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Freedom Finance Vs. SquaredFinancial - Compare and Choose the Right One

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.

SquaredFinancial is a global brokerage firm founded in 2005 and headquartered in Cyprus that specialises in providing real stocks along with CFDs on all major asset classes paired with MT4 & MT5 platforms.

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 high volume traders looking to exploit their competitive commissions in shares
  • High volume FX traders looking to open a SquaredElite account with spreads from 0 Pips
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

1

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

0

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • BaFin (Germany)
  • SEC (United States)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
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)
  • Extensive asset offering (more than 10,000+ products)
  • Real stocks are offered along with CFDs
  • Very competitive share trading commissions when compared to similar brokers
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
  • Platform offering is limited to only MT4 and MT5
  • High minimum deposit for SquaredElite account (5,000 €)
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 2005
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
0 250 € (SquaredPro Account), 5,000 € SquaredElite Account
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfers
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Instatransfer
💵 Account Base Currencies
3 - EUR, USD, GBP. 5 - EUR, USD, GBP, CHF, ZAR.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

SY, IR. 

US, CA, IR, SY.

📊 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 17,101
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
58,571 8,000
📙 Stock CFDs
0 8,000
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
0 40
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
0 5
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
0 15
📔 ETFs
1,500 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
0 1,000
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
0 25
📒 Bonds
191,959 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
0 0
📓 Options
1,153,234 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
6,020 0
📗 Futures CFDs
0 16
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
1 Share 1 Share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
1 ETF 1 ETF
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Unavailable Varies per Cryptocurrency (Eg: 0.01 BTC)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
Unavailable $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Unavailable Varies per Commodity (Eg: 1 Gold Contract)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
1 Contract Unavailable
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
1 Contract Varies per future (Eg: 1 Contract)
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
1 Contract Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
3 30
💪 Professional Leverage
Unavailable 500
✍ Customisable Leverage
No No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes Yes
🎓 Demo Account
No Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes No
📱 Android App
Yes No
📺 MetaTrader 4
No Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
No Yes
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes No
📊 Multi-chart Tools
No Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No No
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No No
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
None None
💰 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

Yes, depending on account type or assets. For account types:

  • SquaredPro account has no default commissions
  • SquaredElite account has a commission of $5 per lot

For particular assets there are commissions on all accounts, specifically in shares as follows:

  • USA shares have a $0.06 per share commission (with a minimum of $2)
  • European shares have a 0.15% commission of the transaction value (with a minimum of 5 €)
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Unavailable Dynamic - From 0 to 1.2 Pips
📉 SP500
Unavailable Dynamic - From 150 Pips
📈 GOLD
Unavailable Dynamic - From 110 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Dynamic - Market Spread
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Dynamic - Market Spread
📉 BTC
Unavailable Dynamic - From $250
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 No
📡 Video Tutorials
No No
📡 Account Management
No Yes
📡 Webinars
No No