LCG vs FXCM

LCG vs FXCM Comparison Table 2023
LCG FXCM
WINNER
FXCM is the better broker
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London Capital Group provide trading on 7000+ markets over 9 asset classes. Spreads are competitive but active traders may have better broker options elsewhere. FXCM are an FCA regulated, London based broker. Companies under the FXCM umbrella are also regulated in Australia and South Africa.
Instruments
Stocks, Futures, CFD, Forex Spreadbetting, CFD, Forex, Crypto
Demo Account
Yes Yes
Minimum Deposit
0 $/€/£ £300
Payment Methods
Minimum Trade
Lots vary by asset Varies by asset
Regulator
FCA FCA, CySEC, ASIC.
Margin Trading
No Yes
MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
MetaTrader 5
No No
cTrader
No No
AlgoTrader
No Yes
OmniTrader
No No
TradingView
No Yes
Autochartist
No No
eSignal
No Yes
Trading Central
No No
STP Account
No No
ECN Account
No No
DMA Account
No No
MAM Account
No Yes
PAMM Account
No No
LAMM Account
No No
Demat Account
No No
AI / Machine Learning
No No
Robo Advisor
No No
Negative Balance Protection
No Yes
Market Maker
No Yes
P2P Trading
No No
Spot Trading
No No
Mobile Apps
iOS and Android
Copy Trading
No Yes
Copy Trading Platform
FXCM offers social and copy trading on forex, CFDs and cryptos through the hugely popular ZuluTrade platform.
Social Trading
No Yes
VPS Hosting
No No
Tournaments
No No
Demo Competitions
No No
Ethical Investing
No No
Custodial Account
No No
Guaranteed Stop Loss
No No
Islamic Account
No No
Account Currencies
  • USD
  • EUR
  • GBP
  • CAD
  • AUD
  • ZAR
  • CHF
Stock Exchanges
Commodities
CFD Trading
Leverage
1:30 1:30
FTSE Spread
1 pt 1.18 pts var*
GBPUSD Spread<
0.5 pips 0.5 pips*
Oil Spread
3 pips (Variable) 0.05 (var)*
Stocks Spread
0.3% Var 0.2% Var*
Forex Trading
GBPUSD Spread
0.5 pips 0.5 pips var*
EURUSD Spread
0.3 pips 0.2 pips var*
EURGBP Spread
0.4 pips 0.5 pips var*
Assets
60+ 40
Cryptocurrency
Crypto trading not offered
Crypto Lending
No No
Crypto Mining
No No
Crypto Staking
No No
Auto Market Maker
No No
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