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AVATRADE (AvaFX) review

Web: www.avatrade.com

Ava is a global company with offices in Paris, Dublin, Milan, Tokyo, Sydney, New York and is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland and other local institutions around the world. Avatrade was previously known as Ava Fx. Avatrade have their own proprietary platform and also a vast array of platform variations including their own social trading platform “Mirror trader”, possibility to connect Zulu Trade, web based platform also for Macs and mobile platforms.

Detailed rating



  • 2013 Security of funds Excellence award (investing.com)
  • 2011 Best Execution Broker (World Finance Exchanges and Brokers)
  • 2011 IBTIMES Excellence Award

Key figures

  • Founded: 2006
  • Headquarters: Dublin, Ireland
  • Regulated by: Central Bank of Ireland, Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID), Australian Securities & Investments Commission (License No.: 406684), Financial Services Agency (Japan, License.: 1662), the Financial Futures Association of Japan (License No.: 1574) and the Commodities Futures Association of Japan.
  • Minimum Deposit: $100
  • EUR/USD spread: 3 pips
  • Maximum Leverage: 1:400 (Metatrader),1:200 (Avatrader)
  • Money Withdrawal: 5 working days
  • Commissions: No*
  • Payment options: Bankwire, Paypal, Neteller, Moneybookers, Moneygram
  • Withdrawal options: Bankwire, Paypal, Neteller, Moneybookers, Moneygram
  • Contacts: Toll-Free USA &Canada 1 888 5413720 , Int-l 1 212 941 9609

* Fees may apply for holding positions overnight and over-weekend


  • Fixed Spreads
  • Hundreds of instruments to trade – currencies, shares, oil, gold and other commodities
  • Fully customisable platform
  • 24h customer support
  • Vast Choice of leverages
  • Exclusive market news and analysis
  • Multiple auto and social trade options (Zulu Trade, Mirror trader)


  • Occasional stability issues
  • Broker interventions possible as it is a Dealer Desk
  • No scalping allowed