How to buy ETF
A Step-by-Step-Guide on how to buy a ETF
Buy any ETF with eToro in three easy steps!
Make a eToro account
Use the following link for signing up at eToro.
Provide an email address, take a username, and use a secure, strong password.
The infrastructure and webpage of eToro is fast and secure, so you're personal data is kept safe.
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 USA LLC does not offer CFDs, only real Cryptocurrencies are available for US users.
Verification of your identity
In order to buy a ETF, you have to provide your name, date of birth, country and phone number as well as additional support documents which verify your personal identity.
The supporting documents are a valid ID, like Driver license or Passport and sometimes also Proof of Residence Document like Bank statement, Utility bill(water, electricity, gas, internet, phone), Insurance statement, Residence certificate or Tax document.
Such an verfication of identity is there to prevent identity fraud or theft.
Go ahead purchasing a ETF by depositing fiat currencies, like EUR or USD
Backing your account with fiat currencies, like USD or EUR for swaping can be done distinct ways, including SWIFT, SEPA and domestic wire transfers or debitcard.
The option you choose will be based on your preference and location.
As soon as your fiat currency strikes your account, you will be able to buy any ETF.
Alongside your account you’ll also have access to support, charting tools and leveraged trading.
Kudos! You've successfully purchased a ETF.
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How to buy ETF
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.
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