CMC Markets Review: UK broker with offices in Canada, Singapore, Australia

cmc-markets-250Regulation: FCA (UK), ASIC (Australia), FMA (New Zealand)
Online since: 1996
Trading model: N/A
Trading platforms: Next Generation Platform (in-house)
Min. Deposit: No ($1)
Min. Trade size: 0.01 (micro lots)
Max. Leverage: 1:500
Bonus: No

Established back in 1989 in the UK, CMC Markets was the first company to launch an online FX trading platform in 1996. Since then, it has evolved into one of the world’s leading online CFD, FX and financial spread betting providers and has won numerous awards.

CMC Markets offers trading via its proprietary trading platform Next Generation, accessible via both desktop and mobile devices, in more than 10,000 financial instruments, including forex, shares, indices, commodities and treasuries through CFDs, spread betting, and binary options.

What is more, this year CMC Markets listed on the London Stock Exchange and became a member of the FTSE 250.

Cost of trading with CMC Markets

Spread: averaged 0.9 pips on EUR/USD
Commission: No
Typical CFD trading cost: 0.10 % of the volume traded

Latest news about CMC Markets

CMC Markets expects to close FY 2017 with lower net operating income

Forex and contracts for difference (CFDs) broker CMC Markets (LSE:CMCX) announced on Thursday its net operating income for the FY 2017, ending

Investment Trands: Australian forex market activates in 2016

The Australian forex market saw a dynamic 2016 with a record influx of 16,000 new forex traders seeking ‘opportunities in market movements’

CMC Markets to service ANZ bank’s entire client base, to become Australia’s second largest stockbroker

Forex and contracts for difference (CFDs) broker CMC Markets (LSE:CMCX) said on Wednesday it entered into a partnership with ANZ Share Investing,

CMC Markets launches limited-risk CFD account to meet regulation in France

Forex and contracts for difference (CFDs) broker CMC Markets (LSE:CMCX) said on Tuesday it has launched a limited-risk account for contracts for

CMC Markets fears planned forex regulatory changes across Europe would affect trader behavior, business development

Forex and contracts for difference (CFDs) broker CMC Markets (LSE:CMCX) said on Thursday the planned regulatory changes across major EU markets regarding

2016 – The year when some regulators woke up

2016 has been the year when the European regulators finally woke up to the fact that millions of Europeans are losing billions

CMC Markets mulls relocation to Germany

CMC Markets, one of UK’s major forex, CFD and spread betting broker that went public earlier this year, is mulling to relocate

IG Group, Plus500, CMC Markets give lukewarm reception to BaFin’s plans, stock prices mostly unaffected

Following Thursday’s announcement of the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht – BaFin) that it plans to “limit the marketing,

IG still No. 1 by market cap, CMC Markets & Plus500 outperformed by Japanese peers

Despite the 38% drop from October, IG Group Holdings PLC (LON:IGG) retains its leading position in terms of forex brokers’ market cap. The

CMC Markets, IG Group, City Index are forming UK CFD association to react to FCA’s proposed forex market limitations

Three of the leading UK forex brokers – CMC Markets, IG Group, and Gain Capital’s City Index, are forming a contract for