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Plus500 Vs. Pepperstone - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Nov 25 2021

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72% of retail CFD accounts lose money

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74-89% of retail CFD accounts lose money

Overview

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

Pepperstone is an Australian broker founded in 2010 with the aim of providing a professional trading experience with low fees and tight spreads. Currently Pepperstone counts with 7 financial licenses and operates in almost every country around the world.

Best For
  • Intermediate traders looking to trade short term
  • Experienced traders looking to speculate using CFDs based on options
  • Professional traders that day-trade or scalp
  • Algorithmic traders using their own custom built robots
  • Experienced traders
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The Good
  • CFDs on american options offered
  • Low minimum trade sizes
  • Propietary platform with multi-charting tools
  • Well regulated on several jurisdictions
  • Low latency, fast execution under 30ms
  • Competitive spreads and low commissions from 0.0 pips on their Razor account
The Bad
  • No ability to remove leverage
  • All instruments are CFDs, you can't buy underlying assets (real stocks or cryptocurrencies)
  • Avaliable asset offering is not that comprehensive
  • No ability to purchase real stocks or cryptocurrencies, only CFDs
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News
N/A
Key Data
⌛ Account Opening Time
1 day Up to 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
BaFin (German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority)
Financial Conduct Authority
Australian Securities and Investments Commission
ADGM Financial Services Regulatory Authority
Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission
Securities Commission of the Bahamas
Capital Markets Authority of Kenya
📍 Year Founded
2008 2010
💳 Minimum Deposit
$, €, £ - 100 $200
💰 Payment Methods
Visa
Mastercard
Bank Transfer
Paypal
Skrill
Visa
Mastercard
Bank Transfer
Neteller
Paypal
Skrill
💵 Account Base Currencies
16 - USD, GBP, EUR, CHF, AUD, JPY, PLN, HUF, CZK, CAD, TRY, SEK, NOK, SGD. 9 - USD, GBP, AUD, EUR, CHF, HKD, SGD, JPY and NZD
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
US, CA, CU, SY, IR. CA, NZ, JP, BE, KR, KZ, AR, PR.
📊 STP Account
Yes Yes
📊 DMA Account
No No
📊 ECN Account
No No
Assets
📚 Available Assets
Stocks
Currencies
Cryptos
Commodities
ETFs
CFDs
Indices
Options
Stocks
Cryptos
Commodities
Currencies
ETFs
Indices
CFDs
📙 Stocks
2000+ 1300 +
📘 Currency Pairs
70 60
📗 Commodities
25 31
📕 Indices
26 28
📔 ETFs
95 100
💸 Cryptocurrencies
14 20
📒 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. All Pepperstone assets are CFDs.
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Varies by Stock (Eg: 0.05 units of Tesla) Varies by Stock
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Varies by ETF (Eg: 0.5 units of XLK) Varies by ETF
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies by Crypto (Eg: 0.001 BTC) Varies by Crypto (Eg: 0.01 BTC)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Varies by Commoditty (Eg: 0.2 Troy ounces of Gold) Varies by Commodity (Eg: 0.1 Troy ounces of Gold)
📉 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 1:30
💪 Professional Leverage
Up to 1:300 Up to 1:500
✍ Customisable Leverage
No No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No No
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
No Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
No 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
Yes No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
Yes, $10 every 3 months No
💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees
No No
💰 Commissions
No
  • For Standard account : All fees included in the spread
  • For Razor account: From $7 per Lot round turn
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0.8 Pips Dynamic - From 0 to 0.6 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 70 Pips Dynamic - From 0 to 0.6 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 30 Pips Dynamic - 0.6 Pips on Average
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $5.2 Dynamic - Market Spread
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From 7 Pips Dynamic - Market Spread
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $136 From 30 Pips
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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