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

FXGiants offers CFD trading, while ETX Capital offers CFD trading and spread betting. ETX Capital provides trading with variable spread, while FXGiants provides trading with fixed or variable spreads. FXGiants can also offer low variable ECN spreads with a commission charge, and low fixed non-ECN spreads, with a commission charge.

ETX Capital provides more markets to trade than FXGiants. However, ETX Capital has less markets on MT4, and has a similar number on MT4 as FXGiants. 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 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 Micro and Premium accounts have two types, Live Fixed or Live Floating Spread. 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.
  • 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.

Markets

  • ETX Capital offers 5000+ on ETX TraderPro 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 pairs, 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 variable spreads on its spread betting and CFD platforms, from 0.6 for EUR/USD, from 1 for the UK100, from 0.4 for Gold, from 0.05 for US Crude Oil and from an extra 0.05% for Shares.
  • FXGiants can offer 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 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.

Platforms

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

Comparison summary

  • ETX Capital offers CFD trading and spread betting
  • FXGiants offers CFD trading
  • ETX Capital provides tight variable spreads
  • FXGiants can offer fixed or variable spreads without a commission charge
  • FXGiants can also provide low variable or fixed spreads, with a commission charge
  • Both brokers offer MT4, ETX Capital can also provide its ETX TraderPro web trader (which has many more markets)
  • Each has a similar number and range on MT4
  • ETX Capital and FXGiants are FCA regulated

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