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FP Markets vs Vantage 2021

Is FP Markets better than Vantage? In our analysis of 23 international regulators across 50 brokers, FP Markets is considered average-risk, with an overall Trust Score of 81 out of 99. Vantage is considered average-risk, with an overall Trust Score of 79 out of 99. Learn more about Trust Score.


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Overall Rating

Feature FP Markets Vantage
Overall 4 3.5
Commissions & Fees 5 4
Offering of Investments 4.5 3.5
Platforms & Tools 4 4
Mobile Trading 4 4
Research 3.5 3.5
Education 3 3
Trust Score 81 79
FP Markets Review Vantage Review
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Regulation

Feature FP Markets Vantage
Trust Score 81 79
Year Founded
2005 2009
Publicly Traded (Listed)
No No
Bank
No No
Tier-1 Licenses
1 2
Tier-2 Licenses
1 0
Tier-3 Licenses
0 1
Authorised in the European Union
Yes Yes

Tier-1 Licenses (High Trust)

Feature FP Markets Vantage
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

Tier-2 Licenses (Average Trust)

Feature FP Markets Vantage
CBRC Authorised (China)
No No
CySEC Authorised (Cyprus)
Yes No
CBI Authorised (Ireland)
No No
ISA Authorised (Israel)
No No
FMA Authorised (New Zealand)
No No
CBR Authorised (Russia)
No No
FSCA Authorised (South Africa)
No No
SEC Authorised (Thailand)
No No

Tier-3 Licenses (Low Trust)

Feature FP Markets Vantage
SCB Authorised (Bahamas) No No
IFSC Authorised (Belize) No No
BMA Authorised (Bermuda) No No
FSC Authorised (British Virgin Islands)
No No
FSC Authorised (Mauritius)
No No

Investments

Feature FP Markets Vantage
Forex Trading
Yes Yes
CFD Trading
Yes Yes
Tradeable Symbols (Total)
9790 257
Forex Pairs (Total)
63 44
US Stock Trading (Non CFD)
No No
Int'l Stock Trading (Non CFD)
No No
Cryptocurrency (Physical)
No No
Cryptocurrency (CFD)
Yes Yes
Social Trading / Copy-Trading
Yes Yes

Cost

Feature FP Markets Vantage
Average Spread EUR/USD - Standard
1.2 (September 2021) 1.22 (August 2021)
All-in Cost EUR/USD - Active
0.7 (September 2021) 0.75 (August 2021)
Active Trader or VIP Discounts
Yes Yes
Execution: Agency Broker
No Yes
Execution: Market Maker
Yes Yes

Funding

Feature FP Markets Vantage
Minimum Deposit
$100 AUD $200
Bank Wire (Deposit/Withdraw)
Yes Yes
Visa/Mastercard (Credit/Debit)
Yes Yes
PayPal (Deposit/Withdraw)
Yes No
Skrill (Deposit/Withdraw)
Yes Yes

Trading Platforms

Feature FP Markets Vantage
Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
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
DupliTrade
No Yes
ZuluTrade
No Yes

Trading Tools

Feature FP Markets Vantage
Virtual Trading (Demo)
Yes Yes
Alerts - Basic Fields
Yes Yes
Watchlists - Total Fields
Default (MT4/MT5) MetaTrader (Default)
Charting - Indicators / Studies (Total)
59 MetaTrader (Default)
Charting - Drawing Tools (Total)
MetaTrader (Default) MetaTrader (Default)
Charting - Trade From Chart
Yes Yes
Charting - Drawings Autosave
No Yes
Order Type - Trailing Stop
No Yes

Mobile Trading

Feature FP Markets Vantage
Android App
Yes Yes
Apple iOS App
Yes Yes
Alerts - Basic Fields
Yes Yes
Watch List
Yes Yes
Watch List Syncing
No No
Charting - Indicators / Studies
MetaTrader (Default) MetaTrader (Default)
Charting - Draw Trendlines
Yes Yes
Charting - Trendlines Moveable
No No
Charting - Multiple Time Frames
Yes Yes
Charting - Drawings Autosave
Yes Yes
Forex Calendar
Yes Yes

Research

Feature FP Markets Vantage
Daily Market Commentary
Yes Yes
Forex News (Top-Tier Sources)
Yes Yes
Weekly Webinars
No No
Autochartist
Yes No
Trading Central (Recognia)
No Yes
Delkos Research
No No
Social Sentiment - Currency Pairs
Yes Yes
Economic Calendar
Yes Yes

Education

Feature FP Markets Vantage
Has Education - Forex or CFDs
Yes Yes
Client Webinars
No Yes
Client Webinars (Archived)
Yes No
Videos - Beginner Trading Videos
Yes No
Videos - Advanced Trading Videos
Yes No
Investor Dictionary (Glossary)
Yes Yes

Major Forex Pairs

Feature FP Markets Vantage
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 FP Markets Vantage
Overall 4 3.5
Commissions & Fees 5 4
Offering of Investments 4.5 3.5
Platforms & Tools 4 4
Mobile Trading 4 4
Research 3.5 3.5
Education 3 3
Trust Score 81 79
FP Markets Review Vantage Review

Comparing forex brokers side by side is no easy task. For our 2021 annual forex broker review, we spent hundreds of hours assessing 27 forex and CFD brokerages to find the best forex broker. Let's compare FP Markets vs Vantage.

Does FP Markets or Vantage 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, FP Markets offers better pricing overall for traders.

Is FP Markets or Vantage 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. Vantage holds 2 global Tier-1 licenses, while FP Markets holds 1. FP Markets holds 1 global Tier-2 licenses, while Vantage holds 0. In our analysis of 23 international regulators across 50 brokers, FP Markets earned a higher Trust Score than Vantage.

Which trading platform is better: FP Markets or Vantage?
To compare the trading platforms of both FP Markets and Vantage, we tested each broker's trading tools, research capabilities, and mobile apps. For trading tools, Vantage offers a better experience. With research, Vantage offers superior market research. Finally, we found Vantage 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. FP Markets and Vantage both offer copy trading. Both FP Markets and Vantage offer MetaTrader 4 (MT4).

How many forex pairs and CFDs are available to trade?
FP Markets provides traders 63 currency pairs (e.g., EUR/USD) compared to Vantage's 44 available pairs. Forex pairs aside, FP Markets offers traders access to 9790 CFDs while Vantage has 257 available CFDs, a difference of 9,533.

Can I trust FP Markets?
FP Markets is not publicly traded and does not operate a bank. FP Markets is authorised by one tier-1 regulator (high trust), one tier-2 regulator (average trust), and zero tier-3 regulators (low trust). FP Markets is authorised by the following tier-1 regulator: Australian Securities & Exchange Commission (ASIC).

Can I trust Vantage?
Vantage is not publicly traded and does not operate a bank. Vantage is authorised by two tier-1 regulators (high trust), zero tier-2 regulators (average trust), and one tier-3 regulator (low trust). Vantage is authorised by the following tier-1 regulators: Australian Securities & Investment Commission (ASIC) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Is FP Markets good?
While FP Markets trails industry leaders in research and education, spreads on MetaTrader are highly competitive, helping FP Markets shine as a low-cost broker.

Is Vantage good?
While offering forex and CFD traders the MetaTrader platform suite, multiple social trading platforms, and a proprietary mobile app, Vantage trails industry leaders in key areas, including mobile apps, research, and education.

Overall winner: FP Markets

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