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Comparison eToro vs IFC Markets

The InvestorGreg.net broker comparisons assess over a dozen different brokers, finding the best online trading brokers. This comparison page compares eToro vs IFC Markets. Is eToro or IFC Markets a better online broker?

Firstly, let’s compare commission fees provided by these brokers for regular transactions. The commission fee of eToro on regular transactions of the stock exchange is 0.09% spread per side, and IFC Markets has a commission fee of from 0.1%. For trading in Forex, the commission fee of eToro is from 3 pips, while the commission fee of IFC Markets is spreads from 0.4 pips. When analyzing commission fees in CFD: eToro provides from 0.09%, and IFC Markets provides spreads from 34 pips. And for summarizing a complete picture, we should see trading in the metal market, where these brikers provide the following commissions: from 2 pips and fixed spreads at 45 pips for eToro and IFC Markets, respectively. You can read more detailed information on commission fees in the online broker reviews.

It is important for investors to know what types of online trading broker supports and what tools they can use for trading. Let’s compare them. Stocks Trading, ETFs Trading, Forex Trading, Crypto Trading are provided to customers by eToro and Stocks Trading, ETFs Trading, Forex Trading, Futures Trading, Crypto Trading are provided by IFC Markets. Concerning the platforms, eToro uses Web Platform, Android App, iOS App, while IFC Markets uses Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), Web Platform, MT4, MT5, Android App, iOS App.

Finally, by comparing the two online brokers, we want to pay attention to the year and country of establishing, the regulatory authorities and the possibility of withdrawing funds. eToro was established in 2007 in Cyprus, and it is regulated by CySEC, FCA, ASIC. And IFC Markets was established in 2006 in British Virgin Islands, and it is regulated by BVI FSC. We can withdraw funds from eToro with the help of Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard, and its withdrawal fee is $25. And IFC Markets provides the ability to withdraw funds with the help of Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard, and its withdrawal fee is fees vary. The withdrawal time for eToro is within 1 business day, and that one for IFC Markets is 1 - 5 business days.

Overall, eToro boasts 4.5 stars versus IFC Markets 4.8 stars.

Overall Rating

 
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
 
eToro
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
IFC Markets
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education

Fees

Fees
Stock
ETFs
Forex Spreads
CFDs
Futures
Metals
Cryptocurrency
eToro
Stock
0.09% spread per side
ETFs
0.09% spread per side
Forex Spreads
From 3 pips
CFDs
From 0.09%
Futures
N/A
Metals
From 2 pips
Cryptocurrency
From 1.5%
IFC Markets
Stock
From 0.1%
ETFs
Fixed spreads at 4 pips
Forex Spreads
Spreads from 0.4 pips
CFDs
Spreads from 34 pips
Futures
spreads vary
Metals
Fixed spreads at 45 pips
Cryptocurrency
Fixed spreads at 50 pips

Types of trading

Types of trading
Stocks Trading
ETFs Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
eToro
Stocks Trading
ETFs Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
IFC Markets
Stocks Trading
ETFs Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading

Platforms

Platforms
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
MT5
eToro
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
MT5
IFC Markets
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
MT5

Tools

Tools
Research & Analysis
Social trading
Education
Demo account
eToro
Research & Analysis
Social trading
Education
Demo account
IFC Markets
Research & Analysis
Social trading
Education
Demo account

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
eToro
Android App
iOS App
IFC Markets
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

Deposits
Minimum deposit
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
PayPal
eToro
Minimum deposit
$200
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
PayPal
IFC Markets
Minimum deposit
$1.00
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
PayPal

Withdrawals

Withdrawals
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
Withdrawal Fee
eToro
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
Within 1 business day
Withdrawal Fee
$25
IFC Markets
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
1 - 5 business days
Withdrawal Fee
Fees vary

Security & Fairness

Security & Fairness
Сountry of Origin
Year Founded
Regulated By
eToro
Сountry of Origin
Cyprus
Year Founded
2007
Regulated By
CySEC, FCA, ASIC
IFC Markets
Сountry of Origin
British Virgin Islands
Year Founded
2006
Regulated By
BVI FSC

Customer Service

Customer Service
Phone
Email
Live Chat
 
eToro
Phone
+44-866-350-0881
Email
support@etoro.com
Live Chat
No
IFC Markets
Phone
+7(963)993-75-10
Email
support@ifcmarkets.com
Live Chat
Yes

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