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eToro Vs. Freedom Finance - Compare Trustworthiness, Capabilities, Fees and Legitimacy

Updated Dec 11 2023

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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.

Freedom Finance is an equities broker founded in 2008 belonging to the parent group Freedom Holding Corp (a publicly traded company on NASDAQ exchange). Their specialty is providing access to more than 1 million stocks, ETFs, bonds, futures and options worldwide along with IPOs.

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
  • Real equities traders looking to day-trade stocks, options, futures and ETFs
  • Long term investors looking to build a stocks or ETFs portfolio
  • Experienced investors that know which assets they are looking for
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

2

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

Learn More
🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • BaFin (Germany)
  • SEC (United States)
The Good
  • Social and Copy trading capabilities
  • Trading real shares and cryptocurrencies
  • Over 1,500,000+ assets from several exchanges worldwide
  • All assets are real equities (they do not provide CFDs)
  • InvestIdeas section with great analysis on several high potential stocks
  • 3% per year in their savings D-account (Daily interest accrual)
The Bad
  • Copy Trading statistics are not clear enough
  • Lack of advanced order placement controls
  • The use of SMS codes for authentication of basic operations can be an issue for frequent international travellers
  • Freedom Finance does not offers currencies, cryptocurrencies or spot commodities
  • No stock screener or tools to research and analyse stocks efficiently
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 2008
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
From $50 to $200 0
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Sofort
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Skrill
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfers
💵 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.

SY, IR. 

📊 STP Account
Yes No
📊 DMA Account
Yes Yes
📊 ECN Account
No No
Banking License
No Yes
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
Hybrid Equities
Total Asset Offering
4,245 1,411,284
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
2,000 58,571
📙 Stock CFDs
2,000 0
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
47 0
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
14 0
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
13 0
📔 ETFs
0 1,500
📔 ETFs CFDs
145 0
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
26 0
📒 Bonds
0 191,959
📒 Bonds CFDs
0 0
📓 Options
0 1,153,234
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 6,020
📗 Futures CFDs
0 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
$10 1 Share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
$10 1 ETF
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
$10 Unavailable
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) Unavailable
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) Unavailable
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Unavailable 1 Contract
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable 1 Contract
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable 1 Contract
💪 Retail Leverage
30 3
💪 Professional Leverage
Unavailable Unavailable
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes No
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
No No
📺 MetaTrader 5
No No
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes No
👬 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.

None
💰 Deposit Fees

Conversion fees apply.

Yes, 7€ for bank transfers.

💰 Withdrawal Fees

$5 flat fee.

Yes, up to 2.5% for credit / debit cards.

💰 Commissions

No commissions on real stocks and ETFs

Yes and the vary per account:

In their all inclusive USD account they charge,

  • 0.5% + $0.012 per share with a minimum  of $1.2 per trade
  • $0.65 per USA stock options contract
  • 12% for margin lending

In their Smart in EUR account they charge,

  • 0.02€ per share with a minimum of 2€ per trade
  • $0.65 per USA stock options contract
  • 12% for margin lending
  • €0.05 for each SMS notification

In their Fix in EUR account, they charge,

  • 10€ Monthly account fee
  • 0.012€ per share with a minimum of 1.2€ per trade
  • $0.65 per USA stock options contract
  • 12% for margin lending
  • €0.03 for each SMS notification
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 1 Pip Unavailable
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 75 Pips Unavailable
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 45 Pips Unavailable
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From 0.09% Dynamic - Market Spread
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From 0.09% Dynamic - Market Spread
📉 BTC
Fixed - 1% Unavailable
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No
📡 Educational Content
Yes No
📡 Live Chat Support
Yes No
📡 Video Tutorials
Yes No
📡 Account Management
No No
📡 Webinars
No No