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Comparison IFC Markets vs Plus500

A dozen different brokers were comparatively assessed on InvestorGreg.net, and the best online trading brokers were found. Here, we compare IFC Markets vs Plus500. Which of them: IFC Markets or Plus500 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 Plus500 has a commission fee of from 0.45%. For trading in Forex, the commission fee of IFC Markets is spreads from 0.4 pips, while the commission fee of Plus500 is from 0.6 pips. When analyzing commission fees in CFD: IFC Markets provides spreads from 34 pips, and Plus500 provides from 0.065%. For a more complete picture, let’s consider trading in the metal market, where IFC Markets and Plus500 have commission fees of fixed spreads at 45 pips and from 0.03%, 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, Futures Trading, Crypto Trading are provided to customers by IFC Markets and Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Forex Trading, Futures Trading, Crypto Trading are provided by Plus500. As for platforms, IFC Markets offers Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), Web Platform, MT4, MT5, Android App, iOS App, while Plus500 offers Web Platform, 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. IFC Markets was established in 2006 in British Virgin Islands, and it is regulated by BVI FSC. And Plus500 was established in 2008 in Israel, and it is regulated by FCA, CySEC, FSCA, FMA, MAS, ISA, ASIC. Withdrawal of funds from IFC Markets can be done using Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard with a withdrawal fee of fees vary. And Plus500 provides the ability to withdraw funds using Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard with a withdrawal fee of £0. The time for withdrawal in IFC Markets is 1 - 5 business days, and that one in Plus500 is 1-2 working days.

As a result, the rating of IFC 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
 
IFC 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
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
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
IFC 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
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
MT5
IFC Markets
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
MT5
Plus500
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
MT5

Tools

Tools
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account
IFC Markets
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account
Plus500
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
IFC Markets
Android App
iOS App
Plus500
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

Deposits
Minimum deposit
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
PayPal
IFC Markets
Minimum deposit
$1.00
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
PayPal
Plus500
Minimum deposit
£100
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
PayPal

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
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
IFC Markets
Сountry of Origin
British Virgin Islands
Year Founded
2006
Regulated By
BVI FSC
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
 
IFC Markets
Phone
+7(963)993-75-10
Email
support@ifcmarkets.com
Live Chat
Yes
Plus500
Phone
-
Email
Yes
Live Chat
Yes

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