Saxo Bank
Visit

69% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Vs.

XTB
Visit

79% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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

Updated Oct 20 2022

Visit

69% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Visit

79% 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.

XTB is an international broker specialised in CFD trading and low cost forex spreads.

Best For
  • Professional investors looking to trade a variety of markets
  • High net worth traders or investors
  • Experienced forex traders looking for low spreads
  • Experienced stock traders looking for trading particular stocks under low spreads (with commission)
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

7

Other Licenses

0

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

Learn More

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

Learn More
🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • HKMA (Hong Kong)
  • ADGM (United Arab Emirates)
  • FINMA (Switzerland)
  • MAS (Singapore)
  • FFAJ (Japan)
  • AFM (Netherlands)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • CMNV (Spain)
  • UKNF (Poland)
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
  • Low forex & stock spreads
  • Professional platform with customisable layouts
The Bad
  • High minimum deposit for certain countries
  • Withdrawals via bank transfer only
  • High fees on options and futures
  • No ability to remove or customise leverage
  • High commissions on stocks & ETFs
  • All instruments are CFDs, you can't buy underlying assets (real stocks or cryptocurrencies)
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News

No fresh news at the moment. Check again soon!

No fresh news at the moment. Check again soon!

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 2002
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
From $500 up to $2,000 0
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Sofort
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Skrill
💵 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 - USD, GBP, EUR, PLN, HUF.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

US, BR, ES, IN, KE, MX, NG, PK, ZA.

US, SY, IR.

📊 STP Account
Yes Yes
📊 DMA Account
Yes No
📊 ECN Account
Yes No
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
Hybrid CFDs
Total Asset Offering
49,339 2,131
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
30,000 0
📙 Stock CFDs
0 1,877
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
182 57
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
19 21
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
29 36
📔 ETFs
5,400 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
5,400 135
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
9 5
📒 Bonds
5,000 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
0 0
📓 Options
3,000 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
300 0
📗 Futures CFDs
0 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Unavailable $50 trade value
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Unavailable $50 trade value
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies by Cryptocurrency (eg: 0.01 units of BTC) Varies by Crypto (Eg: 0.01 BTC)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 lots) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Unavailable Varies by Commoditty (Eg: 0.01 Troy ounces of Gold)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
30 30
💪 Professional Leverage
66 500
✍ Customisable Leverage
No No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes No
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
No Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
No No
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
Yes No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
Yes No
👫 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.

$10 monthly after 1 year of inactivity.

💰 Deposit Fees
None None
💰 Withdrawal Fees
None None
💰 Commissions

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

For Stocks and ETFs there is an 0.08% commission with $8 minimum.

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0.4 to 0.8 Pips Dynamic - From 0 to 0.8 Pips
📉 SP500
Unavailable Dynamic - From 50 Pips
📈 GOLD
Unavailable Dynamic - From 35 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Unavailable Dynamic - Market Spread
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Unavailable Dynamic - Market Spread
📉 BTC
Unavailable Dynamic - From $120
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
Yes Yes
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No
📡 Educational Content
No Yes
📡 Live Chat Support
Yes No
📡 Video Tutorials
No No
📡 Account Management
Yes No
📡 Webinars
No Yes