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XTB Vs. Plus500 - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Sep 09 2021

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Overview

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

Plus500 is an international broker specialised in CFD trading with a big range of assets including CFDs based on American options

Best For
  • Experienced forex traders looking for low spreads
  • Experienced stock traders looking for trading particular stocks under low spreads (with commission)
  • Intermediate traders looking to trade short term
  • Experienced traders looking to speculate using CFDs based on options
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The Good
  • Low forex & stock spreads
  • Professional platform with customisable layouts
  • CFDs on american options offered
  • Low minimum trade sizes
  • Propietary platform with multi-charting tools
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)
  • No ability to remove leverage
  • All instruments are CFDs, you can't buy underlying assets (real stocks or cryptocurrencies)
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News
N/A N/A
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.

Financial Regulators
Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission
Financial Conduct Authority
Polish Financial Supervision Authority
Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission
Monetary Authority of Singapore
Financial Conduct Authority
Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Year Founded
2002 2008
Minimum Deposit
$, €, £ - 0 $, €, £ - 100
Payment Methods
Visa
Mastercard
Bank Transfer
Sofort
Neteller
Paypal
Skrill
Visa
Mastercard
Bank Transfer
Paypal
Skrill
Account Base Currencies
5 - USD, GBP, EUR, PLN, HUF. 16 - USD, GBP, EUR, CHF, AUD, JPY, PLN, HUF, CZK, CAD, TRY, SEK, NOK, SGD.
Available to U.S Citizens
No No
Restricted Countries
US, SY, IR. US, CA, CU, SY, IR.
STP Account
Yes Yes
DMA Account
No No
ECN Account
No No
Assets
Available Assets
Stocks
Cryptos
Commodities
Currencies
ETFs
Indices
CFDs
Stocks
Currencies
Cryptos
Commodities
ETFs
CFDs
Indices
Options
Stocks
1877 2000+
Currency Pairs
57 70
Commodities
21 25
Indices
36 26
ETFs
135 95
Cryptocurrencies
5 14
Bonds
N/A N/A
Options
N/A Option CFDs (Calls and Puts) on: Alphabet, Facebook, Apple, DeutscheBank, Snap, Twitter, Amazon, Microsoft, Netflix, Tesla and NIO along with major indices and EUR/USD.
Futures
N/A N/A
Notes:
All XTB assets are CFDs. All Plus500 assets are CFDs.
Trading Experience
Minimum Stock Trade Size
$50 Varies by Stock (Eg: 0.05 units of Tesla)
Minimum ETFs Trade Size
$50 Varies by ETF (Eg: 0.5 units of XLK)
Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies by Crypto (Eg: 0.01 BTC) Varies by Crypto (Eg: 0.001 BTC)
Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 $1,000
Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Varies by Commoditty (Eg: 0.01 Troy ounces of Gold) Varies by Commoditty (Eg: 0.2 Troy ounces of Gold)
Minimum Bonds Trade Size
N/A N/A
Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A N/A
Minimum Options Trade Size
N/A Varies by Option (Eg: 5 contracts of Tesla Calls)
Retail Leverage
Up to 1:30 Up to 1:30
Professional Leverage
N/A Up to 1:300
Customisable Leverage
No No
Deleveraged Trading
No No
Demo Account
Yes Yes
IOS App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
MetaTrader 4
Yes No
MetaTrader 5
Yes No
Web trader
Yes Yes
TradingView Platform
No No
Propietary Platform
Yes Yes
Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
Copy Trading
No No
Social Trading
No No
Guaranteed Stop-loss
No Yes
Trailing Stop-loss
Yes Yes
Fees
Inactivity Fee
Yes, $10 a month after 1 year of inactivity Yes, $10 every 3 months
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 Dynamic - From 0.8 Pips
SP500
Dynamic - From 50 Pips Dynamic - From 70 Pips
GOLD
Dynamic - From 35 Pips Dynamic - From 30 Pips
TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Dynamic - From $5.2
XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Dynamic - From 7 Pips
BTC
Dynamic - From $120 Dynamic - From $136
Research and Analysis
Watchlists
Yes No, only allows setting an individual favourites list
Stock Screener
Yes No
Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
Integrated Newsfeed
No No
Reuters Feed
No No

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