Key FeaturesRegulation: Central Bank of Ireland, MiFID, ASiC, BVI
Min Deposit: $100
Platform: MetaTrader4, ACT, Autotrader, AVA mobile trader
First Deposit Bonus: Yes
Other Bonuses: Yes
AVATrade has grown to a trading volume of 2 million a month with 20,000 customers since being founded in 2006. Headquartered in Dublin, AVATrade has offices located in Paris, Milan, Tokyo, New York and Sydney.
Since 2009, they have been awarded nine industry awards. In 2013, AVATrade won the following awards:
• Best Forex Execution House Middle East
• Best Broker for Money Managers Europe
• Most Innovative Forex Broker Europe
• Best Trading Video Education Center
• Security of Funds Excellence Award
• Daily Forex Top Rated Broker
AVATrader offers four types of accounts: silver, gold, platinum and AVA select. All account types offer an educational trading webinar, online courses, free video tutorials, free e-book, free withdrawals, live market news, access to market news and blog, mobile trading, an AVA debit card and a margin protection plan.
All of the accounts offer access to a senior account analyst although the AVA select account offers a dedicated senior account analyst.
All accounts except the silver account offer mobile breaking news, market analysis by trading center, and daily signals by trading central.
The platinum and AVA select account types have direct dealing room access.
The AVA select account exclusively offers flexible trading conditions and special premium gifts.
Commissions & Spreads
The Ava Trader software is powerful and provides single click trading on a single screen for Forex, Indices, Equities, Commodities and Bonds. This software offers numerous live news feeds.
AVATrader offers the most popular platform on the Internet, The MetaTrader 4. It is powerful and flexible software used by traders of all experience levels.
The MT4 Spread Betting platform is offered to provide spread betting and tax-free trading.
MT4 Floating Spreads platform gives charting options and analytical tools with low spreads for trading Forex, Stocks, Indices and Commodities.
AVATrade offers new platforms that help maximize their client’s return through the use of their strategy and risk management tools. This new platform combines the FX Spot and the FX Options.
Automated Trading offers automated trading by allowing its clients to copy the trades of successful traders both directly and remotely using platforms such as Currensee, ZuluTrade, Ayondo and Mirror Trader.
AVATrader provides trading platforms which are compatible for the MAC, on the desktop using the web and on a mobile device.
Deposits & Withdrawals
The minimum deposit amounts for the accounts are as follows:
• Silver - $100
• Gold - $1000
• Platinum - $10,000
• AVA Select - $100,000
The withdrawal time for all accounts is 5 days except for the AVA Select which is 24 hours.
AVATrade offers a live chat support agent on their website www.avatrade.com.
Regulators & Safety
AVATrade is regulated and holds licenses by Central Bank of Ireland, Australia Securities and Investment Commission, British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission, Financial Futures Association of Japan, the Commodities Futures Association of Japan and the ASIC Regulatory Guide 227.
Sign Up Bonuses
AVATrade offers the following new client bonuses:
• Deposit $250 – Bonus $125
• Deposit $500 – Bonus $250
• Deposit $1,000 – Bonus $500
• Deposit $3,000 – Bonus $1,500
• Deposit $5,000 – Bonus $2,000
• Deposit $10,000 – Bonus $3,000
• Deposit $50,000 – Bonus $10,000