Markets.com vs Plus500

Markets.com or Plus500 – which is better for UK traders 2021? Compare Markets.com and Plus500 in this detailed breakdown of their platforms, features and fees.

Markets.com vs Plus500 Comparison Table 2021
Markets.com Plus500
Markets.com offer CFDs across a huge range of assets from shares and indices to commodities and cryptocurrencies. An investor with a Plus500 account can trade CFDs on underlying financial instruments such as Forex, Stocks, Commodities, Cryptocurrency (Availability subject to regulation), Options and Indices. With tight spreads and no commission, they are a leading global brand.
72% of retail CFD accounts lose money.
FCA Regulated
✓ Yes ✓ Yes
Awards
  • Best Trading Platform 2020 - FXScouts
  • Runner Up - Best FX Broker 2019 - DayTrading.com
  • Best Forex Provider 2017 - UK Forex Awards
  • Best FX Platform 2017 - UK Forex Awards
  • Best Overall Broker 2021 - DayTrading.com
  • Best Overall Broker 2020 - DayTrading.com
  • Best Overall Broker 2019 - DayTrading.com
  • Best Trading App 2019 - DayTrading.com
Instruments
CFD, Forex, Crypto, Stocks, Spread betting (UK Only) Stocks, Options, CFD, Forex, Crypto
Bonus Offer
None None
Demo Account
✓ Yes ✓ Yes
Minimum Deposit
$100 $100
Payment Methods
Credit Card, Debit Card, Neteller, PayPal, Skrill, Wire Transfer BPAY, Credit Card, Debit Card, Diners Club, Giropay, iDeal, JCB Card, M-Pesa, Mastercard, Neteller, PayPal, Skrill, Swift, Trustly, Visa, Webmoney, Western Union, Wire Transfer
Minimum Trade
0.01 lots Varies by asset
Regulator
FCA, CySEC, ASIC, FSCA, FSC, ESMA FCA, MAS, CySec, ASIC, ESMA
MetaTrader 4
✓ Yes ✗ No
MetaTrader 5
✓ Yes ✗ No
cTrader
✗ No ✗ No
DMA Account
✗ No ✗ No
ECN Account
✗ No ✗ No
Mobile Apps
iOS, Android iOS, Android and Windows
Auto Trading
✗ No ✗ No
Trade Signals
✓ Yes ✗ No
Social Trading
✗ No ✗ No
Copy Trading
✗ No ✗ No
Islamic Account
✓ Yes ✗ No
CFD
Leverage
1:30 1:30
FTSE Spread
2 pips Variable
GBPUSD Spread
1.3 pips (var) Variable
Oil Spread
0.05 Variable
Stocks Spread
4 pips Variable
Forex
67 major, minor and exotic FX pairs Plus500 Offer forex trading via CFDs with tight variable spreads and a range of well over 70 currency pairs. Free Unlimited Demo Account.
GBPUSD Spread
1.3 pips (var) Variable
EURUSD Spread
0.70 pips (var) Variable
EURGBP Spread
1 pip var Variable
Assets
67 70+
Forex App

Markets.com operate MarketsX – the bespoke platform, both on WebTrader and mobile applications. The app, available on android and iOS has been downloaded over a million times.

Plus500 have developed their mobile apps to match the WebTrader online platform . Secure, reliable and uncomplicated, the app is among the best out there. Stop loss and limits are available, free alerts and a full range of markets and instruments are available. Visit the download page here.

Cryptocurrency
Crypto trading not offered CFDs in cryptocurrency and crypto indices trading offered - Availability subject of regulation
Spread
BTC 88.94 (USD), ETH 5 (USD) Variable
Coins
BTC, BCH, DASH, ETH, LTC, XRP, TRON, BAT, NEO, ADA BCH, BTC, ETH, LTC, XRP, IOTA, NEO, EOS, XMR
Markets.com Plus500
72% of retail CFD accounts lose money.
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