AvaTrade vs ITRADER - Online Brokerage Comparison

AvaTrade vs ITRADER | Trading Brokers Comparison

AvaTrade vs ITRADER Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$100MT4, MT5, AvaOptions250+CBI, FSC, ASIC, FSCA, FSA & FFAJ

AvaTrade vs ITRADER Comparison

These are both MetaTrader 4 (MT4) brokers. AvaTrade additionally provides MetaTrader 5 (MT5), the successor to MT4. Each offers CFD trading in a range of markets, though in the UK, AvaTrade also provides MT4 spread betting. Neither broker charges commissions for trading Forex, though ITRADER's tightest Forex spreads can be found on its Premium account.

As well as MT4 and MT5, AvaTrade provides FX Options trading on AvaOptions (a separate trading platform).

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.

ITRADER is regulated by the CySEC in Cyprus.

Quick comparison

Both brokers offer MT4. AvaTrade additionally provides MT5 along with FX Options trading on AvaOptions.

Minimum deposit and key account features

The minimum deposit for AvaTrade is $/€/£100. The minimum deposit for ITRADER is $250.

  • 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. EAs and scalping are allowed at AvaTrade.
  • ITRADER provides three account types, Silver, Gold and Platinum. The current minimum deposit for Gold and Platinum is available upon request from the account manager assigned to the trader's account. An Islamic account is available on request.
  • ITRADER provides an extensive animated trading course on its website. It also offers eBooks, webinars and daily reviews and provides hedging for all account types. The Gold account additionally provides extra webinars and videos and a dedicated account manager. The Platinum account additionally provides a Free VPS and News Alerts.


  • AvaTrade offers spread betting (in the UK), in Forex, Indices, Energy and Metals, with 35+ available.
  • AvaTrade offers CFD trading in Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Cryptocurrencies, Stocks, Soft Commodities, ETFs, Bonds and Options, with 200+ available.
  • ITRADER offers CFD trading in Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Cryptocurrencies, Stocks and Soft Commodities, with 200+ available.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

  • AvaTrade provides Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, DASH, Bitcoin Gold, Stellar, NEO, IOTA and EOS.
  • ITRADER offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash ABC, DASH, Bitcoin Gold, Stellar, NEO, IOTA, Ethereum Classic, Monero, Cardano, Bitcoin SV, Lisk, Qtum, Siacoin, Tether, NEM, Zcash, Verge, WAVES, TRON and Golem.

Spreads and leverage

  • AvaTrade can offer Forex spreads from 0.9 without a commission charge while ITRADER can offer Forex spreads from 0.7 without a commission charge.

Maximum leverage for AvaTrade (CBI regulated) is . Maximum leverage for ITRADER (CySEC regulated) is .

Online trading platforms

AvaTrade offers MT4, MT5 and AvaOptions as well as apps. ITRADER provides MT4 and apps.

Why AvaTrade or ITRADER ?

Traders wishing to trade on MT4 can do so at either broker. Traders who want to trade on MT5 can do so at AvaTrade. Those who would like to trade FX Options CFDs can do so at AvaTrade on its AvaOptions platform. In the UK, the trader can spread bet on MT4, though at both brokers in the UK and elsewhere, the trader can trade CFDs. ITRADER has a particularly wide range of Cryptocurrency CFDs to trade on MT4. When trading a Crypto CFD, the trader does not own any Cryptocurrency (which means they do not need a wallet).

Comparison summary

  • Both offer CFD trading
  • In the UK, ITRADER also provides MT4 spread betting
  • Both have MT4
  • AvaTrade additionally provides MT5
  • AvaTrade also offers AvaOptions on which it has FX Options CFD trading
  • ITRADER has a particularly wide range of Cryptocurrency CFDs to trade

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