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eToro Vs. Saxo Bank - 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.

Saxo Bank is a Danish investment bank operating since 1992. It is one of the most regulated brokerages in the world with an exceptional selection of financial instruments.

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
  • Professional investors looking to trade a variety of markets
  • High net worth traders or investors
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

2

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

7

Other Licenses

0

Provided by
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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • HKMA (Hong Kong)
  • ADGM (United Arab Emirates)
  • FINMA (Switzerland)
  • MAS (Singapore)
  • FFAJ (Japan)
  • AFM (Netherlands)
The Good
  • Social and Copy trading capabilities
  • Trading real shares and cryptocurrencies
  • Exceptional selection of financial instruments at one place
  • 2 highly-customizable proprietary trading platforms
  • API integration for 3rd party services like Excel or TradingView
The Bad
  • Copy Trading statistics are not clear enough
  • Lack of advanced order placement controls
  • High minimum deposit for certain countries
  • Withdrawals via bank transfer only
  • High fees on options and futures
Status
Operational Operational
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Key Data
⌛ Account Opening Time
1 day 4 days
📋 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 1992
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
From $5 to $200 From $500 up to $2,000
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Sofort
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Skrill
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
💵 Account Base Currencies
1 - USD. 26 - AED, AUD, CAD, CHF, CNH, CZK, DKK, EUR, GBP, HKD, HUF, ILS, JPY, LTL, MXN, MYR, NOK, NZD, PLN, RON, RUB, SEK, SGD, TRY, USD, ZAR.
🗽 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, BR, ES, IN, KE, MX, NG, PK, ZA.

📊 STP Account
Yes Yes
📊 DMA Account
Yes Yes
📊 ECN Account
Yes Yes
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
Hybrid Hybrid
Total Asset Offering
4,245 49,339
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
2,000 30,000
📙 Stock CFDs
2,000 0
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
47 182
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
14 19
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
13 29
📔 ETFs
0 5,400
📔 ETFs CFDs
145 5,400
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
26 9
📒 Bonds
0 5,000
📒 Bonds CFDs
0 0
📓 Options
0 3,000
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 300
📗 Futures CFDs
0 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
$50 Unavailable
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
$50 Unavailable
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
$50 Varies by Cryptocurrency (eg: 0.01 units of BTC)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $1,000 (0.01 lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) Unavailable
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
30 30
💪 Professional Leverage
Unavailable 66
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes Yes
🎓 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 Yes
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
Yes Yes
👫 Social Trading
Yes No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee

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

Up to $150 after 6 months of inactivity, £25 after one quarter in the UK.

💰 Deposit Fees

$5 per withdrawal.

None
💰 Withdrawal Fees
None None
💰 Commissions
None

$0.02/share (min $10) for US Stocks, from 0.10% (min €10) for other equity markets, €4 per futures contract.

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 1 Pip Dynamic - From 0.4 to 0.8 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 75 Pips Unavailable
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 45 Pips Unavailable
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From 0.09% Unavailable
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From 0.09% Unavailable
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From 0.75% Unavailable
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 No
📡 Live Chat Support
No Yes
📡 Video Tutorials
Yes No
📡 Account Management
Yes Yes
📡 Webinars
No No