Copy Trading

What is the minimum trade size?

The minimum trade size for customers who registered their accounts on or after 2 April 2017 (excluding residents of Russia, China, India and South East

What are the Popular Investor level requirements?

Start Earning as a Popular Investor! The Popular Investor program has 4 levels: Cadet, Champion, Elite and Elite Pro. Each level has its own

What is ‘Pending Close’?

A position can be closed only when the market you are trading is open. If you click the ‘Close’ button when the market is closed (for example,

Does it cost me to copy another trader?

Absolutely not. There are no additional charges for copy trading. eToro is a social trading platform that allows you to copy other traders of your choice

Risk Score explained

The risk score shows the risk the investor is taking, and is calculated using a special formula we have developed right here at eToro. The score is

Why am I blocked from copying other traders?

Welcome to the exciting world of copy trading! Due to regulation requirements (CopyTrading Investment Management services), Copy Trading Services will be

Copy Trading - How To?

CopyTrader is eToro's most iconic feature. The driving force of social trading, CopyTrader enables you to see what real people are trading in real

How does CopyTrader work?

All you need to do to start copy trading is to open an account, then use the eToro platform to search for the top social investors. When you've

How is the value of my copy calculated?

When copying a trader, you will see the current value of the copy in your portfolio. This figure shows the exact amount of money you would get back in

How do I start copying a trader?

On the eToro platform, you’ll see a Copy People button on the sidebar located at the left side of the screen, under the 'Discover' section.

Why are my trades not being copied?

When choosing to copy a trader you have two options: 1. To copy all the trader’s currently opened positions. This is the default option.  Each

What are CopyPortfolios?

CopyPortfolios (formerly known as CopyFunds) is eToro's premium product offering that takes Copy Trading to the next level.   There are three

How are the invested amount and P/L of my copy calculated?

When copying a trader, you will see the invested amount, P/L and value of the copy in your portfolio. Invested: This figure shows the initial amount

What is Copy Stop Loss?

Copy Stop Loss (CSL) is a feature that gives you the ability to manage your trades effectively by providing risk management in each “copy

What does responsible trading mean?

If you are being copied by other eToro users, you are passively managing the funds of other people, and we strongly encourage you to practise responsible

Updates in the copy trader system

As of 26/7/15, we have made three new changes in the way you copy a trader: 1. The maximum copy allocation is now 100% of your equity. 2. Profiles

What is AUM?

AUM (Assets under Management) is the total cash equity used to copy a trader or invest in a CopyPortfolio (including unrealized profit and loss). eToro

What is a Market Order?

A market order means that the trade will be executed at the first available rate when the market opens. You will be able to open a market order whenever

How can I stop copying someone?

1. Log into your portfolio 2. Click on the settings wheel on the side of the trader you wish to stop copying 3. Select the 'Stop Copying' option

What are Copy Dividends?

If the trader you are copying withdraws funds, the proportional amount will be removed from your copy allocation and sent back to your account balance.

How long does it take for trades to be executed in my account once I copy someone?

Trades are typically executed in less than a second from the instant the trader you copied executes their own trades.

Pause Copy

With the new version of CopyTrader, we are proud to present “Pause Copy”, a feature that allows you to stop copying a trader without actually

If I copy a trader who is investing in cryptocurrencies, what type of position do I have?

If you copy another trader's crypto position, or invest in crypto via CopyPortfolios, the position that opens for you is the same as the original

How does eToro choose the top ranked traders?

The rankings are based on total gain or winning ratio. We use several different filters and criteria to rank our top traders. Filters include, but are not

High risk score traders

Traders who have a consistently high risk score may be blocked from being copied. We routinely review profiles to determine who can be copied, in the

Can I get my traders’ details?

Due to privacy regulations, we are not permitted to disclose such information.

Can I copy more than one investor?

Yes, you can copy up to 100 different investors at any given time.

Can I copy a trader that is not listed in the rankings?

Of course! We give you the freedom to copy whoever you like. If you have spotted someone you want to copy, go ahead! Functionality remains exactly the

Can I ask the copied trader for advice or recommendations?

We always encourage communication among members of our community. You can reach out to any trader in the community by commenting or opening a discussion