AAAFx vs eToro Comparison

AAAFx vs eToro Comparison

AAAFx versus eToro Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$300MT4, ZTP Web Trader55+HCMC
$200Web Trader & Apps1000+FCA, CySEC, ASIC

AAAFx and eToro Comparison

AAAFx is an ECN broker offering trading on MetaTrader 4 and the ZTP web trader. On both platforms it allows trading where the trader executes their own trades and trading where an online trading robots executes trades on behalf of the trader. AAAFx additionally supports social and copy trading via the ZuluTrade platform.

eToro provides a web trader which has social and copy trading tools built into it. Thus both brokers support social and copy trading, but eToro offers this on its web trading platform, while AAAFx additionally allows automated trading with robots on both its platforms.

eToro can offer considerably more markets to trade than AAAFx, though AAAFx has a competitive number for an ECN broker.

While both brokers offer CFD trading, at FCA and CySEC regulated eToro, real Cryptocurrencies and Stocks to own are offered.

AAAFx is regulated by the HCMC in Greece.

eToro is regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom, the CySEC in Cyprus and the ASIC in Australia.

Social and copy trading

eToro has a platform dedicated to social and copy trading. AAAFx integrates with ZuluTrade, which is a platform for social and copy trading.

Quick comparison

AAAFx is an ECN MT4 broker, eToro is a social trading network, supporting social and copy trading. Both provide web traders.

Minimum deposit and account types

The minimum deposit for AAAFx is $300 or €250 or £200 or ¥35,000 or AU$370. The minimum deposit for eToro is $200.

  • AAAFx offers CFD trading. AAAFx provides an Islamic account. For deposits higher than $100,000, AAAFx offers Institutional accounts, which have lower commission charges. AAAFx provides support for social and copy trading via ZuluTrade.
  • eToro is a Social Trading Network which supports trading, social trading and auto trading by copying other traders (or being copied) and provides products based on this network. eToro provides a Social News Feed on its trading platform and a Daily Markets Analysis and an Earnings Reports Calendar on its website.

Markets

  • AAAFx offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Cryptocurrencies and Bonds, with 55+ available.
  • eToro offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Cryptocurrencies, Bonds, Stocks and ETFs, with 1000+ available.

Cryptocurrencies

  • AAAFx provides Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, Ripple and Bitcoin Cash CFDs.
  • eToro provides Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum Classic, Dash, NEO, IOTA, EOS, Stellar, Cardano, TRON, Zcash and Binance Coin.

Spreads and leverage

  • Spreads at AAAFx are variable and typical spreads are from 0.3 for EUR/USD, 1 for UK100, 0.34 for Gold and 0.035 for US Oil.
  • eToro's typical spreads are 3 for EUR/USD, 1 for UK100, 0.45 for Gold and 0.05 for US Oil.

Maximum leverage for AAAFx is . Maximum leverage for eToro is .

Commissions

  • AAAFx charges a commission of $10 per lot per side for Forex and $8 for CFDs. It is possible to request no commissions trading, with a resulting increase in spreads. The Institutional account charges commissions of $3 per lot per side for transaction where USD is the currency base.
  • eToro does not charge commissions.

Online trading platforms

AAAFx offers MT4. Both brokers provide web traders and offer tablet and mobile trading.

Why AAAFx or eToro ?

Traders who want to trade using online trading robots can do so at AAAFx on MT4 or the ZTP platform. Trader who wish to use social trading tools or to auto-trade with copy trading (where the trades of other traders are executed in the trader's own account) can do so at either broker, though eToro's trading platform has these tools integrated into it. Traders who execute their own trades can use either broker, each provides a range of tools and information for such traders.

Comparison summary

  • Both brokers offer CFD trading
  • At FCA and CySEC regulated eToro, Cryptocurrencies and Stocks can be bought to own (they are not CFDs)
  • Both brokers provide CFD trading
  • Each offers social and copy trading
  • eToro integrates social and copy trading tools on its platform
  • Both brokers offer web traders
  • AAAFx additionally provides MT4
  • eToro has more markets to trade than AAAFX
  • AAAFx has a competitive number of markets for an ECN broker

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