Compare Markets.com vs RoboMarkets - CFD Broker Comparison

Compare Markets.com vs RoboMarkets

Markets.com versus RoboMarkets Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$100MT4, MT5, Web Trader & Apps2000+CySEC, ASIC, FSCA
$100MT4, MT5, R Trader11,000+CySEC, IFSC

Markets.com and RoboMarkets Comparison

These are both CFD brokers. Markets.com can offer more markets than RoboMarkets on all its accounts except R Trader, where RoboMarkets has more, though Markets.com has a wider range of markets. Both offer MT4 and web traders. RoboMarkets also offers MT5.

RoboMarkets is regulated by the CySEC in Cyprus and the IFSC in Belize. 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

On their web traders, RoboMarkets offers more markets, but Markets.com has a wider range. Both offer MT4 and MT5, RoboMarkets also has STP/ECN trading.

Minimum deposit and account types

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

  • 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.
  • RoboMarkets offers accounts based around its three platforms, MT4, MT5 and R Trader. MT4 and MT5 each offer a Pro-Standard, Pro-Cent and Pro-ECN account. MT4 additionally offers a Fix-Cent, a Fix-Standard, and ECN-Pro NDD and an ECN-Fixed Spread NDD and an MT4 Prime account. RoboMarkets's R Trader is a web trading platform, which has many more markets available than the other accounts. RoboMarkets also offers a CopyFX account (which supports transaction copying) and a RAMM account (which supports strategy copying).
  • RoboMarkets's minimum deposit for all accounts except MT4 prime is $100. The minimum deposit for MT4 Prime is $5,000. The Prime account is an ECN account with lower commission charges. RoboMarkets offers an Islamic (Swap Free) version for some of these accounts. Micro lot trading is available.
  • RoboMarkets provides RoboForex Analytics on its website. This offers a range of tools including analysis, signals, videos and education. It offers StrategyQuant for building MT4 robots and the R Trader Strategy Builder.

Markets

  • Markets.com offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Cryptocurrencies, Stocks, ETFs, Soft Commodities and Bonds, with 2000+ available.
  • RoboMarkets's Cent account offers Forex and Precious Metals, for a total of 35+.
  • RoboMarkets's Standard and ECN accounts offer Forex, Indices, Energy, Precious Metals and Cryptocurrencies, for a total of 45+.
  • On its R Trader account, RoboMarkets offers Forex, Indices, Cryptocurrencies, Stocks and ETFs, for a total of 11,000+.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

  • Markets.com provides CFD trading in Bitcoin Futures, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, Dash and Bitcoin Cash.
  • RoboMarkets offers CFD trading in Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, Dash, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Bitcoin Gold, Golem, IOTA, NEO, OmiseGO, Qtum and Monero.

Spreads and leverage

  • Markets.com's spreads are fixed under normal market conditions from 2 pips for EUR/USD, 1.2 for the UK100, 0.7 for Gold and 0.03 for US Crude Oil.
  • On RoboMarkets's Pro-Cent and Pro-Standard accounts, the average spread for EUR/USD is 1.6 and Gold 2.23. On the ECN accounts the minimum spread for EUR/USD is 0.1, Gold 0.8 and US Crude Oil 0.01. On the Prime account, the minimum spread for EUR/USD is 0.0, Gold 0.4 and US Crude Oil 0.01.

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

Commissions

  • Markets.com does not charge commissions.
  • RoboMarkets commission are $2 per lot per side for its ECN accounts except for its Prime account where they are $1.5 per lot per side.

Platforms

Both brokers offer MT4 on desktop and apps. Markets.com additionally provides a web trader and apps. RoboMarkets additionally offers MT5 desktop, MT5 apps and R Trader.

Comparison summary

  • Both are CFD brokers
  • On R Trader, RoboMarkets can offer more markets, but otherwise Markets.com offers more
  • Each has MT4 and web traders
  • RoboMarkets additonally provides MT5
  • RoboMarkets offers STP/ECN accounts, which have low Forex spreads plus a commission charge
  • Markets.com does not charge commissions
  • Both are CySEC regulated

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