ETX Capital versus Spread Co - Compare two Brokers

ETX Capital versus Spread Co - Compare two Brokers

ETX Capital versus Spread Co
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
£100ETX TraderPro, MT45000+FCA
£200Web Trader & Apps1500+FCA

ETX Capital and Spread Co Comparison

These brokers are FCA regulated, based on London in the United Kingdom and offer CFD trading and spread betting. Each has a web trader. ETX Capital additionally provides MT4, with support for trading automation. ETX Capital can offer more markets to trade on its ETX TraderPro platform.

Quick comparison

These brokers offers spread betting in the UK and CFD trading. Both have web traders and app, ETX Capital can also offer MT4. ETX Capital has more markets.

Spread betting comparison

ETX Capital can offer tight variable spread betting spreads, while Spread Co can provide low fixed spread betting spreads. Both offer spread betting on web traders and apps. ETX Capital can provide more markets, with 5000+ vs 1500+.

Minimum deposit and accounts

The minimum deposit is $100 for ETX Capital and the minimum recommended deposit for Spread Co is £200 for spread betting and £250 for CFD trading.

  • ETX Capital provides a range of features including webinars and seminars.
  • Spread Co has three spread betting account types: Spread Free, Spread Free Bronze and Standard. It also has a CFD trading account. Spread Free and Spread Free Bronze offers zero spreads on some markets, T&Cs apply. Spread Free Bronze charges a fee and has less restrictions. Spread Co provides news and analysis on its website and a relationship manager for all account holders.

Markets

  • On ETX Trader Pro, ETX Capital offers over 5000, covering Currency Pairs, Indices, Energy, Metals, Soft Commodities, Equities, Cryptocurrencies, ETFs, Bonds and Interest Rates.
  • On MT4, ETX Capital offers 200+, covering Currency Pairs, Indices, Energy, Metals, Soft Commodities, Equities, Bitcoin and Bonds.
  • Spread Co offers over 1500, covering Currency Pairs, Indices, Energy, Metals, Soft Commodities, Equities, Cryptocurrencies, ETFs and ADRs.

Cryptocurrencies

  • ETX Capital offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple and Bitcoin Cash.
  • Spread Co offers Bitcoin Futures.

Platforms

ETX Capital provides the ETX TraderPro platform and Spread Co provides the Saturn platform. ETX Capital also offers MT4.

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, from 0.05 for US Crude Oil and from an extra 0.05% for Shares.
  • Spread Co offers fixed spreads on its spread betting platform of 0.8 for EUR/USD and UK100, 0.4 for Gold, 0.05 for US Crude Oil and from an extra 0.05% for Shares. Spread Co's spreads can change with higher order sizes and outside of market hours. For CFDs, Spread Co offers fixed spreads of 1.5 for EUR/USD, 1 for UK100, 0.4 for Gold, 0.04 for US Crude Oil and from an extra 0.05% for Shares.

The maximum leverage on ETX Capital is . The maximum leverage for Spread Co is .

Comparison summary

  • ETX Capital offers a larger number of markets than Spread Co
  • ETX Capital provides tight variable CFD spreads
  • Spread Co provides competitive fixed CFD spreads
  • ETX Capital offers tight variable spread betting spreads
  • Spread Co offers low fixed spread betting spreads (down to zero for some markets)
  • ETX Capital also offers MT4, with support for automated trading

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