Compare Dukascopy vs Markets.com - Online Brokerage Comparison

Compare Dukascopy vs Markets.com

Dukascopy versus Markets.com Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$100JForex 3500+FCMC
$100MT4, MT5, Web Trader & Apps2000+CySEC, FSCA, ASIC

Dukascopy and Markets.com Comparison

Markets.com is a CFD broker which offers 2000+ markets to trade. Dukascopy provides ECN access and offers 500+ markets to trade. As an ECN provider, Dukascopy offers low variable spreads, with a commission charge. Markets.com can provide competitive fixed spreads (without a commission charge).

Dukascopy is no dealing desk, while Markets.com is a dealing desk broker. Dukascopy provides JForex 3 and MT4, while Markets.com offers a web trader, MT4 and MT5. Dukascopy is regulated by the FCMC in Latvia. 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

Dukascopy offers ECN trading on MT4 and JForex 3. Markets.com is a CFD broker offering trading on its web trader, MT4 and MT5.

Minimum deposit and account types

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

  • Dukascopy offers trading on one account type. A Swap-free (Islamic) account is available as well. Dukascopy offers webinars through the JForex 3 platform. Dukascopy provides traders access to the Swiss Foreign Exchange Marketplace liquidity pools, which it operates. The minimum trade size is 0.01 standard lots (1000 units). Dukascopy does not restrict trading styles.
  • 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, webinars and 'Events and Trade', which filters news and indicates how it may affect the market. 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

  • Dukascopy offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Stocks, Cryptocurrencies and Soft Commodities, with 500+ available.
  • Markets.com offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Stocks, Cryptocurrencies, Soft Commodities, Bonds and ETFs, with 2000+ CFDs available.

Dukascopy provides 60+ Forex pairs, Markets.com offers 50+ Forex pairs.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

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

Spreads and leverage

  • Spreads at Dukascopy are variable and are from 0.1 for EUR/USD (with an average of 0.2), 1 for UK100, 0.10 for Gold and 0.02 for US Crude Oil, plus a commission charge.
  • Spreads are fixed on Markets.com's web trader, from 2 pips for EUR/USD and GBP/USD, 3 pips for USD/JPY, 1.2 for the FTSE100, 0.70 for Gold and 0.03 for US Crude Oil.
  • On MT4 Markets.com's spreads are also fixed from 3 pips for EUR/USD, GBP/USD and USD/JPY, 2 for FTSE100, 0.70 for Gold and 0.05 for US Crude Oil.

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

Commissions

  • Dukascopy charges a commission which varies depending on the volume traded, the initial deposit and equity in the account.
  • For Forex, Dukascopy commissions range from $35 per million USD per side, to $10 per million USD traded per side.
  • For other markets except Stocks, Dukascopy commissions range from $52.5 per million USD per side, to $15 per million USD per side.
  • Markets.com does not charge commissions.

Platforms

Dukascopy offers MT4, JForex 3, JForex Web 3 and apps. Markets.com offers MT4, MT5 and a web trader and apps.

Comparison summary

  • Dukascopy provides ECN trading
  • Markets.com offers CFD trading, with fixed spreads
  • Dukascopy has variable spreads, plus a commission charge
  • Dukascopy can offer low spreads
  • Markete.com can provide competitive spreads
  • Dukascopy offers JForex 3 and MT4
  • Markets.com provides a web trader, MT4 and MT5
  • Markets.com offers more CFDs to trade, but Dukascopy has a sizeable number for an ECN broker

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