Tickmill
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61% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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Vantage
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74-89% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Tickmill Vs. Vantage - 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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74-89% 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.

Vantage is a global broker operating since 2009. Initially based in Australia, Vantage is offering trading in forex, stocks, indices, commodities and cryptocurrencies

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
  • Traders looking to hedge their FX positions (low fees)
  • Social traders looking to connect to popular copying services
  • Traders preferring mobile apps
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

2

Provided by
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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FSA (Seychelles)
  • FCA (UK)
  • FSA (Labuan)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • VFSC - (Vanuatu)
  • CIMA (Cayman Islands)
The Good
  • Very low and competitive spreads depending on the account type
  • Leverage can be either removed or customised for the whole account
  • Low deposit requirements
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Good educational material, news feed and market analysis
  • Great mobile platform
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)
  • High stock CFD fees
  • Not all instruments are available on every trading platform
  • Doesn’t offer ETFs
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 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
    2014 2009
    💳 Minimum Deposit
    $, €, £ - 100 $, - 200
    💰 Payment Methods
    • Bank Transfer
    • Visa
    • Mastercard
    • Skrill
    • Neteller
    • DotPay
    • Paypal
    • Bank Transfer
    • Debit / Credit Card
    • Cryptocurrency
    • Bitwallet
    • FasaPay
    • Neteller
    • Skrill
    • Union Pay
    💵 Account Base Currencies
    4 - USD, EUR, GBP, PLN 9 - USD, EUR, GBP, AUD, CAD, HKD, NZD, JPY, SGD
    🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
    No No
    ❌ Restricted Countries
    US, CA, SY, IR. AF, AL, AS, AU, BY, BM, BA, BG, BI, CA, CF, CN, HR, CU, ER, GR, GU, IR, IQ, CI, JP, LB, LR, LY, ML, ME, MM, KR, PR, GN, GW, RO, SL, RS, SG, SI, SO, SD, ES, SD, SY, VE, YE
    📊 STP Account
    No No
    📊 DMA Account
    No No
    📊 ECN Account
    No No
    Assets
    📚 Available Assets

    CFDs on currencies, indices, commodities, bonds and cryptocurrencies

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

    📙 Stocks
    N/A 210
    📘 Currency Pairs
    62 40
    📗 Commodities
    4 20
    📕 Indices
    14 13
    📔 ETFs
    N/A N/A
    💸 Cryptocurrencies
    3 6
    📒 Bonds
    4 N/A
    📓 Options
    N/A N/A
    📗 Futures
    N/A N/A
    📝 Notes:

    Tickmill’s asset offering is exclusively made of CFDs.

    All of Vantage's assets are CFDs.
    Trading Experience
    📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
    N/A 1 Share
    📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
    N/A N/A
    📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
    $1,000 (0.01 Lots) N/A
    📉 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, 0.01 (1 ounce) for gold,  0.1 lot (250 Lbs) for copper

    📉 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. Yes
    🎲 Deleveraged Trading
    Yes Yes
    🎓 Demo Account
    Yes Yes
    📱 IOS App
    Yes (only for account management) Yes
    📱 Android App
    Yes (only for account management) Yes
    📺 MetaTrader 4
    Yes Yes
    📺 MetaTrader 5
    Yes Yes
    💻 Web trader
    Yes Yes
    💻 TradingView Platform
    No Yes
    💻 Proprietary Platform
    No No
    📊 Multi-chart Tools
    Yes Yes
    👬 Copy Trading
    Yes Yes
    👫 Social Trading
    No Yes
    🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
    No No
    🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
    No Yes
    Fees
    💰 Inactivity Fee
    No No
    💰 Deposit Fees
    No No
    💰 Withdrawal Fees
    No

    No for all methods, except the bank transfer. First one is free, subsequent in the same month are charged $20 or equivalent depending on the account currency.

    💰 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 for ECN accounts -from $6 per lot per round turn
    Spreads
    📈 EUR/USD

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

    Dynamic - From 1.4 pips for Standard account, from 0.0 on ECN accounts
    📉 SP500
    From 39 Pips Dynamic - From 30 Pips
    📈 GOLD
    From 24 Pips Dynamic - Average 36 Pips
    📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
    N/A Dynamic - Market Spread
    📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
    N/A N/A
    📉 BTC
    Dynamic - From $128.2 N/A
    Research and Analysis
    ⭐ Watchlists
    Yes Yes
    🔭 Stock Screener
    No No
    🗓 Economic Calendar
    Yes Yes
    📜 Integrated Newsfeed
    No Yes
    📡 Reuters Feed
    No No

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