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+FCA, CySEC, FSCA, ASIC

Dukascopy and Markets.com Comparison

Markets.com is a broker which offers 2000+ markets to trade. Dukascopy provides ECN access and offers 500+ markets to trade. Dukascopy provides JForex 3 and MT4, while Markets.com offers a web trader and 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. Markets.com UK is operated by TradeTech Alpha Limited which is regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom.

Quick comparison

Dukascopy offers ECN trading on MT4 and JForex 3. Markets.com offers 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 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

  • 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

Dukascopy can offer Forex spreads from 0.1 plus commission. Markets.com can offer Forex spreads from 0.6 (on MARKETSX).

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.

Online trading platforms

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

Why Dukascopy or Markets.com ?

Traders may trade on MT4 at either broker. Traders can trade on MT5, the successor platform to MT4, at Markets.com. Markets.com additionally provides a user friendly web trader with a relatively large number of markets to trade. On JForex, Dukascopy offers a relatively large number of markets to trade, for an ECN broker.

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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