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73.85% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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77.88% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

OvalX Vs. Alvexo - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Oct 20 2022

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73.85% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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77.88% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Overview

OvalX (formerly ETX Capital) offers 60 currency pairs and a wide selection of equities for the beginning and experienced investors with no deposit and withdrawal fees.

Alvexo is a Cypriot broker founded and regulated in 2014 that specialises in CFDs trading via MT4 and their proprietary trading platform. As of August 3rd 2022, Alvexo's CySec license is partially suspended making them unavailable in French territory.

Best For
  • Forex traders for variety of currencies and high net worth equities
  • Traders seeking commission free equities inside their 250 commission-less selection
  • Traders who want to trade commodity futures and bonds 
  • At the moment, no user category is best served by Alvexo
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

0

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

Learn More
🏛 Financial Regulators
  • FCA (UK)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
The Good
  • Commission-free trades for 250 equities
  • Low minimum deposit to open standard account (100£)
  • Wide selection of commodity futures and bonds
  • Decent educational material for market research, including seminars on indices, commodities and currencies
  • Very simple and easy to use proprietary platform along with MT4
  • Trading Singals offered (untested)
The Bad
  • Doesn’t provide live news feed on standard account
  • No ability to purchase real stocks or ETFs (All assets are CFDs)
  • Expensive commissions on shares (Eg minimum $15 on US shares, 10 € on EU shares)
  • High minimum deposit without any benefits for the requirement
  • Amongst the highest spreads we have seen for brokers in the same category
  • Asset offering is low (below 500 instruments)
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
1965 2014
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
From $100 to $10,000 500
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Maestro
  • Skrill
  • UnionPay
  • Bank Transfer
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
💵 Account Base Currencies
3 - EUR, USD, GBP 3 - EUR, USD, GBP
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

US, BE, CN, SG, CH.

US, CA, SY, IR.

📊 STP Account
No No
📊 DMA Account
No No
📊 ECN Account
No No
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
CFDs CFDs
Total Asset Offering
5,174 443
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
0 0
📙 Stock CFDs
5,000 337
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
60 54
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
17 13
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
20 15
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
19 0
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
5 22
📒 Bonds
0 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
8 2
📓 Options
0 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 0
📗 Futures CFDs
45 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
1 Share 1 Share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
1 ETF Unavailable
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies by Cryptocurrency (Eg: 0.01 BTC) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 lots) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Varies per commodity (Eg 0.1 for WTI, 1 for Cotton) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
1 Bond 1 Bond
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Varies per futures contract (Eg: 0.1 Copper, 1 for Bonds) Unavailable
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
30 30
💪 Professional Leverage
500 300
✍ Customisable Leverage
No No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No No
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
No No
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes No
👬 Copy Trading
Yes No
👫 Social Trading
Yes No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes No
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
None

$10 monthly after 3 months of inactivity.

💰 Deposit Fees
None None
💰 Withdrawal Fees
None None
💰 Commissions

Depending on asset class. (Eg: U.S shares have a 2 cents per share charge with a minimum of $15 per order, European shares have a 0.1% of transaction value charge with a minimum 10 € charge)

None
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0.6 Pips From 2.9 Pips to 14 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 60 Pips From 175 Pips to 100 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 60 Pips From 90 to 50 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $13 From $1.91 to $1.41
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $226.4 From $192.21
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
No Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No No
📡 Educational Content
No Yes
📡 Live Chat Support
No Yes
📡 Video Tutorials
No Yes
📡 Account Management
No Yes
📡 Webinars
No Yes