Skilling
Visit

Your Capital is at risk.

Vs.

Capital.com
Visit

83.45% of retail CFD accounts lose money. Trading on margin is high risk and is not suitable for everyone.

Skilling Vs. Capital.com - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated May 13 2022

Visit

Your Capital is at risk.

Visit

83.45% of retail CFD accounts lose money. Trading on margin is high risk and is not suitable for everyone.

Overview

Skilling is a multi-platform global broker founded in 2016 that specialises in CFD trading over several asset classes.

Capital.com is a global broker specialising in CFD Trading with an offering of more than 4000+ assets.

Best For
  • Forex traders who want relatively straightforward, intuitive platforms with low commissions
  • Beginner traders who need assistance implementing first trades
  • Beginner and intermediate traders looking for a cost-effective option to trade CFDs on Stocks and ETFs
  • Investors and traders looking to buy shares using their new stock investing account (Not available in Australia)
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

0

Other Licenses

2

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
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • NBRB (Belarus)
The Good
  • Multiple intuitive platforms for traders with different levels of experience
  • Several payment methods for deposits and withdrawals
  • No commission for standard accounts
  • Trade Assistant tool is great for beginners opening their first trade
  • Beginner friendly platforms
  • Customisable or removable leverage (Not available in Australia)
  • Integration with TradingView
The Bad
  • Doesn’t allow deleveragred trading or customizable leverage
  • Charges commission on forex and spot metal trading for premium accounts 
  • Asset offering is not that comprehensive
  • Lack of advanced research and analysis tools
  • No multi-charting capabilities on their propietary web platform
  • Trailing-stop order not available
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News
N/A Recently granted ASIC license
Key Data
⌛ Account Opening Time
1 Day 1 day
📋 Documents Required
  • 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.

  • 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
2016 2016
💳 Minimum Deposit
$, €, £ - 100 (Standard, MT4), 5,000 (Premium, MT4 Premium) $, €, £ - 20
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Fasapay
  • Webmoney
  • PayRetailers
  • PayTrust
  • Pagsmile
  • Directa
  • NganLuong.vn
  • UnionPay
  • Skrill
  • Neteller
  • Bank Transfer
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Sofort
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Skrill
  • Apple Pay
  • iDeal
💵 Account Base Currencies
5 - EUR, USD, GBP, NOK, SEK. 5 - USD, GBP, EUR, PLN, AUD.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
US, SY, IR. US, SY, IR.
📊 STP Account
Yes - depending on product traded, available liquidity and trade size Yes
📊 DMA Account
No No
📊 ECN Account
No No
Assets
📚 Available Assets

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

  • Real stocks and ETFs
  • CFDs on stocks, ETFs, currencies, commodities, cryptocurrencies and indices.
📙 Stocks
762 1,000 Real Stocks / 3,800+ CFDs
📘 Currency Pairs
73 140
📗 Commodities
6 33
📕 Indices
18 37
📔 ETFs
45 115
💸 Cryptocurrencies
34 27 (Not available in the U.K)
📒 Bonds
N/A N/A
📓 Options
N/A N/A
📗 Futures
N/A N/A
📝 Notes:

All of Skilling’s assets are CFDs

The majority of Capital.com's assets are CFDs with the exception of their new stock investing account offering where users can buy / trade real shares (Not available in Australia).

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Varies per share - From 0.1 shares (Fractional trading) Varies by Stock (Eg: 0.1 units of Tesla)
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Varies per ETF (Eg: VanEck Gold Miners 0.1 unit, XLK 1 unit) Varies by ETF (Eg: 1 units of XLK)
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies per Cryptocurrency (Eg: 0.01 BTC, 0.5 LTC) Varies by Crypto (Eg: 0.01 BTC)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $1,000
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Varies per commodity (eg: Gold 0.1 contracts, Silver 10 contracts) 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
N/A N/A
💪 Retail Leverage
Up to 1:30 Up to 1:30
💪 Professional Leverage
Up to 1:500 Up to 1:500
✍ Customisable Leverage
No Yes
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No Yes (Not available in Australia)
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
Yes Yes
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes No
👬 Copy Trading
Yes No
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No Yes
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes, for cTrader, MT4 and MT4 Premium accounts No
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
No No
💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees
No No
💰 Commissions

Skilling charges commission on its forex pairs and spot metals for its premium account. The commission starts from $35 per million USD traded (eg: EUR/USD $35, GBP/USD $40 and Gold $60)

No
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0 to 1.3 Pips Dynamic - From 0.8 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 120 Pips Dynamic - From 70 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 36 Pips Dynamic - From 55 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $4.62 Dynamic - From $3.30
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From $0.84 Dynamic - From $0.97
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $131.8 Dynamic - From $130
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No Partial - "Discover" tool with limited capabilities
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No No

By using TheTradingBible.com's website you agree to the use of cookies.