FXGiants vs NSFX Comparison

FXGiants vs NSFX Broker Comparison

FXGiants versus NSFX
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$100MT4200+FCA, ASIC
$300MT4, JForex60+MFSA

FXGiants and NSFX Comparison

FXGiants has a range of account types, including STP/ECN trading. It can offer non-STP/ECN account with various account types, including Premium and VIP. For ECN trading, NSFX has a higher minimum deposit. FXGiants is regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom, while NSFX is regulated by the MFSA in Malta.

Quick comparison

NSFX is an ECN broker. FXGiants has a range of account types. Both offer MT4, NSFX also provides JForex.

Minimum deposit and account types

The minimum deposit for FXGiants is $100. The minimum deposit for NSFX is $300.

  • FXGiants offers trading on six 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 and the Absolute Zero 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, $2,500 for the Premium account and upon request for the Absolute Zero 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. The Absolute Zero account has spreads from 0, without 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.
  • NSFX offers three account types. These are the MT4 Fixed, MT4 ECN and JForex accounts. The minimum deposit for the MT4 Fixed account is $300, the minimum deposit for the MT4 ECN account is $3,000 and the minimum deposit for the JForex account is $5,000.
  • The NSFX MT4 Fixed account does not charge commissions, the MT4 ECN and JForex accounts do. On its website NSFX provides Trading Central along with analysis, news and an economic calendar and the NSFX academy which includes an FX Video Course, Trading Examples and Guides and a Forex eBook. Hedging is allowed on all three account types as is micro lot trading but only on the MT4 ECN and JForex accounts are EAs enabled and scalping allowed. An Islamic account is available.

Account currencies

Account currencies for FXGiants are: GBP, USD, EUR, AUD, JPY, CHF, PLN, HUF and CZK except for the 0 Spread Account which is available in: USD, EUR and JPY. Account currencies for NSFX are: GBP, USD and EUR.

Markets

  • FXGiants provides 200+ products covering Forex pairs, Indices, Energy, Metals, Soft Commodities, Cryptocurrencies and Shares.
  • NSFX offers 60+, covering Forex pairs, Indices, Energy, and Precious Metals on the MT4 ECN and JForex accounts. On the MT4 Fixed account it offers Forex Major pairs.

FXGiants provides 80+ Forex pairs, NSFX provides 50+ Forex pairs.

Spreads and leverage

  • 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.
  • Spreads at NSFX are fixed for the MT4 Fixed account and are 3 for EUR/USD, 0.60 for Gold (XAU/USD), 3 for UK100 and 0.06 for US Crude Oil
  • NSFX offers variable ECN spreads for the MT4 ECN and JForex accounts, EUR/USD has an average spread of 0.4 (but can be seen as low as 0.1), Gold has an average spread of 0.09, UK100 has an average spread of 2 and US Crude Oil has an average spread of 0.05.

Maximum leverage for FXGiants is . Maximum leverage for NSFX is .

Commissions

  • 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. Commissions are charged only for Forex, Gold and Silver. It also charges a commission from $18 round trip on its 0 Fixed Spread account.
  • NSFX's MT4 ECN and JForex accounts charge commissions of $8 per lot round trip.

Platforms

Both brokers provide MT4. NSFX additionally provides JForex. These platforms are available on desktop, tablet and mobile.

Comparison summary

  • NSFX is an ECN broker
  • FXGiants has a range of account types, including STP/ECN trading
  • NSFX has variable spread ECN trading, except on its Classic account where it offers fixed Forex spread
  • FXGiants can offers variable spread STP/ECN trading and Live accounts with fixed or variable spreads
  • Both offer MT4
  • NSFX also has JForex
  • FXGiants has a lower minimum deposit overall
  • For a higher minimum deposit NSFX offers its Classic MT4 account
  • FXGiants's STP/ECN accounts mostly have a comparable minimum deposit to NSFX's Classic account
  • For considerably higher minimum deposits, NSFX provides ECN trading on MT4 and JForex
  • For higher minimum deposits, FXGiants provides Premium and VIP accounts, which can offer lower spreads

These brokers can be compared in view of the fact that NSFX is an ECN broker, while FXGiants has a range of account types, covering types of trading, spreads, and commission charges. NSFX focuses its premium features (for a higher minimum deposit) on ECN trading on MT4 and JForex, while FXGiants provides premium accounts with lower spreads and is an MT4 broker.

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