Help Center Trading & Investing
Stop Loss Limitations and Maintenance Margin Does eToro pay dividends? Trailing Stop Loss Is eToro blocked in my country? How do I close a position? What are overnight fees? Where can I see my dividend payments? What is leverage? Why do I need to add funds to open my position? Do I need to pay taxes on my trades? What do I purchase when I buy stocks on eToro? Which fees and commissions does eToro have? How much tax is deducted from my dividends? What is an order? Can I withdraw my cryptoassets from the platform? What is Stop Loss? What is the minimum trade size? What is a SELL position? What is a margin call? Do I own my cryptoassets? Do I need to pay tax on my dividends? What is ‘Pending Close’? How do I set the Stop Loss? Is my position eligible to receive a dividend payment? What is Negative Balance Protection? How do I cancel a pending order? What is Take Profit? Can I close part of my trade? How to find stocks in the platform Can I trade options at eToro? What is a CFD? How do I set a limit order? What is a dividend? When will I receive my dividend payment? What happens if my stock is affected by a corporate event (such as a delisting or merger)? Why did my trade close automatically? How do I calculate the P/L (profit or loss) per trade? Can I buy a stock when the market is closed? What is Copy Stop Loss? How do I set the Take Profit? How do I set price alerts? How are the units in a trade calculated? What do I purchase when I open a position on eToro? Does eToro allow Scalping? What are overnight refunds? Why don’t you have all stocks like other brokers? What are the market hours? Is there a maximum trade size? What is the Dividend Calendar? What do I purchase when I buy ETFs on eToro? Is it possible to “short sell” stocks? Are there overnight fees on stocks, cryptoassets, and ETFs? What spreads does eToro offer? How are the rollover fees on Oil and Natural Gas calculated? What is the Portfolio? Where can I see the overnight fees that will be charged and / or I have paid? What is a fractional share? What is a spread? How does leverage work? How are the overnight fees on stocks calculated? Why did my position close due to Contract Rollover (CR)? When are overnight fees charged? Where can I find my Position ID? How do I set an after hours order? What is a weekend fee? What is staking? Why can't I use the Direct Registration System (DRS) to transfer my stocks? What is an ETF? Why is there a loss as soon as I open a trade? Is it possible to leverage my stocks? Does eToro offer MT4? How can I switch between Real and Virtual accounts? How do I calculate the Pip value? What is eToro? What does the Equity represent? What is the minimum Stop Loss on cryptocurrencies? When will my trade open? What is the maximum leverage per instrument? Can my trading actions be limited? What is One Click Trading? Can overnight fees and refunds change? What is margin? What is a Pip? What can I trade on eToro? What is a Lot? What time zone does eToro use on the charts? Do you take the overnight fee from the position or from the available balance? When can I leverage my trade? Why is leverage risky? What is the market range for a limit order? What is a stock split? How do I set leverage on a trade? What type of Oil does eToro offer? How do I open a trade? Can I buy stocks commission-free? Does eToro support hard forks? What is LIBOR? Which cryptoassets can I trade on the eToro investment platform? How do I calculate the commission per trade? Why does the spread vary? Can I trade Real Time stocks in Demo? What is a reverse stock split? What is a Market Gap? Why can't I use leverage? Why can't I see the profits on my leverage trade? What is social investing? What is Forex? What is a market spike? Can I increase the leverage of my trades over the maximum limit? Can I change the leverage in an open position? Why am I getting charged fees when the instrument is suspended from the exchange? What is a TRS? What are stocks? What type of crypto positions open when I copy someone? Are the cryptocurrencies regulated? What happens if I copy a trader or invest in a Smart Portfolio after market hours? Are there any benefits in buying stocks at eToro? What is the Discover People tool? How can I sell something I never bought? What is an IPO? Are variable spreads unique to eToro or available across the industry? What is the risk in real time stocks? Why should I trade with eToro? How do I use the Discover People tool? Why is the risk in real time stock higher than in the FX market? What is the difference between fixed and variable spreads?