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CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. Between 74-89% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Saxo Capital Markets Key Features


Saxo Capital

Saxo was established in 1992, although the UK brokerage is not a bank (it's called Saxo Capital Markets). Saxo offer DMA (direct market access) to stock, futures and options and have their online trading platform. They mainly cater for experienced investors and as such the minimum account balance is £500.

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Trading Platforms Saxo TraderGo & SaxoTraderPRO
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Min Deposit £500
Saxo Account Types CFDs, Forex, Stocks, Futures, Options, Bonds, ETFs, ISA & SIPP Prime Brokerage
Spread Types Fixed or variable
Funding Methods Cards, Bank transfer, Stock transfer
Customer Support Phone, email, messenger (very professional and experienced staff)
Execution Type STP, Hedged, DMA, Internally matched
UK 100 Pricing 0.8 points
Germany 30 Pricing 1 point
Wall Street Pricing 1.4 points
Bitcoin Pricing Crypto ETFs
Ether Pricing Crypto ETFs
EURGBP Pricing 0.4 points
EURUSD Pricing 0.4 points
GBPUSD Pricing 0.4 points
Gold Pricing 0.12 points
Oil Pricing 5 points
Stock Pricing 0.10%
FCA Regulated Yes - See status
Year Established 1992
Active Clients n/a
Markets available 35,000+
Retail Accounts Yes
Professional Accounts Yes
Listed PLC No
Country Founded Denmark
Inactivity Fee $100 after 6 months
Overnight Financing Rates 2.5% +/- Libor
Educational Material Yes
Office Locations 21
Saxo Alternative Brokers Saxo Capital Markets Versus IG
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Saxo Capital Markets Versus Plus 500
Saxo Capital Markets Versus Spreadex
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Saxo Capital Markets Versus Pepperstone
Saxo Capital Markets Versus XTB
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IG Key Features


IG

Founded in 1974 by Stuart Wheeler as IG Index, IG are a publicly listed broker headquartered on Cannon Street in London. As of November 2017 IG was valued at over £2.4bn with an active client base (as of May 2017) of over 195,000. IG has offices in Dusseldorf, Geneva, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Stockholm, Shanghai, Melbourne, Singapore, Tokyo, Chicago, Johannesburg and Dubai.

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Platforms IG Trading PlatformMT4, L2 Dealer & APIs
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Min Deposit £250
Account Types Spread betting, CFDs, ForexStocks, ISA & SIPP, Prime Brokerage
Spread Types Fixed or variable
Funding Methods Cards, PayPal, Bank transfer
Customer Support Phone, email, livechat
Execution Type STP, Hedged, DMA, Internally matched
FTSE 100 Pricing 1 point
Germany 30 Pricing 1 point
Wall Street Pricing 1.6 points
Bitcoin Pricing 30 points
Ether Pricing 5 points
EURGBP Pricing 0.9 points
EURUSD Pricing 0.6 points
GBPUSD Pricing 0.9 points
Gold Pricing 0.3 points
Oil Pricing 3 points
Stock Pricing 0.10%
FCA Regulated Yes - See status
Year Established 1974
Active Clients 195,000
Markets available 15,000+
Retail Accounts Yes
Professional Accounts Yes
Listed PLC Yes (LSE) See IG share price
Country Founded UK
Inactivity Fee £12 per month after 24 months
Overnight Funding Rates 2.5% +/- Libor
Educational Material Yes
Office Locations 14
IG Alternatives IG Versus ETX Capital
IG Versus Core Spreads
IG Versus Plus 500
IG Versus Spreadex
IG Versus Saxo Capital Markets
IG Versus City Index
IG Versus Forex.com
IG Versus Pepperstone
IG Versus XTB
IG Versus eToro
IG Versus ayondo
IG Versus CMC Markets

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