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76.5% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Valutrades Vs. FBS - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Jul 12 2022

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82% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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76.5% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Overview

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.

FBS is a global broker established in 2009 that specialises in currencies trading via MetaTrader 4 & 5 platforms along with their own proprietary mobile app.

Best For
  • Currency traders looking for an ECN broker
  • Professional currency traders looking for an API offering
  • Traders looking for a narrow range of commodities, cryptocurrencies 
  • New traders looking to trade via MT4 with really low starting amounts using their Cent or Micro accounts
  • Experienced high volume traders looking for a fixed zero spread account
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

3

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
  • FCA (UK)
  • IFSC (Belize)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
The Good
  • Scalping is allowed (great for professional traders)
  • Competitive commissions of $3 per lot round turn
  • Access to ECN or DMA accounts 
  • Clear account offering that covers all levels of traders according to their net worth
  • Proprietary copy trading service
  • Access to high leverage (Up to 1:3000)
The Bad
  • Asset offering is poor (only 80 instruments and no stocks or ETFs)
  • Doesn’t have its on trading application
  • Asset offering is extremely limited with over 100+ instruments
  • Minimum deposit for ECN account is high $1,000
Status
Operational Operational
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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
2012 2009
💳 Minimum Deposit
0 From $1 to $1,000
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Maestro
  • American Express
  • AstroPay
  • Diners
  • SticPay
  • PayPal
  • Skrill
  • Neteller e-wallets
  • Wire transfers
  • Giropay
  • iDEAL
  • JCB
  • Klarna
  • POLiPaysafecard
  • Przelwy24
  • Rapid Transfer
  • AliPay
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Maestro
  • Neteller
  • Sticpay
  • Skrill
  • Perfect Money
  • Bank Transfer (depending on location and entity)
  • Bitcoin
  • Ethereum
  • USDT (Tether)
💵 Account Base Currencies
13 - AUD, CAD, CHF, EUR, GBP, HKD, JPY, NOK, NZD,SGD, SEK, USD, ZAR 3 - EUR, USD, AUD.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
US, IR, SY JP, US, CA, MY, IL, IR.
📊 STP Account
No Yes
📊 DMA Account
Yes No
📊 ECN Account
Yes Yes
Assets
📚 Available Assets

CFDs on currencies, commodities, indices and cryptocurrencies

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

📙 Stocks
N/A 104
📘 Currency Pairs
73 102
📗 Commodities
5 8
📕 Indices
25 12
📔 ETFs
N/A N/A
💸 Cryptocurrencies
4 28
📒 Bonds
N/A N/A
📓 Options
N/A N/A
📗 Futures
46 N/A
📝 Notes:

All of Valutrades assets are CFDs.

All of FBS assets are CFDs.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
N/A $1,000 - 0.01 Lots
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
N/A N/A
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies per cryptocurrency (eg: 0.01 BTC) $1,000 - 0.01 Lots
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $1,000 - 0.01 Lots
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Varies per commodity (eg: 0.01 Contracts of Gold) $1,000 - 0.01 Lots
📉 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 1:3000
💪 Professional Leverage
Up to 1:500 N/A
✍ Customisable Leverage
No Yes
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No No
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
No Yes
📱 Android App
No Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes Yes
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
No Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
Yes Yes
👫 Social Trading
No Yes
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
No No
💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees

Three free withdrawals a month, then 5% processing fee

No
💰 Commissions

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

FBS commissions vary per account type as follows:

  • Cent account: none
  • Micro account: none
  • Standard account: none
  • Zero spread account: From $20 per lot
  • ECN account: From $6 per lot
  • Crypto account: 0.05% for opening or closing positions
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0.1 Pips From 0 to 3 Pips based on account type
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 34 Pips Dynamic - From $1.7
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 22 Pips Dynamic - From 32 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
N/A Dynamic - From $0.08
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
N/A N/A
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $90 Dynamic - From $104
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No