ETX Capital
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ETX Capital Vs. Saxo Bank - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Jan 04 2022

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Overview

Founded in 1965, ETX Capital offers 60 currency pairs and a wide selection of equities for the beginning and experienced investors with no deposit and withdrawal fees.

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
  • 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 
  • Professional investors looking to trade a variety of markets
  • High net worth traders or investors
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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
  • 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
  • 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)
  • High minimum deposit for certain countries
  • Withdrawals via bank transfer only
  • High fees on options and futures
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News
N/A N/A
Key Data
⌛ Account Opening Time
1 Day 4 Days
📋 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.

  • 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.

🏛 Financial Regulators
  • FCA (UK)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • HKMA (Hong Kong)
  • ADGM (United Arab Emirates)
  • FINMA (Switzerland)
  • MAS (Singapore)
  • FFAJ (Japan)
  • AFM (Netherlands)
📍 Year Founded
1965 1992
💳 Minimum Deposit
$, €, £ - 100 (Standard) and 10,000 (Premium) From 500 € to 2,000 € depending on residence
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Maestro
  • Skrill
  • UnionPay
  • Bank Transfer
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
💵 Account Base Currencies
3 - EUR, USD, GBP 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
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
US, BE, CN, SG, CH US,BR,ES,IN,KE,MX,NG,PK,ZA
📊 STP Account
No Yes
📊 DMA Account
No Yes
📊 ECN Account
No Yes
Assets
📚 Available Assets
  • CFDs on currencies, bonds, indices, shares, ETFs, commodities and cryptocurrencies.
    • Real stocks, ETFs, bonds and options.
    • CFDs on currencies, commodities, stocks, indices, ETFs, cryptocurrencies and bonds.
    📙 Stocks
    5,000 CFDs (250 are commission free) 30,000+
    📘 Currency Pairs
    60 182
    📗 Commodities
    17 19 (CFDs)
    📕 Indices
    20 29 (CFDs)
    📔 ETFs
    19 5,400+
    💸 Cryptocurrencies
    5 9
    📒 Bonds
    8 5,000+
    📓 Options
    N/A 3,000+
    📗 Futures
    45 300+
    📝 Notes:

    ETX Capital offers CFDs, spread betting and futures.

    N/A
    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) 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
    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 1:30
    💪 Professional Leverage
    Up to 1:500 Up to 1:66
    ✍ Customisable Leverage
    No No
    🎲 Deleveraged Trading
    No Yes
    🎓 Demo Account
    Yes Yes
    📱 IOS App
    Yes Yes
    📱 Android App
    Yes Yes
    📺 MetaTrader 4
    Yes No
    📺 MetaTrader 5
    No No
    💻 Web trader
    Yes Yes
    💻 TradingView Platform
    No Yes (through API)
    💻 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
    No

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

    💰 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)

    $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 0.6 Pips

    0.8 pips on average, as low as 0.4 for VIP

    📉 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 N/A
    Research and Analysis
    ⭐ Watchlists
    Yes Yes
    🔭 Stock Screener
    No Yes
    🗓 Economic Calendar
    No Yes
    📜 Integrated Newsfeed
    No Yes
    📡 Reuters Feed
    No No

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