ETX Capital vs IQ Option - Compare Trading Brokers

ETX Capital vs IQ Option | Online Brokerage Comparison

ETX Capital vs IQ Option Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarkets
$100MT4, ETX TraderPro5000+
$10Web Trader, Downloaded Platform, Apps300+

ETX Capital vs IQ Option Comparison

ETX Capital is a broker which can offer a relatively large number of total markets to trade on its ETX Trader Pro online trading platform. Additionally ETX Capital provides MetaTrader 4 (MT4), with less markets. IQ Option has less markets than ETX Capital on ETX Trader Pro, but it actually has a relatively wide range of markets to trade. IQ Option also has a low minimum deposit and additionally a low minimum order size, meaning that a trader can potentially trade with smaller account sizes.

Quick comparison

ETX Capital offers a relatively large number of markets on ETX Trader Pro, and also provides MT4. IQ Option has less markets on its platform, but a relatively wide range and lower minimum deposit.

Minimum deposit and key account features

The minimum deposit for ETX Capital is $100. The minimum deposit for IQ Option is $10.

  • 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.
  • IQ Option has Analysis on its trading platform. The minimum order size is $1.

Markets

  • ETX Capital offers on ETX TraderPro Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Cryptocurrencies, Stocks, Soft Commodities, ETFs, Bonds, Interest Rates and IPOs, with 5000+ available.
  • ETX Capital on MT4 offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Cryptocurrencies, Stocks and Soft Commodities, with 200+ available.
  • IQ Option offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Cryptocurrencies, Stocks, Soft Commodities, ETFs and Options, with 300+ available.

ETX Capital has 60+ Forex pairs, IQ Option has 85+ Forex pairs.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

  • ETX Capital offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash and Ripple (as CFDs or for spread betting).
  • IQ Option offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, DASH, EOS, Ethereum Classic, QTUM, Zcash, TRON and OmiseGO.

Leverage

Maximum leverage for ETX Capital (FCA regulated) is . Maximum leverage for IQ Option (CySEC regulated) is .

Platforms

Both offer web traders (and apps). ETX Capital also has MT4.

Why ETX Capital or IQ Option ?

ETX Capital offers both a web trader with a large number of markets for the trader who wishes to make their own trading decisions and also (with less markets) MT4, for traders who may wish to execute their own traders or have them executed by Expert Advisors (MT4 trading robots). IQ Option focuses on providing a user friendly platform provides as a web trader or a download. IQ Option offers both a low minimum deposit and order size (so a trader can potentially trade with a lower account balance).

Comparison summary

  • Both offer CFD trading
  • In the UK, ETX Capital also provides spread betting
  • Both provide web traders and apps
  • ETX Capital also offers MT4
  • On MT4, ETX Capital allows Expert Advisors (EAs)
  • ETX Capital has more markets on its web trader
  • IQ Option has a lower minimum deposit and order size

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