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Subjective Ratings

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Forex Yard

AskOBid

Charting: Four star Charting Rating Four and Half star Charting Rating
Execution: Four star Execution Rating Five 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 Five star Platform Reliability Rating
Customer support: Three and Half star Customer Support Rating Four 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 Four and Half star Average Rating

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Business Details

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Forex Yard

AskOBid

 
Registered Business Name: Forex Yard O.C.M. Online Capital Markets Ltd.
Broker Headquarters: Cyprus Limassol, Cyprus
Also has offices in: None none
Regulated By: Unregulated - awaiting FSA approval CySEC
In business since year: 2005 2010
Broker Capital as of 01-2009 Unknown Unknown
Client Account Segregation: HSBC (London) 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
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
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: Unknown Unknown

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Trading Details

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Forex Yard

AskOBid

 
Browser platform: ForexYard Trading Station (Java - MAC compatible) AskOBid Trader (Tradorz)
Downloadable platform: ForexYard Trading Station AskOBid Metatrader 4 (MT4)
Mobile platform: ForexYard Trading Station (Java - MAC compatible) AskOBid Trader (Tradorz)
Phone dealing: Yes Yes
Order processing: Market Maker Market Maker
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:
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       No swap-free accounts available
Tradeable Instruments: 30    48   
No Dealing Desk Execution: No Depending on risk profile
Typical spread on EUR/USD: 3 pips (0.0003) 3 pips (0.0003) FIXED (depending on account type)
Fixed spreads: Yes Yes
Guaranteed stop losses? Yes (some restrictions apply) Yes, stop loss orders are guaranteed against 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, on MT4
Trading Hours: Sunday 21:00GMT to Friday 20:00GMT Sunday 21:00 PM GMT to Friday 21:00 PM GMT
Timezone GMT GMT
Scalping allowed: No Yes on MT4, but not on AskOBid platform (2 min. required between open & close)
Account currencies available: USD USD
Platform languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew 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: Arabic, English, Finnish, French, German, Spanish, Swedish English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish
Demo account: 30 days 21 days
Live chat support: Yes Yes - polite but not particularly knowledgeable
Interest on Margin: No No
Promotions & tournaments: 10% cash back. Free trading courses for accounts of USD5,000+ 10% deposit bonus on Silver Accounts, 15% on Gold, 30% on Platinum!

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