Titan FX vs XM Comparison

Titan FX vs XM Broker Comparison

Titan FX versus XM Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$200MT4, MT570+VFSC
$5MT4, MT51000+IFSC, ASIC, CySEC

Titan FX and XM Comparison

Both brokers offer MT4 and MT5. Titan FX is an ECN broker. Overall, XM has more markets to trade on MT5 but both have a similar number of MT5. XM has a very low minimum depsoiit of $5 and can offer very low trade sizes on its Micro (cent) account.

XM is regulated by the IFSC in Belize, the CySEC in Cyprus and the ASIC in Australia. Titan FX is regulated by the VFSC in Vanuatu.

Quick comparison

Both brokers offer MT4 and MT5. XM has more markets to trade. Titan FX is an ECN broker.

Minimum deposit and account types

The minimum deposit for Titan FX is $200. The minimum deposit is $5 for XM, except for its XM Zero account where it is $100.

  • 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, as is micro lot trading. Titan FX offers market analysis, Forex monthly commentary, economic news, Forex education and self improvement articles for a 'Forex Lifestyle'. Titan FX uses Equinix's NY4 Data Centre for fast order execution. Titan FX supports social and copy trading via ZuluTrade and signal trading via MetaTrader.
  • 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).
  • XM CySEC regulated offers three account types, a Micro and a Standard account, both with minimum deposits of $5 and the XM Zero account, with a minimum deposit of $100. An Islamic account is available for each account type. The Micro and Standard accounts do not charge commissions, the XM Zero account does charge commissions. The Micro and Standard accounts differ in terms of order sizes available. The minimum trade size is 0.0001 lots.
  • XM ASIC regulated offers the XM Ultra Low account instead of the XM Zero account. XM IFSC regulated offers the Micro, Standard and Ultra Low accounts and a Shares account (with real Shares to own). The minimum deposit for the Ultra Low account is $50. The minimum deposit for the Shares account is $10,000.
  • XM offers an economic calendar, a personal account manager, video tutorials, daily technical analysis, Forex market research and daily Forex signals, trading tools, market outlook and webinars. XM allows EAs, hedging and scalping.

Markets

  • Titan FX offers 70+, covering Forex pairs, Indices, Energy and Metals.
  • XM offers 100+, covering Forex pairs, Indices, Energy, Metals and Soft Commodities on MT4 and on MT5 additionally offers Cryptocurrency CFDs and Shares CFDs, for a total of 1000+. The XM Zero account has Forex pairs, Gold and Silver, offering 55+.

Spreads and leverage

Titan FX provides Forex spreads from 0 with a commission charge and from 1 without a commission charge. XM offers Forex spreads from 0 with a commission charge (XM Zero) and from 1 (Standard) and 0.6 (Ultra Low) without a commission charge.

The maximum leverage for Titan FX is 500:1. The maximum leverage for XM (ASIC regulated) 500:1. The maximum leverage for XM Global (IFSC regulated) is 888:1. The maximum leverage for XM (CySEC regulated) is

Commissions

  • Titan FX charges a commission of $0.035 per 0.01 lots (i.e. $3.50 per lot) per side (thus $0.07 per micro lot round trip) on the Blade ECN account. Titan FX says that it approximates the USD charges and has a monthly review of these approximations for other account currencies.
  • XM charges a commission of $3.50 per lot per side on its XM Zero account.

Online trading platforms

Both brokers provide MT4 and MT5. These platforms are available on desktop, tablet and mobile.

Why Titan FX or XM ?

Trader who wish to trade on MetaTrader 4 (MT4) or MetaTrader 5 (MT5) may do so at either broker. Traders who want to trade with an ECN broker may do so at Titan FX. Both brokers allow the use of online trading robots (EAs). Traders who want to trade Forex may do so at either broker. XM has a wider range of markets and more on offer, particularly on MT5, where it provides a relatively large number of Stocks CFDs for an MT5 broker. Traders who want to trade with a low minimum trade size and minimum deposit, can do so at XM, which has a Micro (cent) account.

Comparison summary

  • Both brokers provide CFD trading
  • Each offers MT4 and MT5
  • Titan FX supports social and copy trading
  • XM has more markets to trade overall
  • Titan FX is an ECN broker
  • XM provides a Micro (cent) account with low trade sizes

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