Libertex
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67.6% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Libertex Vs. Forex.com - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Jul 12 2022

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70.8% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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67.6% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Overview

Libertex is a broker headquartered in Cyprus that operates since 1997 and offers trading in over 250 financial instruments.

Forex.com is a global broker headquartered in the U.S and part of StoneX (publicly traded company on NASDAQ) that specialises in offering CFDs based on commodities, currencies, indices, stocks, ETFs, shares, bonds and cryptocurrencies.

Best For
  • European-based traders who are looking to trade forex and cryptocurrencies
  • Traders who need to monitor their positions through mobile apps
  • Long-term investors in equities
  • Traders of all levels (beginner to advanced) looking for competitive pricing
  • Trades of all levels looking for a great platform variety
  • High volume traders looking for ECN or DMA accounts offering deep liquidity for large trades
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

0

Other Licenses

1

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Financial
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Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

4

Other Licenses

2

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FINRA (United States)
  • FCA (UK)
  • FFAJ (Japan)
  • IIROC (Canada)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • CIMA (Cayman Islands)
The Good
  • Clean and user-friendly trading platform
  • Advanced mobile app with news integration for iOS and Android
  • Zero commission stock investing
  • Great platform offering (Proprietary, TradingView, MetaTrader 4 & 5)
  • Excellent asset offering (more than 5,000+ instruments)
  • Competitive spreads in some of their assets
The Bad
  • Doesn't support use of Expert Advisors (EA)
  • Stock CFDs are limited to popular (blue chip) choices
  • Despite presenting a great customisable platform, it still feels messy and not intuitive to use
  • Commissions are expensive when compared to similar competitors 
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
1997 2001
💳 Minimum Deposit
- 100 $100
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Paypal
  • Sofort
  • iDeal
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Skrill
  • Neteller
  • Bank Transfer
💵 Account Base Currencies
4 - EUR, GBP, PLN, CHF 6 - GBP, USD, EUR, AUD, JPY, CHF.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No Yes
❌ Restricted Countries
US, CA, SY. None
📊 STP Account
No Yes
📊 DMA Account
Yes Yes
📊 ECN Account
No Yes
Assets
📚 Available Assets
  • Real stocks and ETFs
  • CFDs on stocks, ETFs, currencies, commodities, cryptocurrencies and indices

CFDs on currencies, commodities, indices, bonds, shares and cryptocurrencies.

📙 Stocks
100+ 4,500+
📘 Currency Pairs
52 93
📗 Commodities
17 35
📕 Indices
18 24
📔 ETFs
10 700+
💸 Cryptocurrencies
73 5
📒 Bonds
N/A 14
📓 Options

Options on Bitcoin, SP500, Crude Oil, DAX30 and Silver.

N/A
📗 Futures
N/A N/A
📝 Notes:
N/A

All of Forex.com’s assets are CFDs.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Minimum 20 € trade size Varies per share (eg: 0.3 AMZN shares)
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Minimum 20 € trade size Varies per ETF (eg: 5 contracts of XLK)
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Minimum 20 € trade size Varies per Cryptocurrency (eg: 0.01 BTC)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
Minimum 20 € trade size $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Minimum 20 € trade size Varies per commodity (eg: 1 contract of Gold)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
N/A Varies per Bond (eg: 1 contract of Euro Bobl)
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A N/A
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Minimum 20 € trade size N/A
💪 Retail Leverage
Up to 1:30 Up to 1:30
💪 Professional Leverage
Up to 1:500 Up to 1:500
✍ Customisable Leverage
No No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes for stocks Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes Yes
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No Yes
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No No
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee

€10/month after 180 calendar days of inactivity

Yes, $15 monthly after 1 year of inactivity.

💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees

Depending on the service - up to 1%, 2% withdrawal fee on an inactive account

No
💰 Commissions
No

Yes depending on account type.

  • Standard account has no commissions
  • “Commission Account” and “DMA Account” have a flat $5 fee commission per lot round turn
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0 to 1.2 Pips Dynamic - From 0.8 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 83 Pips From 60 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 25 Pips From 50 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $4 Dynamic - Market Spread
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Dynamic - Market Spread
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $205 From $120
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No Yes

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