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Vantage Vs. Admiral Markets - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated May 13 2022

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Overview

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

Admiral Markets (now Admirals) is a global broker headquartered in Estonia with a comprehensive asset offering (5000+) in CFDs and real stocks or ETFs along with MetaTrader 4 & 5.

Best For
  • Traders looking to hedge their FX positions (low fees)
  • Social traders looking to connect to popular copying services
  • Traders preferring mobile apps
  • Beginners looking to get started investing in stocks or ETFs
  • Intermediate and advanced traders looking to trade CFDs
  • Professional traders and asset managers 
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

Learn More
🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • VFSC - (Vanuatu)
  • CIMA (Cayman Islands)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (United Kingdom)
  • JSC (Jordan)
The Good
  • Low deposit requirements
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Good educational material, news feed and market analysis
  • Great mobile platform
  • Broad offering of 5000+ assets including CFDs, real stocks and ETFs
  • MetaTrader 4 & 5 along their propietary trading app
  • Tools for professionals and asset managers
The Bad
  • High stock CFD fees
  • Not all instruments are available on every trading platform
  • Doesn’t offer ETFs
  • Costly spreads in some of their assets when compared to similar competitors
  • No propietary web trading platform 
Status
Operational Operational
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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
2009 2001
💳 Minimum Deposit
$, - 200 €, £, $ - 100
💰 Payment Methods
  • Bank Transfer
  • Debit / Credit Card
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Bitwallet
  • FasaPay
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Union Pay
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
💵 Account Base Currencies
9 - USD, EUR, GBP, AUD, CAD, HKD, NZD, JPY, SGD 10 -EUR, GBP, USD, CHF, BGN, CZK, HRK, HUF, PLN, RON.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
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 US, CA.
📊 STP Account
No Yes
📊 DMA Account
No Yes
📊 ECN Account
No No
Assets
📚 Available Assets

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

  • Real stocks and ETFs
  • CFDs on stocks, commodities, currencies, cryptocurrencies, indices and ETFs.
📙 Stocks
210 778 Real Stocks / 3,254 CFDs
📘 Currency Pairs
40 40
📗 Commodities
20 28
📕 Indices
13 43
📔 ETFs
N/A 372 ETFs CFDs / 192 Real ETFs
💸 Cryptocurrencies
6 42
📒 Bonds
N/A 2
📓 Options
N/A N/A
📗 Futures
N/A N/A
📝 Notes:
All of Vantage's assets are CFDs.

Admiral Markets provides the option to trade either CFDs or real stocks and ETFs with their direct market access offering.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
1 Share Varies by share (Fractional share trading)
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
N/A N/A
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
N/A Varies by cryptocurrency (Eg: 0.01 BTC)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $1000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size

Varies per commodity, 0.01 (1 ounce) for gold,  0.1 lot (250 Lbs) for copper

Varies by Commodity (Eg: 1 Troy ounce 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
Yes No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes Yes
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
Yes No
💻 Proprietary Platform
No Yes (Only on mobile)
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
Yes Yes
👫 Social Trading
Yes No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No Yes
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes No
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
No $10 monthly after 24 months of inactivity
💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees

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.

No
💰 Commissions
Yes for ECN accounts -from $6 per lot per round turn

Yes depending on account type (Eg: Zero MT4 or 5 accounts have a $3 per lot round turn commission, ASX shares have a 0.15% fee, etc)

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 1.4 pips for Standard account, from 0.0 on ECN accounts From 0.8 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 30 Pips From 50 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - Average 36 Pips Dynamic - From 20 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Dynamic - From $1.45
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
N/A Dynamic - From 2 Pips
📉 BTC
N/A Variable - From $208
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No