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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.

Swissquote is a global broker and investment bank headquartered in Switzerland that offers traditional securities and CFD trading along with advanced research tools.

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
  • Traditional equity investors looking for a broad range of markets
  • Experienced traders looking to benefit from their amazing research tools
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

4

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • BaFin (Germany)
  • SEC (United States)
  • FCA (UK)
  • ADGM (United Arab Emirates)
  • FINMA (Switzerland)
  • MFSA (Malta)
  • HKMA (Hong Kong)
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)
  • Outstanding asset offering with more than 60 exchanges across the world
  • Amazing research and analysis tools for all trader levels
  • Thematic investments with preconfigured product baskets
  • Offers banking services along with debit card
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
  • Their proprietary platform lacks many features and is not user friendly
  • Their commissions are extremely high
  • Overall everything feels complicated to use
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News

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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 1996
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
0 0
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfers
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
💵 Account Base Currencies
3 - EUR, USD, GBP. 21 - AED, AUD, CAD, EUR, DKK USD, GBP, HKD, HUF, ILS, CHF, JPY, PLN, NOK, SGD, MXN, NZD, SEK, TRY, THB, ZAR.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

SY, IR. 

US, JP, SY, IR.

📊 STP Account
No Yes
📊 DMA Account
Yes Yes
📊 ECN Account
No Yes
Banking License
Yes Yes
Debit Card
No Yes
Assets
📚 Assets Type
Equities Hybrid
Total Asset Offering
1,411,284 175,533
Exchange Access
0 60
📙 Real Stocks
58,571 100,000
📙 Stock CFDs
0 0
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
0 80
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
0 12
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
0 26
📔 ETFs
1,500 1,400
📔 ETFs CFDs
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
0 12
📒 Bonds
191,959 54,000
📒 Bonds CFDs
0 3
📓 Options
1,153,234 10,000
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
6,020 10,000
📗 Futures CFDs
0 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
1 Share From $50
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
1 ETF From $50
📈 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 From $50
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
1 Contract From $50
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
1 Contract From $50
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
1 Contract From $50
💪 Retail Leverage
3 30
💪 Professional Leverage
Unavailable 500
✍ Customisable Leverage
No No
🎲 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 None
💰 Deposit Fees

Yes, 7€ for bank transfers.

None
💰 Withdrawal Fees

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

$10 per withdrawal.

💰 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

For CFDs there are no commissions as the spreads are the cost. For other assets from $9 up to $210 based on transaction volume and depending on the exchange.

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Unavailable Dynamic - From 0 to 1.3 Pips
📉 SP500
Unavailable Dynamic - From 60 Pips
📈 GOLD
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Dynamic - Market Spread
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Dynamic - Market Spread
📉 BTC
Unavailable Unavailable
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No Yes
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No Yes
📡 Educational Content
No Yes
📡 Live Chat Support
No No
📡 Video Tutorials
No Yes
📡 Account Management
No No
📡 Webinars
No No