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Subjective Ratings

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eToro

AFB FX

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

AFB FX

 
Registered Business Name: Tradonomi LLC AFB FX Limited
Broker Headquarters: Cyprus Cyprus
Also has offices in: None none
Regulated By: CySEC (Cyprus)
NFA (0382918 eToro USA)
NOT a CFTC-registered FCM
CySEC
In business since year: 2004 2010
Broker Capital as of 02-2009 Unknown Unknown
Client Account Segregation: Marfin Popular Bank, Cyprus Yes, client funds are kept separate from company operating capital
Collect Taxes on Earnings: No No
Prohibit clients from: Yes No
Deposit/Withdrawal methods:
MethodDeposit FeeWithdrawal Fee
Diners Club
MasterCard
Moneygram
NETeller
PayPal
Visa
Western Union
Wire Transfer
MethodDeposit FeeWithdrawal Fee
Credit Card $0 $0
Liberty Reserve $0 $0
Moneybookers $0 $0
Perfect Money $0 $0
WebMoney $0 $0
Wire Transfer $0 $0
Main liquidity providers: Unknown There are 6 liquidity providers, but names are unknown

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Trading Details

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eToro

AFB FX

 
Browser platform: WebTrader AFB FX WebTrader
Downloadable platform: eToro (proprietary) AFB FX Metatrader 4 (MT4)
Mobile platform: WebTrader Android,Blackberry,i-Mode,iPhone,Symbian (Nokia),Windows Mobile
Phone dealing: Yes Yes
Order processing: STP (Straight Through Processing) ECN,STP No Dealing Desk
Account Types
Account Maximum leverage Minimum/Maximum deposit: Minimum/Maximum trade size:
Standard Account 400:1* $50/unlimited 1,000
Account Maximum leverage Minimum/Maximum deposit: Minimum/Maximum trade size:
Professional Account 100:1* High Deposit 100,000/5,000,000 units Microlot trading available on request
Advanced Account 100:1* $50,000/unlimited 100,000/5,000,000 units Microlot trading available on request
Standard Account 200:1* $5,000/unlimited 10,000/5,000,000 units Microlot trading available on request
Micro Account 500:1* $50/unlimited 1,000/5,000,000 units
Mini Account 400:1* $1,000/unlimited 1,000/5,000,000 units
Swap-free accounts   Yes - no extra fees are incurred on Islamic style accounts   Yes - no extra charges and available to everyone, not just Islamic traders
Tradeable Instruments: 18    46   
No Dealing Desk Execution: Yes There is no dealing desk intervention
Typical spread on EUR/USD: 3 pips (0.0003) 0.6 pips (Professional) to 2 pips (Micro)
Fixed spreads: Yes No
Guaranteed stop losses? Yes Yes, limit and stop orders are guaranteed against slippage, except under market conditions
Trailing Stops: None Client-side
OCO orders available: No No
If/then orders available:   No
Hedging capability: Yes Yes, traders can simultaneously hold both long and short positions in the same currency pair.
Automated Trading: No Yes
Trading Hours: Sun. 21:00GMT - Fri. 20:00GMT 22:00 GMT on Sunday to 22:00 GMT on Friday
Timezone GMT GMT +2 (no Sunday bar)
Scalping allowed: No, eToro does not allow scalping Scalping is not allowed
Account currencies available: USD EUR, USD
Platform languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish Many
Support languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish Arabic, English
Demo account: Unlimited  
Live chat support: Yes - within platform  
Interest on Margin: No No
Promotions & tournaments: 5% bonus on deposits of $20,000 or more.  

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