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Comparison CMC Markets vs Swissquote

A dozen different brokers were comparatively assessed on InvestorGreg.net, and the best online trading brokers were found. Here, we compare CMC Markets vs Swissquote. Which of them: CMC Markets or Swissquote a better online broker?

Firstly, let’s compare commission fees provided by these brokers for regular transactions. The commission fee of CMC Markets on regular transactions of the stock exchange is 0.08% commission, and Swissquote has a commission fee of from £15. Now, let’s compare commission fees in Forex, the commission fee of CMC Markets is from 0.7 pips, and the commission fee of Swissquote is average spread of 1.3 pips. We can also analyze commission fees for trading CFD: they are 0.08% commission in CMC Markets vs from 0.06% in Swissquote. For a more complete picture, let’s consider trading in the metal market, where CMC Markets and Swissquote have commission fees of from 0.3 pips and £1 per contract (Minimum £5), respectively. You can read more detailed information on commission fees in the online broker reviews.

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, Mutual Funds Trading, Bonds Trading, Forex Trading, Futures Trading, Crypto Trading, Robo Advisor are provided by Swissquote. Concerning the platforms, CMC Markets uses Web Platform, Android App, iOS App, while Swissquote uses Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), Web Platform, MT4, Android App, iOS App.

Finally, by comparing the two online brokers, we want to pay attention to the year and country of establishing, the regulatory authorities and the possibility of withdrawing funds. CMC Markets was established in 1987 in United Kingdom, and it is regulated by FCA, ASIC, CFTC. And Swissquote was established in Switzerland in 1996, and it is regulated by FCA, FINMA, DFSA, MAS, SFC. We can withdraw funds from CMC Markets with the help of Bank Wire, and its withdrawal fee is free. And Swissquote provides the ability to withdraw funds with the help of Bank Wire, and its withdrawal fee is depends on account type. The time for withdrawal in CMC Markets is 1 - 2 business days, and that one in Swissquote is 1-2 working days.

As a result, the rating of CMC Markets is 4.8 stars versus that of Swissquote 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
Swissquote
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
Swissquote
Stock
From £15
ETFs
From £15
Options
£1 per contract (Minimum £5)
Mutual Funds
From £9
Bonds
0.3% (Minimum of £50)
Forex Spreads
Average spread of 1.3 pips
CFDs
From 0.06%
Futures
£1 per contract (Minimum £5)
Metals
£1 per contract (Minimum £5)
Cryptocurrency
Starting at 1%

Types of trading

Types of trading
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
Robo Advisor
CMC Markets
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
Robo Advisor
Swissquote
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
Robo Advisor

Platforms

Platforms
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
CMC Markets
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
Swissquote
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4

Tools

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

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
CMC Markets
Android App
iOS App
Swissquote
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

Deposits
Minimum deposit
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
CMC Markets
Minimum deposit
$0
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Swissquote
Minimum deposit
£0
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard

Withdrawals

Withdrawals
Bank Wire
Withdrawal Time
Withdrawal Fee
CMC Markets
Bank Wire
Withdrawal Time
1 - 2 business days
Withdrawal Fee
Free
Swissquote
Bank Wire
Withdrawal Time
1-2 working days
Withdrawal Fee
Depends on account type

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
Swissquote
Сountry of Origin
1996
Year Founded
Switzerland
Regulated By
FCA, FINMA, DFSA, MAS, SFC

Customer Service

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

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