IG Group vs M1 Finance

IG Group vs M1 Finance Comparison Table 2022
IG Group M1 Finance
WINNER
IG Group is the better broker
4.4
United States Flag Traders from US accepted
3.9
United States Flag Traders from US accepted
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 over 47 year track record of excellence. M1 Finance offers customizable and automated trading services for US investors.
Forex trading involves risk. Losses can exceed deposits
Awards
  • Best Customer Service 2022 - Online Money Awards
  • Best Spread Betting Provider 2022 - Online Money Awards
  • Best Platform for the Active Trader 2022 - ADVFN International Financial Awards
  • Best Multi Platform Provider 2022 - ADVFN International Financial Awards
  • Best Finance App 2022 - ADVFN International Financial Awards
  • Best Roth IRA Accounts - 2020
Bonus
M1 Finance Plus free for 3 months on new accounts
Instruments
Forex, ETFs, CFDs, indices, shares, commodities, cryptocurrencies, options, futures, spread betting Stocks, ETFs, OTC stocks
Demo Account
Yes Yes
Minimum Deposit
£250 $100 ($500 for IRA)
Payment Methods
Minimum Trade
0.1 lots $1
Regulator
FCA, ASIC, MAS, FSCA, JFSA, FMA, CFTC, NFA, BMA, DFSA, FINMA, BaFin FINRA, SEC
Margin Trading
Yes Yes
Margin Rate
3.5 - 5%
MetaTrader 4
Yes No
MetaTrader 5
No No
cTrader
No No
AlgoTrader
No No
OmniTrader
No No
TradingView
No No
Autochartist
Yes No
eSignal
No No
Trading Central
Yes No
STP Account
No No
ECN Account
No No
DMA Account
Yes No
MAM Account
No No
PAMM Account
No No
LAMM Account
No No
Demat Account
No No
AI / Machine Learning
No Yes
Robo Advisor
No Yes
Negative Balance Protection
Yes No
Market Maker
Yes No
P2P Trading
No No
Spot Trading
Yes Yes
Mobile Apps
iOS & Android Yes
Auto Trading
Yes Yes
Copy Trading
No No
Social Trading
No No
Trade Signals
Yes
VPS Hosting
Yes No
Tournaments
No No
Demo Competitions
No No
Ethical Investing
Yes Yes
Custodial Account
No Yes
Guaranteed Stop Loss
Yes No
Islamic Account
No No
Account Currencies
  • USD
  • EUR
  • GBP
  • USD
Stock Exchanges
Commodities
CFD Trading
Trade leveraged CFDs on a variety of assets including stocks, commodities and forex CFD trading not offered
Leverage
1:30
FTSE Spread
1.0 pt
GBPUSD Spread<
from 0.589 pips
Oil Spread
2.8 pips
Stocks Spread
Variable
Forex Trading
Trade a range of major, minor and exotic currencies Forex trading not offered
Forex App

IG offers a superb all-round trading app. One of the pioneers of mobile trading, the application has been developed and refined over many years, meaning it is now among the best trading apps. Quick response, user friendly layout, access to full charting and a stable and reliable application. Top marks.

GBPUSD Spread
from 0.589 pips
EURUSD Spread
from 0.165 pips
EURGBP Spread
from 0.540 pips
Assets
90+
Cryptocurrency
Trade four major cryptocurrencies paired with USD Build custom crypto portfolios and select from the broker's expert pies.
Spread
Variable Variable
Coins
  • BTC
  • BCH
  • LTC
  • ETH
  • BTC
  • ADA
  • AVE
  • ETH
  • LINK
  • ALDO
  • BAT
  • ATOM
Crypto Lending
No No
Crypto Mining
No No
Crypto Staking
No No
Auto Market Maker
No No
Forex trading involves risk. Losses can exceed deposits
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