“Markets.com offers a unique trading experience with their Markets X Web Trader platform which offers benefits for both beginner and advanced traders.”
From our observations, experienced traders will enjoy the flexibility of trading with a global office which may provide other options such as higher leverage and bonus promotions. Experienced users can also trade on the well-known MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 platforms while accessing the advanced trading tools offered by Markets.com such as the interactive economic calendar, Hedge Fund Confidence, Trading Central pattern recognition tools and more.
Beginner traders will find the use of a demo trading account very useful to get started on the Markets X Web Trader platform. While the platform offers advanced features, it is also suitable for beginner traders due to its browser-based functionality which is simple to use and understand. The progression from beginner and advanced is also seamless due to the more than 2,200 CFD markets that are available to trade with, as is the fact there are no trading commissions apart from the spread and swap rate of the individual market being traded.
Is Markets.com regulated?
Yes, Markets.com is regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC), the Financial Sector Conduct Authority of South Africa (FSCA), the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Where is Markets.com based?
Markets.com is headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus.
How does Markets.com make money?
Markets.com mainly makes its money through the spread and swap rate of the market being traded.
How do I deposit in Markets.com account?
Funds can be deposited into a trading account via bank wire transfer, credit card, Neteller, Skrill, Paypal, Ideal and Sofort.
What is the min. deposit for Markets.com?
The minimum deposit is $/£/€ 250 for UK based traders and $/£/€ 100 for the rest.
How do I withdraw money from Markets.com?
Withdrawals can be made from Markets.com once logged into the trading platform and can be done via bank wire transfer, credit card, PayPal, Neteller and Skrill subject to minimum amounts.
What is the max leverage in Markets.com?
The maximum leverage offered by Markets.com varies depending on which global office is chosen to open an account. The maximum leverage in Europe and the UK is 30:1 for retail clients. The maximum leverage in Africa and Australia is 300:1 for all clients.
How do I open an account with Markets.com?
An account can be opened at the click of a button on the Markets.com website and can be done in just a few steps.
Does Markets.com use MetaTrader?
Yes, Markets.com does offer MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5.
“Markets.com provides a unique offering with commission-free trading on their in-built, proprietary Markets X Web Trader platform which is full of advanced trading tools suitable for both beginner and advanced traders across their more than 2,200 CFD markets on offer.”
Clients with Markets.com can trade on more than 2,200 CFD markets covering Currencies, Indices, Commodities, Cryptocurrencies, Shares, Bonds, Blends, ETFs and IPOs. Some users can also choose which global office they open an account with which may provide options such as higher leverage and bonus promotions, as the broker is regulated by four major global regulators including CySEC, ASIC, FSCA and the FCA.
While Markets.com offers commission-free trading, the spreads of individual assets vary depending on the trading platform being used which is one of the costs of trading along with the swap rate. Live account traders can access the well-known MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 trading platforms as well as the impressive in-built, proprietary Markets X Web Trader platforms which come with a wide variety of advanced trading features.
Traders can enjoy trading with Markets.com seamlessly across Windows, Android or iOS operating systems, while accessing their wide variety of trading tools covering fundamental, technical and sentiment indicators. As the Markets X Web Trader platform is browser-based users will find it simple to use and understand.
The broker offers services and features designed for both beginner and professional traders such as a VIP trading service to access low spreads, analyst recommendations and VIP support service through their Markets X Account, as well as:
- Choice of full regulation from CySEC, FCSA, ASIC or the FCA, as well as a secure trading environment with negative balance protection and segregated client trading funds.
- Commission-free trading on more than 2,200 tradable CFDs across Stocks, Indices, Currencies, Commodities, Cryptocurrencies, Bonds, ETFs and IPOs.
- The ability to trade on a proprietary, custom-built, feature-rich web trading platform and mobile trading app, as well as the popular MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 platforms.
- Access to advanced trading tools in their custom-built platform such as Dow Jones News stream, Thomson Reuters analyst research, Trading Central pattern recognition software, Hedge Fund Confidence tool using data from the SEC and news alerts and sentiment provided by Acuity.