Dukascopy Europe vs Trading 212 - Compare Online Trading Companies

Dukascopy Europe vs Trading 212 | Compare Brokers

Dukascopy Europe vs Trading 212 Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulation
$100MT4, JForex, Apps500+FCMC
$100Web Trader & Apps1800+FCA, FSC

Dukascopy Europe vs Trading 212 Comparison

Dukascopy offers ECN trading, providing MetaTrader 4 (MT4) and JForex. MT4 and JForex both let the trader trade using both automated and non-automated strategies. Trading 212 provides a web trader. Both brokers offer mobile trading apps.

Each provides CFD trading, including Stocks CFDs (when trading a CFD, the trader does not own the market) allowing the trader use leverage (increasing leverage increases risk). Additionally Trading 212 offers an Invest account which lets the trader buy real Stocks and ETFs to own and to sell (without leverage). While Trading 212 has more markets to trade overall, Dukascopy has a relatively large number for an ECN broker.

Dukascopy Europe is regulated by the FCMC in Latvia.

Trading 212 is regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom and the FSC in Bulgaria.

Quick comparison

Dukascopy offers ECN trading on MT4 and JForex. Trading 212 provides a web trading platform. Both offer mobile trading. Each has CFD trading. Trading 212 additionally provides real Stocks and ETFs to own.

Minimum deposit and key account features

The minimum deposit for Dukascopy Europe is $100. The minimum deposit for Trading 212 to trade CFDs is $/€/£100 (the minimum deposit for the Invest account is $/€/£29).

  • Dukascopy offers one account type. A Swap-free (Islamic) account is available as well. Dukascopy offers webinars through the JForex 3 platform. Dukascopy provides traders access to the Swiss Foreign Exchange Marketplace liquidity pools, which it operates. The minimum trade size is 0.01 standard lots (1000 units). Dukascopy does not restrict trading styles. Dukascopy offers Video Tutorials, Seminars and Webinars.
  • Trading 212 has a CFD and an Invest account. Trading 212 provides Videos, News, Analysis and an Economic Calendar on its trading platform and its website.

Markets

  • Dukascopy offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Stocks, Cryptocurrencies and Soft Commodities, with 500+ available.
  • Trading 212 offers CFD trading in Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Stocks, Cryptocurrencies, Soft Commodities and ETFs, with 1800+ available. Trading 212 on the Invest account offers real Stocks and ETFs, with 1800+ available.

Dukascopy has 60+ Forex Pairs. Trading 212 has 150+ Forex Pairs.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

  • Dukascopy offers Bitcoin and Ethereum.
  • Trading 212 offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, EOS, NEO, Monero and DASH.

Commissions

  • Dukascopy charges a commission which varies depending on the volume traded, the initial deposit and equity in the account.
  • For Forex, Dukascopy commissions range from $35 per million USD per side, to $10 per million USD traded per side.
  • For other markets except Stocks, Dukascopy commissions range from $52.5 per million USD per side, to $15 per million USD per side.
  • Trading 212 does not charge commissions.

Leverage

Maximum leverage for Dukascopy Europe (FCMC regulated) is . Maximum leverage for Trading 212 (FCA or FSC regulated) is .

Platforms

Dukascopy offers JForex and MT4 and apps. Trading 212 offers a web trader and apps.

Why Dukascopy Europe or Trading 212 ?

Traders who want to trade using MT4 can find this platform at Dukascopy. Dukascopy additionally provides JForex. Like MT4, this platform may be used by traders who execute their own trades and those who use robots to trade on their behalf. JForex has a relatively large number of technical indicators built into the platform. Trading 212 offers a user friendly trading platform which lets the trader switch between a CFD account and an Invest account. Thus those who want to trade CFDs can use either broker, but those who want to buy Stocks to own can do so at Trading 212 on its Invest account.

Comparison summary

  • Both provide CFD trading
  • Trading 212 additionally offers real Stocks to own on its Invest account (not CFDs)
  • Each provides Stocks CFDs to trade (not own)
  • Dukascopy offers MT4 and JForex desktop and mobile
  • Trading 212 provides desktop and mobile trading
  • Dukascopy offers ECN trading

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