Capital.com vs HFM Comparison
Comparing forex brokers side by side is no easy task. For our 2022 annual forex broker review, we spent hundreds of hours assessing 39 forex and CFD brokerages to find the best forex broker. Let's compare Capital.com vs HFM.
Does Capital.com or HFM 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, Capital.com
offers better pricing overall for traders.
Is Capital.com or HFM safer for forex and CFDs trading?
At ForexBrokers.com, we track where each forex and CFD broker is regulated across over 23 international regulator databases. Here's our findings. Capital.com holds 2 global Tier-1 licenses, while HFM holds 1. HFM holds 3 global Tier-2 licenses, while Capital.com holds 1. In our analysis of 23 international regulators across 50 brokers, HFM earned a higher Trust Score than Capital.com.
Which trading platform is better: Capital.com or HFM?
To compare the trading platforms of both Capital.com and HFM, we tested each broker's trading tools, research capabilities, and mobile apps. For trading tools, IG offers a better experience. With research, IG offers superior market research. Finally, we found IG 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. Both Capital.com and HFM offer MetaTrader 4 (MT4).Copy trading is not offered by either broker.
How many forex pairs and CFDs are available to trade?
Capital.com provides traders 138 currency pairs (e.g., EUR/USD) compared to HFM's 47 available pairs. Forex pairs aside, Capital.com offers traders access to 6000 CFDs while HFM has 3500 available CFDs, a difference of 2500.
Can I trust Capital.com?
Capital.com is not publicly traded and does not operate a bank. Capital.com is authorised by two tier-1 regulators (high trust) and one tier-2 regulator (average trust). Capital.com is authorised by the following tier-1 regulators: Australian Securities & Investment Commission (ASIC) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Can I trust HFM?
HotForex is not publicly traded and does not operate a bank. HotForex is authorised by one tier-1 regulator (high trust), three tier-2 regulators (average trust), and one tier-3 regulator (low trust). HotForex is authorised by the following tier-1 regulator: Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Is Capital.com good?
Capital.com stands out for its quality research, strong educational content, and innovative web platform. Capital.com holds fewer regulatory licenses and offers a narrower range of markets than some of the best brokers, but still significantly outperforms the industry average.
Is HFM good?
Alongside its enhanced MetaTrader offering and quality research, HFM (HF Markets), previously known as HotForex, offers a proprietary copy trading platform, HFcopy, and provides a decent selection of over 1,000 CFDs and 47 forex pairs. Still, trading costs at HFM are slightly above the industry average, and its HF mobile app does not yet support trading.
Overall winner: IG
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