Cryptocurrencies


Cryptocurrencies are ‘intangible commodities’, decentralized in nature which means that their production is not subject to governmental or banking order. Similar to conventional commodities like gold or oil, Cryptocurrencies are digitally ‘mined’ and their production is gradually decreased to control the amount in circulation. Since 2009 when Bitcoin was introduced, Cryptocurrencies are becoming more popular among investors and traders.

Why trade Cryptocurrencies?

  • Cryptocurrency values fluctuate solely based on supply and demand owed to their decentralized nature.
  • Volatility on Cryptocurrencies is higher compared to other asset classes, hence higher opportunities for investors.
  • Trading Cryptocurrencies with FXGiants allows you to speculate on the upside (Buy) or the downside (Sell) movement.
  • FXGiants gives you the opportunity to trade on Bitcoin and Ethereum without the need of owning a Digital Currency wallet, which is required in conventional cryptocurrency transactions.

What is Bitcoin?

Trade the world's most acclaimed cryptocurrency with FXGiants. Developed in 2009 by a person (or a group of people) with the allies of Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin is the world's first and most valuable cryptocurrency. Unlike centralized currencies controlled by the central bank, Bitcoin’s supply is finite. Specifically, only 21 million Bitcoins can ever come to existence, which means that its value is subject to supply and demand. Its volatile nature and high daily trading volume make it a very attractive trading instrument. Bitcoin is gaining popularity as its mining increases, making it a new favourite asset among many traders.

What is Ethereum?

First proposed in 2013 and released in 2015, Ethereum is a blockchain-based platform, which uses Ether as its value token. The Ethereum network was originally developed by Vitalik Buterin to improve Bitcoin’s scripting language which does not allow application development, but since agreement was never reached, Ethereum was rather launched as an independent blockchain-based platform. Similar to Bitcoin, Ethereum is decentralized and Ether’s production is capped; yet, Ether’s capacity is larger and its mining can happen more frequently. Specifically, 18 million Ether tokens can be mined per year and no more than one token can be mined per 12 seconds approximately. Similar to most cryptocurrencies, Ethereum’s nature is volatile, which often raises great opportunities for investors.

Trading Conditions

Take advantage of our high-caliber trading conditions, with low margin requirements, low spreads and commissions and minimum order from 0.01 lot.

Symbol As low as Margin Requirement Trading Hours (Server Time)
Monday to Friday
BITCOIN 100 20% 00:00-24:00
BITCOINM 100 20% 00:00-24:00
BTCUSD 50 20% 00:00-24:00
BTCEUR 55 20% 00:00-24:00
ETHUSD 5 20% 00:00-24:00
ETHEUR 5 20% 00:00-24:00

Risk Warning: Cryptocurrency CFDs are an extremely high-risk, speculative investment and you may lose all your invested capital. Before trading, you need to ensure you fully understand the risks involved taking into consideration your level of experience and investment objectives. Seek independent advice, if necessary.

Symbol Name Swap Long Swap Short
BITCOIN Bitcoin vs USD -0.13% -0.097%
BITCOINM Bitcoin Mini vs USD -0.13% -0.097%
BTCUSD Bitcoin vs USD -0.13% -0.097%
BTCEUR Bitcoin vs EUR -0.13% -0.097%
ETHUSD Etherium vs USD -0.13% -0.097%
ETHEUR Etherium vs EUR -0.13% -0.097%

Risk Warning: Cryptocurrency CFDs are an extremely high-risk, speculative investment and you may lose all your invested capital. Before trading, you need to ensure you fully understand the risks involved taking into consideration your level of experience and investment objectives. Seek independent advice, if necessary.

Symbol Name Minimum Price Fluctuation Size of 1 lot Value on 1 Lot per Index point Minimum Contract Size Minimum Step For Increasing Contract Size
BITCOIN Bitcoin vs USD 0.01 100 Bitcoins 1 USD 0.01 0.01
BITCOINM Bitcoin Mini vs USD 0.01 1 Bitcoin 0.01 USD 0.01 0.01
BTCUSD Bitcoin vs USD 0.01 1 Bitcoin 0.01 USD 0.01 0.01
BTCEUR Bitcoin vs EUR 0.01 1 Bitcoin 0.01 EUR 0.01 0.01
ETHUSD Etherium vs USD 0.01 1 Etherium 0.01 USD 0.01 0.01
ETHEUR Etherium vs EUR 0.01 1 Etherium 0.01 EUR 0.01 0.01

Risk Warning: Cryptocurrency CFDs are an extremely high-risk, speculative investment and you may lose all your invested capital. Before trading, you need to ensure you fully understand the risks involved taking into consideration your level of experience and investment objectives. Seek independent advice, if necessary.