Markets.com vs UFX - CFD Broker Comparison

Compare Markets.com vs UFX

Markets.com versus UFX Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$100MT4, MT5, Web Trader & Apps2000+CySEC, FCA, ASIC, FSCA
$100MT5, ParagonEx450+CySEC

Markets.com and UFX Comparison

These brokers each provide user friendly web traders. Markets.com has a relatively wide range of trading tools on its web trader. UFX offers a crowd trading news feed on its ParagonEx web trader. Crowd trading adds information about the behaviour of the crowd of trading to news events. Both brokers offer MT5. Markets.com additionally provides MT4.

UFX is regulated by 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. Markets.com UK is operated by TradeTech Alpha Limited which is regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom.

Quick comparison

Both offer web traders and MT5. Markets.com additionally provides MT4. Markets.com provides more markets to trade. UFX has a crowd trading news feed on ParagonEx.

Account types and minimum deposit

The minimum deposit for both brokers is $100.

  • 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.
  • UFX provides six account types, Micro/Mini, Mini, Standard, Gold, Platinum and Islamic. The minimum initial deposit is $100 for the Micro/Mini account, $500 for the Mini account, $1000 for the Islamic and Standard accounts, $5000 for the Gold account and $10,000 for the Platinum account. The minimum trade size ranges from 0.0025 lots for the Micro/Mini account to 1 lot for the Platinum account.
  • All UFX account types offer daily market reviews, a video library, daily recommendations and 24hr live support. Mini, Standard, Gold and Platinum accounts also have VIP trading support. Standard, Gold and Platinum additionally receive exclusive updates. Gold and Platinum also have access to MT5. Trading Central is available for traders who deposit at least $1000 into their account.

Markets

  • Markets.com offers Currency Pairs, Indices, Stocks, ETFs, Soft Commodities, Energies, Metals, Cryptocurrencies and Bonds.
  • UFX offers Currency Pairs, Indices, Stocks, ETFs, Soft Commodities, Energies and Metals.

Markets.com offers 2000+ to trade, UFX offers 450+. Markets.com offers more Shares CFDs than UFX.

Cryptocurrency CFDS

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

Leverage and spreads

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

Forex spreads at Markets.com are from 0.6 (for MARKETSX). Forex spreads for UFX are from 2 (fixed).

Online trading platform

Both brokers offer web trading platforms. Markets.com additionally offers MT4. UFX additionally provides MT5. Each broker offers mobile apps.

UFX provides on the ParagonEx platform an enhanced newsfeed called MassInsights, which shows aggregated trader behavior with respect to markets along with market events.

Why Markets.com or UFX ?

Those who wish to trade on MT5 can find this platform at either broker though Markets.com has a lower minimum deposit for this platform. Traders who wish to trade on MT4 can find this platform at Markets.com. Those who want to trade on a user friendly trading platform can find one at either broker. UFX's web trader has a crowd trading news feed, though Markets.com offers a range of tools on its web trader to assist the trader.

Comparison summary

  • These are both CFD brokers
  • Markets.com can offer more markets to trade
  • Both provide web traders, with a range of functionality
  • UFX provides crowd trading
  • Both offer MT5
  • Markets.com also provides MT4

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