Valutrades
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82% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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74.89% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Valutrades Vs. XM - 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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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.

XM is an international broker headquartered in Cyprus which offers MetaTrader 4 & 5 and over 1500 + tradable assets.

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 
  • Experienced traders looking to trade shares in high volume using their Zero account
  • MetaTrader users wishing to explore XM's offering while maintaining their preferred platforms
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

2

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

Learn More
🏛 Financial Regulators
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
  • FCA (UK)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • ADGM (United Arab Emirates)
The Good
  • Scalping is allowed (great for professional traders)
  • Competitive commissions of $3 per lot round turn
  • Access to ECN or DMA accounts 
  • Competitive commissions on their Zero account
  • Modest asset offering of 1500+ tradable instruments (similar to competitors in the same range)
The Bad
  • Asset offering is poor (only 80 instruments and no stocks or ETFs)
  • Doesn’t have its on trading application
  • No proprietary platforms or technology
  • Expensive spreads and trading fees
  • Lack of asset variety when compared to other brokers in the same range
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 €, £, $ - 5
💰 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
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
💵 Account Base Currencies
13 - AUD, CAD, CHF, EUR, GBP, HKD, JPY, NOK, NZD,SGD, SEK, USD, ZAR 11 - USD, EUR, GBP, JPY, CHF, AUD, HUF, PLN, RUB, SGD, ZAR.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
US, IR, SY US, CA.
📊 STP Account
No No
📊 DMA Account
Yes No
📊 ECN Account
Yes No
Assets
📚 Available Assets

CFDs on currencies, commodities, indices and cryptocurrencies

CFDs on stocks, commodities, currencies and indices.

📙 Stocks
N/A 1286
📘 Currency Pairs
73 57
📗 Commodities
5 15
📕 Indices
25 14
📔 ETFs
N/A N/A
💸 Cryptocurrencies
4 N/A
📒 Bonds
N/A N/A
📓 Options
N/A N/A
📗 Futures
46 10
📝 Notes:

All of Valutrades assets are CFDs.

All of XM's assets are CFDs.
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
N/A Fractional Share trading - Varies per stock (Eg: 0.1/16 of ADBE shares)
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
N/A N/A
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies per cryptocurrency (eg: 0.01 BTC) N/A
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $100 (0.001 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Varies per commodity (eg: 0.01 Contracts of Gold) Varies by Commodity (Eg: 0.01 Troy ounce of Gold)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
N/A N/A
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A All of XM's futures are commodities, same rules apply.
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
N/A N/A
💪 Retail Leverage
Up to 1:30 Up to 1:30
💪 Professional Leverage
Up to 1:500 N/A
✍ Customisable Leverage
No Yes
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No No
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
No No
📱 Android App
No 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
Yes Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
No

Yes, $15 one time payment after 1 year of inactivity and then $5 monthly.

💰 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)

Yes on Zero accounts ($7 per lot round turn).

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0.1 Pips Dynamic - From 1.7 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 34 Pips Dynamic - From 40 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 22 Pips Dynamic - From 35 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
N/A Dynamic - From $9.4
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
N/A N/A
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $90 N/A
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No