AAAFx vs Markets.com - Compare Trading Brokers

AAAFx vs Markets.com Broker Comparison

AAAFx versus Markets.com Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$300MT4, ZTP55+HCMC
$100MT4, MT5, Web Trader & Apps2000+FCA, CySEC, FSCA, ASIC

AAAFx and Markets.com Comparison

Both brokers offer trading on MetaTrader 4 (MT4). Markets.com additionally provides MetaTrader 5 (MT5), the successor to MT4.

Both brokers offer user friendly web traders. On its web trader, Markets.com has a wide range of trading tools. By integrating with ZuluTrade, AAAFx offer social and copy trading.

AAAFx is an ECN broker and provides trading in a core group of markets, while Markets.com can offer considerably more markets to trade on its web trader.

AAAFx is regulated by the HCMC in Greece.

Markets.com is operated by Safecap Investments Limited which is regulated by the CySEC in Cyprus and the FSCA in South Africa. Markets.com Australia is operated by Tradetech Markets (Australia) Pty Ltd which is regulated by the ASIC in Australia. Markets.com Africa is operated by TradeTech Markets (South Africa) which is regulated by the FSCA in South Africa. Markets.com UK is operated by TradeTech Alpha Limited which is regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom.

Quick comparison

Both brokers offer MT4 and web traders. Markets.com additionally provides MT5. Markets.com can offer more markets to trade.

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 Markets.com 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 provides support for social and copy trading via ZuluTrade.
  • Markets.com offers a wide range of tools accessible from its trading platform, including Events & Trade (an economic calendar with trading opportunities and affected instruments), Financial Commentary, Financial News, Trading Central, Multi-Symbol Charts, Insider Trades, Analyst Recommendations, Bloggers Opinions, Hedge Fund Confidence, XRay (expert views), Video Tutorials Education on Demand and MARKETS View. For a minimum deposit of $250, Markets.com offers MARKETSX which provides its user friendly web trader with additional VIP support and can offer reduced spreads.

Markets

  • AAAFx offers Forex pairs, Indices, Energy, Metals, Bonds, and Cryptocurrencies, with 55+ available.
  • Markets.com offers Forex pairs, Indices, Energy, Metals, Bonds, Cryptocurrencies, Soft Commodities, Stocks and ETFs, with 2000+ available.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

  • AAAFx provides Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple and Bitcoin Cash.
  • Markets.com provides Bitcoin Futures, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash and Dash.

Leverage

Maximum leverage for AAAFx is . Maximum leverage for Markets.com operated by Safecap Investments Limited (CySEC regulated) is .

Commissions

  • 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.
  • Markets.com does not charge commissions.

Online trading platforms

Both brokers provide MT4. Markets.com additionally provides a web trader and MT5, while AAAFx provides the ZTP web trader.

Why AAAFx or Markets.com ?

Both brokers offer MetaTrader 4 (MT4). Markets.com additionally provides the successor to MT4, MetaTrader 5 (MT5). Both brokers offer web traders which are designed for the trader who executes their own trades, though AAAFx's ZTP web trader can also be used to run online trading robots via ZuluScripts. Markets.com has many more markets to trade than AAAFx on its web trader, though AAAFx is an ECN broker and has a competitive number for this type of broker.

Comparison summary

  • Both brokers offer MT4
  • Markets.com additionally provides MT5
  • Both brokers offer web traders
  • AAAFx has social and copy trading via ZuluTrade with which it is closely associated
  • Markets.com offers a wide range of trading tools accessible from its web trader
  • AAAFx is an ECN broker
  • Markets.com has considerably more markets to trade

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