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Comparison IFC Markets vs Swissquote

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

First of all, we’ll compare the commission fees of the two brokers. IFC Markets has a commission fee of from 0.1%, and Swissquote has a commission fee of from £15. 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 Swissquote is average spread of 1.3 pips. When analyzing commission fees in CFD: IFC Markets provides spreads from 34 pips, and Swissquote provides from 0.06%. And for summarizing a complete picture, we should see trading in the metal market, where these brikers provide the following commissions: fixed spreads at 45 pips and £1 per contract (Minimum £5) for IFC Markets and Swissquote, 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, Futures Trading, Crypto Trading are provided to customers by IFC 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, IFC Markets uses Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), Web Platform, MT4, MT5, 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. IFC Markets was established in 2006 in British Virgin Islands, and it is regulated by BVI FSC. And Swissquote was established in Switzerland in 1996, and it is regulated by FCA, FINMA, DFSA, MAS, SFC. We can withdraw funds from IFC Markets with the help of Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard, and its withdrawal fee is fees vary. And Swissquote provides the ability to withdraw funds with the help of Bank Wire, and its withdrawal fee is depends on account type. The withdrawal time for IFC Markets is 1 - 5 business days, and that one for Swissquote is 1-2 working days.

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

Tools

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

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
IFC Markets
Android App
iOS App
Swissquote
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

Deposits
Minimum deposit
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
IFC Markets
Minimum deposit
$1.00
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Swissquote
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
Swissquote
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
1-2 working days
Withdrawal Fee
Depends on account type

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

Customer Service

Customer Service
Phone
Email
Live Chat
 
IFC Markets
Phone
+7(963)993-75-10
Email
support@ifcmarkets.com
Live Chat
Yes
Swissquote
Phone
Yes
Email
Yes
Live Chat
Yes

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