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Pepperstone vs Fineco 2021

Is Fineco better than Pepperstone? In our analysis of 23 international regulators across 50 brokers, Pepperstone is considered low-risk, with an overall Trust Score of 93 out of 99. Learn more about Trust Score.


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Overall Rating

Feature Pepperstone Fineco
Overall 4 4
Commissions & Fees 4 3.5
Offering of Investments 4 4.5
Platforms & Tools 4 4
Mobile Trading Apps 4 3.5
Research 4 4
Education 3.5 3.5
Trust Score 93 92
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Regulation

Feature Pepperstone Fineco
Trust Score 93 92
Year Founded
2010 1999
Publicly Traded (Listed)
No Yes
Bank
No Yes
Tier-1 Licenses
2 2
Tier-2 Licenses
2 0
Tier-3 Licenses
1 0
Authorised in the European Union
Yes Yes

Tier-1 Licenses (High Trust)

Feature Pepperstone Fineco
ASIC Authorised (Australia)
Yes Yes
IIROC Authorised (Canada)
No No
SFC Authorised (Hong Kong)
No No
FSA Authorised (Japan)
No No
MAS Authorised (Singapore)
No No
FINMA Authorised (Switzerland)
No No
FCA Authorised (UK)
Yes Yes
CFTC Registered (USA)
No No

Tier-2 Licenses (Average Trust)

Feature Pepperstone Fineco
CBRC Authorised (China)
No No
CySEC Authorised (Cyprus)
Yes No
CBI Authorised (Ireland)
No No
ISA Authorised (Israel)
No No
FMA Authorised (New Zealand)
No No
CBR Authorised (Russia)
No No
FSCA Authorised (South Africa)
No No
SEC Authorised (Thailand)
No No

Tier-3 Licenses (Low Trust)

Feature Pepperstone Fineco
SCB Authorised (Bahamas) Yes No
IFSC Authorised (Belize) No No
BMA Authorised (Bermuda) No No
FSC Authorised (British Virgin Islands)
No No
FSC Authorised (Mauritius)
No No

Investments

Feature Pepperstone Fineco
Forex Trading
Yes Yes
CFD Trading
Yes Yes
Tradeable Symbols (Total)
1200 126
Forex Pairs (Total)
62 54
US Stock Trading (Non CFD)
No Yes
Int'l Stock Trading (Non CFD)
No Yes
Social Trading / Copy-Trading
Yes No
Cryptocurrency (Physical)
No No
Cryptocurrency (CFD)
Yes No
Crypto Disclaimer (UK) Note: Crypto CFDs are not available to retail traders from any broker's U.K. entity, nor to U.K. residents (except to Professional clients). Note: Crypto CFDs are not available to retail traders from any broker's U.K. entity, nor to U.K. residents (except to Professional clients).

Cost

Feature Pepperstone Fineco
Average Spread EUR/USD - Standard
0.77 (November 2021) N/A
All-in Cost EUR/USD - Active
0.87 (November 2021) N/A
Active Trader or VIP Discounts
Yes No
Execution: Agency Broker
Yes No
Execution: Market Maker
No No

Funding

Feature Pepperstone Fineco
Minimum Deposit
$200.00 $0
Bank Wire (Deposit/Withdraw)
Yes Yes
Visa/Mastercard (Credit/Debit)
Yes No
PayPal (Deposit/Withdraw)
Yes No
Skrill (Deposit/Withdraw)
Yes No

Trading Platforms

Feature Pepperstone Fineco
Proprietary Platform
No Yes
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Yes Yes
Web Platform
Yes Yes
Social Trading / Copy-Trading
Yes No
MetaTrader 4 (MT4)
Yes No
MetaTrader 5 (MT5)
Yes No
cTrader
Yes No
DupliTrade
Yes No
ZuluTrade
No No

Trading Tools

Feature Pepperstone Fineco
Virtual Trading (Demo)
Yes No
Alerts - Basic Fields
Yes No
Watchlists - Total Fields
7
Charting - Indicators / Studies (Total)
15 90
Charting - Drawing Tools (Total)
30 N/A
Charting - Trade From Chart
Yes No
Charting - Drawings Autosave
Yes No

