AAAFx vs AvaTrade - Compare Trading Brokers

AAAFx vs AvaTrade | Online Brokerage Comparison

AAAFx vs AvaTrade Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$300MT4, ZTP Web Trader, Apps55+HCMC
$100MT4, MT5, AvaOptions, Apps250+CBI, FSC, ASIC, FSCA, FSA & FFAJ

AAAFx vs AvaTrade Comparison

These brokers offer trading on MetaTrader 4 (MT4). AvaTrade additionally provides trading on MetaTrader 5 (MT5), the successor to MT4. Each allows the trader to use Expert Advisors (EAs), which are MetaTrader's automated trading strategies. AAAFx additionally provides a web trader, ZTP (this allows automated trading as well).

Both brokers support social and copy trading via ZuluTrade, while AvaTrade also has DupliTrade, which integrates with MT4. Thus at each of these brokers, traders can use trading automation either using robots to execute trades or by copying the trades of other traders. Each also supports traders who wish to execute their own trades. AvaTrade also has an additional platform, which is AvaOptions. AvaOptions allows the trader to trade FX Options.

AvaTrade is regulated by the CBI in Ireland, the ASIC in Australia, the FSCA in South Africa, the FSA and the FFAJ in Japan and the FSC in the British Virgin Islands.

AAAFx is regulated by the HCMC in Greece.

Quick comparison

Each is an MT4 broker, though AAAFx is an MT4 ECN broker. AvaTrade also offers MT5. AvaTrade has more markets and a wider range of markets to trade.

Minimum deposit and key account features

The minimum deposit for AAAFx is $300 or €250 or £200. The minimum deposit for AvaTrade 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 offers support for social and copy trading via ZuluTrade.
  • AvaTrade offers CFD trading and in the UK, spread betting. AvaTrade provides an Economic Calendar on its web site, AutoChartist (for a $500 minimum deposit) and Sharp Trader (which has education and analysis). Additionally AvaTrade allows the trader to use DupliTrade and ZuluTrade, which support copy trading.

Markets

  • AAAFx offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Cryptocurrencies, Metals and Bonds, with 55+ available.
  • AvaTrade offers CFD trading in Forex, Indices, Energy, Cryptocurrencies, Metals, Bonds, Stocks, Soft Commodities, ETFs and Options, with 200+ available. On AvaOptions, AvaTrade provides 40+ FX Options CFDs.
  • AvaTrade offers spread betting (in the UK), in Forex, Indices, Energy, Cryprocurrencies and Metals, with 40+ available.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

  • AAAFx offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple and Bitcoin Cash.
  • AvaTrade provides Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, DASH, Bitcoin Gold, EOS and Stellar.

Leverage

Maximum leverage for AAAFx (HCMC regulated) is . Maximum leverage for AvaTrade (CBI regulated) is .

Online trading platforms

AAAFx provides MT4 and ZTP and apps. AvaTrade offers MT4, MT5 and AvaOptions as well as apps (including the AvaTradeGO app).

Why AAAFx or AvaTrade ?

Trader who wish to trade using MT4's automated trading feature (Expert Advisors) can do so at either broker. Traders who want to trade on MT5 can do so at AvaTrade. Traders who wish to use a user friendly web trader can find ZTP at AAAFx. Traders who want to trade FX Options can find this market at AvaTrade on the AvaOptions platform.

Comparison summary

  • Both brokers have CFD trading
  • In the UK, AvaTrade also provides MT4 spread betting
  • Both offer MT4
  • AAAFx also provides the ZTP web trader
  • AvaTrade additionally offers MT5
  • Each allows social and copy trading and trading with robots
  • AvaTrade additionally offers FX Options trading on the AvaOptions platform
  • AAAFx is an ECN broker
  • AvaTrade has a wider range of markets to trade

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