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BDSwiss Vs. OctaFX - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Nov 10 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.

OctaFX is an international FX broker operating as an incorporated company from St. Vincent and the Grenadines specialising in currencies trading via MetaTrader 4 & 5.

Best For
  • Beginners looking to learn the basics using the "Cent" account
  • Intermediate traders looking for quality fundamental analysis
  • Traders looking for a high leverage off-shore broker
  • New traders looking to experiment using MT4 & 5 with a no commission low-cost broker
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

2

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Unregulated

Top-tier Licenses

0

Other Licenses

0

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • NFA (United States)
  • FSC (Mauritius)

None

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.
  • High leverage offered due to no regulatory restrictions
  • MetaTrader 4 & 5 platforms with their own copy trading integration
  • Low minimum deposit
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.
  • Despite having financial licenses, OctaFX does not operate using them, meaning that they are an unregulated broker.
  • Their asset offering is extremely limited (80 instruments)
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 2011
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
$100 $25
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Sofort
  • iDeal
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Maestro
  • Skrill
  • Neteller
  • Bitcoin
  • Ethereum
  • USDT (Tether)
  • Litecoin
  • Dogecoin
  • Bank Transfer
💵 Account Base Currencies
4 - USD, EUR, GBP, SEK. 2 - EUR, USD.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

BE, CD ,ER, JP, KP, LY, MU, SC, SO, SD, US.

US, CA.

📊 STP Account
Yes Yes
📊 DMA Account
No No
📊 ECN Account
Yes Yes
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
CFDs CFDs
Total Asset Offering
1,066 80
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
0 0
📙 Stock CFDs
900 0
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
50 35
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
6 5
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
10 10
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
80 0
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
20 30
📒 Bonds
0 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
0 0
📓 Options
0 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 0
📗 Futures CFDs
0 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
1 Share Unavailable
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
1 ETF Unavailable
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
30 500
💪 Professional Leverage
500 Unavailable
✍ Customisable Leverage
No Yes
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes Yes
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes No
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
Yes Yes
👫 Social Trading
No Yes
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee

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

None
💰 Deposit Fees

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

None
💰 Withdrawal Fees
None None
💰 Commissions

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

None
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0.3 Pips to 1.5 Pips Dynamic - From 0.6 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 39 Pips Dynamic - From 20 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 27 Pips Dynamic - From 180 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $3.30 Unavailable
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
0.10% Unavailable
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $190 Dynamic - From $57
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No
📡 Educational Content
Yes No
📡 Live Chat Support
Yes No
📡 Video Tutorials
Yes No
📡 Account Management
Yes No
📡 Webinars
Yes No