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Comparison IFC Markets vs Interactive Brokers

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

First of all, we’ll compare the commission fees of the two brokers. The commission fee of IFC Markets on regular transactions of the stock exchange is from 0.1%, and Interactive Brokers has a commission fee of $0.005. Now, let’s compare commission fees in Forex, the commission fee of IFC Markets is spreads from 0.4 pips, and the commission fee of Interactive Brokers is 0.20 basis points. For a more complete picture, let’s consider trading in the metal market, where IFC Markets and Interactive Brokers have commission fees of fixed spreads at 45 pips and 0.15 basis points, respectively. The full online broker reviews contains more detailed information on the brokers’ commission fees.

Investors should always know about types of online trading supported by broker and about tools provided by them in trading. It is very important information as well. Let’s compare them. are IFC Markets provides customers with Stocks Trading, ETFs Trading, Forex Trading, Futures Trading, Crypto Trading, and Interactive Brokers provides customers with Stocks Trading, Penny Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading, Bonds Trading, Forex Trading, Futures Trading, Crypto Trading, Robo Advisor. As for platforms, IFC Markets offers Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), Web Platform, MT4, MT5, Android App, iOS App, while Interactive Brokers offers Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), 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. IFC Markets was founded in 2006 in British Virgin Islands, and it is regulated by BVI FSC. And Interactive Brokers was founded in 1978 in United States, and it is regulated by NYSE, FINRA, SIPC. We can withdraw funds from IFC Markets with the help of Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard, and its withdrawal fee is fees vary. And Interactive Brokers provides the ability to withdraw funds with the help of Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard, and its withdrawal fee is $0. The withdrawal time for IFC Markets is 1 - 5 business days, and that one for Interactive Brokers is 3-5 days.

As a result, the rating of IFC Markets is 4.8 stars versus that of Interactive Brokers of 4.1 stars.

Overall Rating

 
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
 
IFC Markets
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
Interactive Brokers
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
IFC Markets
Stock
From 0.1%
ETFs
Fixed spreads at 4 pips
Options
N/A
Mutual Funds
N/A
Bonds
N/A
Forex Spreads
Spreads from 0.4 pips
CFDs
Spreads from 34 pips
Futures
spreads vary
Metals
Fixed spreads at 45 pips
Cryptocurrency
Fixed spreads at 50 pips
Interactive Brokers
Stock
$0.005
ETFs
$0
Options
$0 + $0.70 per contract
Mutual Funds
$14.95
Bonds
0.1% of face value
Forex Spreads
0.20 basis points
CFDs
N/A
Futures
$0.85 per contract
Metals
0.15 basis points
Cryptocurrency
$5 per contract

Types of trading

Types of trading
Stocks Trading
Penny Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
Robo Advisor
IFC Markets
Stocks Trading
Penny Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
Robo Advisor
Interactive Brokers
Stocks Trading
Penny 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
MT5
IFC Markets
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
MT5
Interactive Brokers
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
MT5

Tools

Tools
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account
IFC Markets
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account
Interactive Brokers
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
IFC Markets
Android App
iOS App
Interactive Brokers
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

Deposits
Minimum deposit
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
IFC Markets
Minimum deposit
$1.00
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Interactive Brokers
Minimum deposit
$0
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard

Withdrawals

Withdrawals
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
Withdrawal Fee
IFC Markets
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
1 - 5 business days
Withdrawal Fee
Fees vary
Interactive Brokers
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
3-5 days
Withdrawal Fee
$0

Security & Fairness

Security & Fairness
Сountry of Origin
Year Founded
Regulated By
IFC Markets
Сountry of Origin
British Virgin Islands
Year Founded
2006
Regulated By
BVI FSC
Interactive Brokers
Сountry of Origin
United States
Year Founded
1978
Regulated By
NYSE, FINRA, SIPC

Customer Service

Customer Service
Phone
Email
Live Chat
 
IFC Markets
Phone
+7(963)993-75-10
Email
support@ifcmarkets.com
Live Chat
Yes
Interactive Brokers
Phone
1 (877) 442-2757
Email
Email form
Live Chat
Yes

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