FX OPEN RATINGFXOPEN RATING -OVERALL SCORE {77.61%} (?)

 

FxOpen is a large ECN/STP Forex broker offering more than 70 pairs on MetaTrader4 and MetaTrader5. There are many account types available, Automated Trading, PAMM accounts and a free VPS hosting under a policy. » Full FxOpen Review here...

Deposit Requirements: 10 USD

Funding: Cards | Bank Wire | Neteller | Skrill | WebMoney | PerfectMoney | QIWI | FasaPay | Yandex

Platforms: MetaTrader-4 | MetaTrader-5 | WebTrader | Mobile Traders for iOs and Android

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FXOPEN RATING SUMMARY

The following table contains FxOpen's rating summary based on (i) three rating aspects, (i) three experience levels, and (iii) three trading styles.

FOREX BROKER RATING (MAX 100%)
  • FXOPEN FUNDS SAFETY
81.6%
  • FXOPEN TRANSACTION COST
64.3%
  • FXOPEN TRADING OPTIONS AVAILABLE
74.1%
  • FXOPEN TECHNOLOGY
100.0%
  • OVERALL RATING
77.6%
TRADING EXPERIENCE  
  • FXOPEN FOR FOREX BEGINNERS
74.4%
  • FXOPEN FOR ADVANCED FOREX TRADERS
72.1%
  • FXOPEN FOR PROFESSIONAL FOREX TRADERS
72.6%
TRADING STYLE  
  • FXOPEN FOR INTRADAY TRADERS
77.7%
  • FXOPEN FOR SWING TRADERS (MID-TERM)
70.3%
  • FXOPEN FOR CARRY TRADERS (LONG-TERM)
40.7%

 

