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Comparison CMC Markets vs Plus500

The InvestorGreg.net broker comparisons assess over a dozen different brokers, finding the best online trading brokers. This comparison page compares CMC Markets vs Plus500. Is CMC Markets or Plus500 a better online broker?

Firstly, let’s compare commission fees provided by these brokers for regular transactions. CMC Markets has a commission fee of 0.08% commission, and Plus500 has a commission fee of from 0.45%. For trading in Forex, the commission fee of CMC Markets is from 0.7 pips, while the commission fee of Plus500 is from 0.6 pips. When analyzing commission fees in CFD: CMC Markets provides 0.08% commission, and Plus500 provides from 0.065%. And for summarizing a complete picture, we should see trading in the metal market, where these brikers provide the following commissions: from 0.3 pips and from 0.03% for CMC Markets and Plus500, respectively. The full online broker reviews contains more detailed information on the brokers’ commission fees.

It is important for investors to know what types of online trading broker supports and what tools they can use for trading. Let’s compare them. Stocks Trading, ETFs Trading, Forex Trading are provided to customers by CMC Markets and Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Forex Trading, Futures Trading, Crypto Trading are provided by Plus500. Concerning the platforms, CMC Markets uses Web Platform, Android App, iOS App, while Plus500 uses Web Platform, Android App, iOS App.

In conclusion, when comparing the two online brokers, we should pay our attention to the year and country of foundation, the regulatory authorities and ways to withdraw funds. CMC Markets was founded in 1987 in United Kingdom, and it is regulated by FCA, ASIC, CFTC. And Plus500 was founded in 2008 in Israel, and it is regulated by FCA, CySEC, FSCA, FMA, MAS, ISA, ASIC. Withdrawal of funds from CMC Markets can be done using Bank Wire with a withdrawal fee of free. And Plus500 provides the ability to withdraw funds using Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard with a withdrawal fee of £0. The withdrawal time for CMC Markets is 1 - 2 business days, and that one for Plus500 is 1-2 working days.

As a result, the rating of CMC Markets is 4.8 stars versus that of Plus500 of 4 stars.

Overall Rating

 
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
 
CMC Markets
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
Plus500
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education

Fees

Fees
Stock
ETFs
Options
Mutual Funds
Bonds
Forex Spreads
CFDs
Futures
Metals
Cryptocurrency
CMC Markets
Stock
0.08% commission
ETFs
0.08% commission
Options
N/A
Mutual Funds
N/A
Bonds
N/A
Forex Spreads
From 0.7 pips
CFDs
0.08% commission
Futures
N/A
Metals
From 0.3 pips
Cryptocurrency
N/A
Plus500
Stock
From 0.45%
ETFs
From £0
Options
From 2 pips
Mutual Funds
-
Bonds
-
Forex Spreads
From 0.6 pips
CFDs
From 0.065%
Futures
From 0.03%
Metals
From 0.03%
Cryptocurrency
From 0.47%

Types of trading

Types of trading
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
CMC Markets
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
Plus500
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading

Platforms

Platforms
Web Platform
CMC Markets
Web Platform
Plus500
Web Platform

Tools

Tools
Research & Analysis
Social trading
Education
Demo account
CMC Markets
Research & Analysis
Social trading
Education
Demo account
Plus500
Research & Analysis
Social trading
Education
Demo account

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
CMC Markets
Android App
iOS App
Plus500
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

Deposits
Minimum deposit
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
PayPal
CMC Markets
Minimum deposit
$0
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
PayPal
Plus500
Minimum deposit
£100
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
PayPal

Withdrawals

Withdrawals
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
Withdrawal Fee
CMC Markets
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
1 - 2 business days
Withdrawal Fee
Free
Plus500
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
1-2 working days
Withdrawal Fee
£0

Security & Fairness

Security & Fairness
Сountry of Origin
Year Founded
Regulated By
CMC Markets
Сountry of Origin
United Kingdom
Year Founded
1987
Regulated By
FCA, ASIC, CFTC
Plus500
Сountry of Origin
Israel
Year Founded
2008
Regulated By
FCA, CySEC, FSCA, FMA, MAS, ISA, ASIC

Customer Service

Customer Service
Phone
Email
Live Chat
 
CMC Markets
Phone
1 866 884 2608
Email
support@cmcmarkets.com
Live Chat
Yes
Plus500
Phone
-
Email
Yes
Live Chat
Yes

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