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Eightcap Vs. Alvexo - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Oct 20 2022

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Overview

Eightcap is an Australian MT4 & 5 CFD broker founded in 2009 that specialises in currency, commodities, indices, stocks and cryptocurrency trading.

Alvexo is a Cypriot broker founded and regulated in 2014 that specialises in CFDs trading via MT4 and their proprietary trading platform. As of August 3rd 2022, Alvexo's CySec license is partially suspended making them unavailable in French territory.

Best For
  • Traders familiar with MT4 and MT5 platforms
  • High volume traders looking for their specific asset offering combined with their Raw account’s low spreads
  • Cryptocurrency speculators looking for CFDs on major pairs with low spreads
  • At the moment, no user category is best served by Alvexo
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

0

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • SCB (Bahamas)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
The Good
  • Low spreads offered in their raw account
  • Wide variety of cryptocurrency pairs with low spreads
  • Very simple and easy to use proprietary platform along with MT4
  • Trading Singals offered (untested)
The Bad
  • Asset offering is low when compared to similar brokers
  • Standard account spreads are relatively high (from 1 pip)
  • All assets are CFDs, there is no ability to buy real shares
  • High minimum deposit without any benefits for the requirement
  • Amongst the highest spreads we have seen for brokers in the same category
  • Asset offering is low (below 500 instruments)
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News

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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
2009 2014
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
$100 500
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Skrill
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Bank Transfer
  • Fasapay
  • POLi Payment
  • CUP (China Union Pay)
  • BPAY
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
💵 Account Base Currencies
7 - AUD, CAD, EUR, GBP, NZD, SGD, USD. 3 - EUR, USD, GBP
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

US, CA, SY, IR, CY.

US, CA, SY, IR.

📊 STP Account
Yes No
📊 DMA Account
No No
📊 ECN Account
No No
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
CFDs CFDs
Total Asset Offering
913 443
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
0 0
📙 Stock CFDs
600 337
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
45 54
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
5 13
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
13 15
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
250 22
📒 Bonds
0 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
0 2
📓 Options
0 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 0
📗 Futures CFDs
0 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) 1 Share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Unavailable 1 Bond
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
30 30
💪 Professional Leverage
500 300
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No No
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
No Yes
📱 Android App
No Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes No
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
Yes No
💻 Proprietary Platform
No Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes No
👬 Copy Trading
No No
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes No
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
None

$10 monthly after 3 months of inactivity.

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

Depending on account type:

  • Standard account has no commissions but spreads start from 1 Pip
  • Raw account has a $3.5 commission per lot round turn but spreads start from 0 Pips
None
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0 to 1 Pip From 2.9 Pips to 14 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 40 Pips From 175 Pips to 100 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 21 Pips From 90 to 50 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Unavailable From $1.91 to $1.41
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $16 From $192.21
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
No Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No No
📡 Educational Content
No Yes
📡 Live Chat Support
Yes Yes
📡 Video Tutorials
No Yes
📡 Account Management
No Yes
📡 Webinars
No Yes