Summary

ProsCons
Well Regulated Broker No Proprietary Platform only MT4
Good selection of Account Types No Educational Resources
Best in class selection of Funding Methods High Deposit Charges
Tight Spreads and fast Execution Limited Research and News

Summary

Key to Markets is a globally regulated broker with licenses in the UK, New Zealand and Mauritius, who have been operating since 2010. They are best for experienced traders who want to trade on the MT4 platform or investors who want to copy other traders portfolios. They offer a good selection of markets, tight spreads and fast execution. However they have a limited selection of educational resources for less experienced traders.

Regulation & Security
4.3
Markets
2.3
Account Types
3.5
Funding & Withdrawals
5
Pricing & Execution
3.4
Commissions & Fees
4.1
Platforms
0.9
Charts
4.4
Tools
2.5
Customer Service
3.9
Education Resources
0.2
Research & News
2.2

Regulation & Security

Website: https://keytomarkets.com/

Trading Name: Key to Markets

Regulation: FCA | DMCC | FSC

Risk Warnings: 71% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider

Established: 2010

Number of Employees: 1-50

Head Office Location: London

Listed Company: Private

FBS Balance Protection: FSCS for all clients of the group

Segregated Funds: NatWest and Wirecard Bank AG

Peer Review: Trust Pilot Great Rating from 2 reviews. FXP 4.26 from 67

Summary

Key to Markets is a globally regulated broker with licenses in the UK, New Zealand and Mauritius. They have been operating since 2010 and have their headquarters in London. They offer FSCS for balance protection for all clients of the group. They have an excellent rating by The Forex Peace Army Community.

Rating

4.3

Markets

Market TypeNumber of MarketsLeverage
FX 60+ Up to 500:1
Indices 10+ Up to 100:1
Shares 60+ Up to 10:1
Commodities 10+ Up to 100:1
Crypto 5 Up to 5:1
Bonds 1 Up to 100:1

Summary

Key to Markets cover all the major FX, Indices, Commodities, Shares and Cryptos but the range is not that deep compared to some other brokers.

Rating

2.3

Account Types

Account TypeMinimum Trade ValueMinimum DepositGuaranteed Negative Balance
Mini account 0.01 $500
Standard account 0.01 $500
Islamic account
Professional account 0.01 $500
Corporate account 0.01 $500
Demo
Social + Copy Trading PAMM 0.01 $500
Stock Broking
Ready Made Portfolios
Regular Saving Investment

Summary

Key to Markets have a comprehensive selection of accounts. Currently they don't accept UK retail accounts under their FCA license. They offer the PAMM social accounts system which allows Traders to share their strategies for others to invest in them. They also have a Key to Savings account which is a free deposit account where clients can transfer their unused funds to earn interest.

Rating

3.5

Funding & Withdrawals

Credit cards Debit Cards Bank Transfer PayPal Skrill Payoneer Neteller Crypto Currencies

Withdrawals: Processed within 24 hours

Summary

Key to Markets offers one of the most comprehensive set of Funding options in the industry. They accept Crypto Currency payments through Neteller and SticPay. They also have a quick withdrawal system.

Rating

5

Pricing & Execution

Fixed or Variable Spread: Variable and fixed only for Indices in hours

Market Maker or ECN: ECN

From v Average: From

Major Markets

GBP/USD EUR/USD USD/JPY EUR/GBP FTSE100 Wall St German 30 US 500
0.5 0.2 0.4 0.6 1 3 1 0.5
Apple Tesla Barclays BP Bitcoin Ether Brent Crude Oil Gold
10 30 N/A N/A 30 12 50 cents 50 cents

Summary

Key to Markets are an ECN Broker which means there is no dealing desk and your trades go straight through to the market. They offer the ECN interbank market raw spreads, which tend to be very tight.

Rating

3.4

Commissions & Fees

Overnight Financing Inactivity Fee Deposit Fee Withdrawal Charges CFD Commissions Guaranteed Stop Loss Phone Dealing Management Fees Share Dealing Costs Reinvestment Income Charge FX Charges Paper Statements
No mark up No 2.50% in on cards and e-wallets 1% out on cards and e-wallets Not on indices No - strictly ecn provider N/A N/A No N/A N/A N/A

Summary

Key to Markets charge for both deposit and withdrawals. However they do not charge a mark up for overnight financing they pass on the charges they receive straight to the client.

Rating

4.1

Platforms

Desktop Mobile Trading MetaTrader 4 MetaTrader 5 Proprietary Platform

Summary

Key to Markets offer the MT4 trading platform for Windows, Mac, Android and IOS. They do not offer any other platforms

Rating

0.9

Charts

Charting Indicators Charting Drawing Tools Trade From Chart Watchlists
59 30

Summary

Key to Markets have a good selection charting indicators and you can trade directly from the charts.

Rating

4.4

Risk Management Tools

Guaranteed stop-loss orders Market orders Partially close trades Limit and stop entry orders Take-profit orders Stop-loss orders Trailing stop-loss orders Boundary orders Automatic account close-out Complete close-out Last trade in first out Largest position margin first Largest position loss first Price Alerts One-click Execution OCO Orders

Summary

Key to Markets offer a basic level of risk management tools

Rating

2.5

Customer Service

Phone Live Chat Email Forums FAQs Multilingual

Summary

Key to Markets offer good customer service.

Rating

3.9

Education Resources

Demo account General educational articles General educational videos Dedicated Education Centre Seminar & Webinars Platform tutorial videos Forum/community

Summary

Key to Markets no educational resources for Traders. They are currently working on building an Educational Centre.

Rating

0.2

Research & News

Daily Market Commentary News Service Signals Research Technical Analysis Sentiment Analysis Economic Calendar Blogs

Summary

Key to Markets have a very good blog with approx. 10 Market Analysis articles a day. Apart from the blog they have very limited selection of research and news

Rating

2.2

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