eToro
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68% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider.
75% of retail investor accounts lose money when spread betting and/or trading CFDs with this provider

Regulations and Licenses

Feature
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ASIC (Australia)
FCA (UK)
FSCA (South Africa)
CYSEC (Cyprus)
FSA (Seychelles)
FSC BVI (British Virgin Islands)

Brokerage

Feature
eToro
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EUR/USD Avg. Raw Spread
-
-
GBP/USD Avg. Raw Spread
-
-
AUD/USD Avg. Raw Spread
-
-
EUR/USD Standard Spread
3.00
0.70
EUR/USD Fixed Spreads
-
-
Commissions (USD Base)
-
-
Minimum Deposit
$200
$100
Swap Free Account
No Inactivity Fees
Funding Methods
11+
4+
No Funding Fees

Markets and Instruments

Feature
eToro
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Currency Pairs
49+
54+
Cryptocurrency CFDs*
46+
24+
Index CFDs
13+
38+
Share CFDs
2000+
1800+
Commodities CFD
33+
28+
Stockbroking
2000+
Retail Max Leverage (Australia)
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Major Pairs 20:1
Minor Pairs 10:1
Pro. Max Leverage (Australia)
400:1
300:1
Retail Max. Leverage (The United Kingdom)
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Major Pairs 20:1
Minor Pairs 10:1
Pro. Max. Leverage (The United Kingdom)
400:1
300:1
Retail Max. Leverage (Europe)
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Major Pairs 20:1
Minor Pairs 10:1
Pro. Max. Leverage (Europe)
400:1
300:1
Retail Max. Leverage (UAE)
-
-
Pro. Max. Leverage (UAE)
-
-
Retail Max. Leverage (USA)
-
-
Pro. Max. Leverage (USA)
-
-
Retail Max. Leverage (Canada)
-
-
Pro. Max. Leverage (Canada)
-
-
Retail Max. Leverage (Singapore)
-
-
Pro. Max. Leverage (Singapore)
-
-
Retail Max. Leverage (Kenya)
-
-
Pro. Max. Leverage (Kenya)
-
-
Retail Max. Leverage (South Africa)
-
300:1
Pro. Max. Leverage (South Africa)
-
300:1
Retail Max. Leverage (New Zealand)
-
-
Pro. Max. Leverage (New Zealand)
-
-
Retail Max. Leverage (With offshore regulators)
400:1
300:1
Pro. Max. Leverage (With offshore regulators)
-
-
Professional Leverage
-
300:1

*Cryptocurrency CFDs are not available to retail traders in the UK due to FCA regulations
*CFD trading is not available in the USA due to NFA and CFTC regulations, American traders spot trade in place of CFDs.

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MetaTrader 4 (MT4)
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cTrader
TradingView
Proprietary Platform
Automated Trading
Social + Copy Trading
Standard Stop Loss
Guaranteed Stop Loss
Demo Account

Overall

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