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ETX Capital Vs. Binance - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Jul 28 2022

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Overview

Founded in 1965, ETX Capital dedicated the last decades to both spread betting and CFD trading until their recent rebranding into OvalX.

Binance is a global cryptocurrency exchange founded in 2017 in China with the aim of providing the ultimate trading solution. Currently, they offer more than 700+ cryptocurrencies, derivatives (such as Vanilla options, futures, staking), a Launchpad platform for ICOs and many more services such as several trading platforms with different complexity levels.

Best For
  • Forex traders for variety of currencies and high net worth equities
  • Traders seeking commission free equities inside their 250 commission-less selection
  • Traders who want to trade commodity futures and bonds 
  • Avid cryptocurrency traders and investors from intermediate to expert levels
  • Day traders looking for a high liquidity exchange with competitive fees
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

2

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Unregulated

Top-tier Licenses

0

Other Licenses

0

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • FCA (UK)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
  • CySec (Cyprus)

None, not required at the moment.

The Good
  • Commission-free trades for 250 equities
  • Low minimum deposit to open standard account (100£)
  • Wide selection of commodity futures and bonds
  • Decent educational material for market research, including seminars on indices, commodities and currencies
  • Largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world by liquidity
  • Massive cryptocurrencies selection available (700+)
  • Large amount of financial products in the form of derivatives (Vanilla options, futures, etc)
  • Advanced trading platforms with visual order books at no cost
The Bad
  • Doesn’t provide live news feed on standard account
  • No ability to purchase real stocks or ETFs (All assets are CFDs)
  • Expensive commissions on shares (Eg minimum $15 on US shares, 10 € on EU shares)
  • Interface can be complex to use for beginners
  • The wide selection of products and derivatives can also be intimidating for beginners
Status
Inactive Operational
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Key Data
⌛ Account Opening Time
1 Day 1 Day
📋 Documents Required
  • Valid identity documents (Passport, ID card, etc)
  • Valid proof of residence document (Bank statement, utility bills)

All documents must be under the account holder’s name.

Only to increase withdrawal limits:

  • 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
1965 2017
💳 Minimum Deposit
$, €, £ - 100 (Standard) and 10,000 (Premium) 0
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Maestro
  • Skrill
  • UnionPay
  • Bank Transfer
  • All supported cryptocurrencies
  • Bank transfers
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
💵 Account Base Currencies
3 - EUR, USD, GBP All supported cryptocurrencies.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No Yes (excluding few states)
❌ Restricted Countries
US, BE, CN, SG, CH None
📊 STP Account
No No
📊 DMA Account
No No
📊 ECN Account
No No
Assets
📚 Available Assets
  • CFDs on currencies, bonds, indices, shares, ETFs, commodities and cryptocurrencies.
    • More than 700+ real cryptocurrencies
    • A wide selection of derivatives based on real cryptocurrencies such as futures, vanilla options, etc.
    📙 Stocks
    5,000 CFDs (250 are commission free) N/A
    📘 Currency Pairs
    60 N/A
    📗 Commodities
    17 N/A
    📕 Indices
    20 N/A
    📔 ETFs
    19 N/A
    💸 Cryptocurrencies
    5 700+
    📒 Bonds
    8 N/A
    📓 Options
    N/A N/A
    📗 Futures
    45 N/A
    📝 Notes:

    ETX Capital offers CFDs, spread betting and futures.

    Binance specialises in real cryptocurrencies and tokenised derivatives based on their own cryptocurrency offering.

    Trading Experience
    📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
    1 Share N/A
    📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
    1 ETF N/A
    📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
    Varies by Cryptocurrency (Eg: 0.01 BTC) $10
    📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
    $1,000 (0.01 lots) N/A
    📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
    Varies per commodity (Eg 0.1 for WTI, 1 for Cotton) N/A
    📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
    1 unit N/A
    📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
    Varies per futures contract (Eg: 0.1 Copper, 1 for Bonds) N/A
    📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
    N/A N/A
    💪 Retail Leverage
    Up to 1:30 Up to 1:20
    💪 Professional Leverage
    Up to 1:500 N/A
    ✍ Customisable Leverage
    No N/A
    🎲 Deleveraged Trading
    No Yes
    🎓 Demo Account
    Yes No
    📱 IOS App
    Yes Yes
    📱 Android App
    Yes Yes
    📺 MetaTrader 4
    Yes No
    📺 MetaTrader 5
    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
    No No
    💰 Deposit Fees
    No No
    💰 Withdrawal Fees
    No No
    💰 Commissions

    Yes, depending on asset class. (Eg: U.S shares have a 2 cents per share charge with a minimum of $15 per order, European shares have a 0.1% of transaction value charge with a minimum 10 € charge)

    Binance charges a fixed 0.1% trade value fee for spot trades.

    Spreads
    📈 EUR/USD
    Dynamic - From 0.6 Pips N/A
    📉 SP500
    Dynamic - From 60 Pips N/A
    📈 GOLD
    Dynamic - From 60 Pips N/A
    📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
    Dynamic - From $13 N/A
    📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
    N/A N/A
    📉 BTC
    Dynamic - Eg. $226.4 Dynamic - From $1
    Research and Analysis
    ⭐ Watchlists
    Yes Yes
    🔭 Stock Screener
    No No
    🗓 Economic Calendar
    No No
    📜 Integrated Newsfeed
    No No
    📡 Reuters Feed
    No No