FXCM Review

FXCM Reviews and Ratings:

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[Total Votes: 7 Average Client Rating: 3.6]

FXCM Review


Forex Capital Markets or FXCM is based in United Kingdom and has been around since 1999. 

At the moment, FXCM are regulated by the FCA in the UK, FSCA in South Africa and ASIC in Australia. The company has offices around the world, with locations in South Africa, Canada, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, France, Australia and the UK. 

Traders enjoy enhanced execution and trade with rates provided by global banks, financial institutions and other market makers, making low variable spreads possible.


A Standard account with a $300 minimum for new and experienced traders who want to make the most of FXCM’s trading tools. 

The average Standard Account spread is 1.2 pips** for the EUR/USD pair. Active Trader accounts are available with minimum deposit of $25,000, for special services. 

The broker also offers a demo account that expires after 30 day of inactivity. All trading platforms are available for use on the demo accounts for you to try.

Minimum deposit

Starting $300 for standard accounts and up to $25,000 for Active Trader accounts.

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Maximum leverage*

30:1 up to 1:400 leverage (depending on country of origin, Instruments traded and account balances). In some regions major currency pairs default to 30:1, non-major currency pairs, gold and major indices default to 20:1, commodities other than gold and non-major equity indices default to 10:1 and cryptocurrencies default to 2:1.


FXCM offers a proprietary trading platform Trading Station with a user-friendly and intuitive environment. It also offers Meta Trader 4. 

Available orders include Entry orders, Limit Orders, Stop Loss & Take Profit. . At Best feature, as opposed to Market Range, lets you trade at the best price coming in from global banks FXCM works with. 

Clients can directly connect with API Trading to the brokers’ price server.


Rich resources in the form of market insights, forex videos, economic calendars, trading guides and more are available. 


Deposits offered via debit or credit card, bank wire, Skrill, Union Pay and other options, taking 1 to 2 business days. Withdrawal forms are processed in 1 to 2 business days. 

Withdrawals can be made through bank wires, debit or credit cards and other options.

Customer service

24/5 chat available, along with email support, and toll free numbers in various countries including Berlin, Sydney and UK.

*Leverage: Leverage is a double-edged sword and can dramatically amplify your profits. It can also just as dramatically amplify your losses. Trading foreign exchange/CFDs with any level of leverage may not be suitable for all investors. FXCM offers up to 400:1 leverage for non FXCM LTD clients. For details, please contact FXCM, (or equivalent).

**Average Spreads: Time-weighted average spreads are derived from tradable prices at FXCM from October 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019. Spreads are variable and are subject to delay. The spread figures are for informational purposes only. FXCM is not liable for errors, omissions or delays or for actions relying on this information.

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Website https://www.fxcm.com/
Live Chat YES
Telephone +44 20 7398 4050
Broker Type Market Marker
Min Deposit $50.00
Account Base Currency USD CAD EUR JPY GBP
Max Leverage 400:1, EU Clients 1:30
Trading Platforms Metatrader 4, Web trader, Trading Station, NinjaTrader
Markets Forex, Indices, Commodities, Cryptocurrencies
Bonus Offered NO
Funding Options Credit/Debit Cards, Bank wire, BPAY, Union pay, Skrill,- country dependent
US Clients? NO