RoboForex vs Pepperstone Broker Comparison

RoboForex vs Pepperstone | Broker Comparison
RoboForex vs Pepperstone Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsAbout
Minimum Deposit
MT4, MT5, cTrader, TradingView
Trading Platforms
Markets To Trade
Pepperstone offers tight spreads, a wide range of trading platform and fast order execution, allowing styles such as automated trading and scalping and Stocks CFDs trading
Minimum Deposit
MT4, MT5, cTrader, R StocksTrader
Trading Platforms
Markets To Trade
RoboForex allows automated trading on MT4, MT5 and R StocksTrader, has a Cent account and offers 12,000+ Stocks CFDs to trade

RoboForex and Pepperstone Comparison

Both of these brokers offer the MT4 and MT5. RoboForex also provides R StocksTrader. Pepperstone additionally provides cTrader and TradingView. On R StocksTrader, RoboForex can offer many more markets to trade, with a total of 12,000+.

RoboForex has a wide range of account types, including a Cent account, which allows for very small trade sizes. Both brokers support discretionary trading, where the trader makes their own trading decisions and automated trading, where a computer program trades on behalf of the trader.

RoboForex is regulated by the FSC in Belize. Pepperstone is regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom, the ASIC in Australia, the CySEC in Cyprus, the SCB in the Bahamas, the BaFin in Germany, the DFSA in Dubai and the CMA in Kenya.

ECN trading conditions

Both offer spreads from zero plus a commission charge and a range of automated trading platforms.

Quick comparison

Both allow automated trading and offers a wide range of trading platforms. RoboForex has more markets to trade, on R Stocks Trader.

Minimum deposit and account types

The minimum deposit for Pepperstone is $200 or £200. The minimum deposit for RoboForex is $10.

  • Pepperstone offers a Standard and a Razor account for CFD trading and in the UK additionally offers a spread betting account. Pepperstone provides trading guides, a market review and an economic calendar its website. Pepperstone says that latency is as low as 30ms. The minimum trade size is 0.01 lots.
  • Pepperstone's Standard and Islamic accounts do not charge commissions and hence offer higher spreads as they include a mark up. The Razor account charges commissions and allows scalping. Pepperstone offers social and copy trading via DupliTrade, Myfxbook and MetaTrader Signals.
  • RoboForex offers accounts based around its platforms, MT4, MT5 and R StocksTrader. MT4 and MT5 each offer Pro, Pro-Cent, ECN and Prime accounts. RoboForex's R StocksTrader is a web trading platform, which has many more markets available than the other accounts. RoboForex also offers a CopyFX account (which supports transaction copying) and a RAMM account (which supports strategy copying).
  • RoboForex's minimum deposit for all accounts except R StocksTrader is $10. The minimum deposit for R StocksTrader is $100. The Prime account is an ECN account with lower commission charges. RoboForex offers an Islamic (Swap Free) version for some of these accounts. The minimum trade size is 0.0001 lots.
  • RoboForex provides a range of tools including Analysis, Webinars, Education and an Economic Calendar. It offers the R StocksTrader Strategy Builder for building robots. RoboForex allows EAs and scalping.


  • Pepperstone offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Stocks, Soft Commodities and Cryptocurrencies, with 1000+ available.
  • RoboForex offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Stocks, Soft Commodities and ETFs, with 12,000+ available.

Pepperstone provides 60+ Forex pairs, RoboForex provides 45+ Forex pairs.

RoboForex vs Pepperstone Summary Table
BrokerTrading PlatformsDescription
MT4, MT5, R StocksTrader
Trading Platforms
RoboForex provides a wide range of account types, including a Cent account and offers a wide range of platform, including R StocksTrader with 12,000+ Stocks CFDs
MT4, MT5, cTrader, TradingView
Trading Platforms
Pepperstone allows styles such as news trading, scalping and automated trading and offers spreads from 0, plus commission

Maximum leverage for Pepperstone (CySEC Regulated) is . Maximum leverage for RoboForex (IFSC regulated) is 2000:1, but maximum leverage for ECN trading is 300:1.


  • Pepperstone charges a commission of $3.76 or AU$3.5 or €2.61 per lot per side on the Razor account, depending on the account currency. cTrader commissions are 7 units per lot round trip of the first quoted currency in the traded currency.
  • RoboForex's commissions are $2 per lot per side for its ECN accounts except for its Prime account where they are $1.5 per lot per side.

Online trading platforms

Both brokers provide MT4 and MT5. RoboForex additionally offers R StocksTrader. Pepperstone additionally offers cTrader and TradingView.

Why Pepperstone or RoboForex ?

Traders who want to trade on MT4 or MT5 may do so at either brokers. Those who want to trade on a platform with a large number of markets to trade (particularly Stocks CFDs) may do so on R StocksTrader at RoboForex. Those who want to trade on user friendly TradingView or cTrader (and use automated trading on these platforms) may do so at Pepperstone. UK traders who want to spread bet may do so at Pepperstone. Traders who want to use online trading robots may do so at either broker, however R StocksTrader at RoboForex provides tools to build robots and run them from the cloud (with no VPS). Traders who want to trade with a small minimum trade size and minimum deposit may use the Cent account at RoboForex (which offers leverage up to 2000:1).

Comparison summary

  • Both brokers offer CFD trading
  • In the UK, Pepperstone additionally provides spread betting
  • Both offer MT4 and MT5
  • RoboForex additionally provides R StocksTrader and cTrader
  • On R StocksTrader, RoboForex has many more markets to trade
  • Pepperstone additionally provides TradingView
  • RoboForex has a low minimum deposit ($10) and offers a Cent account