How to buy ETF

How to buy ETF

A Step-by-Step-Guide on how to buy a ETF

Buy any ETF with eToro in three easy steps!

Step 1

Join eToro

Use the following link for creating an account at eToro.

Use an email address, choose a username, and use a strong, secure 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. 

Step 2

Verification of your account

In order to buy a ETF, you’ll need to provide your country, date of birth, name and phone number as well as additional support documents which verify your identity.

Those supporting documents are a valid ID, like National identity card (front + back), Passport or Drivers license and sometimes as well Proof of Residence Document like Bank statement, Credit card statement, Payroll statement -or- Official salary document from employer, Insurance statement, Tax document or Residence certificate.

Such an verfication of identity is there to avert identity theft or fraud.

Step 3

Go ahead ordering a ETF by depositing fiat currencies, like EUR or USD

Backing your account with EUR or USD for swaping can be done distinct ways, including domestic wire transfers, SWIFT and SEPA and creditcard.

The variant you choose will be based on your preference and location.

After your fiat currency arrives in your account, you will be able to buy any ETF.

Alongside your account you will also have access to charting tools and global support.

Kudos! You've successfully purchased a ETF.

That's it!

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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.

eToro USA LLC does not offer CFDs and makes no representation and assumes no liability as to the accuracy or completeness of the content of this publication, which has been prepared by our partner utilizing publicly available non-entity specific information about eToro. 

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