ETX Capital vs Z.com Trade Comparison

ETX Capital vs Z.com Trade Broker Comparison

ETX Capital versus Z.com Trade
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$100MT4, ETX TraderPro5000+FCA
$50MT475+FCA

ETX Capital and Z.com Trade Comparison

These are both FCA regulated brokers. ETX Capital offers CFD trading and spread betting with tight variable spreads without a commission charge for Forex. Z.com Trade offers variable spread trading with or without a commission charge.

Z.com Trade offers ECN accounts, which have low Forex spreads with a commission charge. Both brokers offer MT4, ETX Capital additionally provides a web trader and apps.

ETX Capital provides more products to trade than Z.com Trade but each broker has a range of markets to trade. ETX Capital and Z.com Trade are both regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom.

Similarity

Both offer MT4.

Difference

Z.com Trade is an ECN broker. ETX Capital offers a relatively large number of markets on its web trader and apps.

Minimum deposit

The minimum deposit for ETX Capital is $/£100. The minimum deposit for Z.com Trade is $/€/£50.

  • 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.
  • Z.com Trade offers three account types for retail traders, Classic, ECN and ECN Plus. The minimum deposit for the Classic and ECN accounts is $/€/£50. The minimum deposit for the ECN Plus account is $/€/£10,000. The ECN Plus account has lower commission charges.
  • Z.com Trade offers an 'Educational and Analytical Portal' which provides trading strategies and signals, educational courses, the capacity to chat with an analyst, a technical and fundamental analysis feed, market analysis and news updates.

Markets

  • ETX Capital offers 5000+ on ETX TraderPro, covering Forex, Indices, Energy, Cryptocurrencies, Metals, Soft Commodities, Stocks, ETFs, IPOs, Bonds and Interest Rates.
  • ETX Capital offers 200+ on MT4, covering Forex, Indices, Energy, Cryptocurrencies, Metals, Soft Commodities, Stocks.
  • Z.com Trade offers 75+ on MT4, covering Forex, Indices, Energy, Cryptocurrencies and Precious Metals.

ETX Capital provides 60+ Forex pairs, Z.com Trade offers 55+ Forex pairs.

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.
  • On Z.com Trade's Classic account, spreads are variable from 1.0 for EUR/USD. On Z.com Trade's ECN accounts, spreads are variable, with a typical spread of 0.1 for EUR/USD, 1.5 for UK100, 0.09 for Gold and 0.03 for US Crude Oil.

The maximum leverage for ETX Capital is and the maximum leverage for Z.com Trade is .

Commissions

  • ETX Capital does not charge commissions except for Shares CFDs.
  • Z.com Trade does not charge commissions on its Classic account for Forex, or for Indices or Commodities. For Forex on its ECN account it charges commission of $4 per lot per side, and $2.5 per lot per side on its ECN Plus account.

Platform

ETX Capital provides ETX TraderPro and MT4, both available for desktop, tablet and mobile.

Z.com Trade provides MT4, available for desktop, tablet and mobile.

Quick comparison

Both offer MT4. ETX Capital provides considerably more markets on its ETX TraderPro platform. Z.com Trade is an ECN broker.

Comparison summary

  • ETX Capital offers tight variable CFD and spread betting spreads
  • Z.com Trade offers variable spreads without a commission charge on its Classic account
  • Z.com Trade provides low variable ECN Forex spreads on its ECN accounts
  • Its ECN Plus account has lower commission charges and a higher minimum deposit
  • Z.com is an STP broker and does not restrict trading styles
  • ETX Capital offers ETX Trader Pro and MT4, Z.com Trade offers MT4
  • ETX Capital provides many more products to trade on ETX TraderPro
  • The number available on MT4 are less dissimilar, but ETX Capital has more
  • However Z.com Trade has a competitive number for an ECN broker
  • Both brokers are regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom

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