FXCC vs FXGiants Comparison

FXCC vs FXGiants Broker Comparison

FXCC versus FXGiants Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$100MT425+CySEC
$100MT475+FCA, ASIC, CySEC

FXCC and FXGiants Comparison

Both brokers offer STP/ECN trading. Additionally, FXGiants provides a range of instant execution accounts. Both offer accounts which can provide ECN spreads, with no commission charge (as well as accounts which charge a commission). FXGiants can offer more markets to trade. Both provide MT4. FXCC is regulated by the CySEC in Cyprus while FXGiants is regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom, the ASIC in Australia and the CySEC in Cyprus.

Quick comparison

Both are MT4 brokers. FXCC is an STP/ECN broker, while FXGiants has both STP/ECN accounts and instant execution accounts.

Minimum deposit and account types

The minimum deposit for FXCC is $100. The minimum deposit for FXGiants is $100 and for its ECN accounts is $500.

  • FXCC provides three account types. These are the ECN Standard account, the ECN XL account and the ECN Advanced account. FXCC's ECN XL account has a minimum deposit of $100, the ECN Standard account has a minimum deposit of $10,000 and the ECN Advanced account has a minimum deposit of $100,000.
  • All FXCC account types provide the MT4 platform, ECN/STP order execution, mobile trading, free technical analysis, SMS notifications, VPS, Economic Calendar and Trading Tools, allow Expert Advisors, scalping and hedging and provide a personal account manager. The ECN XL account additionally can offer zero commissions (T&Cs apply) and zero mark-up. The ECN Advanced account provides more markets to trade than the other account types (200+ vs 30). All trading styles are allowed at FXCC and a news feed and analysis is available on the website.
  • FXGiants offers CFD 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 along with Educational Videos, Ebooks and Webinars on its website. It also provides a dedicated account manager and a 24/5 dealing hotline for its non-ECN accounts.

Markets

  • FXCC provides 30, covering Forex and Precious Metals on the ECN Standard and the ECN XL account. On the ECN Advanced account, FXCC offers 200+ markets.
  • FXGiants provides 200+ covering Forex, Indices, Metals, Energy, Cryptocurrencies, Soft Commodities and Shares (with both Spot and Futures FX and Indices products).

Spreads and leverage

  • Spreads at FXCC are variable and are from 0.1 for EUR/USD (with a typical range under normal market conditions of 0.2-0.6) and around 0.25 for Gold.
  • 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 FXCC is . Maximum leverage for FXGiants is .

Commissions

  • FXCC's ECN XL account does not charge commissions.
  • FXCC's ECN Standard account charges commissions of 0.75 pips per lot per side for Forex and $7.5 per lot per side for Metals.
  • FXCC's ECN Advanced account charges commissions of 0.4 pips per lot per side for Forex and $4 per lot per side for Metals, Energy and Indices.
  • 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.

Platforms

Both brokers offer MT4, available for desktop, tablet and mobile.

Comparison summary

  • Both brokers offer CFD trading
  • Each offers MT4
  • Each has ECN trading accounts
  • FXGiants also has a range of other account types
  • FXGiant's account types include accounts offering differing services for higher minimum deposits
  • FXCC provides its ECN XL account which can offer spreads with no commissions charge and no mark-up
  • FXCC's ECN XL account has a reduced range and number of markets to trade compared with FXGiants

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