AAAFx vs Plus500 Comparison

AAAFx vs Plus500 Broker Comparison

AAAFx versus Plus500 Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$300MT4, ZTP55+HCMC
$100Web Trader & Apps2000+ASIC, FCA, FSB, CySEC, FMA, MAS & IE

AAAFx and Plus500 Comparison

AAAFx is an ECN broker offering trading in a core group of markets. Plus500 has a wider range and larger number of CFDs. Both brokers offer web traders, while AAAFx additionally provides MT4. AAAFx provides low spreads with a commission charge. Plus500 offers trading without a commission charge.

While Plus500 can offer more CFDs than AAAFx, AAAFx has a competitive number for an ECN broker. Both brokers offer Cryptocurrency CFDs.

AAAFx is regulated by by the HCMC in Greece.

Plus500UK Ltd is authorized and regulated by the FCA (#509909). Plus500CY Ltd is authorized and regulated by CySEC (#250/14). Plus500SG Pte Ltd is licensed by the MAS (#CMS100648-1) and IE Singapore (#PLUS/CBL/2018). Plus500AU Pty Ltd (ACN 153301681) is licensed by: ASIC in Australia, AFSL #417727 and FMA in New Zealand, FSP #486026 and is an authorised Financial Services Provider in South Africa, FSP #47546.

Quick comparison

AAAFx is an ECN CFD broker, Plus500 is a CFD broker offering more markets to trade. Both offer web traders, AAAFx additionally offers MT4. Plus500 has a range of apps, from desktop to watch.

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 Plus500 is $/€/£100 or AU$200.

  • 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.
  • Plus500 offers CFD trading. Plus500 provides an Economic Calendar on its website covering news events and market effects.


  • AAAFx provides Forex pairs, Indices, Energy, Metals, Cryptocurrencies and Bonds with 55+ on offer.
  • Plus500 provides Forex pairs, Indices, Energy, Metals, Cryptocurrencies, Soft Commodities, Stocks, ETFs and Options CFDs, with 2000+ on offer.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

  • AAAFx offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash and Ripple.
  • Plus500 offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, IOTA, NEO, Monero, EOS, Stellar, Cardano and TRON.

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.
  • Plus500 offers fixed and variable spreads depending on the instrument.

Maximum leverage for AAAFx is . Maximum leverage for Plus500 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.
  • Plus500 does not charge commissions.


AAAFx offers MT4 and a web trader, ZTP. Plus500 offers its trading platform.

Why AAAFx or Plus500 ?

AAAFx provides trading platforms which support automated trading, either trading with robots or via copy trading. Plus500 offers a web trading platform and a desktop download which aims to provide a clear user friendly trading interface for the trader who executes their own trades. AAAFx also support this kind of trading, as well as offering social trading tools via ZuluTrade. AAAFx is an ECN broker and Plus500 offers many more markets to trade.

Comparison summary

  • AAAFx offers ECN trading
  • AAAFx provides low spreads with a commission charge
  • Plus500 offers trading without a commission charge
  • AAAFx provides MT4
  • Plus500 offers many more CFDs
  • AAAFx provides a competitive number for an ECN broker
  • Both brokers offer a range of cryptocurrency CFDs
  • Plus500 has a lower minimum deposit

Why types of traders may find either broker of interest ?

Automated traders and traders who use social trading and copy trading may appreciate AAAFx's offering. Traders who execute their own traders can also use MT4 and the ZTP web trader at AAAFx. Traders who want a particularly clear user friendly platform with a relatively large number and wide range of markets to trade may appreciate Plus500.


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