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DEGIRO Vs. OctaFX - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Jun 09 2022

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Overview

DEGIRO is a European leading stock broker providing access to more than 50 stock exchanges around the world with low commissions per trade and a simple to use platform.

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
  • Investors from all experience levels looking to buy real shares, funds or ETFs for the long term
  • Active traders that look to access the large variety of exchanges offered
  • 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

2

Other Licenses

0

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Regulation

Unregulated

Top-tier Licenses

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • BaFin (Germany)
  • AFM (Netherlands)
  • Not regulated, Registered in St. Vincent and the Grenadines under IBC 19776.
The Good
  • No conflicts of interest between DEGIRO and its customers
  • Virtually unlimited asset offering from 50 exchanges across the globe
  • Low fees when compared to traditional banking alternatives
  • High leverage offered due to no regulatory restrictions
  • MetaTrader 4 & 5 platforms with their own copy trading integration
  • Low minimum deposit
The Bad
  • Credit card deposits are not available
  • Simplistic platforms with not many features
  • Fees are expensive when compared to commission free brokers
  • 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
Recent News
N/A N/A
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
2008 2011
💳 Minimum Deposit
0 $25
💰 Payment Methods
  • Bank Transfer
  • Paypal
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Maestro
  • Skrill
  • Neteller
  • Bitcoin
  • Ethereum
  • USDT (Tether)
  • Litecoin
  • Dogecoin
  • Bank Transfer
💵 Account Base Currencies
3 - USD, GBP, EUR. 2 - EUR, USD.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

DEGIRO only provides services to citizens of Czech Republic, Spain, Ireland, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Denmark, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Switzerland, Germany, France, Netherlands, Finland and the United Kingdom. The rest of the countries worldwide are not able to use DEGIRO's services.

US, CA.
📊 STP Account
No Yes
📊 DMA Account
Yes No
📊 ECN Account
No Yes
Assets
📚 Available Assets

Real stocks, ETFs, bonds and options.

CFDs on currencies, commodities, indices and cryptocurrencies.

📙 Stocks
25,000+ N/A
📘 Currency Pairs
5 35
📗 Commodities
N/A 5
📕 Indices
25 10
📔 ETFs
6,700 N/A
💸 Cryptocurrencies
N/A 30
📒 Bonds
500+ N/A
📓 Options
250,000+ N/A
📗 Futures
10,000+ N/A
📝 Notes:

DEGIRO is a traditional DMA broker, which means you buy or sell real shares upon availability from stock exchanges across the globe. Their asset offering is virtually unlimited as it depends on exchange's availability.

All of OctaFX’s assets are CFDs.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
N/A N/A
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
N/A N/A
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
N/A $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
N/A $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
N/A $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
N/A N/A
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A N/A
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
N/A N/A
💪 Retail Leverage
N/A Up to 1:500
💪 Professional Leverage
N/A N/A
✍ Customisable Leverage
N/A Yes
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes Yes
🎓 Demo Account
No Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes No
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
No Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
No Yes
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes No
📊 Multi-chart Tools
No Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No Yes
👫 Social Trading
No Yes
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
No No
💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees
No No
💰 Commissions

Yes and varies per asset and exchange, eg: If you were to purchase £2,000 worth of Apple shares at a price of $300 your total commission would have been £0.44.

No
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
N/A Dynamic - From 0.6 Pips
📉 SP500
N/A Dynamic - From 20 Pips
📈 GOLD
N/A Dynamic - From 180 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread N/A
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread N/A
📉 BTC
N/A Dynamic - From $57
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No

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