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76.5% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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74-89% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

FBS Vs. Vantage - 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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74-89% 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.

Vantage is a global broker operating since 2009. Initially based in Australia, Vantage is offering trading in forex, stocks, indices, commodities and cryptocurrencies

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
  • Traders looking to hedge their FX positions (low fees)
  • Social traders looking to connect to popular copying services
  • Traders preferring mobile apps
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

3

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

2

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • IFSC (Belize)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • VFSC - (Vanuatu)
  • CIMA (Cayman Islands)
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 deposit requirements
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Good educational material, news feed and market analysis
  • Great mobile platform
The Bad
  • Asset offering is extremely limited with over 100+ instruments
  • Minimum deposit for ECN account is high $1,000
  • High stock CFD fees
  • Not all instruments are available on every trading platform
  • Doesn’t offer ETFs
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 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 2009
💳 Minimum Deposit
From $1 to $1,000 $, - 200
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Maestro
  • Neteller
  • Sticpay
  • Skrill
  • Perfect Money
  • Bank Transfer (depending on location and entity)
  • Bitcoin
  • Ethereum
  • USDT (Tether)
  • Bank Transfer
  • Debit / Credit Card
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Bitwallet
  • FasaPay
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Union Pay
💵 Account Base Currencies
3 - EUR, USD, AUD. 9 - USD, EUR, GBP, AUD, CAD, HKD, NZD, JPY, SGD
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
JP, US, CA, MY, IL, IR. AF, AL, AS, AU, BY, BM, BA, BG, BI, CA, CF, CN, HR, CU, ER, GR, GU, IR, IQ, CI, JP, LB, LR, LY, ML, ME, MM, KR, PR, GN, GW, RO, SL, RS, SG, SI, SO, SD, ES, SD, SY, 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 currencies, commodities, indices, stocks and cryptocurrencies.

📙 Stocks
104 210
📘 Currency Pairs
102 40
📗 Commodities
8 20
📕 Indices
12 13
📔 ETFs
N/A N/A
💸 Cryptocurrencies
28 6
📒 Bonds
N/A N/A
📓 Options
N/A N/A
📗 Futures
N/A N/A
📝 Notes:

All of FBS assets are CFDs.

All of Vantage's assets are CFDs.
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
$1,000 - 0.01 Lots 1 Share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
N/A N/A
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
$1,000 - 0.01 Lots N/A
📉 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, 0.01 (1 ounce) for gold,  0.1 lot (250 Lbs) for copper

📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
N/A N/A
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A N/A
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
N/A N/A
💪 Retail Leverage
Up to 1:3000 Up to 1:30
💪 Professional Leverage
N/A Up to 1:500
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes Yes
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes Yes
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No Yes
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes No
📊 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
No No
💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees
No

No for all methods, except the bank transfer. First one is free, subsequent in the same month are charged $20 or equivalent depending on the account currency.

💰 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
Yes for ECN accounts -from $6 per lot per round turn
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
From 0 to 3 Pips based on account type Dynamic - From 1.4 pips for Standard account, from 0.0 on ECN accounts
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From $1.7 Dynamic - From 30 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 32 Pips Dynamic - Average 36 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $0.08 Dynamic - Market Spread
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
N/A N/A
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $104 N/A
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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