Broker Review: IC Markets

 

IC Markets is an True ECN forex broker, operating since 2007. IC Markets exists to bridge the gap between retail and institutional traders, making the world more tradable for everyone.

Join IC Markets to experience the best spreads and trading conditions plus a live support team committed to helping you.
Lower Spreads:

Our mission is to provide traders with the lowest spreads possible during all market conditions. We have invested heavily in technology and establishing strong relationships with the largest and most reliable liquidity providers. We are constantly adding additional liquidity to our True ECN trading environment in order bring traders the best possible forex trading conditions.

Faster Execution:

IC Markets utilises enterprise grade hardware on our trade servers in the NY4 & LD5 data centre in New York & London respectively. Our trader servers are collocated with our ECN engine and liquidity providers in these data centres. Dedicated fibre optic cross connects to our ECN and liquidity providers ensures the lowest latency and fastest possible trade execution for our clients.

Superior Technology:

IC Markets has partnered with the world’s best trading technology companies to bring you the ultimate trading environment and cutting edge trading tools. These tools include: Depth of Market (DoM), inbuilt spread monitoring, ladder trading, automated close of trades with custom order templates, and more. Our iPhone and Android trading applications have been optimised to provide you the best possible mobile trading experience.

 

Regulation:

IC Markets is authorised and regulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and The Seychelles Financial Services Authority (FSA). Trade with a peace of mind knowing IC Markets is monitored by one of the strictest financial regulatory bodies in the world.

Payment process:

For faster processing we recommend that all account holders deposit funds into their trading account from inside their Secure Client Area. From your Secure Client Area you will be able to fund your account in real time using Credit Card and Skrill.

If you do not yet have access to our Secure Client Area please follow the Access Instructions.

Security of Funds:

When funding your trading account client money is held in Segregated Client Trust Accounts at National Australia Bank (NAB) and Westpac Banking Corporation (Westpac), both are AA rated Australian Banks. Electronic payments are processed using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology and are encrypted to ensure security. All payment information is confidential and used only for the purpose of funding your trading account with IC Markets.

Bank Fees:

IC Markets does not charge any additional fees for deposits or withdrawals. You should however be aware that you may incur fees on payments to and from some international banking institutions. IC Markets accepts no responsibility for any such bank fees.

Third Party Payments:

IC Markets does not accept payments from third parties. please ensure that all deposits into your trading account come from a bank account in your name. Payments from Joint Bank Accounts / Credit Cards are accepted if the trading account holder is one of the parties on the Bank Account / Credit Card.

Recommendation: Highly Positive for client. Fully secured.

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