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Eightcap Vs. iFOREX Europe - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated May 13 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.

iFOREX Europe (formerly Vestle) is the Europe brand part of the global iForex Group that specialises in CFD trading and offers over 600 instruments over currencies, commodities, indices, shares, ETFs and cryptocurrencies.

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
  • Beginner traders with little to no experience looking to test a simple platform
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

1

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

0

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • SCB (Bahamas)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
The Good
  • Low spreads offered in their raw account
  • Wide variety of cryptocurrency pairs with low spreads
  • Extremely simple platform designed for beginners with little needs
The Bad
  • Asset offering is low when compared to similar competitors
  • Lacks platform variety as only MT4 & 5 are available
  • All assets are CFDs, there is no ability to buy real shares
  • High spreads on all of their instruments
  • Web and mobile platforms are slow and lack tools
  • Their FAQ database doesn’t effectively answer the most common questions any trader could have
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
2009 2018
💳 Minimum Deposit
$100

200 € (But it can change at their discretion)

💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Skrill
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Bank Transfer
  • Fasapay
  • POLi Payment
  • CUP (China Union Pay)
  • BPAY
  • Bank Wire
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
💵 Account Base Currencies
7 - AUD, CAD, EUR, GBP, NZD, SGD, USD. 1 - EUR
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

US, CA, SY, IR, CY.

US, CA, SY, IR, JP.
📊 STP Account
No Yes
📊 DMA Account
No No
📊 ECN Account
No No
Assets
📚 Available Assets

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

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

📙 Stocks
600+ 400+
📘 Currency Pairs
45 50+
📗 Commodities
5 19
📕 Indices
15 32
📔 ETFs
N/A 42
💸 Cryptocurrencies
250+ 41
📒 Bonds
N/A N/A
📓 Options
N/A N/A
📗 Futures
N/A N/A
📝 Notes:

All of Eightcap’s assets are CFDs.

All of iFOREX Europe assets are CFDs yet they do provide a “No Leverage” tab with a few assets under 1:1 conditions for traders that do not wish to expose themselves to the risk.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $2,500 in trade value
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
N/A $2,500 in trade value
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $2,500 in trade value
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $2,500 in trade value
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $2,500 in trade value
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
N/A N/A
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A N/A
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
N/A 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 No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
No Yes
📱 Android App
No Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes No
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No 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
No

iFOREX Europe charges an inactivity fee of $15 for every quarter of inactivity.

💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees
No

No for credit cards but yes for bank wires (up to $20).

💰 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
No
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
From 0 to 1 Pip Dynamic - From 0.7 Pips
📉 SP500
From 40 Pips Dynamic - From 90 Pips
📈 GOLD
From 21 Pips Dynamic - From 35 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
N/A Dynamic - From $3
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
N/A Dynamic - From 30 Pips
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $16 Dynamic - From $120
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
No Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No

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