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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.

XTB Key Features

XTB, founded in 2002 is one of Europe's leading brokers. XTB provide CFD and Forex trading on over 1,500 instruments and have (as a group) over 21,000 active clients.
Regulated by the FCA, have 12 offices globally including the UK.  XTB is headquartered in Poland and listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange WSE:XTB.

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Min Deposit $250
Account Types CFDs, Forex
Spread Types Fixed and variable
Funding Methods Cards, bank transfer, PayPal, Skrill, Neteller
Customer Support Phone, email and livechat
Execution Type OTC
UK 100 Pricing 1 point
Germany 30 Pricing 0.9 points
Wall Street Pricing 2 points
Bitcoin Pricing 1%
Ether Pricing 1%
EURGBP Pricing 0.1 points
EURUSD Pricing 0.2 points
GBPUSD Pricing 0.1 points
Gold Pricing 0.1 points
Oil Pricing 3 points
Stock Pricing 0.16%
FCA Regulated Yes - See status
Year Established 2002
Active Clients 21,000
Markets available 15,000+
Retail Accounts Yes
Professional Accounts Yes
Listed PLC Yes on WSE See share price
Country Founded Poland
Inactivity Fee No
Overnight Funding Rates 2.5% +/- Libor.
Educational Material Yes
Office Locations 13
XTB Alternative Brokers XTB Versus IG
XTB Versus ETX Capital
XTB Versus Core Spreads
XTB Versus Plus 500
XTB Versus Spreadex
XTB Versus Saxo Capital Markets
XTB Versus City Index
XTB Versus Forex.com
XTB Versus Pepperstone
XTB Versus eToro
XTB Versus ayondo
XTB Versus CMC Markets

IG Key Features

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
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