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71% of retail CFD accounts lose money

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77% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

AvaTrade Vs. XTB - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Oct 21 2021

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71% of retail CFD accounts lose money

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77% of retail CFD accounts lose money

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.

XTB is an international broker specialised in CFD trading and low cost forex spreads.

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
  • Experienced forex traders looking for low spreads
  • Experienced stock traders looking for trading particular stocks under low spreads (with commission)
Trust
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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
  • Low forex & stock spreads
  • Professional platform with customisable layouts
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
  • No ability to remove or customise leverage
  • High commissions on stocks & ETFs
  • All instruments are CFDs, you can't buy underlying assets (real stocks or cryptocurrencies)
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
Central Bank of Ireland
Financial Futures Association of Japan
Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada
Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission
South African Financial Sector Conduct Authority
ADGM Financial Services Regulatory Authority
Israel Securities authority
Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission
Financial Conduct Authority
Polish Financial Supervision Authority
National Securities Market Commission (Spain)
Year Founded
2006 2002
Minimum Deposit
$, €, £ - 100 $, €, £ - 0
Payment Methods
Visa
Mastercard
Bank Transfer
Paypal
Visa
Mastercard
Bank Transfer
Sofort
Neteller
Paypal
Skrill
Account Base Currencies
4 - USD, GBP, EUR, CHF. 5 - USD, GBP, EUR, PLN, HUF.
Available to U.S Citizens
No No
Restricted Countries
US, BE, IR. US, SY, IR.
STP Account
No Yes
DMA Account
No No
ECN Account
No No
Assets
Available Assets
Stocks
Cryptos
Commodities
Currencies
ETFs
Indices
Bonds
Options
CFDs
Stocks
Cryptos
Commodities
Currencies
ETFs
Indices
CFDs
Stocks
626 1877
Currency Pairs
55 57
Commodities
27 21
Indices
33 36
ETFs
59 135
Cryptocurrencies
17 5
Bonds
2 N/A
Options
44 N/A
Futures
N/A N/A
Notes:
Most of AvaTrade's assets are CFDs. All XTB assets are CFDs.
Trading Experience
Minimum Stock Trade Size
Depends on Stock price, from 1 to 10 or 100 units. $50
Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Depends on ETF price, from 1 to 10 or 100 units. $50
Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Depends on cryptocurrency, for BTC 0.01, for ETH 0.1 units. Varies by Crypto (Eg: 0.01 BTC)
Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 $1,000
Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Varies by Commoditty (Eg: 1 Troy ounce of Gold) Varies by Commoditty (Eg: 0.01 Troy ounces of Gold)
Minimum Bonds Trade Size
10 Bond contracts N/A
Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A N/A
Minimum Options Trade Size
10,000 FX Option contracts N/A
Retail Leverage
Up to 1:30 Up to 1:30
Professional Leverage
Up to 1:500 N/A
Customisable Leverage
No No
Deleveraged Trading
No No
Demo Account
Yes Yes
IOS App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
MetaTrader 5
Yes Yes
Web trader
Yes Yes
TradingView Platform
No No
Propietary Platform
Yes Yes
Multi-chart Tools
No Yes
Copy Trading
No No
Social Trading
No No
Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
Trailing Stop-loss
No Yes
Fees
Inactivity Fee
Yes, $50 per quarter after 3 months of inactivity. Yes, $10 a month after 1 year of inactivity
Deposit Fees
No No
Withdrawal Fees
No No
Commissions
No For Stocks and ETFs / 0.08% - $8 Minimum commission
Spreads
EUR/USD
0.9 Pips Dynamic - From 0 to 0.8 Pips
SP500
50 Pips Dynamic - From 50 Pips
GOLD
34 Pips Dynamic - From 35 Pips
TSLA (Stock CFD)
$1.92 Dynamic - Market Spread
XLK (ETF - CFD)
N/A Dynamic - Market Spread
BTC
$137.31 Dynamic - From $120
Research and Analysis
Watchlists
Yes Yes
Stock Screener
No Yes
Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
Integrated Newsfeed
No No
Reuters Feed
No No

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