City Index vs OANDA 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 City Index vs OANDA.
Does City Index or OANDA 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, IG
offers better pricing overall for traders.
Is City Index or OANDA 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. OANDA holds 6 global Tier-1 licenses, while City Index holds 3. City Index holds 2 global Tier-2 licenses, while OANDA holds 0. In our analysis of 23 international regulators across 50 brokers, City Index earned a higher Trust Score than OANDA.
Which trading platform is better: City Index or OANDA?
To compare the trading platforms of both City Index and OANDA, 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 City Index and OANDA offer MetaTrader 4 (MT4).City Index and OANDA both offer copy trading.
How many forex pairs and CFDs are available to trade?
City Index provides traders 84 currency pairs (e.g., EUR/USD) compared to OANDA's 71 available pairs. Forex pairs aside, City Index offers traders access to 13500 CFDs while OANDA has 124 available CFDs, a difference of 13376.
Can I trust City Index?
City Index is publicly traded, does not operate a bank, and is authorised by four tier-1 regulators (high trust), two tier-2 regulators (average trust), and one tier-3 regulator (low trust). City Index is authorised by the following tier-1 regulators: Australian Securities & Investment Commission (ASIC), Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Can I trust OANDA?
OANDA is not publicly traded and does not operate a bank. OANDA is authorised by six tier-1 regulators (high trust), zero tier-2 regulators (average trust), and one tier-3 regulators (low trust). OANDA is authorised by the following tier-1 regulators: Australian Securities & Investment Commission (ASIC), Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC), Japanese Financial Services Authority (JFSA), Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).
Is City Index good?
Backed by StoneX Group, City Index is a trusted brand known for its versatile trading platforms, excellent mobile app, diverse market research, and extensive range of tradeable markets.
Is OANDA good?
A trusted global brand, OANDA stands out for its reputation and quality market research. Its regulatory track record is strong, and its support for third-party features bolsters its overall offering.
Overall winner: IG
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