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AvaTrade Vs. eToro - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Oct 20 2022

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Overview

AvaTrade is a top-tier multinational broker with more than 7 financial regulators specialising in FX and options trading with their own proprietary platforms.

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
  • New traders looking for a more advanced forex and options platform
  • Experienced traders looking to take advantage of their fixed spreads
  • Experienced traders looking to trade FX options
  • 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
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

6

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

Learn More
🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FFAJ (Japan)
  • CBI (Ireland)
  • IIROC (Canada)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
  • ADGM (United Arab Emirates)
  • ISA (Israel)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
The Good
  • AvaProtect feature for negative trades payback
  • Great variety of platforms (proprietary ones, MT4 & MT5)
  • Smooth platform experiences and easy account management
  • Custom Options trading platform
  • Social and Copy trading capabilities
  • Trading real shares and cryptocurrencies
The Bad
  • Lack of variety in stocks, ETFs and bonds
  • Expensive inactivity fees
  • No multi-chart tools
  • High trade minimums in all assets except forex
  • Copy Trading statistics are not clear enough
  • Lack of advanced order placement controls
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News

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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
2006 2007
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
$100 From $50 to $200
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Paypal
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Sofort
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Skrill
💵 Account Base Currencies
4 - USD, GBP, EUR, CHF. 1 - USD.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No Yes
❌ Restricted Countries

US, BE, IR. 

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
No Yes
📊 DMA Account
No Yes
📊 ECN Account
No Yes
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
CFDs Hybrid
Total Asset Offering
863 4,245
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
0 2,000
📙 Stock CFDs
626 2,000
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
55 47
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
27 14
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
33 13
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
59 145
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
17 26
📒 Bonds
0 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
2 0
📓 Options
0 0
📓 Options CFDs
44 0
📗 Futures
0 0
📗 Futures CFDs
0 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Variable - From 1 to 100 units $10
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Variable - From 1 to 100 units $10
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Variable (eg: BTC 0.01, ETH 0.1) $10
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Variable (eg: 1 ounce of gold) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
10 units Unavailable
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
10,000 FX Option contracts Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
30 30
💪 Professional Leverage
500 Unavailable
✍ Customisable Leverage
No Yes
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes No
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes No
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes No
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
No Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No Yes
👫 Social Trading
No Yes
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee

$50 per quarter after 3 months of inactivity.

After 12 months of inactivity, a $10 monthly inactivity fee will be charged.

💰 Deposit Fees
None None
💰 Withdrawal Fees
None

$5 flat fee.

💰 Commissions
None

No commissions on real stocks and ETFs

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0.9 Pips Dynamic - From 1 Pip
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 50 Pips Dynamic - From 75 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 34 Pips Dynamic - From 45 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $1.92 Dynamic - From 0.09%
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Unavailable Dynamic - From 0.09%
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $137.31 Dynamic - From 0.75%
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No No
📡 Educational Content
Yes Yes
📡 Live Chat Support
Yes No
📡 Video Tutorials
No Yes
📡 Account Management
No Yes
📡 Webinars
No No