easyMarkets versus Markets.com - Compare both Brokers

easyMarkets versus Markets.com - Compare both Brokers

easyMarkets versus Markets.com Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$100MT4, Web Trader & Apps300+CySEC, ASIC
$100MT4, Web Trader & Apps, MT5200+CySEC, ASIC, FSCA

easyMarkets and Markets.com Comparison

easyMarkets and Markets.com are regulated brokers offering CFDs to trade. easyMarkets has a relatively strong offering of Forex pairs, however Markets.com offers more markets to trade in total. Both offer web traders, and MT4. Markets.com also provides MT5.

easyMarkets is regulated by the Australian ASIC and the CySEC in Cyprus. 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 fixed spreads, MT4 and web traders and apps, Markets.com also offers MT5 and more markets, easyMarkets has more Forex pairs.

Account types

  • easyMarkets offers a Standard account with a minimum deposit of $100 and a VIP account with a minimum deposit of $2,500.
  • All easyMarkets account types have customer support and a personal account manager. The VIP account additionally has telephone trading, access to the tightest spreads at easyMarkets, a personal analyst and real time SMS market updates. The minimum trade size is 0.01 lots.
  • Markets.com offers 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.
  • 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.


  • easyMarkets offers Currency Pairs, Commodities, Indices, Cryptocurrencies and Options.
  • Markets.com offers Currency Pairs, Commodities, Indices, Cryptocurrencies, Shares, ETFs and Bonds.

Markets.com offers more individual markets, with over 2000 CFDs available, versus over 300 CFDs available at easyMarkets (there are less CFDs available on MT4, namely 150+).

The difference between the brokers stems from the fact that easyMarkets does not offer Stocks, but has a relatively large number and range of Forex products with 136 Day Trade/Spot FX, 48 FX Forwards plus 58 Vanilla Options FX pairs, versus 50+ for Markets.com.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

  • easyMarkets provides Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple.
  • Markets.com provides Bitcoin Futures, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash and Dash.

Leverage and spreads

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

  • Spreads at easyMarkets are fixed and are from 1 for EUR/USD, 2 for UK100, 0.35 for Gold and 0.04 for US Oil.
  • Markets.com offers fixed spreads of 2 pips for EUR/USD and GBP/USD, 3 pips for USD/JPY, 1.2 for UK100, 0.7 for Gold and 0.03 for US Crude Oil.


Both brokers offer a webtrader. easyMarkets has 40+ technical indicators, Markets.com has around 90. easyMarkets offers time frames from 1 minute to 1 week, Markets.com from 1 minute to 1 month. easyMarkets offers candlestick, OHLC and line charts, Markets.com offers bar, candlestick and line charts.

Both easyMarkets and Markets.com addtionally offer MT4 trading. Both brokers offer negative balance protection which they say helps make sure account balances do not go below $0.

Comparison summary

  • easyMarkets has a relatively large number of Forex pairs and products
  • Markets.com offers CFD Shares trading and hence has more markets available to trade
  • easyMarkets has a wider range of Cryptocurrency CFDs
  • Each has a web trader and MT4
  • Markets.com also provides MT5
  • Both have fixed spreads

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