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easyMarkets Vs. BlackBull Markets - 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.

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.

Best For
  • Forex traders who want transparent trades with fixed spreads
  • Traders who want access to higher leverage with its global entities
  • Experienced currency traders looking for their ECN PRIME account offer with spreads from 0.1 Pips
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

3

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
  • FSC (British Virgin Islands)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FMA (New Zealand)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
The Good
  • Low minimum deposit required for standard accounts
  • No fees or commissions
  • Clear trading conditions with fixed spreads
  • Offers free guaranteed stop loss
  • Competitive spreads in their ECN PRIME account (From 0.1 Pips)
  • MT4 & 5 platforms offered
The Bad
  • Asset offering isn’t that comprehensive
  • There is no possibility of buying real stocks or ETFS
  • Limited trading hours
  • 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
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.

  • 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 2014
💳 Minimum Deposit

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

$200
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Maestro
  • JCB
  • Skrill
  • Neteller
  • AstroPay
  • Sofort
  • giropay
  • Ideal 
  • Bank transfer
  • BPay
  • Fasapay
  • Sticpay
  • WebMoney
  • bitwallet
  • Perfect Money
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • FasaPay
  • China UnionPay
  • Skrill
💵 Account Base Currencies

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

9 - EUR, USD, GBP, NZD, AUD, SGD, ZAR, JPY, CAD.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ 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 US, CA, SY, IR.
📊 STP Account
No Yes
📊 DMA Account
No No
📊 ECN Account
No Yes
Assets
📚 Available Assets

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

  • CFDs on shares, currencies, indices, commodities and cryptocurrencies.
📙 Stocks
64 23,000 + (Through a separate option which is hard to find)
📘 Currency Pairs
62 64
📗 Commodities
17 15
📕 Indices
13 13
📔 ETFs
N/A N/A
💸 Cryptocurrencies
17 8
📒 Bonds
N/A N/A
📓 Options
23 N/A
📗 Futures
N/A N/A
📝 Notes:

All of easyMarkets assets are CFDs

All of BlackBull Markets assets are CFDs.
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) N/A
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
Varies per commodity (Eg: $25 for WTI, $75 for XAG) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 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 1:30
💪 Professional Leverage
Up to 1:500 Up to 1:500
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes, it's possible to adjust it using pre-set levels by EasyMarkets. Yes
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No No
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes (only for share trading)
📱 Android App
Yes Yes (only for share trading)
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
No Yes
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes (MT4 & 5)
💻 TradingView Platform
Yes No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes (only for share trading)
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No Yes
👫 Social Trading
No Yes
🔑 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

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

💰 Commissions
No
  • 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.

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD

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

From 0.4 Pips to 1.61 Pips
📉 SP500
Fixed at 150 Pips From 5.5 Pips
📈 GOLD

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

From 16 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
$13 Dynamic - Market Spread
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
N/A Dynamic - Market spread
📉 BTC

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

N/A
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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