Valutrades is an ECN Forex and CFD Broker that features on its trading platform currency pairs, commodities as well as CFDs on indices. Valutrades Limited is regulated and overseen by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the United Kingdom. The minimum spread is for EUR/USD 0.1 pips*, real trading is possible with a minimum deposit of $50. The Valutrades website is available in English, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian and Chinese.
What do we cover in our Valutrades Review?
|General Risk Warning: 74–89% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.|
Basic information about the broker
- Website address: www.Valutrades.com
- Leverage: up to 1:30
- Instruments: Forex, commodities, CFDs on indices
- Minimum deposit: $50 (accounts held in AUD / CHF / EUR / GBP / JPY / USD / ZAR / NZD)
- Demo account: Yes, free of charge
- Methods of deposit and withdrawal: Wire Transfer, Skrill, Neteller, Credit and debit cards (Visa/MasterCard/ UnionPay)
Valutrades Trading Platform
For FX and CFD trading, Valutrades offers MT5. A popular platform used not only for executing trades but also for analyzing financial markets and automated trading. MT5 can be downloaded to any computer or can be accessed via just a web browser or a mobile application. The trading platform gives access to over 80 trading instruments.
As any other CFD broker, Valutrades charges a spread fee. For the most current spread charges, please visit the Valutrades.com website. Here is a spread comparison table that contrasts Valutrades spreads with popular industry competitors.
*Spreads recorded on 02.12.2019 at 13:1 GMT for the ECN trading account. $3 Forex Commission (Per Side) applies on Forex trades. Spread charges were taken from the website of the broker. **Spreads recorded on 26.09.2019 at 11:26 GMT from the trading platform of the broker.
Valutrades Limited is authorized and regulated under the Financial Conduct Authority with reference number 586541.
Advantages and disadvantages
Every Broker has its pros and cons, let’s have a look at the ones that elevate & denounce Valutrades.
- Tight spreads
- Scalping allowed
- Free VPS (for live accounts depositing and trading 1 or more trades per month)
- Low minimum deposit
- No CFDs on shares
To sum up the Valutrades Review
Valutrades adheres to strict regulatory guidelines of the FCA. The broker offers 2 account types: ECN trading account and Standard trading account. Both accounts have tight spreads, account holders of the former account type can expect spreads as low as 0 pips and $3 Forex Commission Fee per Side. The latter account features spreads from 1 pip, but the commission fee does not apply here. The number of tradable assets is not particularly attractive, the broker does not feature even any CFDs on shares.
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