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AvaTrade is a popular online trading platform that offers users support for over 250 Forex pairs, commodities, indices, bonds, ETF's, CFD's and more recently cryptocurrencies. The service stands out as being highly flexible in terms of trade choices for professionals and is regarded as a regulated trusted broker in the trading community. Established in Ireland, the company has over 200 employees.

Being mostly a Forex broker, Avatrade is mostly suitable for professional traders and enterprise companies. Their software works on Mac OS as well as Windows systems, with a clean and sleek UX design. Also, Avatrade provides mobile support for its software through its Apple and Android compatible apps.

Traditional Currency Support

  • Australian Dollar (AUD)
  • Euros (EUR)
  • Japanese Yen (JPY)
  • US Dollar (USD)

Language Support

  • Finnish

Country Support

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • China
  • European Union
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • Most Africa
  • Most of Asia
  • Most of Eastern European Union
  • Most of Latin America
  • Most of the Middle East
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Russian Federation
  • Singapore
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Platforms Systems

  • Web Interface
  • Desktop APP
  • Mobile App
  • API
  • Allows High frequencey trading bot

Stock Market Options


  • Allows customization of charts
  • Allows light and dark theme
  • Allows the movement or resizing of boxes
  • Allows Advanced and Basic option
  • Allows customized alerts and notifications


  • Limit Order
  • Market Order
  • Stop Order
  • One Cancel Other Order
  • Entry Order

Discounts For
The Big Traders:

  • Reduced Maker fees


  • Margin Trading x1
  • 5

AvaTrade is licensed as a regulated broker in the EU, Japan, Australia, and the British Virgin Islands. The company maintains stringent compliance requirements regarding the handling of client funds, security, and financial reporting. They use McAfee Secure (HackerSafe) to prevent credit card fraud and identity theft and separate user funds from the company money.


2 Factor Authentication
Funds Insured
Funds are not insured
Private Keys Stored On
Exchange platform
Storage Type
Hot storage

Advanced Security Features:

  • Email reports of logins
  • Ability to limit access to account based on IP address
  • Monitor bahavior patterns for suspicious activity
  • Ability to define a withdrawal white list
  • Limit amount of daily trades
  • Limit amount of daily withdrawls
  • Email Notification of withdrawal

Security Features:

  • SSL
  • Bank Level Encryption
  • PCI DSS standards
  • Protection from DDoS attackes
  • Regular Auditing Programs
  • Regular data replication and backup

Legal Registration or Compliance:

  • Payment Institution Liscense
  • DLT Liscense
  • KYC/AML Compliant
  • WebTrust compliant by American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

AvaTrade has expanded globally with a user base of over 200 000 clients and with a total trading volume surpassing $60 billion monthly. The multi-national company has offices in Dublin, Paris, Milan, Tokyo, and Sydney and was founded by Daire Ferguson, CEO and Joseph Seery, both with a lot of experience in the finance industry.


AvaTrade is definitely a big player in the Forex industry. Recently they introduced support for crypto trading. Although they state that all user funds are segregated from AvaTrade business funds, the company doesn't offer enough information regarding the storage policy of digital funds and private key storage management. Also, there are numerous reports of delayed transactions.

Ease of use
Transaction Fees
Deposit/Withdrawal Fee
Deposit/Withdrawal Fee c For Bank Transfer
Deposit/Withdrawal Fee For Credit Card
Deposit/Withdrawal Fee Charged For 3rd party Payments
Anonymous Trading

Deposit/Withdrawal Options:

Deposit from bank account, Deposit using credit card, Deposit using 3rd party, Withdrawl funds to bank account, Withdrawal funds to credit card, Withdrawal funds through a third party, Send/Receive Crypto


Avatrade offers several trading platforms for different types of users: AvaTradeAct, AvaOptions, Mac Trading, MetaTrader 4, Mobile trading, Automated Trading. Avatrade can also issue an Ava debit card, users can benefit from margin trading and use the exchange's mobile apps. US users cannot use the exchange and crypto trading is not available on Islamic accounts (offered to Muslim clients).

Most common
customer complaint:

Poor customer support, refund issues