At a glance

About Us Iris

The business was started in 1989 with a simple ethos: to make financial markets truly accessible for investors. This fundamental belief remains at the heart of everything we do at CMC Markets and staying true to that has been pivotal to our success.

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Statistics

Continents

4

Countries

12

Offices

14

Total traders and investors 1

1m+

strategy

Our strategy is based on leveraging our technology to facilitate growth through B2B expansion. By partnering with our clients directly we are able to offer our clients access to our deep liquidity, products, and technology stacks.

Lord Cruddas

Founder and CEO

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outlook

Our performance this year reflects our focus on our trading and investment businesses and ongoing success with B2B technology partnerships. We have a large addressable market, and we see an enormous opportunity to grow with a more predictable and stable revenue stream.

Our Mission

Technology and product

The Group has continued to invest significantly across the business to deliver new products and offerings to our clients, with numerous new products made available to clients during 2023.

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99.95%

Core uptime, CMC trading platform (FY24)

Our awards

The investment and focus on delivering a superior trading platform, product and service experience has led to numerous, high-profile industry awards for the CMC Group. These accolades are important indicators of the perception towards the business.

01

Best for Foreign Exchange Trading

WeMoney Investment Awards 2024

Australia

CFD

02

Best For Share Traders

Boring Money Best Buy Awards 2024

UK

Invest

03

Best For Low-cost ISA > £50k

Boring Money Best Buy Awards 2024

UK

Invest

04

Best for CFDs

WeMoney Investment Awards 2024

Australia

CFD

05

Best for Portfolio Insights

WeMoney Investment Awards 2024

Australia

Invest

06

Best Mobile Trading Platform

ADVFN International Financial Awards 2024

UK

CFD & Spread bet

07

Best Trading Technology Partner

HedgeWeek European Awards 2024

UK

B2B

01

Outstanding FX Liquidity Provider

Finance Feeds Awards 2023

UK

B2B

02

Outstanding CFD Liquidity Provider

Finance Feeds Awards 2023

UK

B2B

03

Broker of the Year 2011-2023

Canstar - Online Sharing Trading

Australia

Share trading

04

Best Forex Broker

Good Money Guide Awards 2023

UK

FX

05

No.1 Most Currency Pairs

ForexBrokers.com Awards

UK

FX

06

ESG Investing Innovation

Finder Investing & Saving Innovation Awards 2023

UK

Invest

07

Best White Label Provider

Global Forex Awards 2023 - B2B

UK

B2B

08

Stocks & Shares ISA Innovation Winner

Finder Investing & Saving Innovation Awards 2023

UK

Invest

09

No.1 Web Platform

ForexBrokers.com Awards

UK

FX

10

Best Trading and Execution Platform

HedgeWeek European Awards 2023

UK

B2B

11

Best Charting

Investment Trends Germany Leverage Trading Report

Germany

CFD

12

Best Risk Management Tools

Investment Trends Germany Leverage Trading Report

Germany

CFD

13

Best Trading Account For Trading Performance Tools

Professional Trader Awards

UK

CFD & Spread bet

14

Germany's Best Financial Services Provider

Handelsblatt Customer Survey

Germany

CFD

15

Best Trading Platform For Signals & Analytics

Professional Trader Awards

UK

CFD & Spread bet

16

Best In-House Analysts

Professional Trader Awards

Global

All

17

No.1 Podcast Series

ForexBrokers.com Awards

UK

FX

18

Best Customer Service

Investment Trends Germany Leverage Trading Report

Germany

CFD

01

Best Trading Technology Provider

HedgeWeek European Awards 2022

UK

B2B

02

Silver Laurel

Invest Cuffs

Poland

CFD

03

Outstanding Value

Canstar – Online Share Trading

Australia

Share trading

04

No.1 New Tool

ForexBrokers.com Awards

UK

FX

05

No.1 Most Currency Pairs

ForexBrokers.com Awards

UK

FX

06

Best FX Trading Platform

Finance Magnates London Summit Awards 2022

UK

B2B

07

Best Mobile Trading Platform

ADVFN International Financial Awards

UK

All

08

Broker of the Year 2011-2022

Canstar - Online Sharing Trading

Australia

Share trading

09

Best Customer Service

CFD and FX Investment Trends Survey

Germany

CFD

10

Award of Excellence to the Most Innovative Broker

Capital Radio

Spain

CFD

11

Best CFD Provider

Online Money Awards

UK

CFD

12

No.1 Platform Technology

ForexBrokers.com Awards

UK

FX

13

Best In-House Analysts

Professional Trader Awards

Global

All

14

Trading Platform with Customer Rating "Very Good"

DKI Deutsches Kundeninstitut Survey

Germany

CFD

15

CFD Provider of the Year

Investors' Chronicle/FT Celebration of Investment Awards 2022

UK

CFD

16

Industry Pioneer with Outstanding Customer Rating

Focus Money (Test Edition 36)

