easyMarkets vs Trading 212 - Online Brokerage Comparison

easyMarkets vs Trading 212 | Trading Brokers Comparison

easyMarkets vs Trading 212 Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulation
$100MT4, Web Trader, Apps200+CySEC, ASIC
$1Web Trader & Apps1800+FCA, FSC

easyMarkets vs Trading 212 Comparison

Both of these brokers offer user friendly web traders and apps, designed for the human trader who executes their own trades. easyMarkets additionally provides MetaTrader 4 (MT4). MT4 supports both non-automated trading (where the trader executes their own trades) and automated trading where the trader lets online trading robots trade on their behalf.

Each of these brokers offer a relatively large number of Forex pairs to trade. Both provide CFD trading. When trading a CFD the trader does not own the market. Both offers Stocks CFDs to trade, though Trading 212 has more. Trading 212 additionally offers real Stocks to buy to own (and sell).

The trader can switch between the CFD and Invest account on Trading 212's platform. Both brokers let the trader switch between a demo account and a live account from the platform, letting the trader take a break to practice trading.

easyMarkets is regulated by the CySEC in Cyprus and the ASIC in Australia.

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

Quick comparison

Both offer user friendly web traders and apps. easyMarkets additionally provides MT4. Both offer CFD trading. Trading 212 also provides an Invest account which includes real Stocks to own.

Minimum deposit and key account features

The minimum deposit for easyMarkets is $100. The minimum deposit for Trading 212 to trade CFDs is $/€/£29 (the minimum deposit for the Invest account is $/€/£1).

  • easyMarkets offers a Standard account with a minimum deposit of $100 and a VIP account with a minimum deposit of $2,500. easyMarkets provides Market News and a Financial Calendar on its website and Market News, Trading Signals and a Financial Calendar on its platform.
  • All easyMarkets account types have customer support and a personal account manager. The VIP account additionally has telephone trading, access to the tightest spreads at easyMarkets, a personal analyst and real time SMS market updates. The minimum trade size is 0.01 lots.
  • 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

  • easyMarkets offers CFD trading in Forex, Indices, Energy, Cryptocurrencies, Metals, Soft Commodities, Stocks and Options, with 200+ available.
  • Trading 212 offers CFD trading in Forex, Indices, Energy, Cryptocurrencies, Metals, Soft Commodities, Stocks and ETFs, with 1800+ available. Trading 212 on the Invest account offers real Stocks and ETFs, with 1800+ available.

easyMarkets has 135+ Forex Pairs. Trading 212 has 150+ Forex Pairs.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

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

Leverage

Maximum leverage for easyMarkets (CySEC regulated) is . Maximum leverage for Trading 212 (FCA or FSC regulated) is .

Online trading platforms

easyMarkets offers a web trader and MT4 and apps. Trading 212 provides a web trader and apps.

Why easyMarkets or Trading 212 ?

Traders who want to trade with a fixed spread broker can do so with easyMarkets. Both brokers offer user friendly online trading platforms and apps letting the trader trade from desktop to mobile. easyMarkets additionally provides MT4, allowing the trader to use Expert Advisors (EAs) to trade on their behalf. While each broker offers CFD, where the trader trades a market without owning it, Trading 212 additionally provides an Invest account through which the trader can buy real Stocks to own (and sell), without a commission charge.

Comparison summary

  • Both brokers offer CFD trading
  • Trading 212 additionally provides an Invest account with real Stocks to own
  • Both brokers provide user friendly trading platforms and apps
  • easyMarkets additionally provides MT4
  • easyMarkets allows EAs on MT4
  • easyMarkets offers fixed spreads
  • Both brokers have a relatively large number of Forex pairs to trade
  • Trading 212 offers more markets to trade overall

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