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easyMarkets Vs. XTB - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Jul 12 2022

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61% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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79% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Overview

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

XTB is an international broker specialised in CFD trading and low cost forex spreads.

Best For
  • Forex traders who want transparent trades with fixed spreads
  • Traders who want access to higher leverage with its global entities
  • Experienced forex traders looking for low spreads
  • Experienced stock traders looking for trading particular stocks under low spreads (with commission)
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

3

Provided by
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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

Learn More
🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
  • FSC (British Virgin Islands)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • CMNV (Spain)
  • UKNF (Poland)
The Good
  • Low minimum deposit required for standard accounts
  • No fees or commissions
  • Clear trading conditions with fixed spreads
  • Offers free guaranteed stop loss
  • Low forex & stock spreads
  • Professional platform with customisable layouts
The Bad
  • Asset offering isn’t that comprehensive
  • There is no possibility of buying real stocks or ETFS
  • Limited trading hours
  • No ability to remove or customise leverage
  • High commissions on stocks & ETFs
  • All instruments are CFDs, you can't buy underlying assets (real stocks or cryptocurrencies)
Status
Operational Operational
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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 2002
💳 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 Transfer
  • Sofort
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Skrill
💵 Account Base Currencies

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

5 - USD, GBP, EUR, PLN, HUF.
🗽 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, SY, IR.
📊 STP Account
No Yes
📊 DMA Account
No No
📊 ECN Account
No No
Assets
📚 Available Assets

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

CFDs on stocks, ETFs, commodities, currencies, indices and cryptocurrencies

📙 Stocks
64 1,877
📘 Currency Pairs
62 57
📗 Commodities
17 21
📕 Indices
13 36
📔 ETFs
N/A 135
💸 Cryptocurrencies
17 5
📒 Bonds
N/A N/A
📓 Options
23 N/A
📗 Futures
N/A N/A
📝 Notes:

All of easyMarkets assets are CFDs

All XTB assets are CFDs.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Varies per stock (Eg: AMZN 0.05, APPL 0.25) $50
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
N/A $50
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
$2,500 (0.025 lots) Varies by Crypto (Eg: 0.01 BTC)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
Varies per commodity (Eg: $25 for WTI, $75 for XAG) $1,000
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
N/A Varies by Commoditty (Eg: 0.01 Troy ounces of Gold)
📉 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 N/A
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes, it's possible to adjust it using pre-set levels by EasyMarkets. No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No No
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
Yes No
💻 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 Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
N/A Yes, $10 a month after 1 year of inactivity
💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees
No No
💰 Commissions
No For Stocks and ETFs / 0.08% - $8 Minimum commission
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD

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

Dynamic - From 0 to 0.8 Pips
📉 SP500
Fixed at 150 Pips Dynamic - From 50 Pips
📈 GOLD

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

Dynamic - From 35 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

Dynamic - From $120
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No Yes
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No