HFM vs easyMarkets 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 HFM vs easyMarkets.
Does HFM or easyMarkets 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 HFM or easyMarkets 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. Both HFM and easyMarkets hold 1 global Tier-1 licenses. HFM holds 3 global Tier-2 licenses, while easyMarkets holds 1. In our analysis of 23 international regulators across 50 brokers, HFM earned a higher Trust Score than easyMarkets.
Which trading platform is better: HFM or easyMarkets?
To compare the trading platforms of both HFM and easyMarkets, 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 HFM and easyMarkets offer MetaTrader 4 (MT4).HFM and easyMarkets both offer copy trading.
How many forex pairs and CFDs are available to trade?
easyMarkets provides traders 62 currency pairs (e.g., EUR/USD) compared to HFM's 47 available pairs. Forex pairs aside, HFM offers traders access to 3500 CFDs while easyMarkets has 199 available CFDs, a difference of 3301.
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).
Can I trust easyMarkets?
easyMarkets is not publicly traded and does not operate a bank. easyMarkets is authorised by one tier-1 regulator (high trust), one tier-2 regulator (average trust), and one tier-3 regulators (low trust). easyMarkets is authorised by the following tier-1 regulator: Australian Securities & Investment Commission (ASIC).
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.
Is easyMarkets good?
easyMarkets is easy to use and offers several unique features attractive to beginners through its proprietary trading platform. However, easyMarkets is pricey, offers only a small selection of tradeable products, and lacks market research.
Overall winner: IG
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