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Subjective Ratings

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IKON Royal

FXcast

Charting: Four and Half star Charting Rating Four and Half star Charting Rating
Execution: Four star Execution Rating Three and Half star Execution Rating
Transaction costs (spreads): Three and Half 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: Three and Half star Customer Support Rating Three star Customer Support Rating
Rollover interest rates: Four star Rollover interest rates Rating Four star Rollover interest rates Rating
Withdrawal processing: Three and Half 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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IKON Royal

FXcast

 
Registered Business Name: IKON Global Markets Inc. FXcast, a Surplus Finance S.A. Company
Broker Headquarters: New York, USA Mauritius
Also has offices in: None Central Europe, Indonesia, China, Middle East, Malaysia, Africa
Regulated By: NFA (0327622)
FCM registered with CFTC
FSC Mauritius under the Financial Services Development Act 2001
In business since year: 2003 2007
Broker Capital as of 02-2009 $15,013,602 Unknown
Client Account Segregation: No Yes, funds held at Pireaeus Bank, Cyprus
Collect Taxes on Earnings:   No
Prohibit clients from: Yes No
Deposit/Withdrawal methods:
MethodDeposit FeeWithdrawal Fee
BPS (USD only) $0 $0
Check $0 $0
PayPal $0 $0
Wire Transfer $0 $0
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

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Trading Details

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IKON Royal

FXcast

 
Browser platform: None None
Downloadable platform: IKON MetaTrader 4 (MT4) FXcast MetaTrader 4 (MT4)
Mobile platform: None 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:
Not loaded
Account Maximum leverage Minimum/Maximum deposit: Minimum/Maximum trade size:
Standard Account 400:1 $10/unlimited 1,000/5,000,000
Swap-free accounts       Swap-free accounts incur a $0.05 fee per 1,000 unit round-turn trade.
Tradeable Instruments: 22    36   
No Dealing Desk Execution: No Available
Typical spread on EUR/USD: 2 pips (0.0002) 2 pips (0.0002)
Fixed spreads: No Yes
Guaranteed stop losses? Yes, except under extraordinarily volatile conditions Yes - all limit orders experience NO slippage
Trailing Stops: Client-side Client-side
OCO orders available: No No
If/then orders available: No No
Hedging capability: Yes Yes
Automated Trading: Yes
Trading Hours:   Sunday 11:00 p.m. GMT and end each Friday 11:00 p.m.
Timezone GMT+2 (No Sunday bar in charts GMT
Scalping allowed: No No
Account currencies available: USD EUR, USD
Platform languages: English Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, English, French, German, Indonesian, Malay, Portuguese, Russian
Support languages: English Chinese, English, French, German, Indonesian, Malay, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Demo account: 14 days 4 weeks
Live chat support: Yes, during trading hours Yes - during trading hours
Interest on Margin: No No
Promotions & tournaments:   On-going tournaments - visit site for details.

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