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Subjective Ratings

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InstaForex

Charting: Four and Half star Charting Rating Four and Half star Charting Rating
Execution: Five star Execution Rating Three and Half star Execution Rating
Transaction costs (spreads): Four 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: Four star Platform Reliability Rating Four star Platform Reliability Rating
Customer support: Four and Half star Customer Support Rating Four and Half star Customer Support Rating
Rollover interest rates: Five star Rollover interest rates Rating Five star Rollover interest rates Rating
Withdrawal processing: Five star Withdrawal processing Rating Four and Half 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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InstaForex

 
Registered Business Name: Fast Trading Services LLC InstaForex Group
Broker Headquarters: Glendale, California, USA Russia
Also has offices in: None none
Regulated By: NFA (ID#: 0342002)
CFTC Registered
RAFMM (Russian Association of Financial Markets Members
In business since year: 2004 2007
Broker Capital as of 07-2009 Unknown Unknown
Client Account Segregation: Yes (some restrictions apply) Yes, for accounts of $100,000+
Collect Taxes on Earnings: No No
Prohibit clients from: Yes Yes
Deposit/Withdrawal methods:
MethodDeposit FeeWithdrawal Fee
BPS Electronic Funds $0 $0
Check $0 $0
Credit Card $0 $0
PayPal $0 $0
Wire Transfer $0 $0
MethodDeposit FeeWithdrawal Fee
AlertPay $0 $0
EuroGoldCash $0 (4% bonus given) $0
Global Digital Pay $0 $0
InstaForex Debit $0 1% + $2
Liberty Reserve $0 $0
Moneybookers $0 $0
PayPal $0 $0
Pecunix .15-.5% (max 3GAU) .15-.5% (max 3GAU)
Perfect Money $0 $0
WebMoney $0 $0
Wire Transfer $0 $25
Main liquidity providers: Currenex®, Integral®, Fortex®, Stonex Unknown

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Trading Details

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InstaForex

 
Browser platform: Fast Brokers Currenex Java Classic None
Downloadable platform: PathFinder Trader™ InstaForex Metatrader 4 (MT4)
Mobile platform: Coming Soon None
Phone dealing: Yes No
Order processing: DMA to multiple ECNs ECN
Account Types
Account Maximum leverage Minimum/Maximum deposit: Minimum/Maximum trade size:
Pathfinder FUTURES N/A €/$2,500/unlimited 1 lot
Pathfinder Trader ECN2 50:1* $100,000/unlimited 100,000/unlimited
Pathfinder Trader non-US 200:1* €2,500/unlimited 10,000/unlimited
Pathfinder Trader US ECN 50:1* $2,500/unlimited 10,000/unlimited
Account Maximum leverage Minimum/Maximum deposit: Minimum/Maximum trade size:
Not loaded
Swap-free accounts   Yes - no extra fees are incurred on Islamic style accounts   Yes - no extra fees are incurred on Islamic style accounts
Tradeable Instruments: 21    0   
No Dealing Desk Execution: There is no dealing desk intervention Not available
Typical spread on EUR/USD: 0.4 pips (0.00004) on ECN2 feed 3 pips (0.0003) FIXED
Fixed spreads: Fixed spreads on Retail Accounts. Floating spreads on Pro and ECN Accounts. Yes, fixed under all market conditions.
Guaranteed stop losses? No, orders are executed at best available price. No, all orders are executed at best available price
Trailing Stops: Client-side Client-side
OCO orders available: Yes No
If/then orders available: Yes No
Hedging capability: Yes, a workaround to the NFA FIFO rule is in place, using separate feeds.. Yes
Automated Trading: Yes Yes
Trading Hours: Sunday 5.00 PM to Friday 04.00 PM EST  
Timezone User defined  
Scalping allowed: Yes, without restrictions No
Account currencies available: CHF, EUR, GBP, USD EUR, RUB, USD
Platform languages: Many English
Support languages: Armenian, Chinese, English, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Persian, Portuguese, Spanish English
Demo account: 30 days Unlimited
Live chat support: 24/5 During market hours
Interest on Margin: No 13% on unused margin
Promotions & tournaments: None  

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