ETX Capital vs GKFX Broker Comparison

ETX Capital vs. GKFX Broker Comparison

ETX Capital versus GKFX
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$100MT4, ETX TraderPro5000+FCA
$20MT4, Sirix500+FCA

ETX Capital and GKFX Comparison

ETX Capital and GKFX both offer CFD trading and spread betting and are regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom. ETX Capital offers many more products and more markets, on its web trader, but both have a similar number on MT4. For spread betting, ETX Capital offers tight variable spreads, while GKFX offers low fixed spreads. For CFDs, ETX Capital offers variable spreads, while GKFX offers both fixed and variable spreads.

Quick comparison

ETX Capital - web trader (with many markets) and MT4 (with less). GKFX - MT4 and Sirix.

Account types and minimum deposit

The minimum deposit for ETX Capital is $/£100 and the minimum amount which can be deposited with GKFX is $/£20.

  • ETX Capital offers spread betting and CFD trading. 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.
  • GKFX provides Spread Betting, Fixed and Variable CFD accounts, Swap Free, VIP and Corporate accounts. The minimum deposit for the VIP/Corporate accounts is $25,000.
  • Trading Central is available to GKFX clients who deposit at least $1000. A free Virtual Private Server (the Welcome VPS) is available to clients with a starting balance of £1,600, T&Cs apply. GKFX also provides MarketInsights on the website, which includes technical studies, Trader's Sentiment, articles, a weekly view, a news feed, and a set of analysis tools including a Heat Map of changes in value for products and an Economic Matrix of figures for various economies. There is also trader's education in the form of course, videos, webinars and tutorials.

Markets

  • ETX Capital on ETX TraderPro offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Soft Commodities, Stocks, Cryptocurrencies, Bonds, ETFs and Interest Rates, with 5000+ available.
  • ETX Capital on MT4 offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Soft Commodities, Stocks and Cryptocurrencies, with 200+ available.
  • GKFX offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Soft Commodities, Cryptocurrencies, Stocks and Bonds, with 500+ available.

ETX Capital provides 60+ Forex pairs and GKFX provides 90+ Forex pairs.

Cryptocurrencies

  • ETX Capital offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple and Bitcoin Cash.
  • GKFX offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple and Dash.

Spreads and leverage

  • 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.
  • GKFX offers both fixed and variable spreads for CFD trading. Its lowest spreads are on the VIP account, which has EUR/USD spreads from 0.6. For the Fixed Spread account EUR/USD spreads are 1.8 and on the Variable account EUR/USD spreads are from 1.2. For the Fixed, Variable and VIP account types, UK100 spreads are from 1 and US Crude Oil spread are from 0.05. For the Fixed account, Gold spreads are 0.50 and for the Variable accounts, Gold spreads are from 0.30 and for the VIP account Gold spreads are from 0.20.
  • Spread Betting spreads at GKFX are fixed, at 0.7 for EUR/USD, 0.9 for UK100, 0.30 for Gold and 0.03 for US Crude Oil.

The maximum leverage for ETX Capital is . The maximum leverage for GKFX .

Platform

ETX Capital offers both MT4 and its own platform ETX TraderPro, on desktop, tablet and mobile. GKFX offers MT4 on desktop, tablet and mobile, an MT4 webtrader and Sirix.

Comparison summary

  • ETX Capital and GKFX offer CFD trading and spread betting
  • ETX Capital offers variable spreads for CFDs and spread betting
  • GKFX offers fixed and variable spreads for CFDs and fixed spreads for spread betting
  • ETX Capital provides tight variable spread betting spreads, GKFX provides low fixed spread betting spreads
  • ETX Capital offers a large number of products to trade, GKFX offers a relatively large number of Forex pairs
  • ETX Capital provides ETX TraderPro and MT4, GKFX provides MT4 and Sirix

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