eToro vs CMC Markets

eToro or CMC Markets – which is better for UK traders 2021? Compare eToro and CMC Markets in this detailed breakdown of their platforms, features and fees.

eToro vs CMC Markets Comparison Table 2021
eToro CMC Markets
eToro is a multi-asset platform which offers both investing in stocks and cryptoassets, as well as trading CFDs. CMC Markets is headquartered in London and listed on the LSE (FCA Regulated). They offer competitive spreads on a global range of assets via a next generation platform.
FCA Regulated
✓ Yes ✓ Yes
Instruments
Stocks, CFD, Forex, Crypto CFDs, Spread betting, Forex, Commodities, Stocks, Treasuries, Custom indices
Bonus Offer
None None
Demo Account
✓ Yes ✓ Yes
Minimum Deposit
$200 ($50 in US) £ 0
Payment Methods
Apple Pay, BPAY, Diners Club, Dragonpay, JCB Card, Neteller, PayPal, Perfect Money, Rapid Transfer, Skrill, Swift, UnionPay, Venmo, Visa, Webmoney, Wire Transfer, Yandex Money POLi
Minimum Trade
$1 0.01 Lots
Regulator
FCA FCA, MAS, ASIC, IIROC
MetaTrader 4
✗ No ✓ Yes
MetaTrader 5
✗ No ✗ No
cTrader
✗ No ✗ No
DMA Account
✗ No ✗ No
ECN Account
✓ Yes ✗ No
Mobile Apps
iOS, Android and Windows iOS and Android
Auto Trading
Automate your trades via Copy Trading - Follow profitable traders. Open and close trades automatically when they do. Yes (via MT4)
Trade Signals
via Copy Trading ✗ No
Social Trading
✓ Yes ✓ Yes
Copy Trading
✓ Yes ✗ No
Islamic Account
✓ Yes ✗ No
CFD
Leverage
1:30 1:30
FTSE Spread
1 pt 1 pt
GBPUSD Spread
2 pips 0.9
Oil Spread
5 pts 3.0
Stocks Spread
0.24% Var .10% Var
Forex
GBPUSD Spread
2 pips 0.9
EURUSD Spread
1 pips 0.7
EURGBP Spread
1.5 pips 1.1
Assets
50+ 300+
Forex App

eToro bring their social trading platform to your mobile, enabling you to Copy trades, manage your account and invest via Android or iOS. Trade the biggest global stocks from the palm of your hand.

CMC Markets deliver an award winning app (Shares magazine 2019), compatible with most major mobile and tablet operating systems. Trade more than 9300 assets via the app on a next-gen platform. Includes advanced charting with 12 chart types and 40 technical indicators.

Cryptocurrency
eToro lead the way in Crypto trading. The lowest spreads (from 1% for BTC), their own wallet service and the largest number of Cryptos to trade. FCA Regulated. Crypto trading not offered
Spread
BTC <1%, ETH 2%
Coins
BTC, ETH, BCH, XRP, DASH, LTC, ETC, ADA, MIOTA, XLM, EOS, NEO, ZEC, BNB, VET
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