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BlackBull Markets Vs. Freedom Finance - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Dec 07 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.

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
  • Experienced currency traders looking for their ECN PRIME account offer with spreads from 0.1 Pips
  • 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

1

Provided by
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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • FMA (New Zealand)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • BaFin (Germany)
  • SEC (United States)
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
  • 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
  • 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
  • The use of SMS 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
2014 2008
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
From $50 to $2,000 0
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • FasaPay
  • China UnionPay
  • Skrill
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfers
💵 Account Base Currencies
9 - EUR, USD, GBP, NZD, AUD, SGD, ZAR, JPY, CAD. 3 - EUR, USD, GBP.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

US, CA, SY, IR.

SY, IR. 

📊 STP Account
No No
📊 DMA Account
No Yes
📊 ECN Account
No No
Banking License
No Yes
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
CFDs Equities
Total Asset Offering
23,092 1,411,284
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
0 58,571
📙 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 1,500
📔 ETFs CFDs
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
0 0
📒 Bonds
0 191,959
📒 Bonds CFDs
0 0
📓 Options
0 1,153,234
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 6,020
📗 Futures CFDs
0 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Unavailable 1 Share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Unavailable 1 ETF
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) Unavailable
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Unavailable 1 Contract
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable 1 Contract
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable 1 Contract
💪 Retail Leverage
500 3
💪 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
None

Yes, 7€ for bank transfers.

💰 Withdrawal Fees

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

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

💰 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.

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
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 Dynamic - Market Spread
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Dynamic - Market Spread
📉 BTC
Unavailable Unavailable
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
No No
📡 Account Management
Yes No
📡 Webinars
No No