ActivTrades
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80% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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52.55% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

ActivTrades Vs. Nextmarkets - 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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52.55% 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.

Nextmarkets is a german broker founded in 2014 that specialises in commission free stocks and ETFs trading through their proprietary platform which offers an expert advisory service via live coaches that suggest their trading ideas.

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
  • New investors and traders looking to explore their social and copy trading offering via live coaches
  • New investors and traders looking for a simple and friendly mobile app for commission-free investing in stocks or equities
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

1

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • FCA (UK)
  • SCB (Bahamas)
  • CSSF (Luxembourg)
  • MFSA (Malta Financial Services Authority)
The Good
  • Great and intuitive proprietary platform
  • MT4 and MT5 offered
  • Low currency spreads
  • Their “trading ideas” and “live coaches” offering is quite interesting and provides a lot of value for new traders
  • Their proprietary platform is very simple and easy to use
  • Their equities offering is completely commission-free
The Bad
  • Asset offering is small when compared to similar competitors
  • Commissions are charged
  • Cryptocurrency trading is disabled during weekends
  • Asides from stocks and ETFs, their asset offering lacks variety
  • Their web platform is completely impractical to use for professional trading
  • They don’t let you enjoy your demo trading experience in peace, there is a constant pop-up asking you to fund your account at all times
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 2014
💳 Minimum Deposit
$500 0
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Sofort
  • Bank Transfer
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
💵 Account Base Currencies
4 - EUR, USD, CHF, GBP. 2 - EUR, GBP.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
US, CA, SY, IR. US, CA, SY, IR.
📊 STP Account
No No
📊 DMA Account
No Yes
📊 ECN Account
No No
Assets
📚 Available Assets

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

  • Real stocks and ETFs
  • CFDs on stocks, ETFs, commodities, indices, currencies, bonds and cryptocurrencies.
📙 Stocks
1,000+ 8,000+
📘 Currency Pairs
50 22
📗 Commodities
16 5
📕 Indices
30 5
📔 ETFs
500+ 1,000+
💸 Cryptocurrencies
11 4
📒 Bonds
N/A 1
📓 Options
N/A N/A
📗 Futures
N/A N/A
📝 Notes:

All of ActivTrades’s assets are CFDs.

Nextmarkets provides both CFDs and real stocks or ETFs.

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) 1 ETF
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) Varies per Cryptocurrency (eg: 0.1 BTC with leverage 1:2)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) Varies per commodity (eg: 1 contract of Gold - 1 trojan ounce)
📉 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 1:30
💪 Professional Leverage
Up to 1:400 Up to 1:100
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
Yes No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes No
👬 Copy Trading
No Yes
👫 Social Trading
No Yes
🔑 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.

No
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
From 0.5 Pips to 0.91 Pips Dynamic - From 0.6 Pips
📉 SP500
From 23 Pips to 50 Pips Dynamic - From 50 Pips
📈 GOLD
From 98 Pips Dynamic - From 40 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Dynamic - From $2
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Dynamic - From $0.1 to 0.3
📉 BTC
From $55 to $91 Dynamic - From $125
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes No
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No

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