FXGiants vs Vantage FX - Online Brokerage Comparison

FXGiants vs Vantage FX | ECN Broker Comparison

FXGiants vs Vantage FX Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$100MT4200+FCA, ASIC
$200MT4, MT5180+ASIC, CIMA

FXGiants vs Vantage FX Comparison

Both of these brokers offer trading on MT4 (MetaTrader 4). They each allow the trader to use Expert Advisors (EAs), which will execute trading strategies on behalf of the trader. Vantage FX also provides the successor to MT4, which is MT5 (MetaTrader 5). Trader may not wish to trade using trading robots, and while MT4 and MT5 are known for this capacity, they are also suited to traders who trade at their own discretion. FXGiants has a range of account types, some STP/ECN (i.e. potentially suited to robots) and other types including fixed and variable spread accounts.

ECN trading conditions

These brokers both offer accounts which let the trader access the broker's ECN, using STP order processing.

Quick comparison

Both brokers offer MT4, while Vantage FX additionally provides MT5.

Minimum deposit and account types

The minimum deposit for FXGiants is $100, but for STP/ECN trading is $500. The minimum deposit for Vantage FX is $200.

  • 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 on its website. It also provides a dedicated account manager and a 24/5 dealing hotline for its non-ECN accounts.
  • Vantage FX offers STP, ECN, Islamic and Pro ECN accounts. The STP accounts have a minimum deposit of $200, the ECN accounts have a minimum deposit of $500 and the Pro ECN account has a minimum deposit of $20,000. The minimum trade size is 0.01 lots. Vantage FX supports social and copy trading with ZuluTrade and Myfxbook AutoTrade.
  • Vantage FX's STP accounts do not charge commissions, while the ECN accounts do charge commissions. All accounts allow scalping.
  • Vantage FX's Pro ECN account offers lower commission charges and access to Interbank price feeds.

Markets

  • FXGiants offers Forex, Indices, Metals, Energy, Cryptocurrencies, Stocks and Soft Commodities, with 200+ available.
  • Vantage FX offers Forex, Indices, Metals, Energy, Cryptocurrencies, Stocks and Soft Commodities, with 180+ available.

FXGiants provides 80+ Forex pairs, Vantage FX provides 45+ Forex pairs.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

  • FXGiants offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Ripple.
  • Vantage FX offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash and DASH.

Spreads and leverage

  • Both brokers may offer very low Forex spreads for the most liquid Forex pairs, plus a commission charge. Vantage FX also offers Forex spreads without a commission charge from 1.4 and FXGiants can offer Forex spreads from 1.1 without a commission charge.

Maximum leverage for FXGiants (FCA regulated) is . Maximum leverage for FXGiants (ASIC regulated) is 500:1. Maximum leverage for Vantage FX (ASIC or CIMA regulated) is 500:1.

Online trading platforms

Both brokers offer MT4. Vantage FX additionally provides MT5.

Why FXGiants or Vantage FX ?

Both brokers offer platforms for traders who trade using online trading robots, namely MT4 for both brokers and additionally MT5 for Vantage FX. FXGiants offers additional support for traders who trade at their own discretion via different account types potentially aimed at the ways a human trader may trade.

Comparison summary

  • Both provide CFD trading
  • Each offers MT4
  • Vantage FX additionally provides MT5
  • Both support the use of Expert Advisors (EAs)
  • FXGiants has a range of account types, suited to EA and non-EA trading
  • FXGiants has a lower minimum deposit, for ECN trading Vantage FX has a lower minimum deposit

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