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BlackBull Markets Vs. Coinbase - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Oct 20 2022

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Overview

BlackBull Markets is a global broker headquartered in New Zealand founded in 2014 that specialises in providing CFDs based on shares, commodities, currencies and indices.

Coinbase is a cryptocurrency exchange and wallet founded in 2012 with the aim of simplifying cryptocurrency transactions for the average user. Through their mobile and web app they allow purchasing, storing, receiving and sending several real cryptocurrencies.

Best For
  • Experienced currency traders looking for their ECN PRIME account offer with spreads from 0.1 Pips
  • Inexperienced cryptocurrency investors
  • Long term cryptocurrency holders
  • Investors meeting the above two conditions and also satisfied with the cryptocurrency offering they provide
  • Seasoned investors and traders looking to explore the Coinbase Pro option for better pricing.
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Unregulated

Top-tier Licenses

0

Other Licenses

0

Provided by
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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • FMA (New Zealand)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)

None

The Good
  • Competitive spreads in their ECN Prime account (From 0.1 Pips)
  • Wide variety of platforms (MT4, MT5, TradingView and IBKR)
  • Over 23,000 + shares
  • Extremely simple and friendly interfaces
  • Moderate variety of cryptocurrencies
  • Independent wallet application
  • Option to choose from standard Coinbase or Coinbase Pro
  • Coinbase debit card (for eligible countries) to spend and manage your cryptocurrencies
The Bad
  • Their standard asset offering is very low (over 300 instruments)
  • Share trading requires a separate platform with a different onboarding
  • Commissions are above average and share trading fees are a mystery
  • Extremely high fees for cryptocurrency transactions (especially on standard app)
  • Low variety of cryptocurrencies to trade when compared to leading exchanges
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
2014 2012
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
From $50 to $2,000 0
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • FasaPay
  • China UnionPay
  • Skrill
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfers
  • Paypal
💵 Account Base Currencies
9 - EUR, USD, GBP, NZD, AUD, SGD, ZAR, JPY, CAD. All supported cryptocurrencies.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No Yes
❌ Restricted Countries

US, CA, SY, IR.

None
📊 STP Account
No No
📊 DMA Account
No Yes
📊 ECN Account
No No
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No Yes
Assets
📚 Assets Type
CFDs Equities
Total Asset Offering
23,092 110
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
0 0
📙 Stock CFDs
23,000 0
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
64 0
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
15 0
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
13 0
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 110
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
0 0
📒 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
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Unavailable $2
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) Unavailable
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
500 Unavailable
💪 Professional Leverage
Unavailable Unavailable
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes 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
Yes No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes No
👬 Copy Trading
Yes No
👫 Social Trading
Yes No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No No
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
None None
💰 Deposit Fees

Yes, $5 for card withdrawals and $20 for international bank transfer withdrawals.

None
💰 Withdrawal Fees
None None
💰 Commissions
  • ECN Standard has no fees.
  • ECN PRIME has a $6 commission per lot round turn

In the case of share trading, their fees start from NZD $12 per transaction yet they’re not clearly explained anywhere on their website.

From 0.50% up to 2.0% of transaction value.

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
From 0.4 Pips to 1.61 Pips Unavailable
📉 SP500
From 5.5 Pips Unavailable
📈 GOLD
From 16 Pips Unavailable
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Unavailable
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Unavailable
📉 BTC
Unavailable Dynamic - From 0.50% up to 2.0%
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes No
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No No
📡 Educational Content
Yes Yes
📡 Live Chat Support
Yes No
📡 Video Tutorials
No Yes
📡 Account Management
Yes No
📡 Webinars
No No