ActivTrades was founded in 2001 as an online broker headquartered in central London with offices in Milan, Nassau and Sofia, initially focusing on foreign exchange business, then gradually expanding its product range to more than 140 Country customers provide trading conditions and service support. At present, it has a full license from the Financial Market Supervisory Commission (FCA) in the United Kingdom and a retail foreign exchange license from the Securities Commission of the Bahamas (SCB).
So far, users at the company can choose from more than 1000 CFDs or spread betting products, involving foreign exchange, indices, stocks, commodities, finance, ETFs and options.
Leverage & Account
The maximum leverage for major currency pairs is 1:30. Accounts are divided into standard accounts and advanced accounts. Standard accounts are suitable for short-term, high-frequency, aggressive traders who like to refer to brokerage news, ideal for scalpers. Traders with premium accounts can enjoy lower spreads.
Spread & Fees
The minimum spread for EURUSD is 1.5 pips, the minimum spread for USDJPY is 1.5 pips, the minimum spread for GBPUSD is 1.8 pips, and the minimum spread for AUDUSD is 1.6 pips. Regarding the overnight interest, Friday is a 3-day interest day, see the following isolation interest table:
|Products||Long order interest||Short Order Interest|
|CAD/CHF CADCHF||-0.02 points||-0.32 points|
|CAD/JPY CADJPY||-0.11 points||-0.27 points|
|CHFJPY||-0.48 points||-0.06 points|
|EURCAD EURCAD||-0.65 points||-0.11 points|
|EUR GBP EURGBP||-0.23 points||-0.30 points|
|EURJPY EURJPY||-0.38 points||-0.07 points|
The trading platforms used by ActivTrades are Activtrader, MetaTrader4 and MetaTrader5. MT4 is the most professional online trading platform for Forex, Metals, Indices, Fixed Income and Commodities. MT5 has new features and functions to connect to more than 450 stocks, ETFs and other products in MT4.
Currently supported methods include RMB, online banking system deposit, no handling fee, and the arrival time is 30 minutes. Bank wire transfer deposit is free of charge (transit charges may be required), and will be processed within the same working day. Neteller, Skrill, Sofort, Paypal, free of charge, 30 minutes to account. UK and European Economic Area credit/debit cards, free of charge, arrival time within 30 minutes. Non-EEA credit/debit cards are subject to a 1.5% handling fee and are not suitable for mainland Chinese residents. The withdrawal methods are: RMB withdrawal, free of handling fees, bank wire transfer (single euro zone, British express remittance, BGN) debit card/credit card, NETELLER, SKRILL, PAYPAL free of charge. Bank Wire - NAB/MoneyCorp, charges AU$20 or £9.