FXCC vs FXGiants Comparison

FXCC vs FXGiants Broker Comparison

FXCC versus FXGiants
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$100MT445+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 offers three account types, the ECN Standard account which has a minimum deposit of $100, the ECN XL account which has a minimum deposit of $500 and the ECN Advanced account which has a minimum deposit of $100,000.
  • All FXCC account types provide ECN/STP order execution, micro lots (0.01 lots), free technical analysis, allow scalping and EAs and provide a personal account manager. All trading styles are allowed at FXCC, hedging is supported and a news feed and analysis is available on the website. The ECN Advanced account allows Indices trading and has lower commission charges.
  • FXGiants offers trading on six 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 and the Absolute Zero STP/ECN 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, $2,500 for the Premium account and upon request for the Absolute Zero 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. The Absolute Zero account has spreads from 0, without a commission charge. FXGiants provides economic news and an economic calendar on its website. It also provides a dedicated account manager and a 24/5 dealing hotline for its non-ECN accounts.

Markets

  • FXCC offers 50, covering Forex pairs, Indices and Precious Metals on the ECN Advanced account. FXCC provides 30, covering Forex and Precious Metals on the ECN Standard and the ECN XL account.
  • 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 Standard account charges commissions of 0.75 pips per lot per side for Forex and $7.50 per lot per side for Metals.
  • For deposits of less than or equal to $10,000, FXCC's ECN XL account does not charge commissions and for deposits greater than $10,000 the ECN XL account charges commissions of 0.3 pips per lot per side.
  • 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 provide MT4
  • The two broker provide STP/ECN trading
  • Both brokers allow scalpers and EAs
  • FXCC offers STP/ECN trading without a commission charge trading on its XL account for deposits less than or equal to $10,000
  • FXGiants offers STP/ECN trading without a commission charge on its ECN No Commission account, but with higher Forex spreads than its ECN 0 Spread account
  • FXGiants can provide STP/ECN trading and ECN caliber spreads with no commission charge on its Absolute Zero account
  • FXGiants offers more markets and a wider range of markets

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