Compare AAAFx vs Dukascopy - ECN Broker Comparison

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AAAFx versus Dukascopy Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$300MT4, ZTP55+HCMC
$100MT4, JForex 3500+FCMC

AAAFx and Dukascopy Comparison

Both offer ECN trading. They can each provide low spreads plus a commission charge.

Dukascopy provides trading on MT4 and the JForex 3 platform, AAAFx on MT4 and the ZTP web trader. Dukascopy offers more individual markets to trade.

AAAFx is regulated by the HCMC in Greece, while Dukascopy is regulated by the FCMC in Latvia.

Quick comparison

Both are ECN brokers. Dukascopy has more markets to trade.

Minimum deposit and account types

The minimum deposit for AAAFx is $300 or €250 or £200 or ¥35,000 or AU$370. The minimum deposit for Dukascopy is $100.

  • AAAFx offers ECN trading. AAAFx offers an Islamic account. For deposits higher than $100,000, AAAFx offers Institutional accounts, which have lower commission charges.
  • Dukascopy offers one account type. A Swap-free (Islamic) account is available as well. Dukascopy offers webinars through the JForex 3 platform. Dukascopy provides traders access to the Swiss Foreign Exchange Marketplace liquidity pools, which it operates. The minimum trade size is 0.01 standard lots (1000 units). Dukascopy does not restrict trading styles.

Markets

  • AAAFx offers Forex, Indices, Metals, Energy, Cryptocurrencies and Bonds, with 55+ available.
  • Dukascopy offers Forex, Indices, Metals, Energy, Cryptocurrencies, Soft Commodities and Stocks, with 500+ available.

AAAFx provides 35+ Forex pairs, Dukascopy provides 60+ Forex pairs.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

  • AAAFx offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash and Ripple.
  • Dukascopy offers Bitcoin and Ethereum.

Spreads and leverage

  • Spreads at AAAFx are variable and are from 0.2 for EUR/USD, 1 for UK100, 0.34 for Gold and 0.05 for US Oil.
  • Spreads at Dukascopy are variable and are from 0.1 for EUR/USD (with an average of 0.2), 1 for UK100, 0.10 for Gold and 0.02 for US Crude Oil, plus a commission charge.

Maximum leverage for AAAFx is . Maximum leverage for Dukascopy EU is .

Commissions

  • AAAFx charges a commission of $10 per lot per side for Forex and $8 for CFDs. It is possible to request no commissions trading, with a resulting increase in spreads. The Institutional account charges commissions of $3 per lot per side for transaction where USD is the currency base.
  • Dukascopy charges a commission which varies depending on the volume traded, the initial deposit and equity in the account.
  • For Forex, Dukascopy commissions range from $35 per million USD per side, to $10 per million USD traded per side.
  • For other markets except Stocks, Dukascopy commissions range from $52.5 per million USD per side, to $15 per million USD per side.

Platforms

AAAFx offers the ZTP platform and MT4 and apps. Dukascopy provides MT4, JForex, JForex Web and apps.

Comparison summary

  • Both provide ECN trading
  • Each offers low spreads plus a commission charge
  • Dukascopy provides MT4 and JForex 3, AAAFx offers MT4 and ZTP
  • Dukascopy can provide more markets
  • Both offer Cryptocurrency CFDs
  • Dukascopy has a lower minimum deposit

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