FXGiants vs Spread Co Comparison

FXGiants vs Spread Co UK Broker Comparison

FXGiants versus Spread Co
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$100MT4200+FCA, ASIC
£250Saturn Web Trader & Apps1500+FCA

FXGiants vs Spread Co Comparison

FXGiants and Spread Co are both FCA regulated brokers, while FXGiants is also regulated by the ASIC in Australia. Spread Co offers spread betting in addition to CFD trading, while FXGiants provides CFD trading.

Spread Co offers fixed spread for CFDs and spread betting, while FXGiants can offer fixed or variable spreads. In addition, FXGiants can provide STP/ ECN trading. Spread Co provides more markets than FXGiants.

Quick comparison

FXGiants is and MT4 broker offering CFD trading, while Spread Co provides CFD trading and in the UK, spread betting, on a web trader and apps.

Minimum deposit and account types

The minimum deposit for FXGiants is $100. The minimum recommended amount to be deposited with Spread Co is £200 for spread betting and £250 for CFD trading.

  • FXGiants offers 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 Micro and Premium accounts have two types, Live Fixed or Live Floating Spread. 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.
  • 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 on its website. It also provides a dedicated account manager and a 24/5 dealing hotline for its non-ECN accounts.
  • 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

  • FXGiants offers Currency Pairs, Indices, Energy, Cryptocurrencies, Metals, Shares and Soft Commodities, with 200+ on offer.
  • Spread Co offers Currency Pairs, Indices, Energy, Bitcoin Futures, Precious Metals, Equities, ETFs and ADRs, with 1500+ available.

FXGiants offers 80+ Forex pairs, Spread Co offers 35+ Forex pairs.

Cryptocurrencies

  • FXGiants offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Ripple.
  • Spread Co offers Bitcoin Futures.

Spreads and leverage

  • FXGiants can provide non-ECN EUR/USD spreads on the Micro account from 1.1 variable and 2.2 fixed and Premium non-ECN EUR/USD spreads from 1.8 fixed and 0.7 variable without a commission charge. It can also offer EUR/USD spread fixed at 0, with a commission charge.
  • 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.
  • Spread Co provides fixed spreads on its spread betting and CFD platforms. For spread betting, Spread Co offer fixed spreads of 0.8 for EUR/USD and UK100, 0.4 for Gold and 0.05 for US Crude Oil. Spread Co's spreads can change with higher order sizes and outside of market hours.

Maximum leverage for FXGiants (FCA regulated) is . Maximum leverage for Spread Co is .

Commissions

  • 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. On its 0 Fixed Spread account, FXGiants charges a commission from $18 per lot per side.
  • Spread Co does not charge ECN commissions, as it does not offer this type of trading.

Platforms

FXGiants offers MT4. Spread Co offers MT4 and its web trading platform.

Comparison summary

  • Spread Co provides CFD trading and spread betting
  • FXGiants offers CFD trading
  • Spread Co can provide tight fixed spread betting spreads
  • FXGiants can offer low fixed and variable spreads, with a commission charge
  • Spread Co can provide fixed CFD spreads without a commission charge
  • FXGiants offers MT4, Spread Co offers a web trader
  • Both brokers are FCA regulated

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