AvaTrade vs Titan FX - Trading Brokers Comparison

AvaTrade vs Titan FX | Online Brokerage Comparison

AvaTrade vs Titan FX Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$100MT4, AvaOptions250+CBI, FSC, ASIC, FSCA, FSA & FFAJ
$200MT470+VFSC

AvaTrade vs Titan FX Comparison

These are both MetaTrader 4 (MT4) brokers and each allows the traders to use EAs (Expert Advisors), MT4's online trading robots. Titan FX is an ECN broker and utilises Equinix infrastructure for low latency order processing. Both brokers allow scalping.

AvaTrade offers a wider range of markets to trade and more of them compared with Titan FX, though Titan FX has a competitive number for an ECN broker. AvaTrade offers another platform, AvaOptions on which it provides trading in FX Options.

Each broker offers CFD trading, however in the UK, AvaTrade additionally provides spread betting on MT4.

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.

Titan FX is regulated by the VFSC in Vanuatu.

Quick comparison

Both offer MT4 trading, though Titan FX is an MT4 ECN broker. AvaTrade has a wider range of markets to trade, including FX Options on the AvaOptions platform.

Minimum deposit and key account features

The minimum deposit for AvaTrade is $/€/£100. The minimum deposit for Titan FX is $200.

  • 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.
  • Titan FX offers the Zero Standard STP account, the Blade ECN Zero account, an Islamic account and the Active Trader Program. Hedging, scalping and EAs are allowed for all account types, as is micro lot trading. Titan FX offers markets analysis, economic news, self improvement articles for a 'Forex Lifestyle' and an economic calendar. Titan FX uses Equinix's NY4 Data Centre for fast order execution. Titan FX supports social and copy trading via ZuluTrade.
  • Titan FX's Standard and Islamic accounts do not charge commissions, the Blade ECN account does charge commissions.
  • Titan FX's Active Trader Program provides a dedicated relationship manager, segregated client accounts, advanced reporting, custom solutions, virtual server hosting and aggregated anonymous data (AAD).

Markets

  • AvaTrade offers spread betting (in the UK), in Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals and Cryptocurrencies, with 40+ available.
  • AvaTrade offers CFD trading in Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Cryptocurrencies, Stocks, Soft Commodities, ETFs, Bonds and Options, with 200+ available.
  • Titan FX offers Forex, Indices, Energy and Precious Metals, with 70+ available.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

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

Spreads and leverage

  • Titan FX can offer low Forex spreads plus a commission charge. AvaTrade can offer Forex spreads from 0.9 without a commission charge and Titan FX can offer Forex spreads from 1.2 (average).

Maximum leverage for AvaTrade (CBI regulated) is . Maximum leverage for Titan FX (VFSC regulated) is 200:1.

Commission charge

  • AvaTrade does not charge commissions.
  • Titan FX charges a commission of $0.035 per 0.01 lots (i.e. $3.50 per lot) per side (thus $0.07 per micro lot round trip) on the Blade ECN account. Titan FX says that it approximates the USD charges and has a monthly review of these approximations for other account currencies.

Online trading platforms

AvaTrade offers MT4 and AvaOptions as well as apps. Titan FX provides MT4 and apps.

Why AvaTrade or Titan FX ?

Traders who want to trade using MT4's automated trading strategies can do so at either broker, as each offers MT4 and allows EAs. Titan FX is an ECN broker. Both brokers let the trader make use of social and copy trading, via ZuluTrade. AvaTrade additionally supports this type of trading via DupliTrade, which integrates with MT4.

Comparison summary

  • Both brokers offer CFD trading
  • In the UK, AvaTrade also provides MT4 spread betting
  • Each offers MT4
  • Titan FX is an ECN broker
  • AvaTrade has a wider range and greater number of markets to trade

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