Germany

CFD

17

Online Securities Trading Excellence Award

McMillian Woods Global Awards

Singapore

CFD

18

Most Satisfied Customers

Canstar – Online Share Trading

Australia

Share trading

01

Best Trading Technology Provider

HedgeWeek European Awards

UK

B2B

02

No.1 Professional Trading

ForexBrokers.com Awards

UK

FX

03

Best Trade Execution

Global Forex Awards

UK

B2B

04

No.1 Most Currency Pairs

ForexBrokers.com Awards

UK

FX

05

No.1 Platform Technology

ForexBrokers.com Awards

UK

FX

06

Broker of the Year 2011-2021

Canstar - Online Sharing Trading

Australia

Share trading

07

Best Spread Betting Provider

The City of London Wealth Management Awards

UK

Spread bet

08

No.1 Web Platform

ForexBrokers.com Awards

UK

FX

09

Best Forex Broker For Beginners

BrokerChooser Awards

UK

FX

10

Best Feature-Packed Non-Bank Online Broker

Money Magazine – Best of the Best

Australia

Share trading

11

Best In-House Analysts

Professional Trader Awards

Global

Spread bet & CFD

12

Best Spread Betting & CFD Education Tools

ADVFN International Financial Awards

UK

Spread bet

13

Best Spread Betting Broker

Good Money Guide Awards

UK

Spread bet

14

Outstanding Value: Active, Casual Investor, Trader 2011-2021

Canstar Online Sharing Trading

Australia

Share trading

15

Award of Excellence to the Most Innovative Broker

Capital Radio

Spain

CFD

01

Outstanding Value: Active, Casual Investor, Trader 2011-2020

Canstar - Online Share Trading

Australia

Share trading

02

Best Education Materials/Programmes

Investment Trends 2020 UK Leverage Trading Report

UK

All

03

Best Forex Broker

Good Money Guide Awards 2020

UK

FX

04

Best Trading Platform

Brokercheck.de Awards 2020

Germany

CFD

05

No.1 Web Platform

ForexBrokers.com Awards

UK

FX

06

Fairest CFD Broker

Focus Money Awards 2020

Germany

CFD

07

Best White Label Provider

Global Forex Awards – B2B

Global

B2B

08

Best Telephone Customer Service

Investment Trends 2020 Singapore Leverage Trading Report

Singapore

CFD

09

Best Email Customer Service

Investment Trends 2020 UK Leverage Trading Report

UK

All

10

Best Education

Investment Trends 2020 Singapore Leverage Trading Report

Singapore

CFD

11

Most Transparent Forex Broker – Europe

Global Forex Awards Retail 2020

Europe

FX

12

Best Trading Execution

Professional Trader Awards

UK

All

13

Best feature packed non-bank online broker

Money Magazine – Best of the best 2020

Australia

Share trading

14

Best White Label Solution

Finance Magnates Awards 2020

Global

B2B

15

Best Telephone Customer Service

Investment Trends 2020 UK Leverage Trading Report

UK

All

16

Best Mobile Platform

Investment Trends 2020 Germany CFD & FX Trading Report

Germany

CFD

17

Best Value Australia 2011-2020

Canstar - Online Share Trading

Australia

Share trading

18

Best CFD Provider of the Year

Shares Awards 2020

UK

CFD

19

Best Email Customer Service

Investment Trends 2020 Singapore Leverage Trading Report

Singapore

CFD

20

Best Platform Features

Investment Trends 2020 Singapore Leverage Trading Report

Singapore

CFD

21

Broker of the Year

Canstar - Online Share Trading

Australia

Share trading

22

Broker of the Year - Online Share Trading

Canstar - Online Share Trading

Australia

Share trading

23

Best Retail CFDs Broker

Finance Magnates Awards 2020

Global

B2B

01

Education materials/programmes

Investment Trends 2019 UK Leverage Trading Report

UK

All

02

