Compare AAAFx vs USGFX

Compare AAAFx vs USGFX

AAAFx vs USGFX Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$300MT4, ZTP55+HCMC
$100MT4, MT560+ASIC

AAAFx and USGFX Comparison

Both AAAFx and USGFX offer trading on the MT4 platform. AAAFx also provides the ZTP web trader (USGFX has an MT4 webtrader and MT5). Both aim to provide fast ECN caliber execution.

USGFX does not charge Forex commisisons, and its lowest spreads are on the account with the highest minimum deposit. AAAFx does charge commissions and AAAFx has one account type with a relatively high minimum deposit, which has lower commission charges.

AAAFx is regulated by the HCMC in Greece. USGFX is regulated by the ASIC in Australia.

ECN conditions

AAAFx charges commissions for Forex and its other markets. USGFX does not charge Forex commissions, but does charges commissions for its CFDs. Both offer ECN caliber trading conditions.

Quick comparison

Both offer ECN trading on MT4. USGFX also provides MT5, AAAFx also offers the ZTP web trader.

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 USGFX is $100.

  • AAAFx additionally provides an Islamic account. For deposits higher than $100,000, AAAFx offers Institutional accounts, which have lower commission charges.
  • USGFX offers four account types. These are Mini, Standard, VIP and Pro-ECN. The minimum deposit for the Mini account is $100, the minimum deposit for the Standard account is $10,000, and the minimum deposit for both the VIP and Pro-ECN accounts are $50,000. The different account types can offer lower spreads, with the lowest available on the VIP account. UGSFX support social and copy trading via ZuluTrade and Myfxbook. All account types have a minimum trade size of 0.01 lots.
  • USGFX provides Trading Central, the Recognia Trading System (which offers trading ideas), analysis, an economic calendar and an Education Center on its website with webinars, seminars, a trading guide and Blog and contests. A minimum deposit of $10,000 provides access to the Trader's Club which offers features including personalised coaching, market research and commentary, premium trading tools and services and structured education.

Markets

  • AAAFx offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Cryptocurrencies, Metals and Bonds, with 55+ available.
  • USGFX offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Cryptocurrencies and Precious Metals, with 60+ available.

FXGiants has 35+ Forex pairs. USGFX has 20+ Forex pairs.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

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

Leverage and spreads

Maximum leverage for AAAFx is . USGFX's maximum leverage is 500:1, except on the Pro-ECN account where it is 100:1.

  • Spreads at AAAFx are variable and are from 0.2 for EUR/USD, 1 for UK100, 0.34 for Gold and 0.05 for US Oil.
  • USGFX offers variable spreads. On the Mini account, EUR/USD is from 2.8, on the Standard account EUR/USD is from 2.2, on the Pro-ECN account EUR/USD is from 1.5 and on the VIP account EUR/USD is from 1.3.
  • USGFX offers Gold spreads from 0.50 on all accounts except VIP, where they are from 0.36. US Oil spreads are from 0.027, plus commission.

Commission charge

  • 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.
  • USGFX does not charge commissions for Forex or Precious Metals. It does charge commissions of $5 per lot per side for CFDs.

Online trading platforms

Both brokers offer MT4 desktop and apps. AAAFx also offers the ZTP webtrader. USGFX additionally has MT5 desktop and apps.

why AAAFx or USGFX ?

Traders who want to trade on MT4 may do so at either broker. USGFX additionally provides MT5 (the successor to MT4). Those who want to trade on a user friendly web trader which supports automated trading, can find ZTP at AAAFx. Those who wish to use Expert Advisors (EAs) may do so at either broker, though at USGFX traders can trade EAs on both MT4 and MT5. Those who wish to social and copy trade, can do so at either broker. Both have access to the ZuluTrade platform, while USGFX additionally provides Myfxbook.

Comparison summary

  • Both brokers provide CFD trading
  • Each offers MT4
  • USGFX additionally provides MT5
  • AAAFx additionally offers the ZTP web trader
  • Both allow the use of online trading robots (on MT4 for both, MT5 for USGFX and ZTP for AAAFx)
  • Each supports social and copy trading
  • USGFX has a lower minimum deposit

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