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Subjective Ratings

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Alpari

AskOBid

Charting: Four and Half star Charting Rating Four and Half star Charting Rating
Execution: Four and Half star Execution Rating Five star Execution Rating
Transaction costs (spreads): Five star Transaction Costs (spreads) Rating Four star Transaction Costs (spreads) Rating
User-friendliness: Four and Half star User-friendliness Rating Four and Half star User-friendliness Rating
Platform Functionality: Four star Platform Functionality Rating Four star Platform Functionality Rating
Platform Reliability: Five star Platform Reliability Rating Five star Platform Reliability Rating
Customer support: Four star Customer Support Rating Four star Customer Support Rating
Rollover interest rates: Four star Rollover interest rates Rating Four star Rollover interest rates Rating
Withdrawal processing: Four star Withdrawal processing Rating Four star Withdrawal processing Rating
Average rating: Four and Half star Average Rating Four and Half star Average Rating

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Business Details

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Alpari

AskOBid

 
Registered Business Name: Alpari NZ Limited (New Zealand) O.C.M. Online Capital Markets Ltd.
Broker Headquarters: New Zealand Limassol, Cyprus
Also has offices in: Many branches around Russia none
Regulated By: FRA (Russia) CySEC
In business since year: 1998 2010
Broker Capital as of 03-2009 Unknown Unknown
Client Account Segregation: ASB Bank New Zealand Yes - funds held at Marfin Popular Bank, Cyprus
Collect Taxes on Earnings: No No
Prohibit clients from: No No
Deposit/Withdrawal methods:
MethodDeposit FeeWithdrawal Fee
Visa $0 $0
WebMoney $0 $0
WebMoney Card $0 $0
Wire Transfer $0 $10/EUR10
MethodDeposit FeeWithdrawal Fee
4B Debit
AMEX
Carta Si
Carte Bleue
Dankort Debit
Delta Debit
Diners Club
EC
eNETS
ePay.bg
EPS
Euro6000 Debit
giropay
iDEAL
JCB
Laser Debit
MasterCard/Maestro
Moneybookers
Netelis Asia
Nordea
POLi
Postepay
Przelewy24
Sofort
Solo Debit
UnionPay
Visa
Visa Electron
Westpac (WBK)
Wire Transfer
Main liquidity providers: Barclays Capital, UBS Bank, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan, Bank of America, and many others Unknown

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Trading Details

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Alpari

AskOBid

 
Browser platform: Currenex ECN (for pro.direct accounts) AskOBid Trader (Tradorz)
Downloadable platform: Alpari MetaTrader 4 (MT4) AskOBid Metatrader 4 (MT4)
Mobile platform: Alpari aTrader (for Android),Alpari bTrader (for Blackberry),Alpari iTrader (for iPhone) AskOBid Trader (Tradorz)
Phone dealing: Yes Yes
Order processing: ECN on pro.direct accounts Market Maker
Account Types
Account Maximum leverage Minimum/Maximum deposit: Minimum/Maximum trade size:
pamm.ecn.mt4 100:1* $5,000/unlimited 300,000/10,000,000
pro.ecn.mt4 100:1* $5,000/unlimited 300,000/10,000,000
classic.ndd.mt4 100:1* $1,000/unlimited 10,000/1,000,000
pamm.mt4 100:1* $300/unlimited 1,000/unlimited
pamm.ndd.mt4 100:1* $1,000/unlimited 10,000/1,000,000
classic.ndd.zulutrade 100:1* $1,000/unlimited 10,000/100,000,000
classic.mt4 500:1* $200/unlimited 10,000/unlimited
pamm.systematic 100:1* $300/unlimited 1,000/100,000,00
micro.mt4 500:1* no limits 1,000/500,000
classic.systematic 500:1* $200/unlimited 1,000/100,000,000
classic.zulutrade 500:1* $200/unlimited 1,000/100,000,000
pro.direct (Currenex) 200:1* $20,000/unlimited 10,000/unlimited
Account Maximum leverage Minimum/Maximum deposit: Minimum/Maximum trade size:
Platinum Account 200:1* $10,001/unlimited 100,000/30,000,000 units
Silver Account 200:1* $100/$1,000 5,000/500,000 units
Gold Account 200:1* $1,001/$10,000 25,000/5,000,000 untis
Swap-free accounts   $10 per standard lot (100,000) round turn trade. Trade can be held for unlimited time period.   No swap-free accounts available
Tradeable Instruments: 53    48   
No Dealing Desk Execution: Yes Depending on risk profile
Typical spread on EUR/USD: 0.5 pips (0.00005) - widens overnight Moscow time 3 pips (0.0003) FIXED (depending on account type)
Fixed spreads: No Yes
Guaranteed stop losses? No Yes, stop loss orders are guaranteed against slippage.
Trailing Stops: Server-side Client-side
OCO orders available: Yes o No
If/then orders available: Yes o No
Hedging capability: Yes Yes
Automated Trading: Yes, on MT4 Yes, on MT4
Trading Hours:   Sunday 21:00 PM GMT to Friday 21:00 PM GMT
Timezone GMT GMT
Scalping allowed: Yes - Currenex ECN places no restrictions on trading style. Yes on MT4, but not on AskOBid platform (2 min. required between open & close)
Account currencies available: EUR, Gold, USD USD
Platform languages: Arabic, Bulgarian, Czech, Dutch, English, Estonian, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish Arabic, Bulgarian, Czech, Dutch, English, Estonian, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish
Support languages: Chinese, English, Russian, Spanish English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish
Demo account: 30 days 21 days
Live chat support: Yes - a little slow but top quality Yes - polite but not particularly knowledgeable
Interest on Margin: Yes No
Promotions & tournaments: 20% first deposit bonus. Interest paid on unused margin at 2% annual rate (alpari.premier accounts only). Free courses and educational materials. 10% deposit bonus on Silver Accounts, 15% on Gold, 30% on Platinum!

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