AAAFx vs ETX Capital Comparison

AAAFx vs ETX Capital Broker Comparison

AAAFx versus ETX Capital Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
£200MT4, ZTP55+HCMC
£100MT4, ETX TraderPro5000+FCA

AAAFx and ETX Capital Comparison

AAAFx is an ECN broker offering very low spreads on a core group of markets including Forex, with a commission charge. ETX Capital provides tight Forex spreads, without a commission charge. ETX Capital can offer many more markets to trade than AAAFx (and has a relatively large number compared with other brokers), but AAAFx has a competitive number for an ECN broker.

Both brokers offer web traders and MT4 and provide CFD trading, but ETX Capital also provides spread betting in the UK. ETX Capital has a lower minimum deposit than AAAFx. AAAFx is regulated by the HCMC in Greece, while ETX Capital is regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom.

Quick comparison

AAAFx is an ECN broker. Both offer web traders, but ETX Capital can provide many more markets to trade. Each has MT4.

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 ETX Capital is £100.

  • AAAFx offers CFD trading. AAAFx provides an Islamic account. For deposits higher than $100,000, AAAFx offers Institutional accounts, which have lower commission charges. AAAFx provides support for social and copy trading via ZuluTrade. AAAFx allows the use of Expert Advisors.
  • ETX Capital offers spread betting and CFD trading. It provides a range of features including Webinars and Seminars, Analysis and Education. For a minimum first deposit of £/$/€1,000, T&Cs apply, ETX Capital offers a dedicated account manager, news and updates from Trading Central and a free 8 hour trading course to be taken within 6 months. ETX Capital allows the use of Expert Advisors.


  • AAAFx provides 55+, covering Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Cryptocurrencies and Bonds.
  • On MT4, ETX Capital offers 200+, covering Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Bitcoin, Bonds, Soft Commodities and Stocks.
  • ETX Capital offers 5000+, covering Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Cryptocurrencies, Bonds, Soft Commodities, Shares, ETFs, IPOs and Interest Rates.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

  • AAAFx provides Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple and Bitcoin Cash.
  • ETX Capital provides Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple and Bitcoin Cash (as a CFD or for spread betting).

Spreads and leverage

  • Spreads at AAAFx are variable and typical spreads are from 0.3 for EUR/USD, 1 for UK100, 0.34 for Gold and 0.035 for US Oil.
  • ETX Capital offers variable spreads on its spread betting and CFD platforms, from 0.6 for EUR/USD, from 1 for the UK100, from 0.4 for Gold, from 0.05 for US Crude Oil and from an extra 0.05% for Shares.

Maximum leverage for AAAFx is . Maximum leverage for ETX Capital is .


  • 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.
  • ETX Capital does not charge commissions, except for CFD Shares trading (which are from 0.1%).

Online trading platforms

AAAFx offers MT4 and the ZTP web trader. ETX Capital offers MT4 and its ETX TraderPro platform.

Why AAAFx or ETX Capital ?

Traders who want to trade using automated trading strategies can do so at either broker as each offers MetaTrader 4 (MT4). Traders who want a web trader for those who execute their own trades can find this type of trading platform at either broker as well (though AAAFx also supports robots on its web trader). ETX Capital has many more markets to trade than AAAFx, though AAAFx offers a competitive number for an ECN broker.

Comparison summary

  • Both brokers offer CFD trading
  • AAAFx provides ECN trading
  • ETX Capital also offers spread betting
  • AAAFx can provide very low Forex spreads, with a commission charge
  • ETX Capital can offer low Forex spreads, without a commission charge
  • Both brokers provide a web trader and MT4
  • ETX Capital offers many more individual markets than AAAFx
  • AAAFx provides a competitive number of individual markets for an ECN broker
  • AAAFx is HCMC regulated, ETX Capital is FCA regulated

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