FXOpen vs Trading 212 - Trading Brokers Comparison

FXOpen vs Trading 212 | Online Brokerage Comparison

FXOpen vs Trading 212 Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulation
$300MT465+FCA, ASIC, FSRC
$1Web Trader & Apps1800+FCA, FSC

FXOpen vs Trading 212 Comparison

FXOpen is an ECN broker offering trading in a core group of markets. Trading 212 provides considerably more markets to trade, offering both CFD trading (like FXOpen) and providing real Stocks to buy and sell on its Invest account.

FXOpen is a MetaTrader 4 (MT4) broker and allows traders to use Expert Advisors (EAs) supporting both automated and non-automated trading.

Trading 212 offers a web trader and apps. The trader can switch between the demo account and live account from Trading 212's platform (and between its CFD and Invest accounts).

FXOpen is regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom, the ASIC in Australia and the FSRC in Nevis.

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

Quick comparison

FXOpen offers MT4. Trading 212 provides a web trader and apps. Trading 212 has more markets to trade, but FXOpen has a competitive number for an ECN broker.

Minimum deposit and key account features

The minimum deposit for FXOpen is $300. The minimum deposit for Trading 212 to trade CFDs is $/€/£29 (the minimum deposit for the Invest account is $/€/£1).

  • FXOpen offers three accounts types, ECN, STP and Crypto. The ECN account charges commissions on its markets, the STP does not charge commissions. The ECN account has a wider range of market available. The Crypto account is an STP account which additionally offers a range of Cryptocurrencies (which have a commission charge). The minimum trade size is 0.01 lots. Market News and Analysis are available via RSS and an Economic Calendar is provided on FXOpen's website.
  • 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

  • On the Crypto account, FXOpen offers Forex, Cryptocurrencies and Precious Metals for a total of 55+.
  • On the STP account, FXOpen provides Forex and Precious Metals, for a total of 50+.
  • On the ECN account, FXOpen offers Forex, Indices, Energy and Precious Metals, with 65+ available.
  • Trading 212 offers CFD trading in Forex, Indices, Energy, Cryptocurrencies, Metals, Stocks, Soft Commodities and ETFs, with 1800+ available. Trading 212 on the Invest account offers real Stocks and ETFs, with 1800+ available.

FXOpen has 45+ Forex Pairs. Trading 212 has 150+ Forex Pairs.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

  • FXOpen offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, DASH, EOS, NEO, Monero, Bitcoin Cash, IOTA, Ethereum Classic, Namecoin, Peercoin, Emercoin and OMNI.
  • Trading 212 offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, DASH, EOS, NEO and Monero.

Leverage

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

Commissions

  • For Forex, FXOpen charges a commission, which depends on volume traded, from $1.5 - $5 per standard lot per side. Other instruments have differing commission charges.
  • Trading 212 does not charge commissions.

Online trading platforms

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

Why FXOpen or Trading 212 ?

Traders who want to trade on MT4 can find this online trading platform at FXOpen, and can use EAs if they wish. Traders who want to trade CFDs can do so at either broker, though Trading 212 provides more markets to trade. Additionally Trading 212 offers the capacity to buy real Stocks (they are not CFDs) on its Invest account.

Comparison summary

  • Both brokers offer CFD trading
  • Trading 212 offers real Stock on its Invest account
  • FXOpen is an MT4 ECN broker
  • Trading 212 provides considerably more markets on its web trader and apps

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