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Eightcap Vs. Tickmill - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Sep 23 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.

Tickmill is an international CFD broker headquartered in Cyprus that specialises in currency trading paired with MetaTrader 4 and 5 platforms.

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
  • Professional currency traders looking to exploit their account offering with low spreads
  • Traders familiar with both MetaTrader 4 or 5 platforms with the intent to trade currencies
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

4

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

Learn More
🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • SCB (Bahamas)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FSA (Seychelles)
  • FCA (UK)
  • FSA (Labuan)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
The Good
  • Low spreads offered in their raw account
  • Wide variety of cryptocurrency pairs with low spreads
  • Very low and competitive spreads depending on the account type
  • Leverage can be either removed or customised for the whole account
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
  • Extremely low asset offering (over 80+ instruments in total)
  • All of Tickmill’s assets are CFDs (users can’t purchase real stocks or ETFs)
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 2014
    💳 Minimum Deposit
    $100 $, €, £ - 100
    💰 Payment Methods
    • Visa
    • Mastercard
    • Skrill
    • Neteller
    • Paypal
    • Bank Transfer
    • Fasapay
    • POLi Payment
    • CUP (China Union Pay)
    • BPAY
    • Bank Transfer
    • Visa
    • Mastercard
    • Skrill
    • Neteller
    • DotPay
    • Paypal
    💵 Account Base Currencies
    7 - AUD, CAD, EUR, GBP, NZD, SGD, USD. 4 - USD, EUR, GBP, PLN
    🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
    No No
    ❌ Restricted Countries

    US, CA, SY, IR, CY.

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

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

    CFDs on currencies, indices, commodities, bonds and cryptocurrencies

    📙 Stocks
    600+ N/A
    📘 Currency Pairs
    45 62
    📗 Commodities
    5 4
    📕 Indices
    15 14
    📔 ETFs
    N/A N/A
    💸 Cryptocurrencies
    250+ 3
    📒 Bonds
    N/A 4
    📓 Options
    N/A N/A
    📗 Futures
    N/A N/A
    📝 Notes:

    All of Eightcap’s assets are CFDs.

    Tickmill’s asset offering is exclusively made of CFDs.

    Trading Experience
    📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
    $1,000 (0.01 Lots) N/A
    📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
    N/A N/A
    📈 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
    N/A $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
    📈 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 Yes, for the whole account.
    🎲 Deleveraged Trading
    No Yes
    🎓 Demo Account
    Yes Yes
    📱 IOS App
    No Yes (only for account management)
    📱 Android App
    No Yes (only for account management)
    📺 MetaTrader 4
    Yes Yes
    📺 MetaTrader 5
    Yes Yes
    💻 Web trader
    Yes Yes
    💻 TradingView Platform
    No No
    💻 Proprietary Platform
    No No
    📊 Multi-chart Tools
    Yes Yes
    👬 Copy Trading
    No Yes
    👫 Social Trading
    No No
    🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
    No No
    🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
    Yes No
    Fees
    💰 Inactivity Fee
    No No
    💰 Deposit Fees
    No No
    💰 Withdrawal Fees
    No No
    💰 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

    Depending on account type:

    • Classic account has no commissions
    • Pro account has a commission of 2 units of your base currency round turn per lot
    • VIP account has a commission of 1 unit of your base currency round turn per lot 
    Spreads
    📈 EUR/USD
    From 0 to 1 Pip

    From 0 pips up to 1.6 Pips (Depending on account type)

    📉 SP500
    From 40 Pips From 39 Pips
    📈 GOLD
    From 21 Pips From 24 Pips
    📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
    N/A N/A
    📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
    N/A N/A
    📉 BTC
    Dynamic - From $16 Dynamic - From $128.2
    Research and Analysis
    ⭐ Watchlists
    Yes Yes
    🔭 Stock Screener
    No No
    🗓 Economic Calendar
    No Yes
    📜 Integrated Newsfeed
    No No
    📡 Reuters Feed
    No No