Best for: Research tools and advanced trading
CMC Markets has received awards for having the best trading conditions.
It has 9,400 global shares, and commissions start from 0.10% per share.
There is no minimum deposit, but the trader needs to have funds available to buy and share.
The education tools are excellent, and customer service is available at a reasonable speed through phone, email and live chat.
CMC Markets is listed on the stock exchange and has negative balance protection. While it does not hold a banking license, it is regulated by the top-tier FCA.
Unfortunately, while forex fees are low, stock CFD fees are high.
67% of Retail CFD or Spread Betting Accounts Lose Money.