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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.

Freedom Finance is an equities broker founded in 2008 belonging to the parent group Freedom Holding Corp (a publicly traded company on NASDAQ exchange). Their specialty is providing access to more than 1 million stocks, ETFs, bonds, futures and options worldwide along with IPOs.

Best For
  • Forex traders who want transparent trades with fixed spreads
  • Traders who want access to higher leverage with its global entities
  • Real equities traders looking to day-trade stocks, options, futures and ETFs
  • Long term investors looking to build a stocks or ETFs portfolio
  • Experienced investors that know which assets they are looking for
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)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • BaFin (Germany)
  • SEC (United States)
The Good
  • Low minimum deposit required for standard accounts
  • No fees or commissions
  • Clear trading conditions with fixed spreads
  • Offers free guaranteed stop loss
  • Over 1,500,000+ assets from several exchanges worldwide
  • All assets are real equities (they do not provide CFDs)
  • InvestIdeas section with great analysis on several high potential stocks
  • 3% per year in their savings D-account (Daily interest accrual)
The Bad
  • Asset offering isn’t that comprehensive
  • There is no possibility of buying real stocks or ETFS
  • Limited trading hours
  • The use of SMSs codes for authentication of basic operations can be an issue for frequent international travellers
  • Freedom Finance does not offers currencies, cryptocurrencies or spot commodities
  • No stock screener or tools to research and analyse stocks efficiently
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 2008
💳 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
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfers
💵 Account Base Currencies

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

3 - EUR, USD, GBP.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No Yes
❌ 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 SY, IR.
📊 STP Account
No No
📊 DMA Account
No Yes
📊 ECN Account
No No
Assets
📚 Available Assets

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

Real stocks, ETFs, bonds, futures and options.

📙 Stocks
64 58,571
📘 Currency Pairs
62 N/A
📗 Commodities
17 N/A
📕 Indices
13 N/A
📔 ETFs
N/A 1,500
💸 Cryptocurrencies
17 N/A
📒 Bonds
N/A 191,959
📓 Options
23 1,153,234
📗 Futures
N/A 6,020
📝 Notes:

All of easyMarkets assets are CFDs

All of Freedom Finance’s assets are real equities, they do not provide CFDs.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Varies per stock (Eg: AMZN 0.05, APPL 0.25) 1 Share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
N/A 1 ETF
📈 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) N/A
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
N/A N/A
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
>N/A 1 Contract
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A 1 Contract
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Varies per option (Eg. 5 XAU for XAU/USD, 5,000 GBP for GBP/USD) 1 Contract
💪 Retail Leverage
Up to 1:30 Up to 1:3
💪 Professional Leverage
Up to 1:500 N/A
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes, it's possible to adjust it using pre-set levels by EasyMarkets. No
🎲 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 No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes No
👬 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

Yes, up to 2.5% for credit / debit cards.

💰 Withdrawal Fees
No

Yes, 7€ for bank transfers.

💰 Commissions
No

Yes and the vary per account:

In their all inclusive USD account they charge,

  • 0.5% + $0.012 per share with a minimum  of $1.2 per trade
  • $0.65 per USA stock options contract
  • 12% for margin lending

In their Smart in EUR account they charge,

  • 0.02€ per share with a minimum of 2€ per trade
  • $0.65 per USA stock options contract
  • 12% for margin lending
  • €0.05 for each SMS notification

In their Fix in EUR account, they charge,

  • 10€ Monthly account fee
  • 0.012€ per share with a minimum of 1.2€ per trade
  • $0.65 per USA stock options contract
  • 12% for margin lending
  • €0.03 for each SMS notification
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 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 No
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No No

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