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Eightcap Vs. Libertex - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Dec 19 2021

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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.

Libertex is a broker headquartered in Cyprus that operates since 1997 and offers trading in over 250 financial instruments.

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
  • European-based traders who are looking to trade forex and cryptocurrencies
  • Traders who need to monitor their positions through mobile apps
  • Long-term investors in equities
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The Good
  • Low spreads offered in their raw account
  • Wide variety of cryptocurrency pairs with low spreads
  • Clean and user-friendly trading platform
  • Advanced mobile app with news integration for iOS and Android
  • Zero commission stock investing
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
  • Doesn't support use of Expert Advisors (EA)
  • Stock CFDs are limited to popular (blue chip) choices
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News
1 Day N/A
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.

🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • SCB (Bahamas)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
📍 Year Founded
2009 1997
💳 Minimum Deposit
$100 - 100
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Skrill
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Bank Transfer
  • Fasapay
  • POLi Payment
  • CUP (China Union Pay)
  • BPAY
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Paypal
  • Sofort
  • iDeal
💵 Account Base Currencies
7 - AUD, CAD, EUR, GBP, NZD, SGD, USD. 4 - EUR, GBP, PLN, CHF
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

US, CA, SY, IR, CY.

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

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

  • Real stocks and ETFs
  • CFDs on stocks, ETFs, currencies, commodities, cryptocurrencies and indices
📙 Stocks
600+ 100+
📘 Currency Pairs
45 52
📗 Commodities
5 17
📕 Indices
15 18
📔 ETFs
N/A 10
💸 Cryptocurrencies
250+ 73
📒 Bonds
N/A N/A
📓 Options
N/A

Options on Bitcoin, SP500, Crude Oil, DAX30 and Silver.

📗 Futures
N/A N/A
📝 Notes:

All of Eightcap’s assets are CFDs.

N/A
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) Minimum 20 € trade size
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
N/A Minimum 20 € trade size
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) Minimum 20 € trade size
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) Minimum 20 € trade size
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) Minimum 20 € trade size
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
N/A N/A
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A N/A
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
N/A Minimum 20 € trade size
💪 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 for stocks
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
No Yes
📱 Android App
No Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes Yes
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
No Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No No
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
No

€10/month after 180 calendar days of inactivity

💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees
No

Depending on the service - up to 1%, 2% withdrawal fee on an inactive account

💰 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
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Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
From 0 to 1 Pip Dynamic - From 0 Pips
📉 SP500
From 40 Pips Dynamic - From 83 Pips
📈 GOLD
From 21 Pips Dynamic - From 25 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
N/A Dynamic - From $4
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
N/A Dynamic - Market Spread
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $16 Dynamic - From $205
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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