AAAFx vs easyMarkets Comparison

AAAFx vs easyMarkets Broker Comparison

AAAFx versus easyMarkets Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$300MT4, ZTP55+HCMC
$100MT4, Web Trader & Apps200+ASIC, CySEC

AAAFx and easyMarkets Comparison

easyMarkets offers fixed spreads. AAAFx provides ECN trading, offering variable spreads with a commission charge. Both brokers provide MT4 and web traders. easyMarkets can offer more markets than AAAFx, though AAAFx has a competitive number for an ECN broker. AAAFx is regulated by the HCMC in Greece, while easyMarkets is regulated by the CySEC in Cyprus and the ASIC in Australia.

Quick comparison

AAAFX is an ECN broker, easyMarkets is a fixed spread broker. Both offer MT4 and web traders.

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 easyMarkets is $100.

  • AAAFx offers an Islamic account. For deposits higher than $100,000, AAAFx provides Institutional accounts, which have lower commission charges. The minimum trade size is 0.01 lots.
  • easyMarkets offers a Standard account with a minimum deposit of $100 and a VIP account with a minimum deposit of $2,500. easyMarkets provides Market News and a Financial Calendar on its website and Market News, Trading Signals and a Financial Calendar on its platform.
  • All easyMarkets account types have customer support and a personal account manager. The VIP account additionally has telephone trading, access to the tightest spreads at easyMarkets, a personal analyst and real time SMS market updates. The minimum trade size is 0.01 lots.

Markets

  • AAAFx provides Forex pairs, Indices, Energy, Metals, Cryptocurrencies and Bonds, with 55+ on offer.
  • easyMarkets provides Forex pairs, Indices, Energy, Metals, Cryptocurrencies, Soft Commodities and Options, with 200+ on offer.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

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

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.
  • Spreads at easyMarkets are fixed and are from 1 for EUR/USD, 2 for UK100, 0.35 for Gold and 0.04 for US Oil.

Maximum leverage for AAAFx is . Maximum leverage for easyMarkets 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.
  • easyMarkets does not charge commissions.

Online trading platforms

AAAFx offers MT4 and the ZTP webtrader. easyMarkets provides MT4 and a web trader. Both brokers offer mobile apps.

Why AAAFx or easyMarkets ?

Traders who wish to trade on MT4 and use Expert Advisors (EAs) can do so at either broker. A difference between the two brokers is that AAAFx is an ECN broker, offering what can be low spreads plus a commission charge. easyMarkets on the other hand does not charge commissions and provides fixed spreads. Both brokers offer web traders for the trader who executes their own trades (though MT4 may be used this way as well).

Comparison summary

  • AAAFx can provide low variable spreads with a commission charge
  • easyMarkets offers fixed spreads and does not charge commissions
  • Both brokers provide MT4
  • Each broker offers web traders
  • easyMarkets has a lower minimum deposit

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