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Updated Nov 14 2022

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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.

Markets.com is an international broker that offers share dealing and CFD trading accounts through their own proprietary platform or MT4 and MT5.

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
  • Passive investors looking for share dealing services with the intent to hold shares over long perios of time
  • High volume CFD traders looking for exposure to several markets using their platform, MT4 or MT5
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

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

Learn More
🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
The Good
  • Social and Copy trading capabilities
  • Trading real shares and cryptocurrencies
  • Clear separation between investors and Traders by offering share dealing accounts and CFD trading accounts
  • Wide range of platforms (Proprietary, MT4, MT5)
  • Wide range of stocks and stock CFDs
The Bad
  • Copy Trading statistics are not clear enough
  • Lack of advanced order placement controls
  • Minimum trade sizes larger than average
  • Spreads above average
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 $5 to $200 $100
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Sofort
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Skrill
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Skrill
💵 Account Base Currencies
1 - USD. 11 - USD, EUR, GBP, PLN, SEK, DKK, NOK, ZAR, CZK, CHF, AUD.
🗽 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, JP, CA, BE.

📊 STP Account
Yes No
📊 DMA Account
Yes Yes
📊 ECN Account
Yes No
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
Hybrid Hybrid
Total Asset Offering
4,245 9,646
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
2,000 7,008
📙 Stock CFDs
2,000 2,008
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
47 67
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
14 28
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
13 40
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
145 466
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
26 25
📒 Bonds
0 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
0 4
📓 Options
0 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 0
📗 Futures CFDs
0 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
$50 1 Share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
$50 1 ETF
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
$50 Varies by Crypto (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) Varies by Commoditty (Eg: 1 Gold Contract)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Unavailable Varies by Bond (Eg: 10 GER10Y Bond contracts)
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
30 30
💪 Professional Leverage
Unavailable 300
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes Yes
🎓 Demo Account
No Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
No Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
No Yes
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No Yes
💻 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.

$10 each month after 3 months of inactivity.

💰 Deposit Fees

$5 per withdrawal.

None
💰 Withdrawal Fees
None None
💰 Commissions
None

No comissions on CFDs. For share dealing, the first 3 months are commission free, then the structure is:

  • EU Shares = 0.1% (min €10)
  • UK Shares = 0.1% (min £8)
  • US Shares = 2c (min $15)
  • AU Shares = 0.1% (min A$10)
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 1 Pip Dynamic - From 0.7 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 75 Pips Dynamic - From 100 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 45 Pips Dynamic - From 50 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From 0.09% Dynamic - From $1.81
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From 0.09% Dynamic - From $0.31
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From 0.75% Dynamic - From $104.10
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No Yes
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No
📡 Educational Content
Yes No
📡 Live Chat Support
No Yes
📡 Video Tutorials
Yes No
📡 Account Management
Yes No
📡 Webinars
No No