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eToro Vs. Plus500 - Compare and Choose the Right One

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.

Plus500 is an international broker specialised in CFD trading with a big range of assets including CFDs based on American options.

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
  • Intermediate traders looking to trade short term
  • Experienced traders looking to speculate using CFDs based on options
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

3

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

Learn More
🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • MAS (Singapore)
The Good
  • Social and Copy trading capabilities
  • Trading real shares and cryptocurrencies
  • CFDs on american options offered
  • Low minimum trade sizes
  • Propietary platform with multi-charting tools
The Bad
  • Copy Trading statistics are not clear enough
  • Lack of advanced order placement controls
  • No ability to remove leverage
  • All instruments are CFDs, you can't buy underlying assets (real stocks or cryptocurrencies)
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
  • Paypal
  • Skrill
💵 Account Base Currencies
1 - USD. 16 - USD, GBP, EUR, CHF, AUD, JPY, PLN, HUF, CZK, CAD, TRY, SEK, NOK, SGD.
🗽 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, CA, CU, SY, IR.

📊 STP Account
Yes Yes
📊 DMA Account
Yes No
📊 ECN Account
Yes No
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
Hybrid CFDs
Total Asset Offering
4,245 2,245
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
2,000 0
📙 Stock CFDs
2,000 2,000
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
47 70
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
14 25
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
13 26
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
145 95
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
26 14
📒 Bonds
0 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
0 0
📓 Options
0 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 15
📗 Futures
0 0
📗 Futures CFDs
0 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
$50 Variable - Fractions Allowed
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
$50 Variable - Fractions Allowed
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
$50 Varies by Crypto (Eg: 0.001 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: 0.2 Troy ounces of Gold)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Varies by Option (Eg: 5 contracts of Tesla Calls)
💪 Retail Leverage
30 30
💪 Professional Leverage
Unavailable 300
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes No
🎓 Demo Account
No Yes
📱 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 Yes
👬 Copy Trading
Yes No
👫 Social Trading
Yes No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No Yes
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee

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

$10 every 3 months of inactivity.

💰 Deposit Fees

$5 per withdrawal.

None
💰 Withdrawal Fees
None None
💰 Commissions
None None
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 1 Pip Dynamic - From 0.8 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 75 Pips Dynamic - From 70 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 45 Pips Dynamic - From 30 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From 0.09% Dynamic - From $5.2
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From 0.09% Dynamic - From 7 Pips
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From 0.75% Dynamic - From $136
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes No
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 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