Copy Trading

What is the minimum trade size?

As of 5 December 2021, the minimum trade sizes for all eToro users are: Asset Class Minimum Trade Size Stocks and ETFs  $10 Crypto  $10

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

Why am I blocked from copying other traders?

Due to regulation requirements (CopyTrading Investment Management services), Copy Trading Services will be provided following an assessment of the

What is CopyTrader™?

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

What are Smart Portfolios?

Smart Portfolios (formerly known as CopyPortfolios) are curated collections that track a specific theme or strategy. With Smart Portfolios, you can

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 is a Risk Score?

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

What is AUC?

AUC (Assets Under Copy) is the total cash equity used to copy a trader or invest in a Smart Portfolio, including unrealized profit and loss. eToro

Why can’t I close my copy?

When you stop copying a trader, we create orders to close all copied positions.  If the markets of some of these positions are closed at that moment,

Why are trades not being copied?

There are a couple of reasons why you may not see the positions of a trader you are copying replicated in your portfolio.   1) You did not copy open

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 is ‘Pause Copy’?

‘Pause copy’ is a tool to stop copying a trader without closing all the positions that are currently open.   After you click ‘

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 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 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

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.

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

Why can't I be copied by other traders?

When you are being copied by other eToro clients, you are passively affecting the funds of other people. Our responsible trading policy is in place to

Which traders can I copy?

You can start copying an investor at any time.   If you want to copy but don’t know which trader best fits your needs and objectives,

Can I get my traders’ details?

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

If the trader I am copying transfers crypto, what happens to my copied crypto positions?

If a person you are copying on the eToro investment platform transfers cryptoassets to their eToro Money crypto wallet, the copied crypto positions in

How do I know which traders to copy?

The eToro platform is designed to help you find the traders that best fit your trading needs and preferences.  You can use the CopyTrader filter on

What type of crypto positions open when I copy someone?

On eToro, some positions are secured with real assets, and others use CFDs. For more information, click here. When you copy another trader who is

What is the Discover People tool?

The Discover People tool shows all the top investors on our platform, where you can filter your search to find a trader to follow or copy that meets your

What happens if I copy a trader or invest in a Smart Portfolio after market hours?

You can still copy people or invest in Smart Portfolios when the market is closed, and if you choose to copy open positions, all open positions will be

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

How do I pause my copy?

From the eToro web version and the eToro mobile app, you can pause your copy following these steps:   Select the Portfolio tab. Choose the investor

Can I copy any trader I like?

Yes. You can copy almost all the investors on our platform.  Our CopyTrader™ system allows you to copy anyone on the eToro investment platform -

Can I copy more than one investor?

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

How do I use the Discover People tool?

The Discover People tool can be used in 2 different ways:   The filter: This way you can refine your search to find a trader to follow or copy who

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