FXGiants vs Plus500 Comparison

FXGiants vs Plus500 Broker Comparison

FXGiants versus Plus500 Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$100MT4200+FCA, ASIC
$100Web Trader & Apps2000+FCA, ASIC, CySEC, FSB, FMA, MAS & IE

FXGiants and Plus500 Comparison

FXGiants is a MetaTrader 4 (MT4) broker and offers a range of account types based around this platform and the type of trading it supports, from automated to non-automated. Plus500 provides a clear, user friendly trading platform with considerably more markets to trade and a wider range, for traders who execute their own trades.

FXGiants is regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom and the ASIC in Australia.

Plus500UK Ltd is authorized and regulated by the FCA (#509909). Plus500CY Ltd is authorized and regulated by CySEC (#250/14). Plus500SG Pte Ltd is licensed by the MAS (#CMS100648-1) and IE Singapore (#PLUS/CBL/2018). Plus500AU Pty Ltd (ACN 153301681) is licensed by: ASIC in Australia, AFSL #417727 and FMA in New Zealand, FSP #486026 and is an authorised Financial Services Provider in South Africa, FSP #47546.

Quick comparison

Plus500 is an MT4 broker which provides a range of accounts including STP/ECN. Plus500 offers a web trader and apps and has a larger number of markets.

Minimum deposit and account types

The minimum deposit for FXGiants is $100. There minimum deposit for Plus500 is $/€/£100 or AU$200.

  • 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.
  • FXGiants's 0 Fixed Spread account offers fixed spreads from 0 plus a commission charge. The STP/ECN 0 Spread account offers 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.
  • Plus500 offers an economic calendar on its website.

Markets

  • FXGiants provides Forex, Indices, Metals, Energy, Cyptocurrencies, Soft Commodities and Stocks, with 200+ available
  • Plus500 offers Forex, Indices, Metals, Energy, Cryptocurrencies, Soft Commodities, Stocks, ETFs and Options, with 2000+ available.

Cryptocurrencies

  • FXGiants offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple and Litecoin.
  • Plus500 offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, IOTA, NEO, Monero, EOS, Stellar, Cardano and TRON.

Spreads and leverage

FXGiants provides Forex spreads from 0.5 (variable) without a commission charge, from 1.8 (fixed) without a commission charge and from 0 with a commission charge. Plus500 offers fixed and variable spreads depending on the instrument.

Maximum leverage for FXGiants (FCA regulated) is . Maximum leverage for Plus500 is .

Commissions

  • Plus500 does not charge 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. On its 0 Fixed Spread account, FXGiants charges a commission from $18 per lot per side.

Platforms

FXGiants offers MT4. Plus500 provides a web trader and downloaded version. These platforms are available on desktop, tablet and mobile. Plus500's platform is also available for watch.

Why FXGiants or Plus500 ?

FXGiants is for MT4 traders, who can access a wide range of account types, allowing for different trading styles, including automated trading. Plus500 is for discretionary traders (who make their own trading decisions), offering an intuitive web trading platform across a range of devices.

Comparison summary

  • Plus500 provides a web trader and apps
  • FXGiants offers MT4
  • FXGiant offers a range of account types including STP/ECN
  • Plus500 has more markets to trade

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