Saxo Bank
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Saxo Bank Vs. RoboMarkets - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated May 13 2022

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65% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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64.77% 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.

Founded in 2012, RoboMarkets offers five different types of accounts, including its proprietary R Stock Trader and ProCents accounts, with access to 12,000 instruments. The different accounts offer different spreads and investment instruments.

Best For
  • Professional investors looking to trade a variety of markets
  • High net worth traders or investors
  • Traders interested in trading U.S. equities, ETFS with access to 3,000 stocks
  • Traders looking for a mix of CFDs and stocks through R Stock Trader
  • Traders seeking small investments through its ProCents account
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

7

Other Licenses

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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
  • Five different types of accounts for different types of investors, offers copy trading
  • Access to 12,000+ investment instruments, including 3,000 U.S. stocks
  • No inactivity or deposit fee
  • Offers five base currencies, including GOLD, and remote VPS Server
The Bad
  • High minimum deposit for certain countries
  • Withdrawals via bank transfer only
  • High fees on options and futures
  • Withdrawals fees (EG: 2.4% on Visa and Mastercard, 2% for PayPal)
  • No integrated news feed on trading platforms
  • Serves only European Union Markets
  • Limited commodities to trade
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News
N/A N/A
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 documents (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 2012
💳 Minimum Deposit
From 500 € to 2,000 € depending on residence $, €, £ - 100
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Skrill
  • Neteller e-wallets
  • PayPal
  • Webmoney
  • Fasapay
  • Wire transfers
💵 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 5 - EUR, USD, GBP, CHF, GOLD
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
US,BR,ES,IN,KE,MX,NG,PK,ZA US, CA, SY (Available only for EU Citizens).
📊 STP Account
Yes Yes
📊 DMA Account
Yes No
📊 ECN Account
Yes Yes
Assets
📚 Available Assets
  • Real stocks, ETFs, bonds and options.
  • CFDs on currencies, commodities, stocks, indices, ETFs, cryptocurrencies and bonds.
  • Real stocks and ETFs
  • CFDs on commodities, stocks, etfs, currencies, indices and cryptocurrencies.
📙 Stocks
30,000+ 12,000+
📘 Currency Pairs
182 35+
📗 Commodities
19 (CFDs) 3
📕 Indices
29 (CFDs) 9
📔 ETFs
5,400+ 1,000+
💸 Cryptocurrencies
9 14
📒 Bonds
5,000+ N/A
📓 Options
3,000+ N/A
📗 Futures
300+ N/A
📝 Notes:
N/A

RoboMarkets offers a combination of real equities and CFDs depending on the account. Stock trading is offered on its R Stock Trader account.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
N/A 1 Share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
N/A 1 ETF
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies by Cryptocurrency (eg: 0.01 units of BTC) Varies per cryptocurrency (Eg: 0.01 BTC)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 lots) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
N/A 0.01 Units
📉 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 – it is defined during the registration process and can’t be changed

🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes Yes, depending on the account
🎓 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
Yes (through API) No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
Yes Yes
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee

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

No
💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees
No

Yes (Eg: Visa/Mastercard fee 2.4%, PayPal 2% and Netteller (1.9%)

💰 Commissions

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

Varies per product (Eg. ETF Pro $0.0045/share)

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
0.8 Pips average - 0.4 for VIPs Dynamic - From 0.3 Pips
📉 SP500
N/A Dynamic - From 40 Pips
📈 GOLD
N/A Dynamic - From 25 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
N/A Average spread varies per account (Eg: 55 pips for Pro, 27 Pips for ECN)
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
N/A N/A
📉 BTC
N/A Dynamic - From $1 to $500
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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