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Plus500 Vs. eToro - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Sep 07 2021

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Overview

Plus500 is an international broker specialised in CFD trading with a big range of assets including CFDs based on American options

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
  • Intermediate traders looking to trade short term
  • Experienced traders looking to speculate using CFDs based on options
  • 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
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The Good
  • CFDs on american options offered
  • Low minimum trade sizes
  • Propietary platform with multi-charting tools
  • Social and Copy trading capabilities
  • Trading real shares and cryptocurrencies
The Bad
  • No ability to remove leverage
  • All instruments are CFDs, you can't buy underlying assets (real stocks or cryptocurrencies)
  • Copy Trading statistics are not clear enough
  • Lack of advanced order placement controls
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News
N/A Preparing to become a publicly traded company
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.

Financial Regulators
Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission
Monetary Authority of Singapore
Financial Conduct Authority
Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission
Financial Conduct Authority
Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Financial Services Authority Seychelles
Year Founded
2008 2007
Minimum Deposit
$, €, £ - 100 $50 up to 200
Payment Methods
Visa
Mastercard
Bank Transfer
Paypal
Skrill
Visa
Mastercard
Bank Transfer
Sofort
Neteller
Paypal
Skrill
Account Base Currencies
16 - USD, GBP, EUR, CHF, AUD, JPY, PLN, HUF, CZK, CAD, TRY, SEK, NOK, SGD. 1 - USD
Available to U.S Citizens
No Only for crypto Trading
Restricted Countries
US, CA, CU, SY, IR. 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
Yes Yes
DMA Account
No No
ECN Account
No Yes
Assets
Available Assets
Stocks
Currencies
Cryptos
Commodities
ETFs
CFDs
Indices
Options
Stocks
Cryptos
Commodities
Currencies
ETFs
Indices
CFDs
Stocks
2000+ 2000+
Currency Pairs
70 47
Commodities
25 14
Indices
26 13
ETFs
95 145
Cryptocurrencies
14 26
Bonds
N/A N/A
Options
Option CFDs (Calls and Puts) on: Alphabet, Facebook, Apple, DeutscheBank, Snap, Twitter, Amazon, Microsoft, Netflix, Tesla and NIO along with major indices and EUR/USD. N/A
Futures
N/A N/A
Notes:
All Plus500 assets are CFDs. Real stocks are offered without leverage, all the rest of the assets are CFDs.
Trading Experience
Minimum Stock Trade Size
Varies by Stock (Eg: 0.05 units of Tesla) $50
Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Varies by ETF (Eg: 0.5 units of XLK) $50
Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies by Crypto (Eg: 0.001 BTC) $25
Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 $1,000
Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Varies by Commoditty (Eg: 0.2 Troy ounces of Gold) $1,000
Minimum Bonds Trade Size
N/A N/A
Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A N/A
Minimum Options Trade Size
Varies by Option (Eg: 5 contracts of Tesla Calls) N/A
Retail Leverage
Up to 1:30 Up to 1:30
Professional Leverage
Up to 1:300 Varies
Customisable Leverage
No No
Deleveraged Trading
No Yes
Demo Account
Yes Yes
IOS App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
MetaTrader 4
No No
MetaTrader 5
No No
Web trader
Yes Yes
TradingView Platform
No No
Propietary Platform
Yes Yes
Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
Copy Trading
No Yes
Social Trading
No Yes
Guaranteed Stop-loss
Yes No
Trailing Stop-loss
Yes Yes
Fees
Inactivity Fee
Yes, $10 every 3 months Yes, $10 every 12 months
Deposit Fees
No No
Withdrawal Fees
No $5
Commissions
No No
Spreads
EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0.8 Pips 1 Pip
SP500
Dynamic - From 70 Pips 75 Pips
GOLD
Dynamic - From 30 Pips 45 Pips
TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $5.2 0.09%
XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From 7 Pips 0.09%
BTC
Dynamic - From $136 0.75%
Research and Analysis
Watchlists
No, only allows setting an individual favourites list Yes
Stock Screener
No No
Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
Integrated Newsfeed
No Yes
Reuters Feed
No No

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