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Subjective Ratings

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CKfx

FXcast

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

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Business Details

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Registered Business Name: CKFX FXcast, a Surplus Finance S.A. Company
Broker Headquarters: Cyprus Mauritius
Also has offices in: None Central Europe, Indonesia, China, Middle East, Malaysia, Africa
Regulated By: Unregulated - awaiting FSA approval through Forex Yard FSC Mauritius under the Financial Services Development Act 2001
In business since year:   2007
Broker Capital as of 01-1970   Unknown
Client Account Segregation: HSBC (London) Yes, funds held at Pireaeus Bank, Cyprus
Collect Taxes on Earnings: No No
Prohibit clients from: Yes No
Deposit/Withdrawal methods:
MethodDeposit FeeWithdrawal Fee
Diners Club $0 $0 (Standard) or $10
MasterCard/Maestro $0 $0 (Standard) or $10
Visa $0 $0 (Standard) or $10
Wire Transfer $0 $0 (Standard) or $25
MethodDeposit FeeWithdrawal Fee
AlertPay $0 1% (min. $8)
c-Gold $0 1% (min. $8)
CC by Moneybookers 2% 2%
Liberty Reserve $0 1% (min. $8)
MasterCard 5.5% Withdraw to bank acc
Moneybookers $0 1% ($8 min.)
Perfect Money $0 0.5% (min. $8)
Solid Trust Pay $0 1% (min. $8)
StrictPay $0 1% (min. $8)
Visa 5.5% Withdraw to bank acc
WebMoney $0 $5
Wire Transfer $0 1.5% ($30-$65)
Main liquidity providers: Unknown Unknown

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Trading Details

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CKfx

FXcast

 
Browser platform: ForexYard Trading Station (Java - MAC compatible) None
Downloadable platform: Forex Yard Trading Station FXcast MetaTrader 4 (MT4)
Mobile platform: ForexYard Trading Station (Java - MAC compatible) FXcast Metatrader 4 (MT4) Mobile
Phone dealing: Yes No
Order processing: Market Maker Market Maker or Straight-Through Processing based on lots traded and risk profile as determined by FXcast risk server
Account Types
Account Maximum leverage Minimum/Maximum deposit: Minimum/Maximum trade size:
Standard Account 200:1* $1,000/unlimited 10,000/5,000,000
SuperMini Account 200:1* $100/$999 ($1,000+ automatic u $1,000/unlimited
Account Maximum leverage Minimum/Maximum deposit: Minimum/Maximum trade size:
Standard Account 400:1 $10/unlimited 1,000/5,000,000
Swap-free accounts   No swap-free accounts available   Swap-free accounts incur a $0.05 fee per 1,000 unit round-turn trade.
Tradeable Instruments: 30    36   
No Dealing Desk Execution: No Available
Typical spread on EUR/USD: 3 pips (0.0003) 2 pips (0.0002)
Fixed spreads: Yes Yes
Guaranteed stop losses? Yes (some restrictions apply) Yes - all limit orders experience NO slippage
Trailing Stops: Client-side Client-side
OCO orders available: Yes No
If/then orders available: No No
Hedging capability: No Yes
Automated Trading: No Yes
Trading Hours: Sunday 21:00GMT to Friday 20:00GMT Sunday 11:00 p.m. GMT and end each Friday 11:00 p.m.
Timezone   GMT
Scalping allowed: No No
Account currencies available: USD EUR, USD
Platform languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, English, French, German, Indonesian, Malay, Portuguese, Russian
Support languages: Arabic, English, Finnish, French, German, Spanish, Swedish Chinese, English, French, German, Indonesian, Malay, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Demo account: 30 days 4 weeks
Live chat support: Yes Yes - during trading hours
Interest on Margin: No No
Promotions & tournaments: Open a demo account and keep your profits when you change over to a real account (up to EUR300). On-going tournaments - visit site for details.

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