Compare AAAFx vs USGFX

Compare AAAFx vs USGFX

AAAFx vs USGFX
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 spread is on the account with the highest minimum deposit. AAAFx has one account 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 being available on the VIP account. All account types have a minimum trade size of 0.01 lots.
  • USGFX provides Trading Central, the Recognia Trading System (which provides trading ideas), analysis, one on one coaching and an Education Center on its website with webinars, seminars, a trading guide and Blog, along with contests.

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.

Platform

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

Comparison summary

  • Both provide ECN caliber trading
  • USGFX does not charge Forex commissions
  • AAAFx does charge Forex commissions
  • USGFX's lowest Forex spreads are on its account with the highest minimum deposit
  • AAAFx can offer lower commission charges on its account with the highest minimum deposit
  • Both offer MT4
  • USGFX additionally provides MT5

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