How to Buy Ethereum Classic

What is the difference between Ethereum and Ethereum Classic? Should you invest in the latter and what do you need to know? To understand this, you’ll need to know why Ethereum hard forked away from Ethereum Classic, and why there are fundamental differences between the two cryptocurrencies.


Ethereum Classic


24H Change

7 Days Change

Market Cap

Buy Ethereum Classic in just a few minutes


Set up your trading account with eToro for free with your name, an email address and telephone number

Make a Deposit

Choose your preferred payment method and activate the account with the minimum deposit into your account

Begin Trading

Choose a cryptocurrency by clicking ‘Trading Markets’, set your risk limit and click ‘Get Started’ to start your investment strategy

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The Difference Between Trading and Buying



To buy cryptocurrency, you must create a wallet for yourself to hold the tokens. Trading does not require this.


Different Goals:

If you wish to support the ethos of the cryptocurrency, buying is better. If you are looking to profit on investment, trading offers more options.



Trading through a CFD is much more likely to provide more regulation to protect investment. Buying does typically offer this added security.