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Markets.com Vs. eToro - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Oct 20 2022

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68% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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Overview

Markets.com is an international broker that offers share dealing and CFD trading accounts through their own proprietary platform or MT4 and MT5.

eToro is an international broker specialised in social and copy trading that offers real stocks and cryptocurrencies along with CFDs on several asset classes.

Best For
  • Passive investors looking for share dealing services with the intent to hold shares over long perios of time
  • High volume CFD traders looking for exposure to several markets using their platform, MT4 or MT5
  • New traders looking to use the copy trading feature
  • Experienced traders looking to monetise their skills by gaining followers
  • Passive investors looking to buy and hold shares with no commissions
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

Learn More
🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
The Good
  • Clear separation between investors and Traders by offering share dealing accounts and CFD trading accounts
  • Wide range of platforms (Proprietary, MT4, MT5)
  • Wide range of stocks and stock CFDs
  • Social and Copy trading capabilities
  • Trading real shares and cryptocurrencies
The Bad
  • Minimum trade sizes larger than average
  • Spreads above average
  • Copy Trading statistics are not clear enough
  • Lack of advanced order placement controls
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 2007
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
$100 From $5 to $200
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Skrill
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Sofort
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Skrill
💵 Account Base Currencies
11 - USD, EUR, GBP, PLN, SEK, DKK, NOK, ZAR, CZK, CHF, AUD. 1 - USD.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No Yes
❌ Restricted Countries

US, JP, CA, BE.

AF, AL, BS, BB, BY, BA, BW, BN, BI, KH, CA, TD, CD, CG, ET, FJ, GH, GN, GW, GY, IR, IQ, JM, JP, LA, LY, ML, MU, MN, ME, MM, NA, NI, KP, MK, PK, PW, WS, RS, SO, LK, SD, SY, TT, TN, TR, UG, VU, YE, ZM.

📊 STP Account
No Yes
📊 DMA Account
Yes Yes
📊 ECN Account
No Yes
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
Hybrid Hybrid
Total Asset Offering
9,646 4,245
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
7,008 2,000
📙 Stock CFDs
2,008 2,000
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
67 47
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
28 14
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
40 13
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
466 145
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
25 26
📒 Bonds
0 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
4 0
📓 Options
0 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 0
📗 Futures CFDs
0 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
1 Share $50
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
1 ETF $50
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies by Crypto (Eg: 0.01 BTC) $50
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Varies by Commoditty (Eg: 1 Gold Contract) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Varies by Bond (Eg: 10 GER10Y Bond contracts) Unavailable
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
30 30
💪 Professional Leverage
300 Unavailable
✍ Customisable Leverage
No Yes
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes No
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes No
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes No
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
Yes No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No Yes
👫 Social Trading
No Yes
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee

$10 each month after 3 months of inactivity.

After 12 months of inactivity, a $10 monthly inactivity fee will be charged.

💰 Deposit Fees
None

$5 per withdrawal.

💰 Withdrawal Fees
None None
💰 Commissions

No comissions on CFDs. For share dealing, the first 3 months are commission free, then the structure is:

  • EU Shares = 0.1% (min €10)
  • UK Shares = 0.1% (min £8)
  • US Shares = 2c (min $15)
  • AU Shares = 0.1% (min A$10)
None
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0.7 Pips Dynamic - From 1 Pip
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 100 Pips Dynamic - From 75 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 50 Pips Dynamic - From 45 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $1.81 Dynamic - From 0.09%
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From $0.31 Dynamic - From 0.09%
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $104.10 Dynamic - From 0.75%
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
Yes No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No No
📡 Educational Content
No Yes
📡 Live Chat Support
Yes No
📡 Video Tutorials
No Yes
📡 Account Management
No Yes
📡 Webinars
No No