Compare eToro vs FXGiants

Compare eToro vs FXGiants

eToro vs FXGiants Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$200Web Trader & Apps1000+FCA, ASIC, CySEC
$100MT4200+FCA, ASIC

eToro and FXGiants Comparison

FXGiants is an MT4 broker, which provides a range of account types, including STP/ECN trading. eToro offers a range of tools for social trading on its web trading platform, including the capacity to automate trading with copy trading, where the trades of other traders are copied.

FXGiants has less markets available to trade than eToro, but FXGiants has a competitive number for an STP/ECN broker. FXGiants allows automated trading with EAs on MT4. Both brokers are regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom and the ASIC in Australia. eToro is additionally regulated by the CySEC in Cyprus.

Quick comparison

eToro offers social and copy trading, FXGiants has MT4, with a range of account types.

Minimum deposit and account types

The minimum deposit for eToro is $200. The minimum deposit for FXGiants is $100.

  • eToro is a Social Trading Network which supports trading, social trading and auto trading by copying other traders (or being copied) and provides products based on this network. The minimum trade size is 0.01 lots.
  • FXGiants offers trading on 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 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. 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. 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

  • eToro offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Stocks, Cryptocurrencies, ETFs and Bonds, with 1000+ available.
  • FXGiants offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Stocks, Cryptocurrencies and Soft Commodities, with 200+ available.

Cryptocurrencies

  • eToro provides Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Dash, NEO, IOTA, EOS, Cardano, Stellar, Ethereum Classic, TRON, Zcash and Binance Coin.
  • FXGiants offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Ripple CFDs.

Spreads and leverage

  • eToro's typical spreads are 3 for EUR/USD, 1 for UK100, 0.45 for Gold and 0.05 for US Oil.
  • 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.

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

Commission charge

  • 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

eToro offers a web trader and apps on tablet and mobile. FXGiants offers MT4 desktop and apps.

Comparison summary

  • eToro provides support for copy trading on its platform
  • eToro also allows discretionary trading and thematic investing
  • FXGiants can offer STP/ECN trading, with or without a Forex commission charge
  • FXGiants supports trading automation with EAs on MT4
  • eToro can provide more markets
  • FXGiants has a lower minimum deposit

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