FXOPEN DETAILED RATING REVIEW

FXOPEN RATING ANALYSIS    
FXOPEN TOTAL RATING   100.0% FxOpen
      77.61% FULL ANALYSIS
A. FXOPEN  SAFETY OF FUNDS MAX WEIGHT→ 28.0% 22.86% Rating the FxOpen Safety
A.1 FxOpen License / Regulation FCA (UK) = 10.0% | FINMA (Swiss) = 10.0% | NFA/CFTC (US) = 10.0% | BAFIN (GE) = 8.0% | ASIC (AU) = 8.0% | FSC (NZ) = 6.0% | CYSEC (Cyprus) = 6.0% | HCMC (GR) = 3.0% | FSC (BVI) = 1.0% | MiFID (EU) = +0.5% rating 10.0% 10.00% FxOpen is regulated by the FCA (UK) = 10% rating | FSP New Zealand = 6% | Total = 10% (Max)
A.2 FxOpen Client Compensation in Case of Insolvency Covering 50,000 USD/EUR/GBP = 5.0% | Covering 20,000 USD/EUR/GBP = 4.0% | Covering 10,000 USD/EUR/GBP = 3.0%
Covering 50,000 USD/EUR/GBP = 5.0% | Covering 20,000 USD/EUR/GBP = 4.0% | Covering 10,000 USD/EUR/GBP = 3.0%
Covering 50,000 USD/EUR/GBP = 5.0% | Covering 20,000 USD/EUR/GBP = 4.0% | Covering 10,000 USD/EUR/GBP = 3.0%
Covering 50,000 USD/EUR/GBP = 5.0% | Covering 20,000 USD/EUR/GBP = 4.0% | Covering 10,000 USD/EUR/GBP = 3.0%
5.0% 0.00% FxOpen does not offer compensation -ONLY FXOpen UK offers client compensation (up to 50,000 GBP) via the FSCS = 0.0% rating
A.3 FxOpen Country of Headquarters UK, USA, Germany, France, Canada, Switzerland, and similar = 5.0% rating | Australia, New Zealand  = 4.0% rating | Ireland, Spain, Italy, Cyrpus, and similar countries = 3.0% rating | Greece, Malta, South Africa = 2.0% rating | Offshore Countries = 0% 5.0% 4.00% FxOpen maintains headquarters in New Zeeland = 4.0%
A.4 FxOpen Years in the Market 10+ Years of Operation = 5.0% rating | 5-10 Years of Operation = 4.0% rating | 2-5 Years of Operation = 2.0% rating | 0-2 Years of Operation = 0% 5.0% 5.00% FxOpen was found in 2005 (10+ years) = 5.0% rating
A.5 FxOpen Client Account Segregation Client bank account segregation =  2.5% rating | No = 0.0% 2.5% 2.50% Client funds are maintained in segregated accounts = 2.5%
A.6 FxOpen Web Ratings ForexPeaceArmy Rating = 0.5% rating 0.5% 0.36% FxOpen ForexPeaceArmy Rating is 2.98/5.0 | EarnForex Rating = 8.3/10 = Total rating is 0.3565%
A.7 (+) FxOpen ADJUSTING RESULTS        
A.7.1 FxOpen Corporate Size 1 million Trading Accounts = +1.0% rating | 500,000+ Accounts = +0.5% rating | 250,000+ Accounts = +0.25% rating 1.0% 1.00% FxOpen has handled more than 1 million accounts = 1.0% Rating
B. FXOPEN TRANSACTION COST MAX WEIGHT→ 28.0% 18.00% Rating the FxOpen Transaction Cost
B.1 FxOpen spread on EURUSD <0.3 pip = 7.0% rating | <0.4 pip = 6.5% | <0.5 pip = 6.0% | <0.6 pip = 5.5% | <0.7 pip = 5.0% | <0.8 pip = 4.5% | <1.0 pip = 4.0% | <1.25 pip = 3.5% | <1.50 pip = 3.0% | <1.75 pip = 2.5% | <2.00 pip = 2.0% | <2.25 pip = 1.5% | <2.50 pip = 1.0% | <2.75 pip = 0.5% 7.0% 4.00% Typical FxOpen EURUSD spread on STP Account  is 1.0 pip = 4.0% rating
B.2 FxOpen spread on GBPUSD <0.85 pip = 4.5% rating | <1.00 pip = 4.0% rating | <1.25 pip = 3.5% rating | <1.50 pip = 3.0% rating | <1.75 pip = 2.5% rating | <2.00 pip = 2.0% rating | <2.25 pip = 1.5% rating | <2.50 pip = 1.0% rating | 3.00 pip = 0.5% rating 4.5% 2.00% Typical FxOpen GBPUSD spread  on STP Account is 1.8 pips = 2.0% rating
B.3 FxOpen spread on USDJPY <0.85 pip = 4.5% rating | <1.00 pip = 4.0% rating | <1.25 pip = 3.5% rating | <1.50 pip = 3.0% rating | <1.75 pip = 2.5% rating | <2.00 pip = 2.0% rating | <2.25 pip = 1.5% rating | <2.50 pip = 1.0% rating | 3.00 pip = 0.5% rating 4.5% 3.00% Typical FxOpen USDJPY spread  on STP Account is 1.4 pips = 3.0% rating
