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Markets.com vs Admiral Markets 2020

Is Admiral Markets better than Markets.com? After testing 30 of the best forex brokers over five months, Markets.com is better than Admiral Markets. Thanks to its web-based MarketsX platform, Markets.com is easy to use and new trader friendly. However, Markets.com is pricey and lacks the feature-rich trading tools required to compete with the best trading platforms.



CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Overall Rating

Feature Markets.com Admiral Markets
Overall 4 4
Markets.com Review Admiral Markets Review
70% of retail CFD accounts lose money 76% of retail CFD accounts lose money

Regulation

Feature Markets.com Admiral Markets
Trust Score 97 83
Year Founded
1999 2001
Publicly Traded (Listed)
Yes No
Bank
No No
Tier-1 Licenses
2 2
Tier-2 Licenses
2 2
Tier-3 Licenses
1 0
Authorised in the European Union
Yes Yes

Tier-1 Licenses

Feature Markets.com Admiral Markets
ASIC Authorised (Australia)
Yes Yes
IIROC Authorised (Canada)
No No
SFC Authorised (Hong Kong)
No No
FSA Authorised (Japan)
No No
MAS Authorised (Singapore)
No No
FINMA Authorised (Switzerland)
No No
FCA Authorised (UK)
No Yes
CFTC Registered (USA)
No No

Investments

Feature Markets.com Admiral Markets
Forex: Spot Trading
Yes Yes
Social Trading / Copy-Trading
Yes Yes
Currency Pairs (Total Forex pairs)
57 47
CFDs - Total Offered
2179 3844
Cryptocurrency traded as actual
No No
Cryptocurrency traded as CFD
Yes Yes
Offering of Investments 4 4
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Cost

Feature Markets.com Admiral Markets
Average Spread EUR/USD - Standard
1.9 (as of Oct 19) 0.6 (Aug 19)
All-in Cost EUR/USD - Active
1.9 (as of May 19) 0.7 (Aug 19)
Active Trader or VIP Discounts
Yes No
Commissions & Fees 4 4
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Funding

Feature Markets.com Admiral Markets
Minimum Initial Deposit
$100 200
Bank Wire (Deposit/Withdraw)
Yes Yes
Visa/Mastercard (Credit/Debit)
Yes Yes
PayPal (Deposit/Withdraw)
No No
Skrill (Deposit/Withdraw)
Yes Yes

Trading Platforms

Feature Markets.com Admiral Markets
Proprietary Platform
Yes No
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Yes Yes
Web Platform
Yes Yes
Social Trading / Copy-Trading
Yes Yes
MetaTrader 4 (MT4)
Yes Yes
MetaTrader 5 (MT5)
Yes Yes
cTrader
No No

Trading Tools

Feature Markets.com Admiral Markets
Virtual Trading (Demo)
Yes Yes
Alerts - Basic Fields
No Yes
Watchlists - Total Fields
6 (Default MT4)
Charting - Indicators / Studies (Total)
89 25
Charting - Drawing Tools (Total)
4 (Default MT4)
Charting - Trade From Chart
No Yes
Charting - Drawings Autosave
Yes Yes
Order Type - Trailing Stop
Yes Yes
Platform & Tools 4 4
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Mobile Trading

Feature Markets.com Admiral Markets
Android App
Yes Yes
Apple iOS App
Yes Yes
Trading - Forex
Yes Yes
Trading - CFDs
Yes Yes
Alerts - Basic Fields
Yes Yes
Watch List
Yes Yes
Watch List Syncing
Yes No
Charting - Indicators / Studies
(default on MT4, none on Markets app) 30
Charting - Draw Trend Lines
Yes Yes
Charting - Trend Lines Moveable
No Yes
Charting - Multiple Time Frames
No No
Charting - Drawings Autosave
No No
Forex Calendar
No No
Mobile Trading 4 3.5
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Research

Feature Markets.com Admiral Markets
Daily Market Commentary
Yes Yes
Forex News (Top-Tier Sources)
Yes Yes
Weekly Webinars
Yes Yes
AutoChartist
No No
Trading Central (Recognia)
No Yes
Delkos Research
Yes No
Social Sentiment - Currency Pairs
Yes No
Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
Research 4 4.5
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Education

Feature Markets.com Admiral Markets
Has Education - Forex
No Yes
Has Education - CFDs
No Yes
Client Webinars
Yes Yes
Client Webinars (Archived)
No Yes
Videos - Beginner Trading Videos
Yes Yes
Videos - Advanced Trading Videos
Yes Yes
Investor Dictionary (Glossary)
No Yes
Education 3.5 4.5
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Major Forex Pairs

Feature Markets.com Admiral Markets
GBP/USD
Yes Yes
USD/JPY
Yes Yes
EUR/USD
Yes Yes
USD/CHF
Yes Yes
USD/CAD
Yes Yes
NZD/USD
Yes Yes
AUD/USD
Yes Yes

Overall

Feature Markets.com Admiral Markets
Markets.com Review Admiral Markets Review
Overall 4 4
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Comparing forex brokers side by side is no easy task. For our 2020 annual forex broker review, we spent hundreds of hours assessing 30 forex and CFD brokerages to find the best forex broker. Let's compare Admiral Markets vs Markets.com.

Does Admiral Markets or Markets.com offer lower pricing?
Comparing the trading costs of forex and CFDs is not easy. Not every broker publishes average spreads data, and pricing structures vary. Based on our thorough annual assessment, Admiral Markets offers better pricing overall for traders.

Is Admiral Markets or Markets.com safer for forex and CFDs trading?
At ForexBrokers.com, we track where each forex and CFD broker is regulated across over 20 international regulator databases. Here's our findings. Both Admiral Markets and Markets.com hold 2 global Tier-1 licenses. Both Admiral Markets and Markets.com hold 2 global Tier-2 licenses. All regulators considered, Markets.com has a Trust Score of 97.00, while Admiral Markets's Trust Score is 83.00.

Which trading platform is better: Admiral Markets or Markets.com?
To compare the trading platforms of both Admiral Markets and Markets.com, we tested each broker's trading tools, research capabilities, and mobile apps. For trading tools, Markets.com offers a better experience. With research, Admiral Markets offers superior market research. Finally, we found Markets.com to provide better mobile trading apps.

What about MetaTrader and copy trading?
For forex and CFDs traders, copy trading and MetaTrader are both popular platform options. Admiral Markets and Markets.com both offer copy trading. Both Admiral Markets and Markets.com offer MetaTrader 4 (MT4).

How many forex pairs and CFDs are available to trade?
Markets.com provides traders 57 currency pairs (e.g., EUR/USD) compared to Admiral Markets's 47 available pairs. Forex pairs aside, Admiral Markets offers traders access to 3844 CFDs while Markets.com has 2179 available CFDs, a difference of 1,665.

Overall, between Admiral Markets and Markets.com, Markets.com is the better forex broker.

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