Compare Dukascopy vs FXCC - ECN Broker Comparison

Compare Dukascopy vs FXCC

Dukascopy versus FXCC Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$100MT4, JForex 3500+FCMC
$100MT425+CySEC

Dukascopy and FXCC Comparison

These brokers both offer ECN trading, with low spreads plus a commission charge. The trading platforms provided by Dukascopy are MT4 and JForex 3, while FXCC offers MT4. These platforms support both automated trading with robots and trading where the trader executes their own trades.

FXCC has a smaller number of individual markets and a less expansive range of markets, but it does offer on one of its account types, ECN trading with no commission charge. This account types has a higher minimum deposit that Dukascopy. Dukascopy is regulated by the FCMC in Latvia, while FXCC is regulated by the CySEC in Cyprus.

Quick comparison

While both provide ECN trading with very low spreads, plus a commission charge, Dukascopy can offer many more markets to trade. However FXCC can offer ECN spreads without a commission charge on one of its accounts, for smaller account sizes. For larger account sizes, Dukascopy can offer lower commission charges.

Minimum deposit and account types

The minimum deposit for Dukascopy is $100. The minimum deposit for FXCC is $100.

  • Dukascopy offers 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. Dukascopy offers Video Tutorials, Seminars and Webinars.
  • FXCC provides three account types. These are the ECN Standard account, the ECN XL account and the ECN Advanced account. FXCC's ECN XL account has a minimum deposit of $100, the ECN Standard account has a minimum deposit of $10,000 and the ECN Advanced account has a minimum deposit of $100,000.
  • All FXCC account types provide the MT4 platform, ECN/STP order execution, mobile trading, free technical analysis, SMS notifications, VPS, Economic Calendar and Trading Tools, allow Expert Advisors, scalping and hedging and provide a personal account manager. The ECN XL account additionally can offer zero commissions (T&Cs apply) and zero mark-up. The ECN Advanced account provides more markets to trade than the other account types (200+ vs 30). All trading styles are allowed at FXCC and a news feed and analysis is available on the website.

Markets

  • Dukascopy offers Forex, Indices, Metals, Energy, Stocks, Cryptocurrencies and Soft Commodities, with 500+ available.
  • FXCC offers Forex and Precious Metals on the ECN Standard and the ECN XL account, with 30 available. On the ECN Advanced account, it has 200+ markets.

Dukascopy provides 60+ Forex pairs, FXCC offers 25+ Forex pairs.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

  • Dukascopy offers Bitcoin and Ethereum.

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.
  • Spreads at FXCC are variable and are from 0.1 for EUR/USD (with a typical range under normal market conditions of 0.2-0.6) and around 0.25 for Gold.

Maximum leverage for Dukascopy EU is . Maximum leverage for FXCC 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.
  • FXCC's ECN XL account does not charge commissions.
  • FXCC's ECN Standard account charges commissions of 0.75 pips per lot per side for Forex and $7.5 per lot per side for Metals.
  • FXCC's ECN Advanced account charges commissions of 0.4 pips per lot per side for Forex and $4 per lot per side for Metals, Energy and Indices.

Platforms

Dukascopy provides MT4, JForex, JForex Web and apps. FXCC provides MT4 desktop and apps. These platforms are thus available on desktop, tablet and mobile.

Comparison summary

  • They each offer ECN trading
  • FXCC can offer ECN trading with no commission charge on its ECN XL account
  • Dukascopy can have more competitive commission charges for larger accounts
  • Dukascopy provides more individual markets and a wider range of markets overall
  • Dukascopy offers MT4 and JForex 3, FXCC provides MT4
  • Both are regulated

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