AvaTrade

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AvaTrade is different to other online brokers that enable the trading of stock market assets in that it was entirely founded by finance professionals in order to guarantee the best possible results to traders using its platform. Specifically created for individual investors, it accompanies new traders with a complete range of training tools.

It enables the trading of currencies and CFDs on numerous assets including shares and bonds.

AvaTrade in detail

  • Year of creation: 2006
  • Minimum deposit: €100
  • Methods of deposit: Bank transfer, credit card, PayPal and Western Union
  • Authorized by: MIFID

Stock market asset

The list of stock market and financial assets offered by the AvaTrade broker is fairly long. Here are the details:

  • Forex: 22 currency pairs
  • Commodities: 13 commodities including precious metals, agricultural and energy commodities
  • Indices: 14 Indices
  • Shares: 32 European and International shares, including the best of the American markets
  • Bonds: No bonds or treasury notes at present.

Spreads and margins

The spreads used by the AvaTrade broker vary according to the assets traded. Here are the margins used for the major assets:

  • EUR/USD: 3
  • Gold: 60
  • Oil: 4
  • Dow Jones: 300
  • CAC 40: 100
  • Sugar: 20
  • Facebook shares: 5
  • Google shares: 20
  • Euro Bond: 3
  • T-Note: 3
 

Accompaniment and training

The AvaTrade trading platform suits all traders from beginners to highly experienced, and this broker guarantees a complete accompaniment to all its new clients. It is thereby possible to learn the basics of trading online directly from the website of this broker with a range of practical information concerning the investment methods such as CFDs and the Forex. The section reserved for the CFDs is particularly complete and offers real advantages for trading in stock market asset prices.

A series of webinars also enables a complete approach to specific functions of the Metatrader platform which is used by AvaTrade. You can actually virtually visit this platform to observe how it works in real time and in animated mode.

Specifics tools

The AvaTrade broker unceasingly develops new tools and functions to offer the best trading comfort and ease to its users. You will certainly appreciate the following tools among others:

  • The Metatrader platform which is undoubtedly the most perfected platform and the most adaptable to your trading strategies in this sector. It is particularly suitable for CFD trading.
  • A totally free dummy demonstration account will enable you to become familiar with online trading using the Metatrader platform without risking any real money from your pocket.
  • The ‘Mirror Trader’ function offers you the opportunity to consult trades completed by the best platform traders, follow them and even copy their trading strategies and therefore their positions.
  • A trading platform specifically adapted to speculation using a smartphone with a specific app.

Finally, automatic trading software that enables you to manage your strategies without spending time on the market.

 

Advantages

  • Numerous tools for assisting with trading
  • A renowned trading platform
  • A free demo account
  • The possibility of copying the best traders
  • Competitive spreads

Disadvantages

  • No Mac compatible trading platform