ETX Capital Review

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If you’re looking to apply for a spread betting and/or CFD trading account then one option is ETX Capital, a leading UK operator offering both spread betting and CFDs.

ETX Capital Award Winning Charts

ETX Capital Review

If you spread bet with ETX Capital you get all the normal benefits such as:

  • Tax-free* investments (although this depends on your personal circumstances and the jurisdiction that you pay tax in). There’s no capital gains tax, no income tax and no stamp duty
  • You can buy or sell markets
  • There are no commission fees
  • There are no brokers’ fees
  • A wide range of markets including stock indices, forex, shares, commodities, interest rates and bonds – for more details see ETX Capital markets

ETX Capital Platform Highlights

As well as the above, with an ETX Capital account you also get:

  • Mobile Trading – the ETX iPhone app lets investors trade quickly and stops them from being shackled to their PC.

  • MetaTrader 4 – investors can use MT4, one of the most popular forex trading platforms. MT4 tools include automated trading via EAs, pre-set indicators, multi-account management, back-testing and comprehensive charting.

  • Advanced Charts – the platform comes with award winning Trade-Through Charts as standard, see ETX Charts below for details.

  • An Advanced Trading Platform – the platform offers fast execution, trade-through charts (see below), price alerts, a wide range of markets, multiple watchlists, the option to manage your trading screen layout etc.

  • Tight Fixed Spreads – there are low fixed spreads across popular forex, index and commodities markets, see leading spread betting firms for details.

  • CFD Trading – as well as a comprehensive spread betting service, ETX Capital offer a broad array of Contracts for Difference (CFDs) including stock indices, forex, shares, commodities and ETFs.

  • Options – options offer a useful addition to normal spread betting and CFDs. Options let you speculate on the future value of an underlying market by giving you the option to buy or sell at a particular price in the future.

  • Exchange Traded Funds – ETFs track the performance of an index, commodity or a collection of assets, e.g. a sector or bundle of commodities, but they are traded like a share. ETFs available include; ETF All Commodities, ETF Agriculture, Financial Bear (3X), MSCI Turkey Index, MSCI Emerging Markets Index and Market Vectors Russia.

  • Multilingual Websites – there are live local language sites in Danish, French, German, Greek, Italian and Spanish.

  • Flexible Order types – there is a range of risk management and trading orders e.g. stop losses, take profit orders (limit orders) and OCO (one-cancels-the-other) orders.

  • High Quality Customer Service – the spread betting company has been recognised as having one of the highest levels of customer satisfaction in the industry.

ETX Capital Platform

ETX Capital iPhone App

ETX Capital Awards

ETX Capital have won a range of awards in recent years, these include:

  • Best Online Charts, MoneyAM Awards, 2012
  • Best Futures & Options Broker, Shares Awards, 2012
  • Best Value for Money, Investment Trends, 2011

ETX Capital Mobile Trading

ETX Capital let clients trade using iPhone, iPad and Android apps, the apps let investors:

  • Trade quickly using the one-tap trading function

  • Trade global markets 24 hours a day (Sunday evening to Friday evening)

  • Access live charts and apply technical analysis indicators e.g. Moving Averages, Bollinger Bands, MACD and Stochastics

  • Add and amend trading orders like Stops, Limits and OCOs

  • Quickly find markets and create watchlists

  • View their portfolio, account balance, trading history, transaction history and open positions

ETX Capital Account

A quick overview of the ETX Capital account:

ETX Capital Services

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ETX Capital Charts

The ETX platform comes with award winning Trade-Through charts which let clients:

  • Trade directly on the chart, i.e. you can open and close positions, set limit orders and track open trades on the chart
  • Display the mid, bid or offer price
  • View the spread on the chart
  • See the chart on the deal ticket
The charts actually come in two versions; basic and advanced, clients have free access to both.

Naturally, as with the charts that most of the leading spread betting firms provide to their clients, you can:

  • Choose from a number of different display styles e.g. candlestick, HLOC, line and area
  • Use drawing tools e.g. point-to-point lines, Fibonnacci retracement and Fibonnacci cycles
  • Add a variety of studies (indicators)
  • Save your settings

ETX Capital Advanced Charts

ETX Capital Markets

Below you will find a small sample of the spread betting markets that are offered by ETX Capital along with their typical in-hours spread sizes and the typical minimum stake for that market.

Typical In-Hours Index Spread Sizes with ETX Capital

FTSE 100 (UK 100) Daily1
Dow Jones (Wall St) Daily1
DAX 30 (Germany 30) Daily1
S&P 500 (SPX 500) Daily5
NASDAQ 100 (US Tech 100) Daily3
CAC 40 (France 40) Daily1
ASX 200 (Australia 200) Daily3
Japan 225 Daily13
Hong Kong Daily20
Stock market indices minimum stake£0.5
Other index markets including: Australia 200, China H Shares, Greece 20, Hong Kong 40, South Africa 40, the Volatility Index and more.

Typical In-Hours Forex Spread Sizes with ETX Capital

EUR / USD Daily0.7
GBP / USD Daily0.9
EUR / GBP Daily1.5
USD / JPY Daily0.9
Forex minimum stake£0.5

Typical In-Hours Commodities Spread Sizes with ETX Capital

Gold Daily4
Gold Futures6
Brent Crude Oil Daily4
Brent Crude Oil Futures6
US Crude Oil Daily4
US Crude Oil Futures6
Commodities minimum stake£0.5
Plus a range of other commodities markets including:

Typical In-Hours Interest Rate Spread Sizes with ETX Capital

Short Sterling3
Treasuries minimum stake£0.5

Typical In-Hours Bonds Spread Sizes with ETX Capital

US T Bond 10 Year4
US T Bond 30 Year4
Treasuries minimum stake£0.5
Note that with ETX you can also trade Japanese 10 year Bonds.

Spread Betting on Options

Please be aware that with ETX you can also spread bet on Options such as:
  • UK 100 Options
  • Germany 30 Options
  • SP 500 Options
  • Wall Street Options

ETF Spread Betting

ETX Capital also provide spread betting on a wide range of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) such as:
  • MSCI Japan Fund
  • MSCI Korea
  • UK 100 Tracker
  • UK 250 Tracker
  • UK Dividend Plus
  • ETC All Commodities
  • ETFS Agriculture
  • Financial Bear (3X)
  • Financial Bull (3X)
Also read Company prices, notes and comments.

About ETX Capital, Stability and UK Regulation

Losses can exceed deposits
ETX Capital is the trading name of Monecor (London) Limited, company number 00851820. Monecor (London) Ltd is Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, registration number 124721, a member firm of the London Stock Exchange.

Address: One Broadgate, London, EC2M 2QS.