eToro
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74% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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69.23% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

eToro Vs. AAATrade - Compare Trustworthiness, Capabilities, Fees and Legitimacy

Updated Dec 11 2023

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74% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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69.23% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Overview

eToro is an international broker specialised in social and copy trading that offers real stocks and cryptocurrencies along with CFDs on several asset classes.

AAATrade is a Cyprus based broker established in 2013, that offers a variety of financial instruments including contracts for difference (CFDs), forex, stock, commodities, cryptocurrencies and others.

Best For
  • New traders looking to use the copy trading feature
  • Experienced traders looking to monetise their skills by gaining followers
  • Passive investors looking to buy and hold shares with no commissions
  • Beginner traders looking for a simple web and mobile platform to get started
  • Passive investors looking for real equity
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

0

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
The Good
  • Social and Copy trading capabilities
  • Trading real shares and cryptocurrencies
  • Simple and friendly proprietary trading platform
  • Intuitive overview of account analytics
  • Wide variety of CFDs and real equities
The Bad
  • Copy Trading statistics are not clear enough
  • Lack of advanced order placement controls
  • Above-average FX spreads
  • High fees (depending on the deposit / withdrawal methods)
  • High deposit requirements for advanced services ($25,000 , $100,000)
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
2007 2013
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
From $50 to $200 $500
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Sofort
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Skrill
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Wire Transfer
  • Skrill
  • Neteller
  • FasaPay
  • UnionPay
  • Giropay
  • QIWI
  • Cryptocurrencies
💵 Account Base Currencies
1 - USD. 3 - EUR, USD, GBP.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
Yes No
❌ Restricted Countries

AF, AL, BS, BB, BY, BA, BW, BN, BI, KH, CA, TD, CD, CG, ET, FJ, GH, GN, GW, GY, IR, IQ, JM, JP, LA, LY, ML, MU, MN, ME, MM, NA, NI, KP, MK, PK, PW, WS, RS, SO, LK, SD, SY, TT, TN, TR, UG, VU, YE, ZM.

US, AS, AI, BB, FJ, GU, PW, PA, WS, SC, TT, VU, AL, BS, BW, KH, GH, JM, MU, MM, NI, PK, UG, SY, YE, ZW, IR, KR, AF, IQ, MN.

📊 STP Account
Yes Yes
📊 DMA Account
Yes Yes
📊 ECN Account
No No
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
Hybrid CFDs
Total Asset Offering
4,245 2,162
Exchange Access
0 25
📙 Real Stocks
2,000 1,000
📙 Stock CFDs
2,000 1,000
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
47 80
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
14 4
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
13 12
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
145 5
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
26 50
📒 Bonds
0 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
0 4
📓 Options
0 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 0
📗 Futures CFDs
0 7
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
$10 1 share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
$10 1 ETF
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
$10 Varies per Cryptocurrency (Eg: 0.01 BTC)
📉 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 100 units
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable $1,000 (0.01 lots)
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
30 30
💪 Professional Leverage
Unavailable 500
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes Yes
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
No No
📺 MetaTrader 5
No Yes
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
Yes No
👫 Social Trading
Yes No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes No
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee

After 12 months of inactivity, a $10 monthly inactivity fee will be charged.

€15 after 3 months of inactivity.

💰 Deposit Fees

Conversion fees apply.

From 0.2% for cryptocurrency, credit and debit cards up to 5% for alternative payments. Direct wire transfers have a fee of €10.

💰 Withdrawal Fees

$5 flat fee.

Wire transfers have a €10 fee.

💰 Commissions

No commissions on real stocks and ETFs

  • No commissions on novice accounts.
  • Commission free trading for stock ETFs on Experienced accounts
  • FX commissions are $4-$8 per lot depending whether the pair is major, minor or exotic.
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 1 Pip Dynamic - From 2 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 75 Pips Dynamic - From 50 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 45 Pips Dynamic - From 95 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From 0.09% Dynamic - From $0.21
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From 0.09% Dynamic - From $0.01
📉 BTC
Fixed - 1% Dynamic - From $511
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No Yes
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No No
📡 Educational Content
Yes Yes
📡 Live Chat Support
Yes No
📡 Video Tutorials
Yes No
📡 Account Management
No Yes
📡 Webinars
No No