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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.

eToro is an international broker specialised in social and copy trading that offers real stocks and cryptocurrencies along with CFDs on several asset classes.

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 
  • New traders looking to use the copy trading feature
  • Experienced traders looking to monetise their skills by gaining followers
  • Passive investors looking to buy and hold shares with no commissions
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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
  • Social and Copy trading capabilities
  • Trading real shares and cryptocurrencies
The Bad
  • Costly spreads in some of their assets when compared to similar competitors
  • No propietary web trading platform 
  • Copy Trading statistics are not clear enough
  • Lack of advanced order placement controls
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News
N/A N/A
Key Data
⌛ Account Opening Time
1 Day 1 day minimum (may take longer)
📋 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
Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission
Financial Conduct Authority
Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Financial Services Authority Seychelles
📍 Year Founded
2001 2007
💳 Minimum Deposit
€, £, $ - 100 $50 up to 200
💰 Payment Methods
Visa
Mastercard
Bank Transfer
Neteller
Skrill
Visa
Mastercard
Bank Transfer
Sofort
Neteller
Paypal
Skrill
💵 Account Base Currencies
10 -EUR, GBP, USD, CHF, BGN, CZK, HRK, HUF, PLN, RON. 1 - USD
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No Only for crypto Trading
❌ Restricted Countries
US, CA. AF, AL, BS, BB, BY, BA, BW, BN, BI, KH, CA, TD, CD, CG, ET, FJ, GH, GN, GW, GY, IR, IQ, JM, JP, LA, LY, ML, MU, MN, ME, MM, NA, NI, KP, MK, PK, PW, WS, RS, SO, LK, SD, SY, TT, TN, TR, UG, VU, YE, ZM
📊 STP Account
Yes Yes
📊 DMA Account
Yes No
📊 ECN Account
No Yes
Assets
📚 Available Assets
Stocks
Cryptos
Commodities
Currencies
ETFs
Indices
CFDs
Stocks
Cryptos
Commodities
Currencies
ETFs
Indices
CFDs
📙 Stocks
3254 Stock CFDs / 778 Real shares 2000+
📘 Currency Pairs
40 47
📗 Commodities
28 14
📕 Indices
43 13
📔 ETFs
372 ETFs CFDs / 192 Real ETFs 145
💸 Cryptocurrencies
42 26
📒 Bonds
2 N/A
📓 Options
N/A N/A
📗 Futures
N/A N/A
📝 Notes:

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

Real stocks are offered without leverage, all the rest of the assets are CFDs.
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Varies by share (Fractional share trading) $50
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
N/A $50
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies by cryptocurrency (Eg: 0.01 BTC) $25
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1000 (0.01 Lots) $1,000
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Varies by Commodity (Eg: 1 Troy ounce of Gold) $1,000
📉 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 1:500 Varies
✍ Customisable Leverage
No No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 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 Yes
👬 Copy Trading
Yes Yes
👫 Social Trading
No Yes
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
Yes No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
$10 monthly after 24 months of inactivity After 12 months of inactivity, a $10 monthly inactivity fee will be charged.
💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees
No $5
💰 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)

No
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
From 0.8 Pips 1 Pip
📉 SP500
From 50 Pips 75 Pips
📈 GOLD
From 20 Pips 45 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $1.45 0.09%
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From 2 Pips 0.09%
📉 BTC
Variable - From $208 0.75%
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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