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Updated Oct 20 2022

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73.85% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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74.89% 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.

XM is an international broker headquartered in Cyprus which offers MetaTrader 4 & 5 and over 1500 + tradable assets.

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 
  • Experienced traders looking to trade shares in high volume using their Zero account
  • MetaTrader users wishing to explore XM's offering while maintaining their preferred platforms
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

Learn More
🏛 Financial Regulators
  • FCA (UK)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • ADGM (United Arab Emirates)
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
  • Competitive commissions on their Zero account
  • Modest asset offering of 1500+ tradable instruments (similar to competitors in the same range)
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)
  • No proprietary platforms or technology
  • Expensive spreads and trading fees
  • Lack of asset variety when compared to other brokers in the same range
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
1965 2009
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
From $100 to $10,000 $5
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Maestro
  • Skrill
  • UnionPay
  • Bank Transfer
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
💵 Account Base Currencies
3 - EUR, USD, GBP 11 - USD, EUR, GBP, JPY, CHF, AUD, HUF, PLN, RUB, SGD, ZAR.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

US, BE, CN, SG, CH.

US, CA.

📊 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 1,382
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
0 0
📙 Stock CFDs
5,000 1,286
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
60 57
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
17 15
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
20 14
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
19 0
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
5 0
📒 Bonds
0 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
8 0
📓 Options
0 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 0
📗 Futures CFDs
45 10
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
1 Share Variable - Fractions allowed
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
1 ETF Unavailable
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies by Cryptocurrency (Eg: 0.01 BTC) Unavailable
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 lots) $100 (0.001 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Varies per commodity (Eg 0.1 for WTI, 1 for Cotton) Varies by Commodity (Eg: 0.01 Troy ounce of Gold)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
1 Bond Unavailable
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Varies per futures contract (Eg: 0.1 Copper, 1 for Bonds) Varies by Commodity (Eg: 0.01 Troy ounce of Gold)
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
30 30
💪 Professional Leverage
500 500
✍ Customisable Leverage
No Yes
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No No
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes No
📱 Android App
Yes No
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
No Yes
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes No
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
Yes Yes
👫 Social Trading
Yes No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
None

Yes, $15 one time payment after 1 year of inactivity and then $5 monthly.

💰 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)

Yes on Zero accounts ($7 per lot round turn).

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0.6 Pips Dynamic - From 1.7 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 60 Pips Dynamic - From 40 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 60 Pips Dynamic - From 35 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $13 Dynamic - From $9.4
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $226.4 Unavailable
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
No Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No
📡 Educational Content
No Yes
📡 Live Chat Support
No No
📡 Video Tutorials
No No
📡 Account Management
No Yes
📡 Webinars
No Yes