AvaTrade Review

AvaTrade (formerly Ava FX) is an award winning online broker. Trade Forex on fixed or floating spreads and access a wide range of markets with a market maker.

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With AvaTrade (, you can trade from either of the following platforms:

  • MetaTrader 4 is the world's most popular retail FX trading plaform. Choose between fixed and floating spreads. AvaTrade supports all Expert Advisors except arbitrage EAs. In particular, it allows automated trading and scalping robots. If you are familiar with .NET or Java, you could also execute trades over an API at no additional cost.
  • AvaTrader is AvaTrade's in-house platform. It provides a fixed spread trading environment with support for automated trading, customisable tools and indicators. AvaTrader was voted "Best Trading Platform" in the World Finance Foreign Exchange Awards 2011.

As an AvaTrade customer you get free access to MQL5 Signals, one of the biggest auto-trading communities in the world. In addition, you can pair your account with a wide range of signal providers, such as Mirror Trader, ZuluTrade and Signal Trader.

Asset classes

AvaTrade's ( breadth of markets truly sets it apart from the competition.

  • Forex: trade up to 59 currency pairs, on leverage up to 1:400 with MT4 and 1:200 with AvaTrader. Forex forwards and options with maturities between 1 day and 1 year are also available. You can also trade CFDs on Bitcoin and Litecoin, two electronic currencies.
  • Shares: trade CFDs on the shares of over 100 leading american and european companies, including Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google.
  • Indices: trade CFDs on leading american, european and asian indices.
  • Oil and energy: trade CFDs on crude oil, brent oil, natural gas, heating oil, gasoline on leverage up to 1:100.
  • Gold and precious metals: trade CFDs on gold, silver, platinum, palladium and copper on leverage up to 1:200.
  • Treasuries: trade CFDs on short and long-dated american, european and japanese government bonds without commission.


AvaTrade ( has received over 30 awards since 2009 in recognition of its platform, reliability and customer service. Significant awards include:

  • Best Forex Broker 2016, by FX Empire.
  • Most Reliable Broker 2013, by Daily Forex.
  • Security of Funds Excellence Awards 2013, by
  • Best Forex Customer Service 2012, Global Banking & Finance Review. Customer service representatives are available 24/5 online and on the phone in over 30 different countries and 11 languages.


AvaTrade ( is headquartered in Ireland and regulated in Europe, Australia and Japan. All client deposits are held in segregated accounts, separate from the company's own funds.

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  • Asset classes
  • 59# Currency pairs
  • Forex
  • Gold and Metals
  • Oil and Energy
  • Commodities
  • Stocks
  • Indices
  • Bonds
  • Securities
  • Forex CFDs
  • Forex Futures
  • Forex Options
  • Demo account
  • Has a demo?
  • 100000Demo size
  • 21 daysTime limit

Trading platforms

  • Trading platforms
  • MetaTrader 4
  • MetaTrader 5
  • cTrader
  • Currenex
  • ZuluTrade
  • Copy trading
  • Mirror trading
  • AvaTraderOthers
  • Web or PC
  • Software download
  • No download
  • Mac friendly
  • Apps
  • Android
  • iPad
  • iPhone

Funding Methods

  • Deposits & Withdrawals
  • Bank transfer
  • Credit card
  • Debit card
  • Alipay
  • Bitcoin
  • Boleto
  • CashU
  • China UnionPay
  • DixiPay
  • FasaPay
  • FilsPay
  • MoneyGram
  • MTS
  • NetBanx
  • PayCo
  • Payeer
  • PayPal
  • paysafecard
  • Paysbuy
  • Payza
  • Paxum
  • Perfect Money
  • Przelewy24
  • Qiwi Wallet
  • Skrill
  • SorexPay
  • Ukash
  • WebMoney
  • Western Union
  • Worldpay
  • Yandex Money


  • Company information
  • Ava Capital Markets Ltd.Legal name
  • Dublin, IrelandHeadquarters
  • 2006Incorporation
  • Regulators
  • Segregated accounts
  • ASIC AFSL 406684Australia
  • Category 1 - Sub Cat. BBritish Virgin Islands
  • CBI (C53877)Ireland
  • FSA License No. 1662Japan
  • Licence FSP No. 45984South Africa

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