ActivTrades
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80% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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Moneta Markets
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74-89% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

ActivTrades Vs. Moneta Markets - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated May 13 2022

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80% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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74-89% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Overview

ActivTrades is a global broker founded in Switzerland in 2001 that specialises in providing CFDs on stocks, ETFs, currencies, indices, commodities and cryptocurrencies along with their own proprietary platform and MT4 & 5.

Moneta Markets is an international broker that specialises in CFDs trading via MetaTrader 4 and their proprietary platform ProTrader powered by TradingView.

Best For
  • Beginner and intermediate traders looking for a simple and powerful platform
  • Experienced currency traders looking to exploit the tight spreads
  • CFD traders looking for an de-leveraged option to trade
  • Scalpers looking to take advantage of the spreads and commissions on ECN account
  • International traders looking for an off-shore high leverage broker
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

1

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • FCA (UK)
  • SCB (Bahamas)
  • CSSF (Luxembourg)
  • VFSC (Vanuatu)
The Good
  • Great and intuitive proprietary platform
  • MT4 and MT5 offered
  • Low currency spreads
  • ProTrader platform powered by TradingView
  • Competitive commissions on ECN account
  • Moneta Markets is part of the Vantage group which holds an ASIC license
The Bad
  • Asset offering is small when compared to similar competitors
  • Commissions are charged
  • Cryptocurrency trading is disabled during weekends
  • Demo accounts only last 30 days
  • Asset offering is extremely low (below 300 instruments)
  • Weak regulatory framework with only 1 license
  • STP account spreads are really high for industry standards
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News
N/A N/A
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
2001 2019
💳 Minimum Deposit
$500 From $50 to $200
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Sofort
  • Bank Transfer
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • FasaPay
  • JCB
  • SticPay
  • Bank Transfer
💵 Account Base Currencies
4 - EUR, USD, CHF, GBP. 9 - AUD, USD, GBP, EUR, SGD, CAD, NZD, JPY, HKD.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
US, CA, SY, IR. AF, AS, AL, AU, BY, BE, BM, BA, BG, BI, CA, CF, HR, CU, CY, CD, ER, FR, GU, IR, IQ, IT, JP, LB, LR, LY, MK, ML, ME, MM, KP, PR, GN, GW, RO, SL, RS, SG, SI, SO, SS, SD, ES, SY, US, UK, VI, VE, YE, ZW.
📊 STP Account
No Yes
📊 DMA Account
No No
📊 ECN Account
No Yes
Assets
📚 Available Assets

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

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

📙 Stocks
1,000+ 226
📘 Currency Pairs
50 44
📗 Commodities
16 19
📕 Indices
30 16
📔 ETFs
500+ N/A
💸 Cryptocurrencies
11 6
📒 Bonds
N/A N/A
📓 Options
N/A N/A
📗 Futures
N/A N/A
📝 Notes:

All of ActivTrades’s assets are CFDs.

All of Moneta Markets assets are CFDs.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Varies per share (Fractional share trading allowed) 1 Share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Varies per ETF (Fractional ETF trading allowed) N/A
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $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
N/A N/A
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A N/A
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
N/A N/A
💪 Retail Leverage
Up to 1:30 Up to 1:500
💪 Professional Leverage
Up to 1:400 N/A
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes Yes
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes No
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes No
📱 Android App
Yes No
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
Yes Yes
💻 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 No
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee

Yes, $10 monthly after 1 year of inactivity.

No
💰 Deposit Fees

Yes depending on method:

  • Credit and Debit cards have a 1.5% fee
No
💰 Withdrawal Fees

Yes, only for bank transfer withdrawals (9 GBP each)

No
💰 Commissions

Yes depending on asset:

  • For European shares (excluding London) there are fees of 0.05% of the transaction value (minimum 1€) or 0.01% of the transaction value (minimum 5€)
  • For London shares there are commissions of 0.10% of transaction value (minimum 1£)
  • For New york and other international shares there are commissions of $0.02 per share (minimum $1)

Along specific commissions per asset there can be market data fees such as 1€ monthly for New york exchanges or others.

None in Direct STP accounts, yes in Prime ECN account of $3 per lot side.

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
From 0.5 Pips to 0.91 Pips Dynamic - From 0.1 Pips to 1.2 Pips
📉 SP500
From 23 Pips to 50 Pips Dynamic - From 300 Pips
📈 GOLD
From 98 Pips Dynamic - From 10 to 130 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread N/A
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread N/A
📉 BTC
From $55 to $91 Dynamic - From $180 to $230
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No

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