eToro vs MEXEM compared

Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how eToro stacks up against MEXEM!

eToro
MEXEM
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Last update of dataJan 2023

eToro

eToro is a global social trading broker. It is regulated by top-tier authorities such as the UK FCA or Australia's ASIC. eToro USA LCC does not offer CFDs, only real Crypto assets available.

Recommended for traders interested in social trading (i.e. copying other investors’ trades) and zero commission stock trading.

MEXEM

Mexem is an European-based global stockbroker for traders and investors. It is an introducing broker of Interactive Brokers IE, which is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.

Recommended for investors and traders looking for low fees and sophisticated trading platforms.

eToro's service is slightly better than MEXEM's and a comparison of their fees shows that eToro's fees are slightly lower than MEXEM's.

Account opening takes about the same effort at eToro compared to MEXEM, deposit and withdrawal processes are about the same quality at eToro, while customer service quality is somewhat lower than MEXEM's.

Our experts rated the trading platform of eToro as somewhat better than the platform of MEXEM, found that clients have access to about the same number of markets and products with eToro, while MEXEM provides somewhat better research and education.

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Basic data of broker

Overall Score
4.9

Recommended for Traders interested in social trading (i.e. copying other investors’ trades) and zero commission stock trading

Best broker for beginners

Overall Score
4.5

Recommended for Investors and traders looking for low fees and sophisticated trading platforms

Country of origin

Israel

Country of origin

Belgium

Fees

Fees score
4.2
Fees score
3.8
Fees summary

Low trading fees, high non-trading fees, free stock and ETF trading

Fees summary

Average trading and non-trading fees

Stock and ETF fees

Forex fees

Fund fees

Bond fees

Options fees

Futures fees

Crypto fees

CFD fees

Non-trading fees

Deposit and withdrawal

Deposit and withdrawal score
3.8
Deposit and withdrawal score
3.5
Number of base currencies

1

Number of base currencies

23

Deposit type

Withdrawal type

Account opening

Account opening score
5.0
Account opening score
5.0
Account opening fully online
Account opening fully online
Minimum deposit
*

$50

*
Minimum deposit
*

$0

*
Time to open account

1 day

Time to open account

1 day

Required documents

Proof of identity: passport / personal ID Proof of residency: utility bill

Required documents

Proof of identity: national ID / passport / driver's license Proof of residency: Bank statement / utility bill / credit card statement / notarized document

Trading platform

Web platform score
4.4
Web platform score
4.3
Mobile platform score
4.9
Mobile platform score
3.5
Desktop platform score
-
Desktop platform score
3.5

Markets and products

Markets and products score
4.7
Markets and products score
4.9
Stocks
Stocks
Fractional shares
*
*
Fractional shares
*
*
ETFs
ETFs
Forex
*
*
Forex
Funds
Funds
Bonds
Bonds
Options
Options
Futures
Futures
Crypto
*
*
Crypto
CFDs
CFDs
CFD disclaimer

Disclaimer: 81% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Research, education

Research score
3.5
Research score
4.3
Charting quality

Great

Charting quality

Great

Education score
5.0
Education score
4.5
Demo account
Demo account

Customer service

Customer service score
4.0
Customer service score
4.5
Phone
Phone
Live chat
Live chat
Email
Email
24/7 availability
24/7 availability

Security

Investor protection amount

£85,000 for UK residents, €20,000 for non-UK residents

Investor protection amount

€20,000 per account

Banking background
Banking background
Listed on stock exchange
Listed on stock exchange
Foundation date

2007

Foundation date

2018

Country of regulation

UK, Cyprus, Australia

Country of regulation

Ireland (IBIE), Cyprus (MEXEM)

eToro

For detailed information and hands-on experience, read our review of this broker.

MEXEM

For detailed information and hands-on experience, read our review of this broker.

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