GKFX versus Titan FX Comparison

GKFX vs Titan FX Broker Comparison

GKFX versus Titan FX
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$20MT4, Sirix500+FCA
$200MT470+VFSC

GKFX and Titan FX Comparison - both offer MT4, Titan FX provides ECN trading, GKFX offers CFD trading and tight fixed spreads for spread betting

Both of these brokers offer MT4 and Forex trading, as well as a range of other markets. While they offer CFD trading, GKFX also provides spread betting. Titan FX can offer very low spreads without a commission charge, as it is an ECN broker (as well as STP spreads without a commission charge).

GKFX can provide fixed and variable CFD spreads, and tight fixed spread betting spreads, without a commission charge. GKFX is regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom. Titan FX is regulated by the VFSC in Vanuatu.

Quick comparison

GKFX offers spread betting (in the UK) and CFD trading on MT4 and Sirix. Titan FX is an MT4 ECN broker.

Account types and minimum deposit

The minimum amount which can be deposited with GKFX is $/£20. The minimum deposit for Titan FX is $200.

  • GKFX provides Spread Betting, Fixed and Variable spread CFD accounts, Swap Free, VIP and Corporate accounts. The minimum deposit for the VIP/Corporate accounts is $25,000. Micro lot trading is available on the Fixed and Variable spread CFD accounts, the minimum trade size for the Spread Betting account is £0.10 and the minimum trade size for the VIP and Corporate accounts is 1 lot.
  • Trading Central is available to GKFX clients who deposit at least $1000. A free Virtual Private Server (the Welcome VPS) is available to clients with a starting balance of £1,600, T&Cs apply. GKFX also provides MarketInsights on the website, which includes technical studies, Trader's Sentiment, articles, a weekly view, a news feed, and a set of analysis tools including a Heat Map of changes in value for products and an Economic Matrix of figures for various economies. There is also trader's education in the form of course, videos, webinars and tutorials.
  • 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.
  • 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).

Account currencies

Account currencies for GKFX are: GBP, USD and EUR, except for spread betting which is available in GBP. Account currencies for Titan FX are: USD, EUR, AUD, SGD and JPY. The Islamic account is only available in USD, SGD and AUD.

Markets

  • GKFX offers Forex pairs, Indices, Energy, Metals, Stocks, Cryptocurrencies and the Bund, with 500+ available.
  • Titan FX offers Forex pairs, Indices, Energy and Precious Metals, with 70+ available.

GKFX provides 90+ Forex pairs, while Titan FX provides 55+ Forex pairs.

Spreads and leverage

  • GKFX offers both fixed and variable spreads for CFD trading. Its lowest spreads are on the VIP account, which has EUR/USD spreads from 0.6. For the Fixed Spread account EUR/USD spreads are 1.8 and on the Variable account EUR/USD spreads are from 1.2. For the Fixed, Variable and VIP account types, UK100 spreads are from 1 and US Crude Oil spread are from 0.05. For the Fixed account, Gold spreads are 0.50 and for the Variable accounts, Gold spreads are from 0.30 and for the VIP account Gold spreads are from 0.20.
  • Spread Betting spreads at GKFX are fixed, at 0.7 for EUR/USD, 0.9 for UK100, 0.30 for Gold and 0.03 for US Crude Oil.
  • Spreads at Titan FX are variable and are from 0.0 for EUR/USD (with an average of 0.2), 1.6 for UK100, 0.2 for Gold and 0.06 for US Crude Oil. Standard EUR/USD spreads have an average of 1.2.

The maximum leverage for GKFX is . The maximum leverage for Titan FX is 500:1.

Commissions

GKFX does not in general 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.

Platform

GKFX offers MT4 on desktop, tablet and mobile, an MT4 webtrader and the Sirix platform. Titan FX offers MT4 and an MT4 webtrader. Both brokers provide micro lot trading.

Why GKFX or Titan FX ?

GKFX offers MT4 and Sirix and provides CFD trading and in the UK, spread betting. Titan FX is an MT4 ECN broker.

Comparison summary

  • Titan FX is an ECN Forex broker
  • GKFX is a Forex broker with both fixed and variable spreads
  • Both brokers offers a range of markets
  • Titan FX offers CFD trading
  • GKFX offers both CFD trading and spread betting
  • GKFX does not have a minimum deposit requirement, Titan FX does
  • As an ECN broker Titan FX offer very low spreads with a commission charge
  • In general GKFX does not charge commissions
  • GKFX can provide low fixed spread betting spreads
  • GKFX offers more products to trade
  • Titan FX provides a competitive number of products for an ECN broker

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