ETX Capital vs FXGiants Comparison

ETX Capital vs FXGiants Broker Comparison

ETX Capital versus FXGiants
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$100MT4, ETX TraderPro5000+FCA
$100MT4200+FCA, ASIC

ETX Capital and FXGiants Comparison

ETX Capital offers CFD trading and in the UK additionally spread betting. FXGiants provides CFD trading. Each offers MetaTrader 4 (MT4). ETX Capital additionally provides its ETX TraderPro platform. On ETX TraderPro, ETX Capital offers many more markets to trade.

Both brokers are regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom. FXGiants is additionally regulated by the ASIC in Australia.

Quick comparison

ETX Capital is a spread betting (in the UK) and CFD broker with a relatively large number of markets to trade (offering a web trader and apps and MT4). FXGiants is an MT4 broker with a range of account types including STP/ECN.

Minimum deposit and account types

The minimum deposit for ETX Capital is $/£100. The minimum deposit for FXGiants is $100.

  • 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.
  • FXGiants offers CFD trading on the following account types, the Micro account, the Premium account, the 0 Fixed Spread account, the STP/ECN No Commission account, the Absolute Zero STP/ECN account, the STP/ECN 0 Spread account and the Absolute Zero Plus STP/ECN 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 minimum deposit for the Absolute Zero accounts are available on request from the account manager. The Micro and Premium accounts have two types, Live Fixed or Live Floating Spread. The minimum trade size is 0.01 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. The Absolute Zero account can provide Forex spreads from 0, without a commission charge. FXGiants offers economic news, educational videos and an economic calendar on its website. It also provides a dedicated account manager and a 24/5 dealing hotline.

Markets

  • ETX Capital offers 5000+ covering Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Soft Commodities, Stocks, Cryptocurrencies, ETFs, IPOs, Bonds and Interest Rates.
  • ETX Capital offers 200+ on MT4, covering Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Soft Commodities, Stocks and Cryptocurrencies.
  • FXGiants offers 200+ on MT4 covering Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Soft Commodities, Stocks and Cryptocurrencies.

FXGiants offers 80+ Forex pairs, ETX Capital offers 60+ Forex pairs.

Cryptocurrencies

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

Spreads and leverage

ETX Capital provides Forex spreads from 0.6 without a commission charge. FXGiants offers Forex spreads from 0.7 without a commission charge and from 0 with a commission charge.

Maximum leverage for ETX Capital is . Maximum leverage for FXGiants (FCA regulated) is .

Commissions

  • ETX Capital does not charge commissions, except for CFD Shares trading (which are from 0.1%).
  • 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

FXGiants offers MT4. ETX Capital offers MT4 and its ETX TraderPro platform.

Why ETX Capital or FXGiants ?

Traders who want to trade on a platform with a relatively large number of markets can do so at ETX Capital on its ETX TraderPro platform. Traders who want to trade on MetaTrader 4 (MT4) may do so at either broker. FXGiants offers relatively wide range of account types based around MT4, including fixed and variable spreads, with and without a commission charge and STP/ECN trading, as well as premium accounts. UK traders interested in spread betting, may do so at ETX Capital on both MT4 and ETX TraderPro, as well as trade CFDs.

Comparison summary

  • Both brokers provide CFD trading
  • In the UK, ETX Capital additionally offers spread betting
  • Both have a similar number and range of markets on MT4
  • On ETX TraderPro, ETX Capital has many more markets to trade
  • FXGiants offers a wide range of account types based around MT4

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