Compare FXGiants vs Markets.com - Trading Brokers Comparison

Compare FXGiants vs Markets.com

FXGiants versus Markets.com Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformMarketsRegulated
$100MT4200+FCA, ASIC
$100MT4, Web Trader & Apps, MT52000+CySEC, ASIC, FSCA

FXGiants and Markets.com Comparison

FXGiants offers both ECN and non-ECN trading accounts. It provides fixed and variable spreads. Markets.com offers CFD trading, with different account types providing different levels of services. Markets.com provides fixed spreads.

FXGiants is regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom and the ASIC in Australia. 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.

Quick comparison

Both offer MT4, Markets.com also provides MT5 and a web trader and apps and more markets - FXGiants also has STP/ECN accounts.

Minimum deposit and account types

The minimum deposit for FXGiants is $100. The minimum deposit for Markets.com is $100.

  • FXGiants offers five account types, the Micro account, the Premium account, the 0 Fixed Spread account, the STP/ECN No Commission account and the STP/ECN 0 Spread account. The Micro and Premium accounts have two types, Live Fixed or Live Floating Spread. 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.
  • 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. FXGiants provides economic news and an economic calendar on its website. It also provides a dedicated account manager and a 24/5 dealing hotline for its non-ECN accounts.
  • Markets.com provides three account types, Classic, Standard and Premium, depending on the deposit, and an Islamic account. The minimum initial deposit is $100 for the Classic and Islamic accounts, $2,500 for the Standard account and $20,000 for the Premium account. Micro lot trading is available.
  • All three Markets.com account types come with daily analysis, tutorials, customer support and webinars. The Standard account also comes with a dedicated account manager, SMS news and signals, and premium daily analysis. Markets.com's Premium account also comes with premium customer support.

Markets

  • FXGiants offers Forex pairs, Indices, Energy, Metals, Soft Commodities, Cryptocurrencies and Shares, with 200+ available.
  • Markets.com offers Forex pairs, Indices, Energy, Metals, Soft Commodities, Cryptocurrencies, Stocks, Bonds and ETFs, with 2000+ available.

FXGiants provides 80+ Forex pairs, Markets.com provides 50+ Forex pairs.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

  • FXGiants offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Ripple.
  • Markets.com offers Bitcoin Futures, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash and Dash.

Spreads and leverage

  • FXGiants can provide non-ECN EUR/USD spreads on the Micro account from 1.1 variable and 2.2 fixed and Premium non-ECN EUR/USD spreads from 1.8 fixed and 0.7 variable without a commission charge. It can also offer EUR/USD spread fixed at 0, with a commission charge.
  • STP/ECN account spreads at FXGiants are variable and are from 1.7 for EUR/USD on the STP/ECN No Commission account and 0.0 on the STP/ECN 0 spread account, and from around 1 for UK100, 0.50 for Gold on the STP/ECN No Commission account and 0.15 on the STP/ECN 0 Spread account, and 0.04 for US Crude Oil.
  • Markets.com's spreads are fixed under normal market conditions, from 2 pips for EUR/USD, 1.2 for the UK100, 0.7 for Gold and 0.03 for US Crude Oil.

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

Platforms

FXGiants offers MT4. Markets.com provides MT4, MT5 and a web trader. Both brokers provide mobile trading apps.

Comparison summary

  • FXGiants offers ECN and non-ECN trading
  • FXGiants can offer low variable spreads with a commission charge
  • FXGiants can provide low fixed spreads with a commission charge
  • FXGIants can also offer variable and fixed spreads without a commission charge
  • Markets.com can provide fixed spread without a commission charge
  • Markets.cm can offer more CFDs to trade
  • Both brokers offer MT4
  • These brokers have the same minimum deposit (but FXGiants's ECN service has a higher minimum deposit)

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