Markets.com is one of the leading global Forex & CFD brokers. The Firm offers Foreign Exchange and CFD trading on multiple online trading platforms, including the globally popular MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 platforms, its proprietary multi-asset Markets.com trading platform and a mobile trading app. The focus of Markets.com is to provide its valued customers with exceptional service.
‘Our offered services include award winning multilingual customer support, excellent educational resources and tools and expert account management, in addition to our competitive trading conditions, commission free trading and tight spreads’.
Licensing and Regulation
Markets.com operates as a fully licensed EU based broker, regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC), the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) and the British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (BVI FSC).
An introduction to Markets.com
Created in 2008, Markets.com now operates around the globe in more than 128 countries; a true testament of how the brand has established itself as one of the best Forex and CFD brokers in the world of online trading. With more than 13 years in operation, and a proud past history of a high-profile sports partnership under its belt, the broker is a suitable choice for both traders and longer-term investors.
Markets.com Trading Instruments
The Company does not charge any commission fees on CFDs. You can trade over 2,200 instruments from eight different asset classes which include Forex and CFDs on Stocks, ETFs, Commodities, Indices, Bonds, Blends and *Cryptocurrencies (*where available, subject to regulation). If you are looking for a brokerage who are transparent on pricing and offer a large quantity of instruments and low spreads, then Markets.com are well worth consideration.
Where many brokers choose to provide a somewhat overly complicated account type structure with a sometimes-excessive minimum deposit, Markets.com keep things simple. Markets.com offer one Live/Real account with a minimum deposit requirement of 100 in any accepted unit of currency.
Should you wish to practice with virtual funds and familiarise yourself with the Markets.com platform before depositing real funds, a Demo account is available which gives you the opportunity to simulate a live trading environment. Both Demo and Real accounts function under real-time market conditions.
Markets.com Trading Platforms
You can trade the worlds markets with a choice of fast and reliable platforms which include the popular MetaTrader 4 platform, the powerful MetaTrader 5 platform and Markets.com's very own state-of-the-art, multi-asset trading platform. For trading on-the-go, wherever you are, you can download the Markets.com mobile app for iOS and Android.
An experienced and knowledgeable customer support team can respond to queries in a multitude of languages from English and German to Arabic and Bulgarian. If you have any issues or just need a little help, you can reach out to Markets.com by phone, live chat, email or online query form.
There is a very useful FAQ section which can be found in the Support Centre on the Markets.com website with answers to various frequently asked questions. The broker welcomes feedback and sees it as an opportunity for improvement. Markets.com aim to continually raise the bar for their clients. Their commitment to ensuring a best possible experience is evident to and greatly welcomed by the brokers increasing number of international clients.
Protection of Funds
When looking for a reputable and reliable broker to trade the financial markets with, it's important not only that the broker is well regulated, but that they are also responsible when it comes to safeguarding client’s funds.
Markets.com offer greater customer protection by keeping client's funds in segregated bank accounts at regulated banks, by providing Negative Balance Protection so that you never lose more than your deposited funds, and by offering insurance cover to protect clients in the unlikely event of insolvency (Terms & Conditions apply).