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easyMarkets Vs. Binance - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated May 13 2022

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Overview

Founded in 2001, easyMarkets offers three types of accounts – VIP, Premium and Standard – with fixed spreads for its Web, App and MT4 platforms.

Binance is a global cryptocurrency exchange founded in 2017 in China with the aim of providing the ultimate trading solution. Currently, they offer more than 700+ cryptocurrencies, derivatives (such as Vanilla options, futures, staking), a Launchpad platform for ICOs and many more services such as several trading platforms with different complexity levels.

Best For
  • Forex traders who want transparent trades with fixed spreads
  • Traders who want access to higher leverage with its global entities
  • Avid cryptocurrency traders and investors from intermediate to expert levels
  • Day traders looking for a high liquidity exchange with competitive fees
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

3

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Regulation

Unregulated

Top-tier Licenses

0

Other Licenses

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
  • FSC (British Virgin Islands)
  • ASIC (Australia)

None, not required at the moment.

The Good
  • Low minimum deposit required for standard accounts
  • No fees or commissions
  • Clear trading conditions with fixed spreads
  • Offers free guaranteed stop loss
  • Largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world by liquidity
  • Massive cryptocurrencies selection available (700+)
  • Large amount of financial products in the form of derivatives (Vanilla options, futures, etc)
  • Advanced trading platforms with visual order books at no cost
The Bad
  • Asset offering isn’t that comprehensive
  • There is no possibility of buying real stocks or ETFS
  • Limited trading hours
  • Interface can be complex to use for beginners
  • The wide selection of products and derivatives can also be intimidating for beginners
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News
N/A N/A
Key Data
⌛ Account Opening Time
1 Day 1 Day
📋 Documents Required
  • Valid identity documents (Passport, ID card, etc)
  • Valid proof of residence document (Bank statement, utility bills)

All documents must be under the account holder’s name.

Only to increase withdrawal limits:

  • 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
2001 2017
💳 Minimum Deposit

$, €, £ 25 for Standard account, 2,000 for premium and 10,000 for VIP 

0
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Maestro
  • JCB
  • Skrill
  • Neteller
  • AstroPay
  • Sofort
  • giropay
  • Ideal 
  • Bank transfer
  • BPay
  • Fasapay
  • Sticpay
  • WebMoney
  • bitwallet
  • Perfect Money
  • All supported cryptocurrencies
  • Bank transfers
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
💵 Account Base Currencies

19 - EUR, CAD, CZK, JPY, NZD, USD, SGD, CHF, GBP, MXN, AUD, PLN, TRY, CNY, HKD, NOK, SEK, ZAR, BTC

All supported cryptocurrencies.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No Yes (excluding few states)
❌ Restricted Countries
US, IL, CA, AF, AI, BI, KY, KY, TD, CD, CG, DM, GQ, FJ, GW, HY, HN, IR, IQ, LA, MZ, MM, NI, KP, PW, PA, SO, SS, SD, SY, TT, TM, VU, VE, YE None
📊 STP Account
No No
📊 DMA Account
No No
📊 ECN Account
No No
Assets
📚 Available Assets

CFDs on commodities, forex, stocks, cryptocurrencies and indices.

  • More than 700+ real cryptocurrencies
  • A wide selection of derivatives based on real cryptocurrencies such as futures, vanilla options, etc.
📙 Stocks
64 N/A
📘 Currency Pairs
62 N/A
📗 Commodities
17 N/A
📕 Indices
13 N/A
📔 ETFs
N/A N/A
💸 Cryptocurrencies
17 700+
📒 Bonds
N/A N/A
📓 Options
23 N/A
📗 Futures
N/A N/A
📝 Notes:

All of easyMarkets assets are CFDs

Binance specialises in real cryptocurrencies and tokenised derivatives based on their own cryptocurrency offering.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Varies per stock (Eg: AMZN 0.05, APPL 0.25) N/A
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
N/A N/A
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
$2,500 (0.025 lots) $10
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
Varies per commodity (Eg: $25 for WTI, $75 for XAG) N/A
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
N/A N/A
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
>N/A N/A
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A N/A
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Varies per option (Eg. 5 XAU for XAU/USD, 5,000 GBP for GBP/USD) N/A
💪 Retail Leverage
Up to 1:30 Up to 1:20
💪 Professional Leverage
Up to 1:500 N/A
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes, it's possible to adjust it using pre-set levels by EasyMarkets. N/A
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes No
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes No
📺 MetaTrader 5
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
Yes Yes
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No No
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
Yes, for Web and App accounts No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No No
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
N/A No
💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees
No No
💰 Commissions
No

Binance charges a fixed 0.1% trade value fee for spot trades.

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD

Fixed per account (Eg: 1.7 Pips Standard MT4, 1.2 Pips Premium MT4 and 0.7 Pips VIP MT4)

N/A
📉 SP500
Fixed at 150 Pips N/A
📈 GOLD

Fixed per account (Eg: $0.05 Standard MT4, $0..4 Premium MT4 and $0.03 for VIP MT4)

N/A
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
$13 N/A
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
N/A N/A
📉 BTC

Fixed from $110 for Web/App and $100 for MT4 accounts

Dynamic - From $1
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes No
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No

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