IG Group vs FXCM

IG Group vs FXCM Comparison Table 2021
IG Group FXCM
IG-US offer spread betting, CFD and Forex trading across a range of markets. They are FCA regulated, boast a great trading app and have a 40 year track record of excellence. FXCM are an FCA regulated, London based broker. Companies under the FXCM umbrella are also regulated in Australia and South Africa.
Forex trading involves risk. Losses can exceed deposits
United States Flag Traders from US not accepted
United States Flag Traders from US not accepted
Bonus
None None
Instruments
Stocks, Digital Options, Futures, Spreadbetting, Options, CFD, Forex, REITs CFD, Forex, Crypto
Demo Account
Yes Yes
Minimum Deposit
£250 £300
Payment Methods
Credit Card, JCB Card, Mastercard, MoneyGram, PayPal, Wire Transfer Credit Card, Debit Card, POLi
Minimum Trade
£1 Varies by asset
Regulator
FCA, MAS FCA, CySEC, ASIC.
Margin Trading
No Yes
MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
MetaTrader 5
No No
cTrader
No No
STP Account
Yes No
ECN Account
Yes No
DMA Account
Yes No
MAM Account
No Yes
PAMM Account
Yes No
LAMM Account
No No
Demat Account
No No
AI / Machine Learning
Yes No
Robo Advisor
Yes No
Negative Balance Protection
No Yes
Market Maker
No Yes
P2P Trading
No No
Spot Trading
Yes No
Mobile Apps
iOS, Android iOS and Android
Auto Trading
Yes -
Trade Signals
Yes (Via Chartist Software) -
VPS Hosting
No No
Tournaments
No No
Demo Competitions
No No
Ethical Investing
Yes No
Social Trading
No Yes
Copy Trading
No Yes
Islamic Account
No No
Account Currencies
USD, EUR, GBP, CAD, AUD, JPY, SEK, CHF USD, EUR, GBP, CAD, AUD, ZAR, CHF
CFD
Leverage
1:30 EU, 1:200 1:30
FTSE Spread
1 pt 1.18 pts var*
GBPUSD Spread
0.9 pips 0.5 pips*
Oil Spread
3 pips 0.05 (var)*
Stocks Spread
0.1% Var 0.2% Var*
Forex
GBPUSD Spread
0.9 pips 0.5 pips var*
EURUSD Spread
0.6 pips 0.2 pips var*
EURGBP Spread
2 pips 0.5 pips var*
Assets
90+ 40
Cryptocurrency
Crypto trading not offered
Spread
Coins
Crypto Lending
No No
Crypto Mining
No No
Auto Market Maker
No No
Forex trading involves risk. Losses can exceed deposits