Plus500 vs Vantage FX Comparison

Plus500 vs Vantage FX | Trading Brokers Comparison

Plus500 vs Vantage FX Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$100Web Trader & Apps2,000+FCA, CySEC, ASIC, FSCA, FMA, MAS & IE
$200MT4, MT5180+ASIC, CIMA

Plus500 vs Vantage FX

Plus500 is a CFD broker with 2000+ markets to trade. Vantage FX is an ECN CFD broker with 180+ markets to trade. Plus500 offers a clear, arguably intuitive web trader (and apps) while Vantage FX provides MT4 and MT5. This reflects a different focus: Plus500 provides a platform and tools (including 95+ technical indicators) to suit traders who make their own trading decisions. Vantage FX supports the use of automated trading strategies (Expert Advisors) which trade on behalf on the trader, providing high speed order execution and no dealing desk intervention. MT4 and MT5 can also be used by traders who make their own trading decisions.

Quick comparison

Plus500 is a CFD broker with a wide range of markets, while Vantage FX is an ECN broker with a smaller group of markets.

Minimum deposit and account types

The minimum deposit for Plus500 is $100. The minimum deposit for Vantage FX is $200.

  • Plus500 provides CFD trading. It offers an Economic Calendar on its website covering news events and market effects.
  • 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

  • Plus500 offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Cryptocurrencies, Stocks, Soft Commodities, ETFs, Bonds and Options, with 2000+ available.
  • Vantage FX offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Cryptocurrencies, Stocks and Soft Commodities, with 180+ available.

Plus500 provides 55+ Forex pairs, Vantage FX provides 45+ Forex pairs.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

  • Plus500 provides Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, EOS, IOTA, NEO, Monero, Stellar, Cardano and TRON.
  • Vantage FX offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple and Dash.

Leverage

Maximum leverage for Plus500 (FCA or CySEC regulated) is . Maximum leverage for Vantage FX (ASIC or CIMA regulated) is 500:1.

Commissions

  • Plus500 does not charge commissions.
  • Vantage FX has a commission charge of $3 per lot per side for ECN trading, except for its Pro ECN account which has a commission charge of $1.75 per lot per side.

Trading Platforms

Plus500 provides a web trader (and apps). Vantage FX offers MT4 and MT5.

Why Plus500 or Vantage FX ?

For trader who make their own trading decisions, Plus500's platform offers an accessible, clear interface, but also has a relatively wide range of tools, including 95+ technical indicators. For traders who wish to trade using Expert Advisors, Vantage FX provides MT4 and MT5 and offers ECN trading. Plus500 can offer many more markets to trade than Vantage FX, though Vantage FX has a competitive number for an ECN broker. Plus500 has a lower minimum deposit.

Comparison summary

  • Both offer CFD trading
  • Plus500 has an accessible trading platform on a range of devices
  • Vantage FX provides MT4 and MT5
  • Plus500 has many more markets to trade
  • Vantage FX lets the trader trade with Expert Advisors on ECN and STP accounts
  • Plus500 has a lower minimum deposit

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