BlackBull Markets
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74-89% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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iFOREX Europe
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89.13% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

BlackBull Markets Vs. iFOREX Europe - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Oct 20 2022

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74-89% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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89.13% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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.

iFOREX Europe (formerly Vestle) is the Europe brand part of the global iForex Group that specialises in CFD trading and offers over 600 instruments over currencies, commodities, indices, shares, ETFs and cryptocurrencies.

Best For
  • Experienced currency traders looking for their ECN PRIME account offer with spreads from 0.1 Pips
  • Beginner traders with little to no experience looking to test a simple platform
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

0

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

Learn More
🏛 Financial Regulators
  • FMA (New Zealand)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
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 platform designed for beginners with little needs
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
  • High spreads on all of their instruments
  • Web and mobile platforms are slow and lack tools
  • Their FAQ database doesn’t effectively answer the most common questions any trader could have
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News

No fresh news at the moment. Check again soon!

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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 2018
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
From $50 to $2,000 $200
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • FasaPay
  • China UnionPay
  • Skrill
  • Bank Transfer
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
💵 Account Base Currencies
9 - EUR, USD, GBP, NZD, AUD, SGD, ZAR, JPY, CAD. 1 - EUR
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

US, CA, SY, IR.

US, CA, SY, IR, JP.

📊 STP Account
No Yes
📊 DMA Account
No No
📊 ECN Account
No No
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
CFDs CFDs
Total Asset Offering
23,092 584
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
0 0
📙 Stock CFDs
23,000 400
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
64 50
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
15 19
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
13 32
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
0 42
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
0 41
📒 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 $2,500 in trade value
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Unavailable $2,500 in trade value
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Unavailable $2,500 in trade value
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $2,500 in trade value
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Unavailable $2,500 in trade value
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
500 30
💪 Professional Leverage
Unavailable 500
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 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

iFOREX Europe charges an inactivity fee of $15 for every quarter of inactivity.

💰 Deposit Fees

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

None
💰 Withdrawal Fees
None

No for credit cards but yes for bank wires (up to $20).

💰 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.

None
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
From 0.4 Pips to 1.61 Pips Dynamic - From 0.7 Pips
📉 SP500
From 5.5 Pips Dynamic - From 90 Pips
📈 GOLD
From 16 Pips Dynamic - From 35 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Dynamic - From $3
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Dynamic - From 30 Pips
📉 BTC
Unavailable Dynamic - From $120
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 Yes
📡 Webinars
No Yes