IC Markets Review and Profile

IC Markets Review

IC Markets Profile

IC Markets is a Real ECN forex broker founded in 2007, regulated by ASIC, CySEC and headquartered in Australia, ICM provides trading solutions for active and scalper traders as well as traders new to the forex market. IC Markets offers clients a leading trading platform, low latency connectivity and superior liquidity. IC Markets revolutionizes online forex trading; On-line traders can now get access to prices and liquidity that were previously only available to investment banks and individuals with high net worth.

IC Markets’ mission is to create the best and most transparent trading environment for retail and institutional clients, which allows traders to focus more on their trading. Built by traders for traders IC Markets is dedicated to offering superior spreads, execution and services.


  • Company name : International Capital Markets Pty Ltd.
  • Founded : 2007
  • Headquarters : Australia
  • Regulatory Agency : ASIC, CySEC
  • Broker Type : ECN/NDD


  • Lower Spreads

ICM 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 in the market. IC Markets constantly adding and tweaking our technology in order to bring the trader the best possible conditions in the industry

  • Faster Execution

IC Markets utilises enterprise grade hardware on our trade servers in the NY4 & LD5 data centre in New York & London respectively. Our trading servers are collocated with the data server of our liquidity providers. Dedicated fibre optic cross connects us to our liquidity providers to ensure ultra low latency price feeds.

  • Superior Technology

IC Markets has partnered with the world’s best trading technology companies to bring you the ultimate trading experience 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. iPhone and Android trading applications have been optimized to provide you the best possible mobile trading experience.

  • The Ultimate in Trading Conditions

IC Markets has been created with traders in mind. Scalping, hedging, and automated trading are all allowed. Raw Spread account spreads start at 0.0 pips.  Flexible leverage options offering up to 1:500, and accept deposits in 10 major currencies.

  • Better Fills

Clients can be filled on trade sizes from 1 micro lot (1,000 base currency) to 200 lots (25 million base currency) through our bridge. Our technology sorts and ranks prices to allow real-time execution of large trades over multiple pricing providers and their pricing tiers, and this ensures the best price for any trade size.

  • Unrivalled Customer Service

IC Markets strives to offer you the best possible customer service and support. ICM team has a significant amount of experience within the Forex industry so they understand what traders want and need. You can trade with confidence knowing that the IC Markets team will always be there to help 24 hours a day, 5 days a week.

  • Advanced Trading Tools

Additions to MetaTrader 4 such as a one click trade module, market depth, spread monitor, trade risk calculator, and advanced order types previously not available on MetaTrader 4 make for a better trading experience.

  • Superior Trading Platforms

MetaTrader 4, MetaTrader 5, and cTrader are 3 of the best trading platforms available today. IC Markets has revolutionised Forex trading by giving traders direct access to our Raw Pricing using any of these 3 popular trading platforms.

  • Trust and Transparency

Trust and Transparency form the basis of IC Markets’ core values. IC Markets is a globally trusted Forex CFD provider that applies Raw Spreads on its main and most famous account type, so there is no requotes, no price manipulation and no restrictions.

IC Markets Account Types Comparison

IC Markets provides Standard, Raw Spread and cTrader types of accounts. Here is a comparison of each of these account types:

Standard Raw Spraed cTrader
Min. Deposit $200
Max. Leverage 1:500
Spread Type Floating
Commission Perlot None $7 $6
Lot Size 100.000 Unit
Min. Trade 0.01 lot
Decimal Price 5 Digit
Execution Type Market
Stop Out 20% 40%
Margin Call 50% 70%
Hedging Yes
Expert Advisor (EA) Yes
Server Time GMT+1

IC Markets Trading Instrument

IC Markets provides trading instruments for more than 65+ Forex pairs, 19+ Commodities, 16+ Indices, 6+ bonds, 11+ crypto currencies, 100+ shares and 4+ futures and 9+ precious metal pairs that can be accessed on one platform, see contract specification here.

IC Markets Islamic Account

IC Markets provides Islamic or free swap accounts specifically for Muslims, to activate the free swap feature by contacting ICM support.

IC Markets Trading Platforms

IC Markets provides trading platforms  MT4 , MT5 and cTrade are available for Windows PC users as well as web-based platforms available for MT4, MT5 and cTrader. Whereas the mobile platform is available for Android and iOS users.

Social Trading

For now IC Markets does not yet provide social trading platforms such as Copy Trade or the like, but you can use sinyal MQL5 services to copy orders from ICM traders.

IC Markets Deposit and Withdrawal Methods

IC Markets provides various types of deposit and withdrawal methods including using Fasapay, Bank Wire, BPAY, Broker to Broker, China Union Pay, Credit / debit Card, Credit Card, Neteller, Skrill (Moneybookers), Webmoney, Paypal, see more here.

IC Markets Support Services

IC Markets Provides 24-hour support services within 5 working days, available in Email, Live Chat, Phone, Call Back. Language services are available in Indonesian, Malaysian, Russian, Spanish, English, Arabic, to contact, please visit  IC Markets contact page here.

IC Markets Regulatory Information

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Link http://www.asic.gov.au/
Short Name ASIC
Country Australia
Address Level 2, 2 Allsop Street, Canberra ACT 2600
Address ASIC is Australia’s corporate, markets and financial services regulator.

Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission

Link https://www.cysec.gov.cy/
Short Name CySEC
Country Cyprus
Address 27 Diagorou Str. CY-1097 Nicosia
Description CySec is an independent public supervisory authorities responsible for market surveillance and transaction services investment in transferable securities conducted in the Republic of Cyprus.