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Freedom Finance Vs. Saxo Bank - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Dec 22 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.

Saxo Bank is a Danish investment bank operating since 1992. It is one of the most regulated brokerages in the world with an exceptional selection of financial instruments.

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
  • Professional investors looking to trade a variety of markets
  • High net worth traders or investors
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

1

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

7

Other Licenses

0

Provided by
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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • BaFin (Germany)
  • SEC (United States)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • HKMA (Hong Kong)
  • ADGM (United Arab Emirates)
  • FINMA (Switzerland)
  • MAS (Singapore)
  • FFAJ (Japan)
  • AFM (Netherlands)
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)
  • Exceptional selection of financial instruments at one place
  • 2 highly-customizable proprietary trading platforms
  • API integration for 3rd party services like Excel or TradingView
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
  • High minimum deposit for certain countries
  • Withdrawals via bank transfer only
  • High fees on options and futures
Status
Operational Operational
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Key Data
⌛ Account Opening Time
1 day 4 days
📋 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 1992
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
0 From $500 up to $2,000
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfers
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
💵 Account Base Currencies
3 - EUR, USD, GBP. 26 - AED, AUD, CAD, CHF, CNH, CZK, DKK, EUR, GBP, HKD, HUF, ILS, JPY, LTL, MXN, MYR, NOK, NZD, PLN, RON, RUB, SEK, SGD, TRY, USD, ZAR.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

SY, IR. 

US, BR, ES, IN, KE, MX, NG, PK, ZA.

📊 STP Account
No Yes
📊 DMA Account
Yes Yes
📊 ECN Account
No Yes
Banking License
Yes No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
Equities Hybrid
Total Asset Offering
1,411,284 49,339
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
58,571 30,000
📙 Stock CFDs
0 0
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
0 182
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
0 19
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
0 29
📔 ETFs
1,500 5,400
📔 ETFs CFDs
0 5,400
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
0 9
📒 Bonds
191,959 5,000
📒 Bonds CFDs
0 0
📓 Options
1,153,234 3,000
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
6,020 300
📗 Futures CFDs
0 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
1 Share Unavailable
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
1 ETF Unavailable
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Unavailable Varies by Cryptocurrency (eg: 0.01 units of BTC)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
Unavailable $1,000 (0.01 lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 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 66
✍ Customisable Leverage
No No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes Yes
🎓 Demo Account
No Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
No No
📺 MetaTrader 5
No No
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No Yes
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
No Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No Yes
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
None

Up to $150 after 6 months of inactivity, £25 after one quarter in the UK.

💰 Deposit Fees

Yes, 7€ for bank transfers.

None
💰 Withdrawal Fees

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

None
💰 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

$0.02/share (min $10) for US Stocks, from 0.10% (min €10) for other equity markets, €4 per futures contract.

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Unavailable Dynamic - From 0.4 to 0.8 Pips
📉 SP500
Unavailable Unavailable
📈 GOLD
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Unavailable
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Unavailable
📉 BTC
Unavailable Unavailable
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No Yes
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No No
📡 Educational Content
No No
📡 Live Chat Support
No Yes
📡 Video Tutorials
No No
📡 Account Management
No Yes
📡 Webinars
No No