Compare Dukascopy vs FXGiants - CFD Broker Comparison

Compare Dukascopy vs FXGiants
Dukascopy versus FXGiants Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$100MT4, JForex 3500+FCMC
$100MT4200+FCA, ASIC

Dukascopy and FXGiants Comparison

FXGiants offers a range of account types, both STP/ECN and instant execution accounts. Dukascopy provides ECN trading, offering access to the SWFX Marketplace of liquidity, and charges a commission.

FXGiants charges a commission for some markets on some account types, and does not on others. Both brokers can provide low ECN Forex spreads, plus a commission charge.

Dukascopy offers MT4 and JForex 3, while FXGiants offers MT4. Dukascopy can provide more individual markets to trade. Dukascopy is regulated by the FCMC in Latvia, while FXGiants is regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom and by the ASIC in Australia.

Quick comparison

Dukascopy provides ECN trading on MT4 and JForex 3. FXGiants offers a range of account types, including STP/ECN, on MT4.

Minimum deposit and account types

The minimum deposit for Dukascopy is $100. The minimum deposit for FXGiants is $100. The minimum deposit for ECN trading at FXGiants is $500.

  • 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.
  • FXGiants offers CFD trading on five account types, the Micro account, the Premium account, the 0 Fixed Spread account, the STP/ECN No Commission account and the STP/ECN 0 Spread account. The minimum deposit is $100 for the Micro account, $500 for the 0 Fixed spread, STP/ECN No Commission and STP/ECN 0 Spread accounts and $2,500 for the Premium account. The Micro and Premium accounts have two types, Live Fixed or Live Floating Spread. The minimum trade size is 0.01 lots except for the Premium account where it is 0.1 lots.
  • FXGiants's 0 Fixed Spread account offers fixed spreads from 0 plus a commission charge. The STP/ECN 0 Spread account offer variable ECN spreads from 0, with a commission charge. FXGiants provides economic news and an economic calendar on its website. It also provides a dedicated account manager and a 24/5 dealing hotline for its non-ECN accounts.


  • Dukascopy offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Stocks, Cryptocurrencies, Soft Commodities, ETFs and Bonds, with 500+ available.
  • FXGiants offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Stocks, Cryptocurrencies and Soft Commodities, with 200+ available.

Dukascopy provides 60+ Forex pairs, FXGiants offers 80+ Forex pairs.

Cryptocurrency CFDS

  • Dukascopy offers Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin.
  • FXGiants offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Ripple.

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.
  • FXGiants can provide non-ECN EUR/USD spreads on the Micro account from 1.1 variable and 2.2 fixed and Premium non-ECN EUR/USD spreads from 1.8 fixed and 0.7 variable without a commission charge. It can also offer EUR/USD spread fixed at 0, with a commission charge.
  • STP/ECN account spreads at FXGiants are variable and are from 1.7 for EUR/USD on the STP/ECN No Commission account and 0.0 on the STP/ECN 0 spread account, and from around 1 for UK100, 0.50 for Gold on the STP/ECN No Commission account and 0.15 on the STP/ECN 0 Spread account, and 0.04 for US Crude Oil.

Maximum leverage for Dukascopy EU is . Maximum leverage for FXGiants is .


  • 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.
  • FXGiants charges a commission of $13 per lot round trip for its ECN Zero account and does not charge a commission for its ECN No Commission account. On its 0 Fixed Spread account, FXGiants charges a commission from $18 per lot per side.

Online trading platforms

Dukascopy provides MT4, JForex 3, JForex Web 3 and apps. FXGiants offers MT4 and MT4 apps. These platforms are thus available on desktop, tablet and mobile.

Why Dukascopy or FXGiants ?

Those who want to trade on MT4 can do so at either broker, though FXGiants offer more markets and a wider range on this platform. Traders who want to trade on JForex, which like MT4 supports traders who execute their own trades and those who use robots, can find this platform at Dukascopy (where Dukascopy offers more markets overall).

Comparison summary

  • FXGiants provides a range of account types including STP/ECN
  • Dukascopy offers ECN trading
  • Thus both can provide low spreads plus a commissions charge
  • FXGiants can also offer spreads without a commission charge
  • Dukascopy provides variable spreads
  • FXGiants offers fixed or variable spreads
  • Dukascopy provides MT4 and JForex 3
  • FXGiants offers MT4

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