Losses can exceed deposits
Like most brokers, PhillipCapital UK takes a fee from the spread, which is the difference between the buy and sell price of an instrument.
The spreads displayed below are based on the minimum spreads listed on PhillipCapital UK’s website. The colour bars show how competitive PhillipCapital UK' spreads are in comparison to other popular brokers featured on BrokerNotes.
|EUR/USD (Average: 0.7 pips)||Not offered||0.7 pips||0.1 pips|
|GBP/USD (Average: 1.1 pips)||Not offered||1.7 pips||0.1 pips|
|USD/JPY (Average: 1.1 pips)||Not offered||0.6 pips||0.1 pips|
|AUD/USD (Average: 0.8 pips)||Not offered||0.6 pips||0.2 pips|
|USD/CHF (Average: 2.3 pips)||Not offered||2.3 pips||0.2 pips|
|USD/CAD (Average: 2.9 pips)||Not offered||0.5 pips||0.3 pips|
|NZD/USD (Average: 3.6 pips)||Not offered||2.8 pips||0.3 pips|
|EUR/GBP (Average: 2.4 pips)||Not offered||0.5 pips||0.1 pips|
Spreads are dynamic and are for informational purposes only.
As you can see, PhillipCapital UK’s minimum spread for trading EUR/USD is pips - which is relatively low compared to average EUR/USD spread of 0.70 pips. Below is a breakdown of how much it would cost you to trade one lot of EUR/USD with PhillipCapital UK vs. similar brokers.See all Spreads
If you were to buy one standard lot of EUR/USD (100k units) with PhillipCapital UK at an exchange rate of 1.1719 and then sell it the next day at the same price you would likely pay $9.94. Here’s a rough breakdown of the fees and how this compares against AvaTrade & IG .
|Spread from:||$ 2.00||$ 7.00||$ 6.00|
|Total cost of a 100k trade:||$ 2.00||$ 7.00||$ 6.00|
|$5 more||$4 more|
|Visit XTB||Visit AvaTrade||Visit IG|
All fees/prices are for informational purposes and are subject to change.
PhillipCapital UK offers over 1,500 different instruments to trade, including over 48 currency pairs. We’ve summarised all of the different types of instruments offered by PhillipCapital UK below, along with the instruments offered by AvaTrade and IG for comparison.
|FX / Currencies||XTB||AvaTrade||IG|
|# of forex pairs offered||48||59||90|
|Major forex pairs||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Minor forex pairs||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Exotic forex pairs||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|# of commodities offered||21||16||34|
|Index & Stock CFDs||XTB||AvaTrade||IG|
|# of Stocks offered||1606||99||8000|
|See XTB's Instruments||See AvaTrade's Instruments||See IG's Instruments|
PhillipCapital UK also offer mobile apps for Android and iOS, making it easier to keep an eye on and execute your trades while you are on the move.See PhillipCapital UK 's platforms
PhillipCapital UK allows you to execute a minimum trade of . This may vary depending on the account you open. PhillipCapital UK allows you to execute a maximum trade of .
As with most brokers, margin requirements do vary depending on the trader, accounts and instruments. You can see the latest margin requirements on their website.
Finally, we’ve listed some of the popular funding methods that PhillipCapital UK offers its traders on the right.
PhillipCapital UK support a limited number including .
PhillipCapital UK has a BrokerNotes double AA support rating because PhillipCapital UK offer live chat, phone, email support and less than three languages.
As PhillipCapital UK is regulated by Financial Conduct Authority , every new client must pass a few basic compliance checks to ensure that you understand the risks of trading and are allowed to trade. When you open an account, you’ll likely be asked for the following, so it’s good to have these handy:
You’ll also need to answer a few basic compliance questions to confirm how much trading experience you have, so it’s best to put aside at least 10 minutes or so to complete the account opening process.
While you might be able to explore PhillipCapital UK’s platform straight away, it’s important to note that you won’t be able to make any trades until you pass compliance, which can take up to several days, depending on your situation.
To start the process of opening an account with PhillipCapital UK you can visit their website here.
CFDs are leveraged products and can result in the loss of your capital. All trading involves risk. Only risk capital you’re prepared to lose. Past performance does not guarantee future results.
This post is for educational purposes and should not be considered as investment advice. All information collected from https://www.phillipcapitaluk.com/ on 01/11/2019.