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Updated Oct 20 2022

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Overview

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.

ActivTrades is a global broker founded in Switzerland in 2001 that specialises in providing CFDs on stocks, ETFs, currencies, indices, commodities and cryptocurrencies along with their own proprietary platform and MT4 & 5.

Best For
  • 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
  • Beginner and intermediate traders looking for a simple and powerful platform
  • Experienced currency traders looking to exploit the tight spreads
  • CFD traders looking for an de-leveraged option to trade
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

Learn More
🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • BaFin (Germany)
  • SEC (United States)
  • FCA (UK)
  • SCB (Bahamas)
  • CSSF (Luxembourg)
The Good
  • 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)
  • Great and intuitive proprietary platform
  • MT4 and MT5 offered
  • Low currency spreads
The Bad
  • 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
  • Asset offering is small when compared to similar competitors
  • Commissions are charged
  • Cryptocurrency trading is disabled during weekends
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
2008 2001
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
0 $500
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfers
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Sofort
  • Bank Transfer
💵 Account Base Currencies
3 - EUR, USD, GBP. 4 - EUR, USD, CHF, GBP.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

SY, IR. 

US, CA, SY, IR.

📊 STP Account
No No
📊 DMA Account
Yes No
📊 ECN Account
No No
Banking License
Yes No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
Equities CFDs
Total Asset Offering
1,411,284 1,607
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
58,571 0
📙 Stock CFDs
0 1,000
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
0 50
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
0 16
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
0 30
📔 ETFs
1,500 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
0 500
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
0 11
📒 Bonds
191,959 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
0 0
📓 Options
1,153,234 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
6,020 0
📗 Futures CFDs
0 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
1 Share Variable - Fractions allowed
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
1 ETF Variable - Fractions allowed
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Unavailable $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
Unavailable $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Unavailable $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
1 Contract Unavailable
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
1 Contract Unavailable
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
1 Contract Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
3 30
💪 Professional Leverage
Unavailable 500
✍ Customisable Leverage
No Yes
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes Yes
🎓 Demo Account
No Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
No Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
No Yes
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No Yes
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
No Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No No
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
None

$10 monthly after 1 year of inactivity.

💰 Deposit Fees

Yes, 7€ for bank transfers.

Yes depending on method:

  • Credit and Debit cards have a 1.5% fee
💰 Withdrawal Fees

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

Only for bank transfer withdrawals (9 GBP each)

💰 Commissions

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

Yes depending on asset:

  • For European shares (excluding London) there are fees of 0.05% of the transaction value (minimum 1€) or 0.01% of the transaction value (minimum 5€)
  • For London shares there are commissions of 0.10% of transaction value (minimum 1£)
  • For New york and other international shares there are commissions of $0.02 per share (minimum $1)

Along specific commissions per asset there can be market data fees such as 1€ monthly for New york exchanges or others.

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Unavailable From 0.5 Pips to 0.91 Pips
📉 SP500
Unavailable From 23 Pips to 50 Pips
📈 GOLD
Unavailable From 98 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Dynamic - Market Spread
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Dynamic - Market Spread
📉 BTC
Unavailable From $55 to $91
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No
📡 Educational Content
No Yes
📡 Live Chat Support
No Yes
📡 Video Tutorials
No Yes
📡 Account Management
No No
📡 Webinars
No Yes