eToro vs Markets.com 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 eToro vs Markets.com.
Does eToro 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, IG
offers better pricing overall for traders.
Is eToro or Markets.com 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 eToro and Markets.com hold 2 global Tier-1 licenses. Markets.com holds 2 global Tier-2 licenses, while eToro holds 1. In our analysis of 23 international regulators across 50 brokers, Markets.com earned a higher Trust Score than eToro.
Which trading platform is better: eToro or Markets.com?
To compare the trading platforms of both eToro and Markets.com, 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. Neither broker offers Meta Trader.eToro and Markets.com both offer copy trading.
How many forex pairs and CFDs are available to trade?
Markets.com provides traders 57 currency pairs (e.g., EUR/USD) compared to eToro's 49 available pairs. Forex pairs aside, eToro offers traders access to 3458 CFDs while Markets.com has 2179 available CFDs, a difference of 1279.
Can I trust eToro?
eToro is not publicly traded and does not operate a bank. eToro is authorised by two tier-1 regulators (high trust), one tier-2 regulator (average trust), and zero tier-3 regulators (low trust). eToro is authorised by the following tier-1 regulators: Australian Securities & Exchange Commission (ASIC) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Can I trust Markets.com?
Markets.com is publicly traded, does not operate a bank, and is authorised by two tier-1 regulators (high trust), two tier-2 regulators (average trust), and one tier-3 regulator (low trust). Markets.com is authorised by the following tier-1 regulators: Australian Securities & Investment Commission (ASIC) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Is eToro good?
eToro is a winner for its easy-to-use copy-trading platform, where traders can copy the trades of experienced investors – or receive exclusive perks for sharing their own trading strategies.
Is Markets.com good?
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.
Overall winner: IG
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