Compare Dukascopy vs easyMarkets - Trading Brokers Comparison

Compare Dukascopy vs easyMarkets

Dukascopy versus easyMarkets Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$100MT4, JForex 3500+FCMC
$300MT4, Web Trader & Apps300+CySEC, ASIC

Dukascopy and easyMarkets Comparison

Dukascopy and easyMarkets differ in that Dukascopy offers access to the SWFX Marketplace of liquidity, providing ECN trading, with a commission charge and low variable spreads. easyMarkets is a fixed spread broker, which can offer different spreads depending on the account type.

While Dukascopy provides more individual markets to trade, easyMarkets offers more Forex pairs (it has a particularly large offering and Dukascopy still has a sizeable number available). Dukascopy provides Stocks, while easyMarkets offers Options.

Dukascopy offers MT4 and JForex 3, while easyMarkets provides MT4 and a webtrader. Dukascopy is regulated by the FCMC in Latvia, while easyMarkets is regulated by the CySEC in Cyprus and the ASIC in Australia.

Quick comparison

Dukascopy offers ECN trading and the MT4 and JForex 3 platforms. easyMarkets has fixed spread trading and offers a web trader and MT4.

Minimum deposit and account types

The minimum deposit for Dukascopy is $100. The minimum deposit for easyMarkets is $100.

  • Dukascopy offers one account type. A Swap-free (Islamic) account is available as well. Dukascopy offers webinars through the JForex 3 platform. Dukascopy provides traders access to the Swiss Foreign Exchange Marketplace liquidity pools, which it operates. The minimum trade size is 0.01 standard lots (1000 units). Dukascopy does not restrict trading styles.
  • easyMarkets offers a Standard account with a minimum deposit of $100 and a VIP account with a minimum deposit of $2,500.
  • All easyMarkets account types have customer support and a personal account manager. The VIP account additionally has telephone trading, access to the tightest spreads at easyMarkets, a personal analyst and real time SMS market updates.

Markets

  • Dukascopy offers Forex, Indices, Metals, Energy, Cryptocurrencies, Soft Commodities and Stocks, with 500+ available.
  • easyMarkets provides Forex, Indices, Metals, Energy, Cryptocurrencies, Soft Commodities and Options, with 300+ available.

Dukascopy provides 60+ Forex pairs, easyMarkets offers 135+ Forex pairs.

Cryptocurency CFDs

  • Dukascopy offers Bitcoin and Ethereum.
  • easyMarkets offers Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple

Spreads and leverage

  • Spreads at Dukascopy are variable and are from 0.1 for EUR/USD (with an average of 0.2), 1 for UK100, 0.10 for Gold and 0.02 for US Crude Oil, plus a commission charge.
  • Spreads at easyMarkets are fixed and are from 1 for EUR/USD, 2 for UK100, 0.35 for Gold and 0.04 for US Oil.

Maximum leverage for Dukascopy EU is . Maximum leverage for easyMarkets (CySEC regulated) is .

Commissions

  • Dukascopy charges a commission which varies depending on the volume traded, the initial deposit and equity in the account.
  • For Forex, Dukascopy commissions range from $35 per million USD per side, to $10 per million USD traded per side.
  • For other markets except Stocks, Dukascopy commissions range from $52.5 per million USD per side, to $15 per million USD per side.
  • easyMarkets does not charge commissions.

Platforms

Dukascopy provides MT4, JForex 3, JForex Web 3 and apps. easyMarkets provides MT4, a webtrader and apps. These platforms are thus available on desktop, tablet and mobile.

Comparison summary

  • easyMarkets is a fixed spread broker
  • Its spreads can be lower with different account types
  • Dukascopy offers access to the SWFX ECN Marketplace of liquidity
  • Dukascopy charges commissions, easyMarkets does not
  • Dukascopy can offer low variable spreads, though easyMarkets can provide higher but fixed spreads
  • Dukascopy offers JForex 3 and MT4
  • easyMarkets provides its web trader and MT4
  • Both are regulated
  • Dukascopy has more individual markets available
  • Dukascopy offers Stocks CFDs
  • easyMarkets has a particularly large offering of Forex pairs
  • Dukascopy still has a sizeable number of Forex pairs available

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