a minimum deposit of $250, Markets.com offers MARKETSX which provides its user friendly web trader with additional VIP support and can offer reduced spreads.

Markets

  • City Index offers Forex pairs, Indices, Energy, Metals, Soft Commodities, Shares, Bonds, ETFs, Cryptocurrencies, IPOs, Options 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.
  • Markets.com offers Forex pairs, Indices, Energy, Metals, Soft Commodities, Stocks, Bonds, ETFs, Cryptocurrencies and IPOs, with 2000+ available.

City Index provides 80+ Forex pairs (on MT4), while Markets.com provides 50+ Forex pairs.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

  • City Index offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple and Bitcoin Cash (for CFD trading or spread betting).
  • Markets.com offers Bitcoin Futures, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash and Dash.

Spreads and leverage

City Index can offer Forex spreads from 0.5. Markets.com can offer Forex spreads from 0.6 (on MARKETSX).

Maximum leverage for City Index (FCA regulated) us . Maximum leverage for Markets.com operated by Safecap Investments Limited (CySEC regulated) is .

Online trading platforms

City Index offers two web trading platforms (Web Trader and Advantage Web), MT4 and AT Pro. Markets.com provides a web trader, MT4 and MT5.

Why City Index or Markets.com ?

Traders who want to trade on MetaTrader 4 (MT4) can find this platform at either broker. Those who wish to trade on MetaTrader 5 (MT5), the successor to MT4 may do so at Markets.com. Traders who want to trade on a user friendly web trader may do so at either broker. Both brokers offer a relatively large number of markets to trade on their web traders, though City Index offers more. City Index provides the downloaded AT Pro platform which lets the trader use and build charting signals and has a relatively large number of technical indicators. Markets.com offers a relatively wide range of trading tools accessible from its platform.

Comparison summary

  • Both brokers offer MT4
  • Markets.com additionally provides MT5
  • Both brokers offer user friendly web trader
  • City Index additionally provides AT Pro
  • Markets.com offers a wide range of trading tools
  • City Index has no minimum deposit

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