CFD Broker of the Year

Invest Cuffs Awards 2020

Poland

CFD

03

Overall satisfaction

Investment Trends 2019 UK Leverage Trading Report

UK

All

04

Best Trading App

Investors Chronicle and Financial Times Investment and Wealth Management Awards

UK

All

05

Best FX Broker for Active Trading

ForexBrokers.com Annual Review 2019

UK

CFD

06

Best Retail CFD Broker

Finance Magnates London Summit Awards

Global

CFD

07

Foreign Forex Broker of the Year

Invest Cuffs Awards 2019

Poland

CFD

08

Best FX Broker for Commissions & Fees

ForexBrokers.com Annual Review 2019

UK

CFD

09

Mobile/Tablet App

Investment Trends 2019 UK Leverage Trading Report

UK

All

10

Foreign CFD Broker of the Year

Invest Cuffs Awards 2019

Poland

CFD

11

Platform features

Investment Trends 2019 UK Leverage Trading Report

UK

All

12

Best Mobile/Tablet Application

Shares Awards

UK

All

13

Best Performance Tools

Professional Trader Awards 2019

UK

All

14

Best In-House Analysts

Professional Trader Awards 2019

Global

All

15

Telephone customer service

Investment Trends 2019 UK Leverage Trading Report

UK

All

16

Outstanding Value - Online Share Trading

Canstar Awards

Australia

Share trading

17

Email customer service

Investment Trends 2019 UK Leverage Trading Report

UK

All

01

Excellence Finance Trading Service Provider

WallstreetCN China Financial Gold Tie Award

China

All

02

Best Platform Features

Investment Trends 2018 Australia CFD Report

Australia

CFD

our client offering

Institutional (business to business)

CMC Connect acts as a non-bank liquidity provider offering access to a wide range of asset classes

Retail (business to consumer)

CMC Markets provides clients access to a wide range of products across both trading and investing

what we offer

1. Cutting-edge technology

2. Competitive pricing

3. Excellent client services

4. Diverse product suite

Net trading revenue by client base

Our Clients

22% Trading B2B

9% Investing B2B

64% Trading B2C

5% Investing B2C

where we operate

CMC Markets operates in 14 offices located in major financial centres around the world.

Net trading revenue by region

Eye Pie Chart

32% UK

19% Europe

49% APAC and Canada

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Our offerings

Find out how CMC continues to innovate and respond to market challenges.

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Our business model

View our business enablers, encompassing our technology and product, sustainability strategy, risk management and financial strength.

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Our strategy

Discover how our growth strategy is built on three core pillars, focusing on product diversification, B2B expansion, and opening new markets.

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Our leadership

Find out more about our leadership team and their responsibilities, and the Group’s various committees.

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Our governance

Learn how our governance framework is fundamental in ensuring the Group's ability to deliver long-term value for shareholders and stakeholders.

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Our evolution

Discover how the company has evolved and see some of the key milestones along our journey to become a leading global provider of online trading and investing.

  • 11.388 million unique user logins for the CMC Markets invest and CFD platforms, as at August 2023.