Compare FXTM vs Markets.com - CFD Broker Comparison

Compare FXTM vs Markets.com

FXTM versus Markets.com Comparison Table
Trade Now >>Minimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$10MT4, MT5200+CySEC, FSCA, FCA, FSC
$100MT4, MT5, Web Trader & Apps2000+FCA, CySEC, ASIC, FSCA

FXTM and Markets.com Comparison

FXTM and Markets.com offer MetaTrader 4 (MT4) and MetaTrader 5 (MT5). Markets.com has a user friendly web trader which provides considerably more markets to trade. FXTM offers copy trading via FXTM Invest. Markets.com has a relatively wide range of trading tools on its web trader.

FXTM is regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom, the CySEC in Cyprus and the FSC in Mauritius and is licensed by the FSCA in South Africa.

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.

Quick comparison

Both offer MT4 and MT5. Markets.com additionally has a user friendly web trader and offers more markets to trade.

Minimum deposit and account types

The minimum deposit for FXTM is $10. The minimum deposit for Markets.com is $100.

  • FXTM offers three Standard account types: Standard, Cent and Shares and three ECN accounts: ECN, ECN Zero and Pro. The minimum deposit for the Cent account is $/€/£10, for the Standard and Shares accounts $/€/£100, for the ECN Zero account $/€/£200, for the ECN account $/€/£500 and for the Pro account the minimum deposit and minimum account balance is $/€/£25,000. The Pro account offers spreads from 0 without a commission charge. FXTM offers Market Analysis and Education on its website. Copy Trading is available via FXTM Invest. The minimum trade size is 0.0001 lots.
  • 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

  • FXTM offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals and Stocks, with 250+ available.
  • Markets.com offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Stocks, Soft Commodities, Bonds, ETFs and Cryptocurrencies, with 2000+ available.

Spreads and leverage

On FXTM's Standard account, Forex spreads are from 1.3 without a commission charge. On FXTM's ECN account, Forex spreads are from 0.1 plus commission (on FXTM's Pro account spreads are from 0 without a commission charge). Forex spreads at Markets.com are from 0.6 (for MARKETSX).

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

Commissions

  • FXTM charges a commission starting at $2 per lot per side, depending on the equity in the account and the volume traded.

Online trading platforms

Both brokers provide MT4 and MT5. Markets.com offers a web trader. Both brokers have mobile apps.

Why FXTM or Markets.com ?

Those who want to trade on MetaTrader 4 (MT4) can find this online trading platform at either broker. Those who want to trade on MetaTrader 5 (MT5) can also find this platform at both brokers. Traders who want to trade on a user friendly platform can find this at Markets.com, which offers a relatively wide range of tools from the platform.

Comparison summary

  • Both brokers offer MT4 and MT5
  • Markets.com additionally provides a user friendly web trader
  • On its web trader, Markets.com has considerably more markets to trade
  • FXTM offers a range of accounts, including ECN and a Cent account
  • FXTM's Cent account has a very low minimum deposit and trade size

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