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79% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

easyMarkets Vs. XTB - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Oct 20 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 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
2001 2002
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
$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
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
CFDs CFDs
Total Asset Offering
196 2,131
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
0 0
📙 Stock CFDs
64 1,877
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
62 57
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
17 21
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
13 36
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
0 135
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
17 5
📒 Bonds
0 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
0 0
📓 Options
0 0
📓 Options CFDs
23 0
📗 Futures
0 0
📗 Futures CFDs
0 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Varies per stock (Eg: AMZN 0.05, APPL 0.25) $50 trade value
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Unavailable $50 trade value
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
$2,500 (0.025 Lots) Varies by Crypto (Eg: 0.01 BTC)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$2,500 (0.025 Lots) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Varies per commodity (Eg: $25 for WTI, $75 for XAG) Varies by Commoditty (Eg: 0.01 Troy ounces of Gold)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
30 30
💪 Professional Leverage
500 500
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes 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
📺 cTrader
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 No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
None

$10 monthly after 1 year of inactivity.

💰 Deposit Fees
None None
💰 Withdrawal Fees
None None
💰 Commissions
None

For Stocks and ETFs there is an 0.08% commission with $8 minimum.

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Fixed - Based on Account Type (From 0.7 to 1.7 Pips) Dynamic - From 0 to 0.8 Pips
📉 SP500
Fixed - 150 Pips Dynamic - From 50 Pips
📈 GOLD
Fixed - Based on Account Type (From 5 Pips to 30 Pips) Dynamic - From 35 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Fixed - $13 Dynamic - Market Spread
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Unavailable Dynamic - Market Spread
📉 BTC
Fixed - $100 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
📡 Educational Content
No Yes
📡 Live Chat Support
No No
📡 Video Tutorials
No No
📡 Account Management
Yes No
📡 Webinars
No Yes