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BDSwiss Vs. Freedom Finance - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Jul 12 2022

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Overview

BDSwiss is a global broker headquartered in Switzerland that holds multiple financial licenses and offers access to over 250 financial instruments through 4 account types according to each trader's needs.

Freedom Finance is an equities broker founded in 2008 belonging to the parent group Freedom Holding Corp (a publicly traded company on NASDAQ exchange). Their specialty is providing access to more than 1 million stocks, ETFs, bonds, futures and options worldwide along with IPOs.

Best For
  • Beginners looking to learn the basics using the "Cent" account
  • Intermediate traders looking for quality fundamental analysis
  • Real equities traders looking to day-trade stocks, options, futures and ETFs
  • Long term investors looking to build a stocks or ETFs portfolio
  • Experienced investors that know which assets they are looking for
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

2

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

1

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • NFA (United States)
  • FSC (Mauritius)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • BaFin (Germany)
  • SEC (United States)
The Good
  • Excellent educational library with analysis published on the daily basis
  • Suitable for traders who are willing to invest time in learning fundamental analysis.
  • Over 1,500,000+ assets from several exchanges worldwide
  • All assets are real equities (they do not provide CFDs)
  • InvestIdeas section with great analysis on several high potential stocks
  • 3% per year in their savings D-account (Daily interest accrual)
The Bad
  • Higher spreads and limited functionality for small accounts
  • Needs $1000 deposit to have access to a personal account manager, or $5,000 for the advantageous Raw account.
  • The use of SMSs codes for authentication of basic operations can be an issue for frequent international travellers
  • Freedom Finance does not offers currencies, cryptocurrencies or spot commodities
  • No stock screener or tools to research and analyse stocks efficiently
Status
Operational Operational
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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
2012 2008
💳 Minimum Deposit
$, €, £ - 100 0
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Sofort
  • iDeal
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfers
💵 Account Base Currencies
4 - USD, EUR, GBP, SEK 3 - EUR, USD, GBP.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No Yes
❌ Restricted Countries
BE, CD ,ER, JP, KP, LY, MU, SC, SO, SD, US SY, IR.
📊 STP Account
Yes No
📊 DMA Account
No Yes
📊 ECN Account
Yes No
Assets
📚 Available Assets

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

Real stocks, ETFs, bonds, futures and options.

📙 Stocks
140 CFDs / 900+ on MT5 Platform 58,571
📘 Currency Pairs
50+ N/A
📗 Commodities
6 N/A
📕 Indices
10 N/A
📔 ETFs
80 1,500
💸 Cryptocurrencies
20 N/A
📒 Bonds
N/A 191,959
📓 Options
N/A 1,153,234
📗 Futures
N/A 6,020
📝 Notes:

All of Freedom Finance’s assets are real equities, they do not provide CFDs.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
1 share 1 Share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
1 contract 1 ETF
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
0.01 Lots N/A
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 lots) N/A
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
0.01 Lots N/A
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
N/A 1 Contract
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A 1 Contract
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
N/A 1 Contract
💪 Retail Leverage
Up to 1:30 Up to 1:3
💪 Professional Leverage
Up to 1:500 N/A
✍ Customisable Leverage
No No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No 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 Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes No
👬 Copy Trading
Yes No
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes No
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee

10% of account balance after 90 days of inactivity (minimum at €25, maximum at €49.90) 

No
💰 Deposit Fees
No

Yes, up to 2.5% for credit / debit cards.

💰 Withdrawal Fees

€10 flat fee for bank wire withdrawals equal to or less than €100

Yes, 7€ for bank transfers.

💰 Commissions

Yes depending on account type (Eg: Raw accounts have a $5 per lot round turn commission while other pay spreads)

Yes and the vary per account:

In their all inclusive USD account they charge,

  • 0.5% + $0.012 per share with a minimum  of $1.2 per trade
  • $0.65 per USA stock options contract
  • 12% for margin lending

In their Smart in EUR account they charge,

  • 0.02€ per share with a minimum of 2€ per trade
  • $0.65 per USA stock options contract
  • 12% for margin lending
  • €0.05 for each SMS notification

In their Fix in EUR account, they charge,

  • 10€ Monthly account fee
  • 0.012€ per share with a minimum of 1.2€ per trade
  • $0.65 per USA stock options contract
  • 12% for margin lending
  • €0.03 for each SMS notification
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0.3 Pips (Raw Account) N/A
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 39 Pips N/A
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 27 Pips N/A
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $3.30 Dynamic - Market Spread
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
0.10% Dynamic - Market Spread
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $190 N/A
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes No
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No No

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