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BlackBull Markets Vs. Swissquote - 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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74-89% 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.

Swissquote is a global broker and investment bank headquartered in Switzerland that offers traditional securities and CFD trading along with advanced research tools.

Best For
  • Experienced currency traders looking for their ECN PRIME account offer with spreads from 0.1 Pips
  • Traditional equity investors looking for a broad range of markets
  • Experienced traders looking to benefit from their amazing research tools
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

4

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • FMA (New Zealand)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
  • FCA (UK)
  • ADGM (United Arab Emirates)
  • FINMA (Switzerland)
  • MFSA (Malta)
  • HKMA (Hong Kong)
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
  • Outstanding asset offering with more than 60 exchanges across the world
  • Amazing research and analysis tools for all trader levels
  • Thematic investments with preconfigured product baskets
  • Offers banking services along with debit card
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
  • Their proprietary platform lacks many features and is not user friendly
  • Their commissions are extremely high
  • Overall everything feels complicated to use
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News

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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 1996
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
From $50 to $2,000 0
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • FasaPay
  • China UnionPay
  • Skrill
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
💵 Account Base Currencies
9 - EUR, USD, GBP, NZD, AUD, SGD, ZAR, JPY, CAD. 21 - AED, AUD, CAD, EUR, DKK USD, GBP, HKD, HUF, ILS, CHF, JPY, PLN, NOK, SGD, MXN, NZD, SEK, TRY, THB, ZAR.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

US, CA, SY, IR.

US, JP, SY, IR.

📊 STP Account
No Yes
📊 DMA Account
No Yes
📊 ECN Account
No Yes
Banking License
No Yes
Debit Card
No Yes
Assets
📚 Assets Type
CFDs Hybrid
Total Asset Offering
23,092 175,533
Exchange Access
0 60
📙 Real Stocks
0 100,000
📙 Stock CFDs
23,000 0
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
64 80
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
15 12
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
13 26
📔 ETFs
0 1,400
📔 ETFs CFDs
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
0 12
📒 Bonds
0 54,000
📒 Bonds CFDs
0 3
📓 Options
0 10,000
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 10,000
📗 Futures CFDs
0 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Unavailable From $50
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Unavailable From $50
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Unavailable $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Unavailable From $50
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Unavailable From $50
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable From $50
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable From $50
💪 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 Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes Yes
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
Yes Yes
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
Yes No
👫 Social Trading
Yes No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
None None
💰 Deposit Fees

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

None
💰 Withdrawal Fees
None

$10 per withdrawal.

💰 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.

For CFDs there are no commissions as the spreads are the cost. For other assets from $9 up to $210 based on transaction volume and depending on the exchange.

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
From 0.4 Pips to 1.61 Pips Dynamic - From 0 to 1.3 Pips
📉 SP500
From 5.5 Pips Dynamic - From 60 Pips
📈 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 Yes
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No Yes
📡 Educational Content
Yes Yes
📡 Live Chat Support
Yes No
📡 Video Tutorials
No Yes
📡 Account Management
Yes No
📡 Webinars
No No