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eToro Vs. Tickmill - 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.

Tickmill is an international CFD broker headquartered in Cyprus that specialises in currency trading paired with MetaTrader 4 and 5 platforms.

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 currency traders looking to exploit their account offering with low spreads
  • Traders familiar with both MetaTrader 4 or 5 platforms with the intent to trade currencies
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

1

Other Licenses

4

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

Learn More
🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FSA (Seychelles)
  • FCA (UK)
  • FSA (Labuan)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
The Good
  • Social and Copy trading capabilities
  • Trading real shares and cryptocurrencies
  • Very low and competitive spreads depending on the account type
  • Leverage can be either removed or customised for the whole account
The Bad
  • Copy Trading statistics are not clear enough
  • Lack of advanced order placement controls
  • Extremely low asset offering (over 80+ instruments in total)
  • All of Tickmill’s assets are CFDs (users can’t purchase real stocks or ETFs)
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News

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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 2014
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
From $50 to $200 $100
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Sofort
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Skrill
  • Bank Transfer
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Skrill
  • Neteller
  • DotPay
  • Paypal
💵 Account Base Currencies
1 - USD. 4 - USD, EUR, GBP, PLN
🗽 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, SY, IR.

📊 STP Account
Yes No
📊 DMA Account
Yes No
📊 ECN Account
No No
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
Hybrid CFDs
Total Asset Offering
4,245 87
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
2,000 0
📙 Stock CFDs
2,000 0
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
47 62
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
14 4
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
13 14
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
145 0
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
26 3
📒 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
$10 Unavailable
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
$10 Unavailable
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
$10 $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 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 $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 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 Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
No Yes
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes No
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
Yes Yes
👫 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.

None
💰 Withdrawal Fees

$5 flat fee.

None
💰 Commissions

No commissions on real stocks and ETFs

Depending on account type:

  • Classic account has no commissions
  • Pro account has a commission of 2 units of your base currency round turn per lot
  • VIP account has a commission of 1 unit of your base currency round turn per lot 
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 1 Pip Dynamic- From 0 to 1.6 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 75 Pips Dynamic- From 39 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 45 Pips Dynamic- From 24 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From 0.09% Unavailable
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From 0.09% Unavailable
📉 BTC
Fixed - 1% Dynamic - From $128.2
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