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Subjective Ratings

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eToro

CKfx

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

 
Registered Business Name: Tradonomi LLC CKFX
Broker Headquarters: Cyprus Cyprus
Also has offices in: None None
Regulated By: CySEC (Cyprus)
NFA (0382918 eToro USA)
NOT a CFTC-registered FCM
Unregulated - awaiting FSA approval through Forex Yard
In business since year: 2004  
Broker Capital as of 02-2009 Unknown  
Client Account Segregation: Marfin Popular Bank, Cyprus HSBC (London)
Collect Taxes on Earnings: No No
Prohibit clients from: Yes Yes
Deposit/Withdrawal methods:
MethodDeposit FeeWithdrawal Fee
Diners Club
MasterCard
Moneygram
NETeller
PayPal
Visa
Western Union
Wire Transfer
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
Main liquidity providers: Unknown Unknown

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Trading Details

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eToro

CKfx

 
Browser platform: WebTrader ForexYard Trading Station (Java - MAC compatible)
Downloadable platform: eToro (proprietary) Forex Yard Trading Station
Mobile platform: WebTrader ForexYard Trading Station (Java - MAC compatible)
Phone dealing: Yes Yes
Order processing: STP (Straight Through Processing) Market Maker
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:
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
Swap-free accounts   Yes - no extra fees are incurred on Islamic style accounts   No swap-free accounts available
Tradeable Instruments: 18    30   
No Dealing Desk Execution: Yes No
Typical spread on EUR/USD: 3 pips (0.0003) 3 pips (0.0003)
Fixed spreads: Yes Yes
Guaranteed stop losses? Yes Yes (some restrictions apply)
Trailing Stops: None Client-side
OCO orders available: No Yes
If/then orders available:   No
Hedging capability: Yes No
Automated Trading: No No
Trading Hours: Sun. 21:00GMT - Fri. 20:00GMT Sunday 21:00GMT to Friday 20:00GMT
Timezone GMT  
Scalping allowed: No, eToro does not allow scalping No
Account currencies available: USD USD
Platform languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish Arabic, Chinese, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew
Support languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish Arabic, English, Finnish, French, German, Spanish, Swedish
Demo account: Unlimited 30 days
Live chat support: Yes - within platform Yes
Interest on Margin: No No
Promotions & tournaments: 5% bonus on deposits of $20,000 or more. Open a demo account and keep your profits when you change over to a real account (up to EUR300).

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