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Admiral Markets Vs. DEGIRO - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Nov 21 2021

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Overview

Admiral Markets (now Admirals) is a global broker headquartered in Estonia with a comprehensive asset offering (5000+) in CFDs and real stocks or ETFs along with MetaTrader 4 & 5.

DEGIRO is a European leading stock broker providing access to more than 50 stock exchanges around the world with low commissions per trade and a simple to use platform.

Best For
  • Beginners looking to get started investing in stocks or ETFs
  • Intermediate and advanced traders looking to trade CFDs
  • Professional traders and asset managers 
  • Investors from all experience levels looking to buy real shares, funds or ETFs for the long term
  • Active traders that look to access the large variety of exchanges offered
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The Good
  • Broad offering of 5000+ assets including CFDs, real stocks and ETFs
  • MetaTrader 4 & 5 along their propietary trading app
  • Tools for professionals and asset managers
  • No conflicts of interest between DEGIRO and its customers
  • Virtually unlimited asset offering from 50 exchanges across the globe
  • Low fees when compared to traditional banking alternatives
The Bad
  • Costly spreads in some of their assets when compared to similar competitors
  • No propietary web trading platform 
  • Credit card deposits are not available
  • Simplistic platforms with not many features
  • Fees are expensive when compared to commission free brokers
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.

🏛 Financial Regulators
Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission
Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Financial Conduct Authority
BaFin (German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority)
AFM (Neatherlands Authority of Financial Markets)
📍 Year Founded
2001 2008
💳 Minimum Deposit
€, £, $ - 100 0
💰 Payment Methods
Visa
Mastercard
Bank Transfer
Neteller
Skrill
Bank Transfer
Paypal
💵 Account Base Currencies
10 -EUR, GBP, USD, CHF, BGN, CZK, HRK, HUF, PLN, RON. 3 - USD, GBP, EUR.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
US, CA.

DEGIRO only provides services to citizens of Czech Republic, Spain, Ireland, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Denmark, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Switzerland, Germany, France, Netherlands, Finland and the United Kingdom. The rest of the countries worldwide are not able to use DEGIRO's services.

📊 STP Account
Yes No
📊 DMA Account
Yes Yes
📊 ECN Account
No No
Assets
📚 Available Assets
Stocks
Cryptos
Commodities
Currencies
ETFs
Indices
CFDs
Stocks
ETFs
Funds & Bonds
Futures & Options
📙 Stocks
3254 Stock CFDs / 778 Real shares Availability from 30 global exchanges.
📘 Currency Pairs
40 N/A
📗 Commodities
28 N/A
📕 Indices
43 N/A
📔 ETFs
372 ETFs CFDs / 192 Real ETFs Availability from 20 Exchanges (Europe, Asia, Oceania)
💸 Cryptocurrencies
42 N/A
📒 Bonds
2 Availability from 7 European exchanges.
📓 Options
N/A Availability from 11 Global Exchanges.
📗 Futures
N/A Availability from 13 Global Exchanges.
📝 Notes:

Admiral Markets provides the option to trade either CFDs or real stocks and ETFs with their direct market access offering.

DEGIRO is a traditional DMA broker, which means you buy or sell real shares upon availability from stock exchanges across the globe. Their asset offering is virtually unlimited as it depends on exchange's availability.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Varies by share (Fractional share trading) N/A
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
N/A N/A
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies by cryptocurrency (Eg: 0.01 BTC) N/A
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1000 (0.01 Lots) N/A
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Varies by Commodity (Eg: 1 Troy ounce of Gold) N/A
📉 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 N/A
💪 Professional Leverage
Up to 1:500 N/A
✍ Customisable Leverage
No N/A
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes No
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes No
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes (Only on mobile) Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes No
👬 Copy Trading
Yes No
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
Yes No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No No
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
$10 monthly after 24 months of inactivity No
💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees
No No
💰 Commissions

Yes depending on account type (Eg: Zero MT4 or 5 accounts have a $3 per lot round turn commission, ASX shares have a 0.15% fee, etc)

Yes and varies per asset and exchange, eg: If you were to purchase £2,000 worth of Apple shares at a price of $300 your total commission would have been £0.44.

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
From 0.8 Pips N/A
📉 SP500
From 50 Pips N/A
📈 GOLD
From 20 Pips N/A
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $1.45 N/A
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From 2 Pips N/A
📉 BTC
Variable - From $208 N/A
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No No

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