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75% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

FBS Vs. easyMarkets - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated May 13 2022

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76.5% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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75% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Overview

FBS is a global broker established in 2009 that specialises in currencies trading via MetaTrader 4 & 5 platforms along with their own proprietary mobile app.

Founded in 2001, easyMarkets offers three types of accounts – VIP, Premium and Standard – with fixed spreads for its Web, App and MT4 platforms.

Best For
  • New traders looking to trade via MT4 with really low starting amounts using their Cent or Micro accounts
  • Experienced high volume traders looking for a fixed zero spread account
  • Forex traders who want transparent trades with fixed spreads
  • Traders who want access to higher leverage with its global entities
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • IFSC (Belize)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
  • FSC (British Virgin Islands)
  • ASIC (Australia)
The Good
  • Clear account offering that covers all levels of traders according to their net worth
  • Proprietary copy trading service
  • Access to high leverage (Up to 1:3000)
  • Low minimum deposit required for standard accounts
  • No fees or commissions
  • Clear trading conditions with fixed spreads
  • Offers free guaranteed stop loss
The Bad
  • Asset offering is extremely limited with over 100+ instruments
  • Minimum deposit for ECN account is high $1,000
  • Asset offering isn’t that comprehensive
  • There is no possibility of buying real stocks or ETFS
  • Limited trading hours
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News
N/A N/A
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 documents (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
2009 2001
💳 Minimum Deposit
From $1 to $1,000

$, €, £ 25 for Standard account, 2,000 for premium and 10,000 for VIP 

💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Maestro
  • Neteller
  • Sticpay
  • Skrill
  • Perfect Money
  • Bank Transfer (depending on location and entity)
  • Bitcoin
  • Ethereum
  • USDT (Tether)
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Maestro
  • JCB
  • Skrill
  • Neteller
  • AstroPay
  • Sofort
  • giropay
  • Ideal 
  • Bank transfer
  • BPay
  • Fasapay
  • Sticpay
  • WebMoney
  • bitwallet
  • Perfect Money
💵 Account Base Currencies
3 - EUR, USD, AUD.

19 - EUR, CAD, CZK, JPY, NZD, USD, SGD, CHF, GBP, MXN, AUD, PLN, TRY, CNY, HKD, NOK, SEK, ZAR, BTC

🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
JP, US, CA, MY, IL, IR. US, IL, CA, AF, AI, BI, KY, KY, TD, CD, CG, DM, GQ, FJ, GW, HY, HN, IR, IQ, LA, MZ, MM, NI, KP, PW, PA, SO, SS, SD, SY, TT, TM, VU, VE, YE
📊 STP Account
Yes No
📊 DMA Account
No No
📊 ECN Account
Yes No
Assets
📚 Available Assets

CFDs on stocks, currencies, commodities, cryptocurrencies and indices.

CFDs on commodities, forex, stocks, cryptocurrencies and indices.

📙 Stocks
104 64
📘 Currency Pairs
102 62
📗 Commodities
8 17
📕 Indices
12 13
📔 ETFs
N/A N/A
💸 Cryptocurrencies
28 17
📒 Bonds
N/A N/A
📓 Options
N/A 23
📗 Futures
N/A N/A
📝 Notes:

All of FBS assets are CFDs.

All of easyMarkets assets are CFDs

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
$1,000 - 0.01 Lots Varies per stock (Eg: AMZN 0.05, APPL 0.25)
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
N/A N/A
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
$1,000 - 0.01 Lots $2,500 (0.025 lots)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 - 0.01 Lots Varies per commodity (Eg: $25 for WTI, $75 for XAG)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
$1,000 - 0.01 Lots N/A
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
N/A >N/A
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A N/A
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
N/A Varies per option (Eg. 5 XAU for XAU/USD, 5,000 GBP for GBP/USD)
💪 Retail Leverage
Up to 1:3000 Up to 1:30
💪 Professional Leverage
N/A Up to 1:500
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes Yes, it's possible to adjust it using pre-set levels by EasyMarkets.
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No No
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes 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 Yes, for Web and App accounts
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes No
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
No N/A
💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees
No No
💰 Commissions

FBS commissions vary per account type as follows:

  • Cent account: none
  • Micro account: none
  • Standard account: none
  • Zero spread account: From $20 per lot
  • ECN account: From $6 per lot
  • Crypto account: 0.05% for opening or closing positions
No
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
From 0 to 3 Pips based on account type

Fixed per account (Eg: 1.7 Pips Standard MT4, 1.2 Pips Premium MT4 and 0.7 Pips VIP MT4)

📉 SP500
Dynamic - From $1.7 Fixed at 150 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 32 Pips

Fixed per account (Eg: $0.05 Standard MT4, $0..4 Premium MT4 and $0.03 for VIP MT4)

📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $0.08 $13
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
N/A N/A
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $104

Fixed from $110 for Web/App and $100 for MT4 accounts

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

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