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Company’s information

MARKETS.COMPLUS500
markets.com logoplus500 lowest spread broker
Founded in19992008
Regulatedyesyes
Publicly Tradedyesyes
Is a banknono
EU Clientsyesyes
NO ESMA Availableyesyes
US Clientsnono
Canada Clientsnono
Website Languagesen - ar - de - dan - es - fr - ne - thai - vieten - fr - nor - swe - mal - cro - pol - tur - cz - isl - po - bul - dan - latv - ru - heb - de - lit - rom - ar - est - hu - slo - chi(t/s) - es - malt - sk - gre - ne - fi
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Regulations and Licenses

MARKETS.COMPLUS500
TIER 1
ASICyesyes
IIROCnono
SFCnono
FSAnono
MASnoyes
FINMAnono
FCAnoyes
CFTCnono
MIFID-ESMAyesyes
TIER 2
CBRCnono
CYSECyesyes
ISAnoyes
FMAyesyes
CBRnono
FSByesno
SECnono
DFSAnono
TIER 3
FSC (British)nono
FSC (Mauritius)nono
OFFSHOREnono
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Spread and Fees

MARKETS.COMPLUS500
EUR/USD Average Spread (Variable)1.80.6
USD/JPY Average Spread (Variable)2.80.745
GBP/USD Average Spread (Variable)2.31.3
USD/CHF Average Spread (Variable)2.61.7
EUR/USD Spread (Fixed)nono
USD/JPY Spread (Fixed)nono
GBP/USD Spread (Fixed)nono
USD/CHF Spread (Fixed)nono
Active Trader Program?nono
Fees
Depositnono
Withdrawnono
Overnight - Swapyesyes
Inactivityyesyes
Conversionyesyes
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Deposit and Withdrawal

MARKETS.COMPLUS500
Minimum Deposit$100€100
Minimum Withdraw$5€50
Credit Cardyesyes
Bank Transferyesyes
PayPalnoyes
Netellernono
Skrillyesyes
Other Methods AvailableEnvoy, Worldpay, Ideal, Sofort, Giropay, Multibancono
Deposit Waiting Time1 business day1 business day
Withdraw Waiting Time2 business days1 business day
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Account Types

MARKETS.COMPLUS500
Demo Accountyesyes
Demo Expires? Yes or Nono (inactivity 90 days)no
Mini Accountyesno
Micro Accountnono
Fixed Spread Accountyesyes
Variable Spread Accountyesyes
Zero Spread Accountnono
ECN Accountnono
Islamic Accountyesyes
Professional Traders Account - VIPyesyes
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Markets and Instruments

MARKETS.COMPLUS500
Forex Spotyesyes
Forex CFDyesyes
Total Number Forex Pairs5560
Crypto (real)nono
Crypto CFDyesyes
Total Number of Crypto614
Commodities (real)nono
Commodities CFDyesyes
Total Number of Commodities5617
Stocks (real)nono
Stocks CFDyesyes
Total Number of Stocks20001816
Indices (real)nono
Indices CFDyesyes
Total Number of Indices4267
ETFyesyes
Futuresyesno
Optionsnoyes
Bondsyesno
Interestes Ratesnono
IPOyesno
Blendsyesyes
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Leverage – Execution – Platforms – Tools

MARKETS.COMPLUS500
PLATFORMS
Proprietary Desktop Platformnoyes
Proprietary Web Platformyesyes
MT4 Dekstopyesno
MT4 Webyesno
MT5 Desktopyesno
MT5 Webyesno
cTrader desktopnono
cTrader webnono
MAC Platformsnono
Mirror Tradernono
ZuluTradenono
Sirixnono
TRADING EXECUTIONS
Direct Market Access (DMA)nono
Straigh Through Processing (STP)nono
Electronic Communication Network (ECN)nono
Market Makeryesyes
Non Dealing Desk (NDD)nono
LEVERAGE
EU clients30:130:1
NON-EU clients300:1300:1
USnono
Canadanono
Australia300:1300:1
TRADING TECHNIQUES
Scalpingyesno
Hedgingyesno
Spread Bettingnono
Expert Advisor (EA)yesno
Virtual Private Servernono
SPECIAL TRADING CONDITIONS
MAMyesno
PAMMyesno
Social Tradingyesno
Copy Tradingnono
TRADING TOOLS
One-Click Tradingyesno
Signal Tradingyesno
Price Alertsyesyes
Number Chart Indicators51103
Number Chart Drawing Tools310
Trade directly from Chartyesno
Watchlistyesyes
RISK MANAGEMENT
Stop Lossesyesyes
Take Profitsyesyes
Limit Ordersyesyes
Trailing Stopyesyes
Margin Callyesyes
MOBILE TRADING
Androidyesyes
iOSyesyes
Windowsnoyes
Trading signals on Mobileyesyes
Smart Watch Appnono
Forexyesyes
CFDyesyes
Alertsyesyes
Chartings-Drawing Toolsyesno
Watchlistyesyes
Mobile Available Languagear - chi - ne - en - fr - de - it - jp - nor - pol - rom - ru - es - turen - fr- it - es - po - de - ne - pol - ar - heb - dan - nor - cz - sk - bul - chi
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Customer Support – Education – Research

MARKETS.COMPLUS500
CUSTOMER SUPPORT
email supportyesyes
Phone Supportyesno
Live Chatyesyes
Support Language Availableit - fr - de - tur - ar - esen - fr - nor - swe - mal - cro - pol - tur - cz - isl - po - bul - dan - latv - ru - heb - de - lit - rom - ar - est - hu - slo - chi(t/s) - es - malt - sk - gre - ne - fi
EDUCATION
Education Centeryesno
Webinarsyesno
Platform Tutorial Videoyesno
Video on Trading for Beginnersnono
Video on Trading for Expertsnono
Tutorial Guidenono
Glossarynono
RESEARCH
News via Twitteryesyes
News via FaceBookyesyes
Daily Market Commentaryyesno
Daily email with Trading Ideasyes (not daily)no
Professional Reportsyesno
Analysis from Trading Central (Recognia)yesno
Analysis from Delkos Researchyesno
AutoChartistnono
Social Trading Features - Social Feedsyesno
Traders Sentimentyesno
Economic Calendaryesyes
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Brand Power

MARKETS.COMPLUS500
WEBSITE TRAFFIC
SimilarWeb - Website ranking65.76214.397
SimilarWeb - Total Visits846.0804.120.000
Facebook99.273192.258
Twitter7.54888.000
Instagram1.7316110
AWARDS WONMARKETS.COMPLUS500
Best Broker in Customer Service Europe 2012 - Global Banking & Finance ReviewAtlético de Madrid main sponsor 2015-2021
Best Customer Service 2012 - London Investor Show ForexBrumbies sponsor since 2017
Forex Provider of the Year 2017 - UK Forex Awards+ more awards
Best Forex Trading Platform 2017 - UK Forex Awards
+ more awards
TRUSTPILOT UKTrustpilot Markets.comTrustpilot Plus500
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