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78% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

FBS Vs. eToro - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Oct 20 2022

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76.5% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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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.

eToro is an international broker specialised in social and copy trading that offers real stocks and cryptocurrencies along with CFDs on several asset classes.

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
  • 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
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

3

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

Learn More
🏛 Financial Regulators
  • IFSC (Belize)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
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)
  • Social and Copy trading capabilities
  • Trading real shares and cryptocurrencies
The Bad
  • Asset offering is extremely limited with over 100+ instruments
  • Minimum deposit for ECN account is high $1,000
  • Copy Trading statistics are not clear enough
  • Lack of advanced order placement controls
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
2009 2007
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
From $1 to $1,000 From $5 to $200
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Maestro
  • Neteller
  • Sticpay
  • Skrill
  • Perfect Money
  • Bank Transfer (depending on location and entity)
  • Bitcoin
  • Ethereum
  • USDT (Tether)
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Sofort
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Skrill
💵 Account Base Currencies
3 - EUR, USD, AUD. 1 - USD.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No Yes
❌ Restricted Countries

JP, US, CA, MY, IL, IR.

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.

📊 STP Account
Yes Yes
📊 DMA Account
No Yes
📊 ECN Account
Yes Yes
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
CFDs Hybrid
Total Asset Offering
254 4,245
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
0 2,000
📙 Stock CFDs
104 2,000
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
102 47
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
8 14
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
12 13
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
0 145
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
28 26
📒 Bonds
0 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
0 0
📓 Options
0 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 0
📗 Futures CFDs
0 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
$1,000 - 0.01 Lots $50
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Unavailable $50
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
$1,000 - 0.01 Lots $50
📉 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 Unavailable
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
3000 30
💪 Professional Leverage
Unavailable Unavailable
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes Yes
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes No
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes No
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes No
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
Yes Yes
👫 Social Trading
Yes Yes
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
None

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

💰 Deposit Fees
None

$5 per withdrawal.

💰 Withdrawal Fees
None None
💰 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
None
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0 to 3 Pips Dynamic - From 1 Pip
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 170 Pips Dynamic - From 75 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 32 Pips Dynamic - From 45 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $0.08 Dynamic - From 0.09%
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Unavailable Dynamic - From 0.09%
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $104 Dynamic - From 0.75%
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No No
📡 Educational Content
No Yes
📡 Live Chat Support
No No
📡 Video Tutorials
No Yes
📡 Account Management
No Yes
📡 Webinars
No No