Mobile Trading

Feature Pepperstone Fineco
Android App
Yes Yes
Apple iOS App
Yes Yes
Alerts - Basic Fields
Yes No
Watch List
Yes No
Watch List Syncing
Yes No
Charting - Indicators / Studies
30 N/A
Charting - Draw Trendlines
Yes No
Charting - Trendlines Moveable
Yes No
Charting - Multiple Time Frames
Yes No
Charting - Drawings Autosave
Yes No
Forex Calendar
Yes No

Research

Feature Pepperstone Fineco
Daily Market Commentary
Yes No
Forex News (Top-Tier Sources)
Yes Yes
Autochartist
Yes No
Trading Central (Recognia)
No No
Delkos Research
No No
Social Sentiment - Currency Pairs
Yes No
Economic Calendar
Yes No

Education

Feature Pepperstone Fineco
Has Education - Forex or CFDs
Yes Yes
Client Webinars
Yes Yes
Client Webinars (Archived)
Yes Yes
Videos - Beginner Trading Videos
Yes Yes
Videos - Advanced Trading Videos
Yes Yes
Investor Dictionary (Glossary)
Yes Yes

Major Forex Pairs

Feature Pepperstone Fineco
GBP/USD
Yes Yes
USD/JPY
Yes Yes
EUR/USD
Yes Yes
USD/CHF
Yes Yes
USD/CAD
Yes Yes
NZD/USD
Yes Yes
AUD/USD
Yes Yes

Overall

Feature Pepperstone Fineco
Overall 4 4
Commissions & Fees 4 3.5
Offering of Investments 4 4.5
Platforms & Tools 4 4
Mobile Trading Apps 4 3.5
Research 4 4
Education 3.5 3.5
Trust Score 93 92
Pepperstone Review Fineco Review

Comparing forex brokers side by side is no easy task. For our 2022 annual forex broker review, we spent hundreds of hours assessing 39 forex and CFD brokerages to find the best forex broker. Let's compare Fineco vs Pepperstone.

Does Fineco or Pepperstone offer lower pricing?
Comparing the trading costs of forex and CFDs is not easy. Not every broker publishes average spreads data, and pricing structures vary. Based on our thorough annual assessment, Pepperstone offers better pricing overall for traders.

Is Fineco or Pepperstone safer for forex and CFDs trading?
At ForexBrokers.com, we track where each forex and CFD broker is regulated across over 23 international regulator databases. Here's our findings. Both Fineco and Pepperstone hold 2 global Tier-1 licenses. Pepperstone holds 2 global Tier-2 licenses, while Fineco holds 0. In our analysis of 23 international regulators across 50 brokers, Pepperstone earned a higher Trust Score than Fineco.

Which trading platform is better: Fineco or Pepperstone?
To compare the trading platforms of both Fineco and Pepperstone, we tested each broker's trading tools, research capabilities, and mobile apps. For trading tools, Fineco offers a better experience. With research, Pepperstone offers superior market research. Finally, we found Pepperstone to provide better mobile trading apps.

What about MetaTrader and copy trading?
For forex and CFDs traders, copy trading and MetaTrader are both popular platform options. While Pepperstone offers copy trading, Fineco does not. Pepperstone offers MetaTrader 4 (MT4), while Fineco does not.

How many forex pairs and CFDs are available to trade?
Pepperstone provides traders 62 currency pairs (e.g., EUR/USD) compared to Fineco's 54 available pairs. Forex pairs aside, Pepperstone offers traders access to 1200 CFDs while Fineco has 126 available CFDs, a difference of 1,074.

Can I trust Fineco?

Can I trust Pepperstone?
Pepperstone is not publicly traded and does not operate a bank. Pepperstone is authorised by two tier-1 regulators (high trust), two tier-2 regulators (average trust), and one tier-3 regulators (low trust). Pepperstone is authorised by the following tier-1 regulators: Australian Securities & Investment Commission (ASIC) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Pepperstone is authorised by the following tier-2 regulators: Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) and the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC).

Is Fineco good?
FinecoBank is a trusted multi-asset broker offering forex and CFDs across its brands regulated in the U.K. and Italy. However, unless you visit a physical branch as a citizen of the EU – or you are a resident of Italy or the U.K. – you will not be permitted to open an online account with FinecoBank.

Is Pepperstone good?
Pepperstone offers a growing range of tradeable markets, good-quality research, and support for multiple social copy trading platforms.

Overall winner: Pepperstone

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