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FXCM is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and NFA. FXCM have provided Forex trading services since 1999.

Overall Spreads Support Reputation
V. Good
92
V. Good
91
V.Good
AAA
V. Good
Why choose FXCM?
  • Over 8 years in business
  • Segregates clients funds
  • Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, UK
Spreads
The spread is the difference (in pips) between the buy price and the sell price.

Example: If the current buy price of EURUSD is 1.0004 and the sell price is 1.0003, there is a 1 pip spread. Therefore, the lower the spread the better. The numbers below are the lowest spreads for various instruments.
EUR/USD0.3
GBP/USD 2.0
Oil 0.05
Gold 0.5
S&P 5000.5
FTSE 100 1
Google N/A
Facebook N/A
Fees
Inactivity fee No
Commission 0.08% per share charge per side
Deposit fee No
Withdrawal fee Varies
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Your capital is at risk
Platform & Features
Platforms: MT4, Mirror Trader, Web Trader, NinjaTrader, Tablet & Mobile apps
Fixed spreads
If a broker offers fixed spreads this means that their spreads will remain constant regardless of trading conditions.
Variable spreads
If a broker offers variable spreads this means that their spreads will vary depending on trading conditions.
Scalping
Hedging
Stop losses
A stop loss is an order to sell a security when it reaches a certain price, and is designed to help traders manage risk. Stop losses are not guaranteed.
Limit orders
A limit order is an order to buy or sell a security at a specified price or better. Limit orders are not guaranteed.
One-click trading
One-click trading is a feature that enables you to place market orders with just one click. It can be particularly useful for news-event traders.
Trailing stops
A trailing stop is an order to buy or sell an instrument if it begins to move in an unfavourable direction. Unlike a standard stop loss, a trailing stop automatically adjusts to the current market price of the instrument. Trailing stop losses are not guaranteed.
Expert advisors (EAs)
An expert advisor (or 'EA') enables you to automatically copy the trades or follow the instructions of another trader.
Virtual private server
A virtual private server (or VPS) allows traders to run automated trading algorithms (or EAs) 24/7 with reduced risk of server downtime or latency.
Direct market access
Direct market access (or DMA) is a service offered by some brokers that allows you to interact directly with an exchange's order book.
STP broker
If a broker is a STP (Straight Through Processing) broker, this means that all orders you place are passed on directly to their liquidity providers.
ECN broker
An ECN broker is a broker that uses electronic communications networks (ECNs) to provide its clients access to other participants in the markets.
Market maker
If a broker is a market maker this means that they will buy and sell securities from their clients at a profitable price.
Price alerts
Price alerts are a feature that allows you to trigger SMS or email notifications to yourself when an instrument reaches a specified price.
Signal trading
If a broker allows signal trading this means that you can follow the instructions of other traders and engage in automated trading.

Apps
iOS
Android
Windows

Languages
English, Italian, Spanish, German, Russian, French, Portuguese, Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, and Urdu

Screenshots
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Your capital is at risk
Markets & Instruments
Forex
Bitcoin
Majors
Indices
US Stocks
UK Stocks
Penny stocks
Energies
Metals
Agriculturals
FTSE
Dow Jones
Dax
Nikkei
ETFs
IPO
See all instruments
Your capital is at risk
Account information
Demo account
Micro account
Standard account
VIP account
Zero spread account
Islamic account
Min trade Varies
Max trade Varies
Min deposit $50

Margin requirements
Forex 0.005
Indices 0.1
Commodities 0.005
Stocks 0.005
See account options
Your capital is at risk
Funding methods
Credit card
Bank transfer
American Express
PayPal
Neteller
Skrill
Bitcoin

Payment processing time
1 working day

Withdrawal processing time
3- 5 business days
Your capital is at risk
About FXCM
Excluded countries
No
Headquarters
NY, USA
Contact email
Send email
Contact phone number
US residents: 1 212 897 7660 Non US: 1 212 897 7661
Live chat
Website
Your capital is at risk

ACFX have ceased operations.

Overall Spreads Support Reputation
Average
48
Good
70
Average
D
Average
Why choose ACFX?
  • Over 2016 years in business
  • Segregates clients funds
Spreads
The spread is the difference (in pips) between the buy price and the sell price.

Example: If the current buy price of EURUSD is 1.0004 and the sell price is 1.0003, there is a 1 pip spread. Therefore, the lower the spread the better. The numbers below are the lowest spreads for various instruments.
EUR/USD
GBP/USD
Oil
Gold
S&P 500
FTSE 100
Google
Facebook
Fees
Inactivity fee
Commission
Deposit fee Varies
Withdrawal fee No
View all spreads & fees
Your capital is at risk
Platform & Features
Platforms:
Fixed spreads
If a broker offers fixed spreads this means that their spreads will remain constant regardless of trading conditions.
Variable spreads
If a broker offers variable spreads this means that their spreads will vary depending on trading conditions.
Scalping
Hedging
Stop losses
A stop loss is an order to sell a security when it reaches a certain price, and is designed to help traders manage risk. Stop losses are not guaranteed.
Limit orders
A limit order is an order to buy or sell a security at a specified price or better. Limit orders are not guaranteed.
One-click trading
One-click trading is a feature that enables you to place market orders with just one click. It can be particularly useful for news-event traders.
Trailing stops
A trailing stop is an order to buy or sell an instrument if it begins to move in an unfavourable direction. Unlike a standard stop loss, a trailing stop automatically adjusts to the current market price of the instrument. Trailing stop losses are not guaranteed.
Expert advisors (EAs)
An expert advisor (or 'EA') enables you to automatically copy the trades or follow the instructions of another trader.
Virtual private server
A virtual private server (or VPS) allows traders to run automated trading algorithms (or EAs) 24/7 with reduced risk of server downtime or latency.
Direct market access
Direct market access (or DMA) is a service offered by some brokers that allows you to interact directly with an exchange's order book.
STP broker
If a broker is a STP (Straight Through Processing) broker, this means that all orders you place are passed on directly to their liquidity providers.
ECN broker
An ECN broker is a broker that uses electronic communications networks (ECNs) to provide its clients access to other participants in the markets.
Market maker
If a broker is a market maker this means that they will buy and sell securities from their clients at a profitable price.
Price alerts
Price alerts are a feature that allows you to trigger SMS or email notifications to yourself when an instrument reaches a specified price.
Signal trading
If a broker allows signal trading this means that you can follow the instructions of other traders and engage in automated trading.

