eToro

Risk warning: 67% 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.

eToro Review

Author bio.

Stéphane BottineStéphane has worked in financial services since 2005, within capital markets and investment banking. He graduated from the London School of Economics and HEC Paris.

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Updated on: 26 September, 2021

  • Pros
  • Buy shares or cryptocurrency coins directly.
  • Trade CFDs on all asset classes (except bonds).
  • World's largest social network for investors.
  • Easily copy other investors’ trades.
  • Cons
  • No support for MetaTrader 4 or 5.
  • USD is the only account base currency.
  • Awards
  • Best Trading Platform, 2013 - Star Awards
  • Best Social Trading Network, 2012 - World Finance
  • Best Social Trading Platform, 2011 - GBFR

eToro Accounts (4)

eToro

eToro Account [EU]
  • Trade 47 currency pairs, crypto-currencies, popular stocks, indices, gold and silver with eToro. Get free and unlimited access to Forex trading courses and webinars.
  • $ Variable Minimum deposit
  • 1:30 Leverage (EUR/USD) ?
  • 3 Pips (EUR/USD)
  • $ 0 Commission / lot
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eToro

Islamic Account [EU]
  • Trade 47 currency pairs, crypto-currencies, popular stocks, indices, gold and silver with no interest or commissions. Open an account online and request an Islamic account from your account manager.
  • $ 1000 Minimum deposit
  • 1:30 Leverage (EUR/USD) ?
  • 3 Pips (EUR/USD)
  • $ 0 Commission / lot
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Corporate Account [EU]
  • This eToro account is for sole proprietorships, partnerships or corporations. This account does not support PayPal payments.
  • $ 10000 Minimum deposit
  • 1:30 Leverage (EUR/USD) ?
  • 3 Pips (EUR/USD)
  • $ 0 Commission / lot
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eToro

Professional Account [EU]
  • Trade 47 currency pairs, crypto-currencies, popular stocks, indices, gold and silver with eToro. Get free and unlimited access to Forex trading courses and webinars.
  • $ Variable Minimum deposit
  • 1:400 Leverage (EUR/USD) ?
  • 3 Pips (EUR/USD)
  • $ 0 Commission / lot
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  • Open account ▷
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eToro Markets

eToro is a multi-asset platform which offers both investing in stocks and cryptoassets, as well as trading CFDs.

Please note that CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 67% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Past performance is not an indication of future results. Trading history presented is less than 5 complete years and may not suffice as basis for investment decision.

Copy trading is a portfolio management service, provided by eToro (Europe) Ltd., which is authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission.

Cryptoassets are volatile instruments which can fluctuate widely in a very short timeframe and therefore are not appropriate for all investors. Other than via CFDs, trading cryptoassets is unregulated and therefore is not supervised by any EU regulatory framework.

eToro Trading platforms

eToro's social trading platform sets it apart from other online trading platforms.

You can invest by yourself or connect with others to share trading ideas. Easily and automatically copy other investors’ trades if you want to. You may even earn commission if you are willing to let others follow your investments. Visit eToro.com to find out more.

In addition, you may invest through CopyPortfolios™. With Top Trader Portfolios, you can copy the most successful traders on the eToro platform. With Market Portfolios, you can invest in portfolios built around a trading strategy or market, such as ‘Oil and Gas’ or ‘High dividend stocks’.

  • Trading platforms
  • Copy trading
  • Other platformseToro
  • Operating systems
  • Web trader
  • Android
  • iOS

eToro Account funding

Note: payment methods depend on the entity with which you open an account, as well as your country of residence. Please visit the company's website for all payment methods.

For individual investors

eToro's first deposit amount is $200 for individual investors, except if you live in one of the following countries:

  • $50 for users residing in: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Guernsey, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City, Vietnam;
  • $1,000 for users residing in: Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Egypt, French Polynesia, Georgia, Gibraltar, Iceland, Isle Of Man, Jersey Island, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lithuania, New Zealand, Oman, Qatar, Reunion Island, Senegal, Ukraine;
  • $5,000 for users residing in: Algeria;
  • $1,000 for users residing in: Israel.

For companies

When opening a corporate account, the minimum first deposit is $10,000.

Subsequent deposits

After you've made your first deposit, the minimum amount for all subsequent deposits is $50.

However, please note that the minium deposit amount is $500 for bank transfers. eToro accepts a wide range of other payment methods, including credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club, Maestro), PayPal, Neteller, and Skrill.

  • Deposits and withdrawals
  • Bank transfer
  • Credit card
  • China UnionPay
  • Klarna / Sofort
  • NETELLER
  • PayPal
  • Revolut
  • Skrill
  • WebMoney
  • Yandex.Money
  • Account base currencies
  • USD - U.S. Dollar

eToro Regulators

In Europe, eToro operates through eToro (Europe) Ltd., a company regulated by the Cyprus Securities & Exchange Commission (CySEC) under license number 109/10.

In the UK, eToro (UK) Ltd. is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). However, UK residents will become clients of eToro (Europe) Ltd. unless they deposit upwards of US$ 5,000 and explicitly request to be covered by eToro's FCA-regulated entity. Visit eToro.com to find out more.

In Australia, eToro AUS Capital Pty Ltd. is authorised by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to provide financial services under Australian Financial Services Licence 491139.

  • Company information
  • Company nameeToro (Europe) Ltd.
  • Head officeLimassol, Cyprus
  • Incorporation date2007
  • Regulators
  • AustraliaASIC No. 491139
  • CySECCySEC 109/10
  • UKFCA No. 583263

eToro Alternatives

Risk warning: 67% 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.