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66% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Tickmill Vs. Valutrades - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated May 13 2022

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61% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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66% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Overview

Tickmill is an international CFD broker headquartered in Cyprus that specialises in currency trading paired with MetaTrader 4 and 5 platforms.

Established in 2012, Valutrades offers 70 plus currencies pairs, commodities and indices trading for beginner and advanced traders through its MT4, MT5 and ECN accounts. It doesn’t offer equities trading.

Best For
  • Professional currency traders looking to exploit their account offering with low spreads
  • Traders familiar with both MetaTrader 4 or 5 platforms with the intent to trade currencies
  • Currency traders looking for an ECN broker
  • Professional currency traders looking for an API offering
  • Traders looking for a narrow range of commodities, cryptocurrencies 
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

4

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

1

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FSA (Seychelles)
  • FCA (UK)
  • FSA (Labuan)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
  • FCA (UK)
The Good
  • Very low and competitive spreads depending on the account type
  • Leverage can be either removed or customised for the whole account
  • Scalping is allowed (great for professional traders)
  • Competitive commissions of $3 per lot round turn
  • Access to ECN or DMA accounts 
The Bad
  • Extremely low asset offering (over 80+ instruments in total)
  • All of Tickmill’s assets are CFDs (users can’t purchase real stocks or ETFs)
  • Asset offering is poor (only 80 instruments and no stocks or ETFs)
  • Doesn’t have its on trading application
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News
N/A N/A
Key Data
⌛ Account Opening Time
1 Day 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
    2014 2012
    💳 Minimum Deposit
    $, €, £ - 100 0
    💰 Payment Methods
    • Bank Transfer
    • Visa
    • Mastercard
    • Skrill
    • Neteller
    • DotPay
    • Paypal
    • Visa
    • Mastercard
    • Maestro
    • American Express
    • AstroPay
    • Diners
    • SticPay
    • PayPal
    • Skrill
    • Neteller e-wallets
    • Wire transfers
    • Giropay
    • iDEAL
    • JCB
    • Klarna
    • POLiPaysafecard
    • Przelwy24
    • Rapid Transfer
    • AliPay
    💵 Account Base Currencies
    4 - USD, EUR, GBP, PLN 13 - AUD, CAD, CHF, EUR, GBP, HKD, JPY, NOK, NZD,SGD, SEK, USD, ZAR
    🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
    No No
    ❌ Restricted Countries
    US, CA, SY, IR. US, IR, SY
    📊 STP Account
    No No
    📊 DMA Account
    No Yes
    📊 ECN Account
    No Yes
    Assets
    📚 Available Assets

    CFDs on currencies, indices, commodities, bonds and cryptocurrencies

    CFDs on currencies, commodities, indices and cryptocurrencies

    📙 Stocks
    N/A N/A
    📘 Currency Pairs
    62 73
    📗 Commodities
    4 5
    📕 Indices
    14 25
    📔 ETFs
    N/A N/A
    💸 Cryptocurrencies
    3 4
    📒 Bonds
    4 N/A
    📓 Options
    N/A N/A
    📗 Futures
    N/A 46
    📝 Notes:

    Tickmill’s asset offering is exclusively made of CFDs.

    All of Valutrades assets are CFDs.

    Trading Experience
    📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
    N/A N/A
    📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
    N/A N/A
    📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
    $1,000 (0.01 Lots) 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
    $1,000 (0.01 Lots) Varies per commodity (eg: 0.01 Contracts of Gold)
    📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
    $1,000 (0.01 Lots) 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
    Yes, for the whole account. No
    🎲 Deleveraged Trading
    Yes No
    🎓 Demo Account
    Yes Yes
    📱 IOS App
    Yes (only for account management) No
    📱 Android App
    Yes (only for account management) No
    📺 MetaTrader 4
    Yes Yes
    📺 MetaTrader 5
    Yes Yes
    💻 Web trader
    Yes Yes
    💻 TradingView Platform
    No No
    💻 Proprietary Platform
    No No
    📊 Multi-chart Tools
    Yes Yes
    👬 Copy Trading
    Yes Yes
    👫 Social Trading
    No No
    🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
    No No
    🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
    No Yes
    Fees
    💰 Inactivity Fee
    No No
    💰 Deposit Fees
    No No
    💰 Withdrawal Fees
    No

    Three free withdrawals a month, then 5% processing fee

    💰 Commissions

    Depending on account type:

    • Classic account has no commissions
    • Pro account has a commission of 2 units of your base currency round turn per lot
    • VIP account has a commission of 1 unit of your base currency round turn per lot 

    Yes (Eg: Forex commission of $3 per side with ECN account)

    Spreads
    📈 EUR/USD

    From 0 pips up to 1.6 Pips (Depending on account type)

    Dynamic - From 0.1 Pips
    📉 SP500
    From 39 Pips Dynamic - From 34 Pips
    📈 GOLD
    From 24 Pips Dynamic - From 22 Pips
    📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
    N/A N/A
    📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
    N/A N/A
    📉 BTC
    Dynamic - From $128.2 Dynamic - From $90
    Research and Analysis
    ⭐ Watchlists
    Yes Yes
    🔭 Stock Screener
    No No
    🗓 Economic Calendar
    Yes Yes
    📜 Integrated Newsfeed
    No No
    📡 Reuters Feed
    No No

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