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AAATrade Vs. Eightcap - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated May 13 2022

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Overview

AAATrade is a Cyprus based broker established in 2013, that offers a variety of financial instruments including contracts for difference (CFDs), forex, stock, commodities, cryptocurrencies and others.

Eightcap is an Australian MT4 & 5 CFD broker founded in 2009 that specialises in currency, commodities, indices, stocks and cryptocurrency trading.

Best For
  • Beginner traders looking for a simple web and mobile platform to get started
  • Passive investors looking for real equity
  • Traders familiar with MT4 and MT5 platforms
  • High volume traders looking for their specific asset offering combined with their Raw account’s low spreads
  • Cryptocurrency speculators looking for CFDs on major pairs with low spreads
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

0

Other Licenses

2

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • SCB (Bahamas)
The Good
  • Simple and friendly proprietary trading platform
  • Intuitive overview of account analytics
  • Wide variety of CFDs and real equities
  • Low spreads offered in their raw account
  • Wide variety of cryptocurrency pairs with low spreads
The Bad
  • Above-average FX spreads
  • High fees (depending on the deposit / withdrawal methods)
  • High deposit requirements for advanced services ($25,000 , $100,000)
  • Asset offering is low when compared to similar competitors
  • Lacks platform variety as only MT4 & 5 are available
  • All assets are CFDs, there is no ability to buy real shares
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News
N/A 1 Day
Key Data
⌛ Account Opening Time
1 Day 1 Day
📋 Documents Required
  • Valid identity document (Passport, ID Card, etc)
  • Valid proof of residence document (Bank statement, utility bills)

All documents must be under the account holder's name.

  • Valid identity document (Passport, ID Card, etc)
  • Valid proof of residence document (Bank statement, utility bills)

All documents must be under the account holder's name.

📍 Year Founded
2013 2009
💳 Minimum Deposit
$500 $100
💰 Payment Methods
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Wire Transfer
  • Skrill
  • Neteller
  • FasaPay
  • UnionPay
  • Giropay
  • QIWI
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Skrill
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Bank Transfer
  • Fasapay
  • POLi Payment
  • CUP (China Union Pay)
  • BPAY
💵 Account Base Currencies
3 - USD, EUR, GBP. 7 - AUD, CAD, EUR, GBP, NZD, SGD, USD.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
US, AS, AI, BB, FJ, GU, PW, PA, WS, SC, TT, VU, AL, BS, BW, KH, GH, JM, MU, MM, NI, PK, UG, SY, YE, ZW, IR, KR, AF, IQ, MN.

US, CA, SY, IR, CY.

📊 STP Account
Yes No
📊 DMA Account
Yes No
📊 ECN Account
No No
Assets
📚 Available Assets
  • Real stocks and ETFs
  • CFDs on stocks, ETFs, currencies, cryptocurrencies, commodities, indices and futures.

CFDs on stocks, commodities, indices, currencies and cryptocurrencies.

📙 Stocks
1,000+ 600+
📘 Currency Pairs
80+ 45
📗 Commodities
4 5
📕 Indices
12 15
📔 ETFs
5 N/A
💸 Cryptocurrencies
50+ 250+
📒 Bonds
4 N/A
📓 Options
N/A N/A
📗 Futures
7 N/A
📝 Notes:

Almost all assets are CFDs, except for 45 blue chip stocks

All of Eightcap’s assets are CFDs.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
1 Share $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
1 ETF N/A
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies per Cryptocurrency (Eg: 0.01 BTC) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 lots) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 lots) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
!00 Units N/A
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 lots) N/A
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
N/A N/A
💪 Retail Leverage
Up to 1:30 Up to 1:30
💪 Professional Leverage
Up to 1:200 Up to 1:500
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes Yes
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes No
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes No
📱 Android App
Yes No
📺 MetaTrader 4
No Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes Yes
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes No
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No No
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee

Yes, €15 after 3 months of inactivity.

No
💰 Deposit Fees

Yes, from 0.2% for cryptocurrency, credit and debit cards up to 5% for alternative payments. Direct wire transfers have a fee of €10.

No
💰 Withdrawal Fees

No for debit/credit card and e-payment. Wire transfer has a €10 fee.

No
💰 Commissions
  • No commissions on novice accounts.
  • Commission free trading for stock ETFs on Experienced accounts
  • FX commissions are $4-$8 per lot depending whether the pair is major, minor or exotic.

Depending on account type:

  • Standard account has no commissions but spreads start from 1 Pip
  • Raw account has a $3.5 commission per lot round turn but spreads start from 0 Pips
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 2 Pips From 0 to 1 Pip
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 50 Pips From 40 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 95 Pips From 21 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $0.21 N/A
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From $0.01 N/A
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $511 Dynamic - From $16
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
Yes (Partial) No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes No
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes No
📡 Reuters Feed
Yes No

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