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

UK CFD market swells, IG keeps top broker spot

UK, which is the largest forex market in the world with a daily average volume of $2.4 trillion, as of April 2016,

Goldman Sachs writes down stake in CMC Markets

Due to regulatory filings from previous week it became clear that US multinational investment banking firm Goldman Sachs has written down its stake

CMC Markets reports 5% lower net operating income for FY2017

CMC Markets, one of UK’s major forex, CFD and spread betting brokers, reported a net operating income of £160.8 million, for the

CMC Markets launches institutional service called PrimeFX

As a well-capitalized and technologically innovative company, CMC Markets (LON:CMCX) steps in to fill the industry liquidity gap that has been left

Plus500 happy with BaFin’s CFD restrictions, too, continues business as usual

Plus500 (LON:PLUS), another FCA-regulated major forex and CFD broker active in Europe, also said it is pleased with the decision of Germany’s

CMC Markets welcomes BaFin’s restrictions on CFDs

CMC Markets, one of UK’s major forex, CFD and spread betting broker that is a market leader in Germany, said it welcomes

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