FXTM vs Trading 212 - Trading Brokers Comparison

FXTM vs Trading 212 | Trading Brokers Comparison

FXTM vs Trading 212 Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulation
$10MT4, MT5250+FCA, CySEC, FSCA, FSC
$1Web Trader & Apps1800+FCA, FSC

FXTM vs Trading 212 Comparison

FXTM offers MetaTrader 4 (MT4) and its successor MetaTrader 5 (MT5). FXTM provides a range of account types, including ECN accounts and a Cent account. The Cent account lets the trader trade with small trade sizes (less than standard micro lots) and has a low minimum deposit. MT4 and MT5 allow the trader to execute their own trades and to let EAs trade on their behalf. EAs (Expert Advisors) are MT4 and MT5's automated trading strategies.

Trading 212 provides a web trader (and apps) which are designed for the trader who executes their own trades. While both brokers offer CFD trading (when trading a CFD the trader does not a market), Trading 212 additionally provides an Invest account with real Stocks to own, which has a very low minimum deposit. Both brokers offer Stocks CFD trading.

FXTM is regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom, the CySEC in Cyprus and the FSC in Mauritius and is licensed by the FSCA in South Africa.

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

Quick comparison

FXTM offers MT4 and MT5 (desktop, web trader and apps). Trading 212 has a web trader and apps. FXTM offers a Cent account with a small minimum deposit. Trading 212 provides real Stocks to own (not CFDs).

Minimum deposit and key account features

The minimum deposit for FXTM is $10. The minimum deposit for Trading 212 to trade CFDs is $/€/£29 (the minimum deposit for the Invest account is $/€/£1).

  • FXTM offers three Standard account types: Standard, Cent and Shares and three ECN accounts: ECN, ECN Zero and Pro. The minimum deposit for the Cent account is $/€/£10, for the Standard and Shares accounts $/€/£100, for the ECN Zero account $/€/£200, for the ECN account $/€/£500 and for the Pro account the minimum deposit and minimum account balance is $/€/£25,000. The Pro account offers spreads from 0 without a commission charge. FXTM offers Market Analysis and Education on its website. Copy Trading is available via FXTM Invest. The minimum trade size is 0.0001 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

  • FXTM offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals and Stocks, with 250+ available.
  • Trading 212 offers CFD trading in Forex, Indices, Energy, Stocks, Metals, Cryptocurrencies, Soft Commodities and ETFs, with 1800+ available. Trading 212 on the Invest account offers real Stocks and ETFs, with 1800+ available.

FXTM has 55+ Forex Pairs. Trading 212 has 150+ Forex Pairs.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

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

Leverage

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

Online trading platforms

FXTM offers MT4 and MT5 and apps. Trading 212 provides a web trader and apps.

Why FXTM or Trading 212 ?

Traders who want to use MT4 or MT5 can find these trading platforms at FXTM. Traders who want to trade CFDs can do so at either broker. Those who want real Stocks to own can find an Invest account at Trading 212.

Comparison summary

  • Both brokers offer CFD trading
  • Trading 212 additionally provides real Stocks to own on its Invest account
  • Both brokers offer Stocks CFDs
  • FXTM has a range of account types including ECN
  • FXTM offers a Cent account with a low minimum deposit
  • Trading 212 has more markets overall
  • FXTM provides MT4 and MT5
  • Trading 212 offers a web trader and apps
  • Trading 212 has the lowest minimum deposits ($1) for its Invest account

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