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eToro Vs. Valutrades - 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.

Established in 2012, Valutrades offers 70 plus currencies pairs, commodities and indices trading for beginner and advanced traders through its MT4, MT5 and ECN accounts. It doesn’t offer equities trading.

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
  • Currency traders looking for an ECN broker
  • Professional currency traders looking for an API offering
  • Traders looking for a narrow range of commodities, cryptocurrencies 
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

1

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

Learn More
🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
  • FCA (UK)
The Good
  • Social and Copy trading capabilities
  • Trading real shares and cryptocurrencies
  • Scalping is allowed (great for professional traders)
  • Competitive commissions of $3 per lot round turn
  • Access to ECN or DMA accounts 
The Bad
  • Copy Trading statistics are not clear enough
  • Lack of advanced order placement controls
  • Asset offering is poor (only 80 instruments and no stocks or ETFs)
  • Doesn’t have its on trading application
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 2012
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
From $50 to $200 0
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Sofort
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Skrill
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Maestro
  • American Express
  • AstroPay
  • Diners
  • SticPay
  • PayPal
  • Skrill
  • Neteller e-wallets
  • Wire transfers
  • Giropay
  • iDEAL
  • JCB
  • Klarna
  • POLiPaysafecard
  • Przelwy24
  • Rapid Transfer
  • AliPay
💵 Account Base Currencies
1 - USD. 13 - AUD, CAD, CHF, EUR, GBP, HKD, JPY, NOK, NZD,SGD, SEK, 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, IR, SY.

📊 STP Account
Yes No
📊 DMA Account
Yes Yes
📊 ECN Account
No Yes
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
Hybrid CFDs
Total Asset Offering
4,245 133
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
2,000 0
📙 Stock CFDs
2,000 0
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
47 73
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
14 5
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
13 25
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
145 0
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
26 4
📒 Bonds
0 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
0 0
📓 Options
0 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 0
📗 Futures CFDs
0 26
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
$10 Unavailable
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
$10 Unavailable
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
$10 Varies per cryptocurrency (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 per commodity (eg: 0.01 Contracts of Gold)
📉 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 500
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes No
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes No
📱 Android App
Yes No
📺 MetaTrader 4
No Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
No Yes
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes No
💻 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 Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee

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

Three free withdrawals a month, then 5% processing fee.

💰 Deposit Fees

Conversion fees apply.

None
💰 Withdrawal Fees

$5 flat fee.

None
💰 Commissions

No commissions on real stocks and ETFs

Yes (Eg: Forex commission of $3 per side with ECN account).

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 1 Pip Dynamic - From 0.1 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 75 Pips Dynamic - From 34 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 45 Pips Dynamic - From 22 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From 0.09% Unavailable
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From 0.09% Unavailable
📉 BTC
Fixed - 1% Dynamic - From $90
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