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70.8% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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71.24% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Libertex Vs. HF Markets (HFM) - 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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71.24% 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.

HF Markets (HFM) is a global broker founded in 2010 under the brand name HotForex that specialises in CFDs trading on currencies, commodities, indices, stocks, ETFs, bonds and futures. Recently they added to their portfolio commission-free real stocks and ETFs.

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
  • Low volume traders looking for a low minimum deposit, low trade size and competitive spreads
  • High volume traders looking for a competitive commission-driven environment through their zero spread account
  • Traders looking to copy or provide knowledge via their HFCopy account
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

0

Other Licenses

1

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

5

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • DFSA (United Arab Emirates)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
  • FSA (Seychelles)
  • FSA (St. Vincent and the Grenadines)
  • CMA (Kenya)
The Good
  • Clean and user-friendly trading platform
  • Advanced mobile app with news integration for iOS and Android
  • Zero commission stock investing
  • Well-structured account offering with options for all types of traders
  • Competitive commissions on their Zero Spread and PAMM accounts
  • Copy trading via MT4 / 5 offered through their HF Copy account
The Bad
  • Doesn't support use of Expert Advisors (EA)
  • Stock CFDs are limited to popular (blue chip) choices
  • Platform offering is limited to MetaTrader 4 and 5
  • Asset offering in CFDs is below industry standards with 1,200 CFDs
  • Their proprietary mobile app does not offer trading capabilities
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 2010
💳 Minimum Deposit
- 100 From $5 to $250 (depending on location or account)
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Paypal
  • Sofort
  • iDeal
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Sofort
  • FasaPay
  • WebMoney
  • BitPay
  • PayRetailers
  • PayRedeem
  • Bank Transfer
💵 Account Base Currencies
4 - EUR, GBP, PLN, CHF 6 - USD, EUR, NGN, JPY, ZAR, THB.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
US, CA, SY. US, CA, SY, IR.
📊 STP Account
No No
📊 DMA Account
Yes No
📊 ECN Account
No No
Assets
📚 Available Assets
  • Real stocks and ETFs
  • CFDs on stocks, ETFs, currencies, commodities, cryptocurrencies and indices
  • CFDs on currencies, commodities, indices, ETFs, stocks and bonds.
  • Real stocks and ETFs.
📙 Stocks
100+ 2,113 Real Stocks / 54 CFDs
📘 Currency Pairs
52 53
📗 Commodities
17 13
📕 Indices
18 11
📔 ETFs
10 34
💸 Cryptocurrencies
73 N/A
📒 Bonds
N/A 3
📓 Options

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

N/A
📗 Futures
N/A 14
📝 Notes:
N/A

HF Markets provides both CFDs and real equities.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Minimum 20 € trade size $5 (Fractional Share Trading
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Minimum 20 € trade size $5 (Fractional ETF Trading)
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Minimum 20 € trade size N/A
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
Minimum 20 € trade size $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Minimum 20 € trade size $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
N/A $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Minimum 20 € trade size N/A
💪 Retail Leverage
Up to 1:30 Up to 1:1000 (Non EU)
💪 Professional Leverage
Up to 1:500 Up to 1:500 (EU Only)
✍ Customisable Leverage
No Yes
🎲 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 No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes No
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No Yes
👫 Social Trading
No Yes
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee

€10/month after 180 calendar days of inactivity

Yes, $5 monthly after 6 months 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:

  • Micro accounts have no commissions.
  • Premium accounts have no commissions
  • Zero Spread accounts have a minimum commission that varies between $3 to $4 per lot traded
  • PAMM (Premium) accounts have no commission
  • PAMM (Premium Plus) accounts have a commission of $8 per lot round turn
  • HFCopy accounts have no commissions
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0 to 1.2 Pips Dynamic - From 0 Pips to 1.3 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 83 Pips Dynamic - From 41 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 25 Pips Dynamic - From 25 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $4 Dynamic - From $0.33
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread N/A
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $205 N/A
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No No