RoboForex vs Vantage FX - Trading Brokers Comparison

RoboForex vs Vantage FX | Broker Comparison

RoboForex vs Vantage FX Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulated
$10MT4, MT5, cTrader, R Trader9,000+IFSC
$200MT4, MT5180+ASIC, CIMA

RoboForex vs Vantage FX Comparison

Vantage FX is an ECN broker. RoboForex provides ECN accounts and also offers other account types including a cent account, which allows for very small trade sizes. Both offer the MT4 and MT5 trading platforms. RoboForex also provides cTrader and R Trader. R Trader has a much larger offering of markets than the other platforms, with 9000+. RoboForex is regulated by the IFSC in Belize. Vantage FX is regulated by the ASIC in Australia and the CIMA in the Cayman Islands.

RoboMarkets

RoboMarkets is a CySEC regulated broker which is part of the same group as RoboForex and has similar features, with some differences including lower maximum leverage, a higher minimum deposit and an offering of trading platforms which does not include cTrader. The trader can find out more about RoboMarkets via the RoboMarkets review on this site.

ECN trading conditions

Both RoboForex and Vantage FX offer ECN friendly trading platforms and accounts which provide access to liquidity providers via the brokers.

Quick comparison

Each offers MT4 and MT5, RoboForex also provides cTrader and R Trader and has more markets overall.

Minimum deposit and account types

The minimum deposit for RoboForex is $100. The minimum deposit for Vantage FX is $200.

  • RoboForex offers accounts based around its four platforms, MT4, MT5, cTrader and R Trader. cTrader has an ECN-Pro and Pro-Standard account. MT4 and MT5 each offer a Pro-Standard, Pro-Cent and ECN-Pro account. MT4 additionally offers an MT4 Prime account. RoboForex's R Trader 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 Trader and MT4 Prime is $10. The minimum deposit for R Trader is $100 and MT4 Prime is $5,000. The Prime account is an ECN account with lower commission charges. RoboForex offers an Islamic (Swap Free) version for some of these accounts. Micro lot trading is available.
  • RoboForex provides RoboForex Analytics on its website. This offers a range of tools including analysis, signals, videos and education. It offers StrategyQuant for building MT4 robots and the R Trader Strategy Builder.
  • Vantage FX offers STP, ECN, Islamic and Pro ECN accounts. The STP accounts have a minimum deposit of $200, the ECN accounts have a minimum deposit of $500 and the Pro ECN account has a minimum deposit of $20,000. The minimum trade size is 0.01 lots. Vantage FX supports social and copy trading with ZuluTrade and Myfxbook AutoTrade.
  • Vantage FX's STP accounts do not charge commissions, while the ECN accounts do charge commissions. All accounts allow scalping.
  • Vantage FX's Pro ECN account offers lower commission charges and access to Interbank price feeds.

Markets

  • RoboForex's Cent account offers Forex and Precious Metals, for a total of 35+.
  • RoboForex's Standard and ECN accounts offer Forex, Indices, Cryptocurrencies, Energy and Precious Metals, for a total of 45+.
  • On its R Trader account, RoboForex offers Forex, Indices, Cryptocurrencies, Stocks and ETFs, for a total of 9,000+.
  • Vantage FX offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Cryptocurrencies, Soft Commodities and Stocks, with 180+ available.

RoboForex provides 45+ Forex pairs, Vantage FX provides 45+ Forex pairs.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

  • RoboForex offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Dash, EOS, Bitcoin Gold, Golem, IOTA, NEO, OmiseGO, Qtum and Monero.
  • Vantage FX offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash and Dash.

Spreads and leverage

  • Both brokers offer spreads from 0 plus a commission charge and higher spreads without a commission charge, from 1.3 for RoboForex and 1.4 for Vantage FX.

Maximum leverage for RoboForex (IFSC regulated) is 2000:1 but maximum leverage for ECN trading is 300:1. Maximum leverage for Vantage FX (ASIC or CIMA regulated) is 500:1.

Commissions

  • 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.
  • Vantage FX has a commission charge of $3 per lot per side for ECN trading, except for its Pro ECN account which has a commission charge of $1.75 per lot per side.

Platforms

Both brokers offer MT4 and MT5. RoboForex additionally provides cTrader and R Trader.

Why RoboForex or Vantage FX ?

Vantage FX provides services for traders who wish to access ECN trading, with Equinix data processing infrastructure offering high speed order execution. RoboForex also offers ECN trading and additionally provides accounts for traders who may wish to trade with smaller trade sizes. RoboForex can offer more trading platforms, namely cTrader and R Trader in addition to MT4 and MT5, which both brokers provide. With R Trader, RoboForex can offer many Stocks CFDs, however while it has considerably less, Vantage FX can offers Stocks CFDs on MT4 and MT5.

Comparison summary

  • Both provide ECN trading accounts
  • RoboForex offers a cent account
  • Both provide MT4 and MT5
  • Vantage FX additionally offers cTrader and R Trader
  • Both provide Stocks CFDs, though RoboForex offers more
  • Vantage FX can offer Stocks CFDs on MT4 and MT5

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