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XTB Vs. easyMarkets - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Jul 12 2022

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79% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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61% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Overview

XTB is an international broker specialised in CFD trading and low cost forex spreads.

Founded in 2001, easyMarkets offers three types of accounts – VIP, Premium and Standard – with fixed spreads for its Web, App and MT4 platforms.

Best For
  • Experienced forex traders looking for low spreads
  • Experienced stock traders looking for trading particular stocks under low spreads (with commission)
  • Forex traders who want transparent trades with fixed spreads
  • Traders who want access to higher leverage with its global entities
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

2

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

3

Provided by
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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • CMNV (Spain)
  • UKNF (Poland)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
  • FSC (British Virgin Islands)
  • ASIC (Australia)
The Good
  • Low forex & stock spreads
  • Professional platform with customisable layouts
  • Low minimum deposit required for standard accounts
  • No fees or commissions
  • Clear trading conditions with fixed spreads
  • Offers free guaranteed stop loss
The Bad
  • No ability to remove or customise leverage
  • High commissions on stocks & ETFs
  • All instruments are CFDs, you can't buy underlying assets (real stocks or cryptocurrencies)
  • Asset offering isn’t that comprehensive
  • There is no possibility of buying real stocks or ETFS
  • Limited trading hours
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 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
2002 2001
💳 Minimum Deposit
$, €, £ - 0

$, €, £ 25 for Standard account, 2,000 for premium and 10,000 for VIP 

💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Sofort
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Skrill
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Maestro
  • JCB
  • Skrill
  • Neteller
  • AstroPay
  • Sofort
  • giropay
  • Ideal 
  • Bank transfer
  • BPay
  • Fasapay
  • Sticpay
  • WebMoney
  • bitwallet
  • Perfect Money
💵 Account Base Currencies
5 - USD, GBP, EUR, PLN, HUF.

19 - EUR, CAD, CZK, JPY, NZD, USD, SGD, CHF, GBP, MXN, AUD, PLN, TRY, CNY, HKD, NOK, SEK, ZAR, BTC

🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
US, SY, IR. US, IL, CA, AF, AI, BI, KY, KY, TD, CD, CG, DM, GQ, FJ, GW, HY, HN, IR, IQ, LA, MZ, MM, NI, KP, PW, PA, SO, SS, SD, SY, TT, TM, VU, VE, YE
📊 STP Account
Yes No
📊 DMA Account
No No
📊 ECN Account
No No
Assets
📚 Available Assets

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

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

📙 Stocks
1,877 64
📘 Currency Pairs
57 62
📗 Commodities
21 17
📕 Indices
36 13
📔 ETFs
135 N/A
💸 Cryptocurrencies
5 17
📒 Bonds
N/A N/A
📓 Options
N/A 23
📗 Futures
N/A N/A
📝 Notes:

All XTB assets are CFDs.

All of easyMarkets assets are CFDs

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
$50 Varies per stock (Eg: AMZN 0.05, APPL 0.25)
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
$50 N/A
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies by Crypto (Eg: 0.01 BTC) $2,500 (0.025 lots)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 Varies per commodity (Eg: $25 for WTI, $75 for XAG)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Varies by Commoditty (Eg: 0.01 Troy ounces of Gold) N/A
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
N/A >N/A
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A N/A
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
N/A Varies per option (Eg. 5 XAU for XAU/USD, 5,000 GBP for GBP/USD)
💪 Retail Leverage
Up to 1:30 Up to 1:30
💪 Professional Leverage
N/A Up to 1:500
✍ Customisable Leverage
No Yes, it's possible to adjust it using pre-set levels by EasyMarkets.
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No No
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No Yes
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No No
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No Yes, for Web and App accounts
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes No
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
Yes, $10 a month after 1 year of inactivity N/A
💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees
No No
💰 Commissions
For Stocks and ETFs / 0.08% - $8 Minimum commission No
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0 to 0.8 Pips

Fixed per account (Eg: 1.7 Pips Standard MT4, 1.2 Pips Premium MT4 and 0.7 Pips VIP MT4)

📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 50 Pips Fixed at 150 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 35 Pips

Fixed per account (Eg: $0.05 Standard MT4, $0..4 Premium MT4 and $0.03 for VIP MT4)

📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread $13
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread N/A
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $120

Fixed from $110 for Web/App and $100 for MT4 accounts

Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
Yes No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No No

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