Saxo Bank
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89.13% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Saxo Bank Vs. iFOREX Europe - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Jul 12 2022

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69% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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89.13% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Overview

Saxo Bank is a Danish investment bank operating since 1992. It is one of the most regulated brokerages in the world with an exceptional selection of financial instruments.

iFOREX Europe (formerly Vestle) is the Europe brand part of the global iForex Group that specialises in CFD trading and offers over 600 instruments over currencies, commodities, indices, shares, ETFs and cryptocurrencies.

Best For
  • Professional investors looking to trade a variety of markets
  • High net worth traders or investors
  • Beginner traders with little to no experience looking to test a simple platform
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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • HKMA (Hong Kong)
  • ADGM (United Arab Emirates)
  • FINMA (Switzerland)
  • MAS (Singapore)
  • FFAJ (Japan)
  • AFM (Netherlands)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
The Good
  • Exceptional selection of financial instruments at one place
  • 2 highly-customizable proprietary trading platforms
  • API integration for 3rd party services like Excel or TradingView
  • Extremely simple platform designed for beginners with little needs
The Bad
  • High minimum deposit for certain countries
  • Withdrawals via bank transfer only
  • High fees on options and futures
  • High spreads on all of their instruments
  • Web and mobile platforms are slow and lack tools
  • Their FAQ database doesn’t effectively answer the most common questions any trader could have
Status
Operational Operational
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Key Data
⌛ Account Opening Time
4 Days 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
1992 2018
💳 Minimum Deposit
From 500 € to 2,000 € depending on residence

200 € (But it can change at their discretion)

💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Bank Wire
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
💵 Account Base Currencies
26 - AED, AUD, CAD, CHF, CNH, CZK, DKK, EUR, GBP, HKD, HUF, ILS, JPY, LTL, MXN, MYR, NOK, NZD, PLN, RON, RUB, SEK, SGD, TRY, USD, ZAR 1 - EUR
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
US,BR,ES,IN,KE,MX,NG,PK,ZA US, CA, SY, IR, JP.
📊 STP Account
Yes Yes
📊 DMA Account
Yes No
📊 ECN Account
Yes No
Assets
📚 Available Assets
  • Real stocks, ETFs, bonds and options.
  • CFDs on currencies, commodities, stocks, indices, ETFs, cryptocurrencies and bonds.

CFDs on currencies, commodities, indices, shares, ETFs and cryptocurrencies

📙 Stocks
30,000+ 400+
📘 Currency Pairs
182 50+
📗 Commodities
19 (CFDs) 19
📕 Indices
29 (CFDs) 32
📔 ETFs
5,400+ 42
💸 Cryptocurrencies
9 41
📒 Bonds
5,000+ N/A
📓 Options
3,000+ N/A
📗 Futures
300+ N/A
📝 Notes:
N/A

All of iFOREX Europe assets are CFDs yet they do provide a “No Leverage” tab with a few assets under 1:1 conditions for traders that do not wish to expose themselves to the risk.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
N/A $2,500 in trade value
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
N/A $2,500 in trade value
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies by Cryptocurrency (eg: 0.01 units of BTC) $2,500 in trade value
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 lots) $2,500 in trade value
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
N/A $2,500 in trade value
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
N/A N/A
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A N/A
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
N/A N/A
💪 Retail Leverage
Up to 1:30 Up to 1:30
💪 Professional Leverage
Up to 1:66 Up to 1:500
✍ Customisable Leverage
No No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes 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
Yes (through API) No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes No
👬 Copy Trading
Yes No
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes No
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee

Up to $150 after 6 months of inactivity, £25 after one quarter in the UK

iFOREX Europe charges an inactivity fee of $15 for every quarter of inactivity.

💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees
No

No for credit cards but yes for bank wires (up to $20).

💰 Commissions

$0.02/share (min $10) for US Stocks, from 0.10% (min €10) for other equity markets, €4 per futures contract

No
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
0.8 Pips average - 0.4 for VIPs Dynamic - From 0.7 Pips
📉 SP500
N/A Dynamic - From 90 Pips
📈 GOLD
N/A Dynamic - From 35 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
N/A Dynamic - From $3
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
N/A Dynamic - From 30 Pips
📉 BTC
N/A Dynamic - From $120
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
Yes No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No

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