Markets.com versus Spread Co - Compare both Brokers

Markets.com versus Spread Co - Compare both Brokers

Markets.com versus Spread Co Comparison Table
Online BrokersMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$100Web Trader & Apps, MT4, MT52000+FCA, CySEC, ASIC, FSCA
£250Saturn Web Trader & Apps1500+FCA

Markets.com and Spread Co Comparison

Both of these brokers offer web traders. Markets.com additionally provides MetaTrader 4 (MT4) and MetaTrader 5 (MT5). Markets.com offers a relatively wide range of trading tools on its web trader. Spread Co can offer zero spreads on some markets.

Spread Co is based in London in the United Kingdom and is regulated by the FCA.

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 CFD trading, Spread Co also provides spread betting in the UK. Each has a web trader and apps, Markets.com also provides MT4.

Account types and minimum deposit

The minimum deposit for Markets.co is $100. The minimum recommended deposit for Spread Co is £200 for spread betting and £250 for CFD trading.

  • 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.
  • Spread Co has three spread betting account types: Spread Free, Spread Free Bronze and Standard. It also has a CFD trading account. Spread Free and Spread Free Bronze offers zero spreads on some markets, T&Cs apply. Spread Free Bronze charges a fee and has less restrictions. Spread Co provides news and analysis on its website and a relationship manager for all account holders.

Markets

  • Markets.com offers Currency Pairs, Commodities, Indices, Stocks, ETFs, Cryptocurrencies and Bonds.
  • Spread Co offers Currency Pairs, Commodities, Indices, Equities, ETFs, Bitcoin Futures and ADRs.

Markets.com offers more individual markets, with over 2000, versus over 1500 offered by Spread Co.

Cryptocurrencies

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

Leverage and spreads

Maximum leverage for Spread Co's leverage is . Maximum leverage for Markets.com operated by Safecap Investments Limited is .

Markets.com offers Forex spreads form 0.6 (on MARKETSX). Spread Co offers Forex spreads from 0.8.

Online trading platforms

Both brokers offer web traders. Markets.com additionally provides MT4 and MT5. Both brokers offer mobile apps.

Markets.com offers micro lot trading, Spread Co has a typical minimum trade size of £1 for spread betting and mini lots on Forex CFD trading. Markets.com offers the MT4 trading platform but Spread Co does not.

Why Markets.com or Spread Co ?

Those who want to trade on a web trader can find this at either broker. Markets.com's trading platform offers a relatively wide range of tools available from the platform to assist the trader. Those who want to trade on MetaTrader 4 (MT4) and MetaTrader 5 (MT5) may do so at Markets.com. In the UK, Spread Co offers fixed spreads from zero for spread betting some markets.

Comparison summary

  • Both brokers offer web traders
  • Markets.com additionally provides MT4 and MT5
  • Markets.com offers more markets to trade
  • Markets.com has a relatively wide range of trading tools
  • Spread Co can offers fixed spreads from zero for spread betting in the UK

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