easyMarkets versus ETX Capital - Compare two Brokers

easyMarkets versus ETX Capital - Compare two Brokers

easyMarkets versus ETX Capital Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$100Web Trader & Apps, MT4200+CySEC, ASIC
$100ETX TraderPro & Apps, MT4500+FCA

easyMarkets and ETX Capital Comparison

easyMarkets is a fixed spread broker, while ETX Capital has variable spreads. easyMarkets offers CFD trading while ETX Capital offers CFD trading and spread betting. Both brokers provide a range of markets, but ETX Capital offers considerably more, however easyMarkets offers a relatively large number of Forex pairs.

easyMarkets is based in Cyprus and is regulated by the CySEC and in Australia by the ASIC. ETX Capital is based in London in the United Kingdom and is regulated by the FCA.

Quick comparison

easyMarkets and ETX Capital both provide web traders (and apps) and MT4 - easyMarkets has fixed spreads, ET Capital has variable spreads and more markets.

Account types and minimum deposit

  • 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. The minimum trade size is 0.01 lots.
  • The minimum deposit for CFD trading or spread betting with ETX Capital is $100. It provides a range of features including webinars and seminars. For a minimum first deposit of £/$/€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.

Markets

  • easyMarkets offers Currency Pairs, Indices, Commodities, Cryptocurrencies, Stocks and Options.
  • ETX Capital offers Currency Pairs, Indices, Commodities, Cryptocurrencies, Stocks, Bonds, IPOs, ETFs and Interest Rates.

easyMarkets provides 200+ individual markets to trade, ETX Capital provides 5000+.

The difference in the number of individual markets comes to some extent from the fact that easyMarkets does not offer Equities. EasyMarkets is focused on Forex, and offers more Currency Pairs than ETX Capital with 136 Day Trade/Spot FX, 48 FX Forwards plus 58 Vanilla Options FX pairs, versus 50+ Currency Pairs for ETX Capital.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

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

Spreads and leverage

  • 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.
  • ETX Capital offers 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 and from 0.05 for US Crude Oil.

Maximum leverage for ETX Capital is . Maximum leverage for easyMarkets is .

Online trading platforms

Both brokers offer MT4 and web traders and apps.

Why easyMarkets or ETX Capital ?

Traders who want to trade on MT4 may do so at either broker (and use EAs if they wish). Each offers web traders, though ETX Capital has considerably more markets to trade on its web trader. In the UK, ETX Capital offers spread betting on its platforms, as well as CFD trading.

Comparison summary

  • ETX Capital provides more individual markets to trade
  • easyMarkets provides more Currency Pairs along with Options trading
  • easyMarkets offers fixed spreads
  • ETX Capital offers variable spreads
  • Each has MT4 and a web platform (and apps)
  • Both have a range of Cryptocurrency CFDs (also offered for spread betting at ETX Capital)

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