eToro vs Markets.com Comparison

eToro vs Markets.com Comparison

eToro vs Markets.com Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$200Web Trader & Apps1000+FCA, CySEC, ASIC
$100Web Trader & Apps, MT4, MT52000+FCA, CySEC, ASIC, FSCA

eToro and Markets.com Comparison

eToro offers social and copy trading on a user friendly trading platform. Markets.com provides a user friendly platform which has a wide range of trading tools. Additionally, Markets.com offers Metatrader 4 (MT4) and MetaTrader 5 (MT5). MT5 is the successor platform to MT4.

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

Markets.com is operated by Safecap Investments Limited which is regulated by the CySEC in Cyprus and the FSCA in South Africa. Markets.com Australia is operated by Tradetech Markets (Australia) Pty Ltd which is regulated by the ASIC in Australia. Markets.com Africa is operated by TradeTech Markets (South Africa) which is regulated by the FSCA in South Africa. Markets.com UK is operated by TradeTech Alpha Limited which is regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom.

Quick comparison

Both brokers provide user friendly web traders and apps. Markets.com additionally has MT4 and MT5. eToro offers social and copy trading.

Minimum deposit and account types

The minimum deposit for eToro is $200. The minimum deposit for Markets.com is $100.

  • eToro is a Social Trading Platform and Network which supports trading, social trading as well as auto trading by copying other traders (or being copied) and provides products based on this network. eToro offers the eToro Club, which is a tiered program with additional features depending on account equity (which can include personalised service and event invitations), starting at $5000 (Silver) and going up to Diamond ($250,000). The minimum trade size is 0.01 lots.
  • Markets.com offers a wide range of tools accessible from its trading platform, including Events & Trade (an economic calendar with trading opportunities and affected instruments), Financial Commentary, Financial News, Trading Central, Multi-Symbol Charts, Insider Trades, Analyst Recommendations, Bloggers Opinions, Hedge Fund Confidence, XRay (expert views), Video Tutorials Education on Demand and MARKETS View. For a minimum deposit of $250, Markets.com offers MARKETSX which provides its user friendly web trader with additional VIP support and can offer reduced spreads.

Markets

  • eToro offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Cryptocurrencies, Bonds, Stocks, ETFs and Soft Commodities, with 1000+ available.
  • Markets.com offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Cryptocurrencies, Bonds, Stocks, ETFs and Soft Commodities, with 2000+ available.

Cryptocurrencies

  • eToro provides Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Dash, NEO, IOTA, EOS, Cardano, Stellar, Ethereum Classic, TRON, Zcash, Tezos and Binance Coin.
  • Markets.com provides CFD trading in Bitcoin Futures, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash and Dash.

Spreads and leverage

eToro can offer typical Forex spreads from 3. Markets.com can offer Forex spreads from 0.6 (on MARKETSX).

Maximum leverage for eToro is . Maximum leverage for Markets.com is .

Online trading platforms

Both brokers provide web traders. Markets.com also offers MT4 and MT5. Both brokers provide tablet and mobile apps.

Why eToro or Markets.com ?

Traders who want to trade on a user friendly online trading platform can do so at either broker. eToro offers social and copy trading on its platform, while Markets.com has a relatively wide range of tools to assist the trader, accessible from the platform. Both brokers have a relatively large number of markets to trade, though Markets.com offers more. Both brokers provide CFDs, but traders who want to buy real Stocks and Cryptocurrencies to own can do so at FCA and CySEC regulated eToro.

Comparison summary

  • Both brokers provide user friendly web traders
  • eToro offers social and copy trading on its platform
  • Markets.com additionally provides MT4 and MT5
  • eToro has 1000+ markets to trade
  • Markets.com has 2000+ markets to trade
  • Traders can buy real Stocks and Cryptos to own at FCA and CySEC regulated eToro

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