Compare Dukascopy vs Spread Co - Online Brokerage Comparison

Compare Dukascopy vs Spread Co

Dukascopy versus Spread Co Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$100MT4, JForex 3500+FCMC
£200Web Trader & Apps1500+FCA

Dukascopy and Spread Co Comparison

Dukascopy is an ECN CFD broker, offering variable spreads. Spread Co does not offer ECN trading, but does provide CFD trading and in the UK spread betting, with fixed spreads.

For spread betting Spread Co can offer tight fixed spreads. Dukascopy provides low spreads, plus a commission charge.

Dukascopy offers MT4 and JForex 3, which support both discretionary and automated trading. Spread Co provides a web trader. Dukascopy is regulated by the FCMC, while Spread Co is regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom.

Quick comparison

Dukascopy offers ECN trading on MT4 and JForex 3 while Spread Co is a spread betting (in the UK) and CFD broker with fixed spreads on its web trader and apps.

Minimum deposit and account types

The minimum deposit for Dukascopy is $100. The minimum recommended amount to be deposited with Spread Co is £200 for spread betting and £250 for CFD trading.

  • Dukascopy offers 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.
  • Spread Co has three spread betting account types: Spread Free, Spread Free Bronze and Standard. It also has a CFD trading account. Spread Free and Spread Free Bronze offers zero spreads on some markets, T&Cs apply. Spread Free Bronze charges a fee and has less restrictions. Spread Co provides news and analysis on its website and a relationship manager for all account holders.

Markets

  • Dukascopy offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Stocks, Cryptocurrencies and Soft Commodities, with 500+ available.
  • Spread Co offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Stocks, Cryptocurrencies, ETFs and ADRs, with 1500+ available.

Dukascopy provides 60+ Forex pairs, Spread Co offers 35+ Forex pairs.

Cryptocurrencies

  • Dukascopy offers Bitcoin and Ethereum.
  • Spread Co offers Bitcoin Futures.

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.
  • Spread Co offers fixed spreads on its spread betting and CFD platforms. For spread betting, Spread Co offer fixed spreads of 0.8 for EUR/USD and UK100, 0.4 for Gold and 0.05 for US Crude Oil. Spread Co's spreads can change with higher order sizes and outside of market hours. For CFDs, Spread Co offers fixed spreads of 1.5 for EUR/USD, 1 for UK100, 0.4 for Gold and 0.04 for US Crude Oil.

The maximum leverage for Dukascopy EU is . Maximum leverage for Spread Co 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.
  • Spread Co does not charge ECN commissions, as it does not offer this type of trading.

Platforms

Dukascopy offers MT4, JForex 3, JForex Web 3 and apps. Spread Co provides a web trader and apps.

Comparison summary

  • Dukascopy is an ECN broker
  • It provides access to the SWFX ECN
  • Dukascopy provides low variable spreads plus a commission charge
  • Spread Co offers fixed spreads
  • For CFD trading, Spread Co provides competitive fixed spreads
  • For spread betting, Spread Co offers low fixed spreads
  • Spread Co provides more markets to trade and a wider range
  • Dukascopy offers a relatively large number of markets for an ECN broker
  • Dukascopy provides JForex 3 and MT4
  • Spread Co offers a web trader
  • Dukascopy is FCMC regulated, Spread Co is FCA regulated

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