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79% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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73.85% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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Updated Oct 20 2022

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79% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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73.85% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Overview

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

Founded in 1965, ETX Capital dedicated the last decades to both spread betting and CFD trading until their recent rebranding into OvalX.

Best For
  • Experienced forex traders looking for low spreads
  • Experienced stock traders looking for trading particular stocks under low spreads (with commission)
  • Forex traders for variety of currencies and high net worth equities
  • Traders seeking commission free equities inside their 250 commission-less selection
  • Traders who want to trade commodity futures and bonds 
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

Learn More
🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • CMNV (Spain)
  • UKNF (Poland)
  • FCA (UK)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
The Good
  • Low forex & stock spreads
  • Professional platform with customisable layouts
  • Commission-free trades for 250 equities
  • Low minimum deposit to open standard account (100£)
  • Wide selection of commodity futures and bonds
  • Decent educational material for market research, including seminars on indices, commodities and currencies
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)
  • Doesn’t provide live news feed on standard account
  • No ability to purchase real stocks or ETFs (All assets are CFDs)
  • Expensive commissions on shares (Eg minimum $15 on US shares, 10 € on EU shares)
Status
Operational Inactive
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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
2002 1965
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
0 From $100 to $10,000
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Sofort
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Skrill
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Maestro
  • Skrill
  • UnionPay
  • Bank Transfer
💵 Account Base Currencies
5 - USD, GBP, EUR, PLN, HUF. 3 - EUR, USD, GBP
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

US, SY, IR.

US, BE, CN, SG, CH.

📊 STP Account
Yes No
📊 DMA Account
No No
📊 ECN Account
No No
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
CFDs CFDs
Total Asset Offering
2,131 5,174
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
0 0
📙 Stock CFDs
1,877 5,000
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
57 60
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
21 17
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
36 20
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
135 19
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
5 5
📒 Bonds
0 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
0 8
📓 Options
0 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 0
📗 Futures CFDs
0 45
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
$50 trade value 1 Share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
$50 trade value 1 ETF
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies by Crypto (Eg: 0.01 BTC) Varies by Cryptocurrency (Eg: 0.01 BTC)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $1,000 (0.01 lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Varies by Commoditty (Eg: 0.01 Troy ounces of Gold) Varies per commodity (Eg 0.1 for WTI, 1 for Cotton)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Unavailable 1 Bond
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable Varies per futures contract (Eg: 0.1 Copper, 1 for Bonds)
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
30 30
💪 Professional Leverage
500 500
✍ Customisable Leverage
No No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No No
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
No No
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No Yes
👫 Social Trading
No Yes
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee

$10 monthly after 1 year of inactivity.

None
💰 Deposit Fees
None None
💰 Withdrawal Fees
None None
💰 Commissions

For Stocks and ETFs there is an 0.08% commission with $8 minimum.

Depending on asset class. (Eg: U.S shares have a 2 cents per share charge with a minimum of $15 per order, European shares have a 0.1% of transaction value charge with a minimum 10 € charge)

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0 to 0.8 Pips Dynamic - From 0.6 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 50 Pips Dynamic - From 60 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 35 Pips Dynamic - From 60 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Dynamic - From $13
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Unavailable
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $120 Dynamic - From $226.4
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
Yes No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes No
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No
📡 Educational Content
Yes No
📡 Live Chat Support
No No
📡 Video Tutorials
No No
📡 Account Management
No No
📡 Webinars
Yes No