Apps
iOS
Android
Windows

Languages

Screenshots
See platform & features
Your capital is at risk
Markets & Instruments
Forex
Bitcoin
Majors
Indices
US Stocks
UK Stocks
Penny stocks
Energies
Metals
Agriculturals
FTSE
Dow Jones
Dax
Nikkei
ETFs
IPO
See all instruments
Your capital is at risk
Account information
Demo account
Micro account
Standard account
VIP account
Zero spread account
Islamic account
Min trade Varies
Max trade Varies
Min deposit $0

Margin requirements
Forex
Indices
Commodities
Stocks
See account options
Your capital is at risk
Funding methods
Credit card
Bank transfer
American Express
PayPal
Neteller
Skrill
Bitcoin

Payment processing time

Withdrawal processing time
Your capital is at risk
About ACFX
Excluded countries
Headquarters
Contact email
Send email
Contact phone number
No
Live chat
Website
Your capital is at risk

London Capital Group is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. London Capital Group have provided Forex trading services since 1996.

Overall Spreads Support Reputation
V. Good
85
V. Good
96
Good
AA
Good
Why choose London Capital Group?
  • Over 5,000 Instruments
  • Over 20 years in business
  • Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, UK
Spreads
The spread is the difference (in pips) between the buy price and the sell price.

Example: If the current buy price of EURUSD is 1.0004 and the sell price is 1.0003, there is a 1 pip spread. Therefore, the lower the spread the better. The numbers below are the lowest spreads for various instruments.
EUR/USD0.3
GBP/USD 1.0
Oil 4.0
Gold 0.6
S&P 5000.5
FTSE 100 1.0
Google N/A
Facebook N/A
Fees
Inactivity fee No
Commission Yes (0.1% - 0.25%)
Deposit fee No
Withdrawal fee No
View all spreads & fees
Your capital is at risk
Platform & Features
Platforms: MT4, Web Trader, Tablet & Mobile apps
Fixed spreads
If a broker offers fixed spreads this means that their spreads will remain constant regardless of trading conditions.
Variable spreads
If a broker offers variable spreads this means that their spreads will vary depending on trading conditions.
Scalping
Hedging
Stop losses
A stop loss is an order to sell a security when it reaches a certain price, and is designed to help traders manage risk. Stop losses are not guaranteed.
Limit orders
A limit order is an order to buy or sell a security at a specified price or better. Limit orders are not guaranteed.
One-click trading
One-click trading is a feature that enables you to place market orders with just one click. It can be particularly useful for news-event traders.
Trailing stops
A trailing stop is an order to buy or sell an instrument if it begins to move in an unfavourable direction. Unlike a standard stop loss, a trailing stop automatically adjusts to the current market price of the instrument. Trailing stop losses are not guaranteed.
Expert advisors (EAs)
An expert advisor (or 'EA') enables you to automatically copy the trades or follow the instructions of another trader.
Virtual private server
A virtual private server (or VPS) allows traders to run automated trading algorithms (or EAs) 24/7 with reduced risk of server downtime or latency.
Direct market access
Direct market access (or DMA) is a service offered by some brokers that allows you to interact directly with an exchange's order book.
STP broker
If a broker is a STP (Straight Through Processing) broker, this means that all orders you place are passed on directly to their liquidity providers.
ECN broker
An ECN broker is a broker that uses electronic communications networks (ECNs) to provide its clients access to other participants in the markets.
Market maker
If a broker is a market maker this means that they will buy and sell securities from their clients at a profitable price.
Price alerts
Price alerts are a feature that allows you to trigger SMS or email notifications to yourself when an instrument reaches a specified price.
Signal trading
If a broker allows signal trading this means that you can follow the instructions of other traders and engage in automated trading.

Apps
iOS
Android
Windows

Languages
English, and Italian

Screenshots
See platform & features
Your capital is at risk
Markets & Instruments
Forex
Bitcoin
Majors
Indices
US Stocks
UK Stocks
Penny stocks
Energies
Metals
Agriculturals
FTSE
Dow Jones
Dax
Nikkei
ETFs
IPO
See all instruments
Your capital is at risk
Account information
Demo account
Micro account
Standard account
VIP account
Zero spread account
Islamic account
Min trade £0.50
Max trade None
Min deposit $1

Margin requirements
Forex 0.001
Indices 0.005
Commodities 0.005
Stocks 0.005
See account options
Your capital is at risk
Funding methods
Credit card
Bank transfer
American Express
PayPal
Neteller
Skrill
Bitcoin

Payment processing time
Varies

Withdrawal processing time
Varies
Your capital is at risk
About London Capital Group
Excluded countries
US, CA, NZ, JP, BE
Headquarters
London, UK
Contact email
Send email
Contact phone number
44 (0) 207 456 7020
Live chat
Website
Your capital is at risk