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FP Markets Vs. Freedom Finance - Compare Trustworthiness, Capabilities, Fees and Legitimacy

Updated Dec 11 2023

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Overview

FP Markets is a leading Australian broker with a 10,000+ asset offering accompanied by a great variety of tech options such as deploying your own VPS and accessing ENC / DMA pricing.

Freedom Finance is an equities broker founded in 2008 belonging to the parent group Freedom Holding Corp (a publicly traded company on NASDAQ exchange). Their specialty is providing access to more than 1 million stocks, ETFs, bonds, futures and options worldwide along with IPOs.

Best For
  • Professional traders looking for DMA pricing on their stocks
  • Professional traders looking to set up a dedicated VPS
  • High volume share traders that benefit from DMA pricing
  • Real equities traders looking to day-trade stocks, options, futures and ETFs
  • Long term investors looking to build a stocks or ETFs portfolio
  • Experienced investors that know which assets they are looking for
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

Learn More
🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FSA (St. Vincent and the Grenadines)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • BaFin (Germany)
  • SEC (United States)
The Good
  • Competitive spreads From 0 pips
  • MT4 and MT5 offered
  • Over 10,000 + shares
  • Over 1,500,000+ assets from several exchanges worldwide
  • All assets are real equities (they do not provide CFDs)
  • InvestIdeas section with great analysis on several high potential stocks
  • 3% per year in their savings D-account (Daily interest accrual)
The Bad
  • No ETFs are offered
  • Stock trading commissions are expensive when compared to similar brokers
  • Website is slow and confusing
  • Fees for the majority of deposit and withdrawal methods
  • The use of SMS codes for authentication of basic operations can be an issue for frequent international travellers
  • Freedom Finance does not offers currencies, cryptocurrencies or spot commodities
  • No stock screener or tools to research and analyse stocks efficiently
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
2005 2008
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
$100 0
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Paypal
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • FasaPay
  • PayTrust
  • China Union Pay
  • Bpay
  • Broker to broker
  • Sticpay
  • Plusdebit
  • Rupee Payments
  • Dragonpay
  • Perfect Money
  • Paylivre
  • Rapyd
  • Finrax
  • Fairpay
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfers
💵 Account Base Currencies
10 - USD, GBP, EUR, AUD, CHF, JPY, HKD, CAD, SGD, NZD. 3 - EUR, USD, GBP.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

US, JP, BE, NZ, SY.

SY, IR. 

📊 STP Account
Yes No
📊 DMA Account
Yes Yes
📊 ECN Account
Yes No
Banking License
No Yes
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
CFDs Equities
Total Asset Offering
10,403 1,411,284
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
0 58,571
📙 Stock CFDs
10,000 0
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
63 0
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
15 0
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
17 0
📔 ETFs
0 1,500
📔 ETFs CFDs
295 0
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
11 0
📒 Bonds
0 191,959
📒 Bonds CFDs
2 0
📓 Options
0 1,153,234
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 6,020
📗 Futures CFDs
0 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Variable 1 Share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Unavailable 1 ETF
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 - (0.01 Lots) Unavailable
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Varies by Commodity (Eg: 0.01 Troy ounces of Gold) Unavailable
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Unavailable 1 Contract
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable 1 Contract
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable 1 Contract
💪 Retail Leverage
30 3
💪 Professional Leverage
500 Unavailable
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes 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 No
👬 Copy Trading
Yes No
👫 Social Trading
Yes No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes No
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
None None
💰 Deposit Fees

Yes, $5 for card withdrawals and $20 for international bank transfer withdrawals.

Yes, 7€ for bank transfers.

💰 Withdrawal Fees
None

Yes, up to 2.5% for credit / debit cards.

💰 Commissions
  • No commission on their Standard Account
  • $3 per side (lot) commission on their RAW Account

Yes and the vary per account:

In their all inclusive USD account they charge,

  • 0.5% + $0.012 per share with a minimum  of $1.2 per trade
  • $0.65 per USA stock options contract
  • 12% for margin lending

In their Smart in EUR account they charge,

  • 0.02€ per share with a minimum of 2€ per trade
  • $0.65 per USA stock options contract
  • 12% for margin lending
  • €0.05 for each SMS notification

In their Fix in EUR account, they charge,

  • 10€ Monthly account fee
  • 0.012€ per share with a minimum of 1.2€ per trade
  • $0.65 per USA stock options contract
  • 12% for margin lending
  • €0.03 for each SMS notification
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0 to 1.2 Pips Unavailable
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 40 to 60 Pips Unavailable
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 0 to 31 Pips Unavailable
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Dynamic - Market Spread
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Unavailable Dynamic - Market Spread
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $9 to $21 Unavailable
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No
📡 Educational Content
Yes No
📡 Live Chat Support
Yes No
📡 Video Tutorials
Yes No
📡 Account Management
Yes No
📡 Webinars
Yes No