Compare Dukascopy vs ETX Capital - Online Brokerage Comparison

Compare Dukascopy vs ETX Capital
Dukascopy versus ETX Capital Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$100MT4, JForex 3500+FCMC
$100MT4, ETX TraderPro5000+FCA

Dukascopy and ETX Capital Comparison

ETX Capital is a CFD and spread betting broker which provides a relatively large number of individual markets to trade. Dukascopy has less markets, but it offers ECN access through its own liquidity Marketplace.

Dukascopy still has a sizeable number of markets available, as it provides Shares CFDs. Dukascopy offers MT4 and JForex 3, an advanced platform for ECN trading. ETX Capital provides MT4 and its web trader ETX Trader Pro. Both offer trading with mobile and tablet apps as well.

Though Dukascopy can provide low spreads plus a commission charge, ETX Capital can offer tight variable spreads, either for spread betting or CFD trading. Dukascopy is regulated by the FCMC in Latvia, while ETX Capital is regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom.

Quick comparison

Dukascopy offers ECN trading on MT4 and JForex 3 while ETX Capital provides spread betting (in the UK) and CFD trading on MT4 and on ETX TraderPro, with a relatively large number of markets available on this platform.

Minimum deposit and account types

The minimum deposit for Dukascopy is $100. The minimum deposit for ETX Capital is £100.

  • Dukascopy offers CFD trading on one account type. A Swap-free (Islamic) account is available as well. Dukascopy offers webinars through the JForex 3 platform. Dukascopy provides traders access to the Swiss Foreign Exchange Marketplace liquidity pools, which it operates. The minimum trade size is 0.01 standard lots (1000 units). Dukascopy does not restrict trading styles.
  • ETX Capital offers spread betting and CFD trading. It provides a range of features including webinars and seminars. For a minimum first deposit of £/$/€1,000, T&Cs apply, ETX Capital offers a dedicated account manager, news and updates from Trading Central and a free 8 hour trading course to be taken within 6 months.

Markets

  • Dukascopy offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Stocks, Cryptocurrencies, Soft Commodities, Bonds and ETFs, with 500+ available.
  • ETX Capital offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Stocks, Cryptocurrencies, Soft Commodities, Bonds, ETFs, IPOs and Interest Rates, with 5000+ available.

Dukascopy provides 60+ Forex pairs, ETX Capital offers 60+ Forex pairs.

Cryptoocurrency CFDs

  • Dukascopy offers Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin.
  • ETX Capital offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple and Bitcoin Cash (as CFDs or for spread betting).

Spreads and leverage

  • Spreads at Dukascopy are variable and are from 0.1 for EUR/USD (with an average of 0.2), 1 for UK100, 0.10 for Gold and 0.02 for US Crude Oil, plus a commission charge.
  • ETX Capital offers variable spreads on its spread betting and CFD platforms, from 0.6 for EUR/USD, from 1 for the UK100, from 0.4 for Gold and from 0.05 for US Crude Oil.

The maximum leverage for Dukascopy EU is . The maximum leverage for ETX Capital is .

Commissions

  • Dukascopy charges a commission which varies depending on the volume traded, the initial deposit and equity in the account.
  • For Forex, Dukascopy commissions range from $35 per million USD per side, to $10 per million USD traded per side.
  • For other markets except Stocks, Dukascopy commissions range from $52.5 per million USD per side, to $15 per million USD per side.
  • ETX Capital does not have ECN commissions (it charges a commission for Shares CFDs).

Online trading platforms

Dukascopy offers MT4, JForex 3, JForex Web 3 and apps. ETX Capital provides MT4 and its ETX TraderPro platform and apps.

Why Dukascopy or ETX Capital ?

Those who want to trade on MT4 (and use EAs) may do so at either broker. Traders who wish to trade on a web trader with a relatively large number of markets can do this at ETX Capital. Traders who want to trade on a platform with a relatively large number of markets (for an ECN broker) and support for automated trading can find JForex at Dukascopy.

Comparison summary

  • ETX Capital offers CFD trading and spread betting
  • Dukascopy provides ECN trading
  • Dukascopy can offer low spreads plus a commission charge
  • ETX Capital provides tight variable spreads
  • Dukascopy operates a Marketplace of liquidity to which it provides access
  • ETX Capital offers MT4 and ETX TraderPro
  • Dukascopy provides MT4 and JForex 3
  • ETX Capital has considerably more markets overall, on ETX TraderPro

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