B.4 FxOpen Trade Commissions No Commissions = 7.0% rating | Commissions < $1.0 / lot = 6% rating | < $1.5 / lot = 5% rating | < $2.0 / lot = 4% rating | < $3.0 / lot = 3% rating | < $4.0 / lot = 2.0% rating | < $5.0 / lot = 1% rating |  < $6.0 / lot = 0.5% rating | Higher Commissions = 0% rating  7.0% 7.00% FxOpen does not charge trading commissions on the tested STP account type = 7.0%
B.5 FxOpen Overnight (SWAP) rates Cost < $1.5 = 2.00% rating | Cost < $2.0 = 1.75% | Cost < $2.5 = 1.50% | Cost < $3.0 = 1.25% | Cost < $3.5 = 1.00% | Cost < $4.0 = 0.75% | Cost < $4.5 = 0.50% | Cost < $5.0 = 0.25% 2.0% 0.00% FxOpen rollover on a Long EURUSD trade worth 1 lot ($100,000) is -$10.9 | FxOpen rollover on a Short EURUSD trade worth 1 lot ($100,000) is +$5.2 | Total cost in absolute value is $5.7, rating = 0.00%
B.6 FxOpen Commissions on Funding No Funding Fees = 2.0 % rating | One (1) Free Withdrawal Per Month = 1.0 % rating | Funding Fees Without Free Withdrawal = 0 % rating  2.0% 0.00% FxOpen does charge withdrawal commissions on almost all withdrawal methods (Wire, Cards, most Wallets) = 0.0% rating
B.7 FxOpen Inactive Fees No Inactive Fees = 1.0 % rating | Yes Inactive Fees = 0 % rating 1.0% 0.00% FxOpen charges Inactive Fees ($10 per month, reactivation - $50) = 0.0% rating
B.8 (+) FxOpen ADJUSTING RESULTS        
B.8.1 FxOpen Execution Model ECN Execution = +2.0 % rating | STP = +1.5 % rating | Dealing Desk = +0.0% rating 2.0% 2.00% ECN/STP Order Execution Model = +2% rating
C. FXOPEN TRADING OPTIONS MAX WEIGHT→ 28.0% 20.75% Rating the FxOpen Options for Traders
C.1 FxOpen Forex Asset Index 45+ Pairs = 8.0% rating | 40+ Pairs = 7.0% rating | 35+Pairs = 6.0% rating | 30+ Pairs = 5.0% rating | 25+ Pairs = 4.0% rating | 20+ Pairs = 3.0% rating | 15+  Pairs = 2.0% rating | 10+ Pairs = 1.0% rating | Less than 10 Pairs = 0% rating 8.0% 8.00% FxOpen Provides 70 Forex Pairs on the ECN Account type = 8.0% rating
C.2 FxOpen CFDs CFD Trading on MT4 = 2.5% rating | CFD Trading on WebTrader = 1.5% rating | No CFDs = 0.0% 2.5% 2.50% FxOpen offers CFD trading = 2.5% rating
C.3 FxOpen CFDs on Futures CFDs on Futures = 1.5 % rating | No CFDs on Futures = 0.0 % rating 1.5% 0.00% FxOpen does not offer CFDs on Futures =  0.0% rating
C.4 FxOpen Free Practice Account Practice Account = 2.0 % rating, No = 0.0 % rating 2.0% 2.00% FxOpen Provides a free Demo/Practice account = 2.0% rating
C.5 FxOpen Trading Leverage Leverage > 100:1 = 1.0% rating | Leverage > 75:1 =0.75% rating Leverage > 50:1 = 0.5% rating 1.0% 1.00% 500:1 max Trading Leverage = 1.0% rating
C.6 FxOpen Bonus/Rebate Promotions   5.0%    
C.6.1 FxOpen Welcome Bonus (%) Welcome Bonus >50% = 5% rating | Bonus >40% = 4% rating | Bonus >30% = 3% rating | Bonus >20% = 2% rating | Bonus >10% = 1% rating   0.00% $10 Welcome Bonus = 0% rating
C.6.2 FxOpen Trading Rebate (%) Trading Rebate >30% = 5% rating | Rebate >25% = 4% rating | Rebate >20% = 3% rating | Rebate >15% = 2% rating | Rebate >10% = 1% rating | Rebate >5% = 0.5% rating   0.00% FxOpen Offers rebates only during the first 90 days from the moment of registration (max rebate $1,000) = 0% rating
C.7 FxOpen Min. Account Size Min Account < $100 = 2.00% | Min Account < $250 = 1.50% rating | Min Account < $500 = 1.00% rating | Min Account < $1,000 = 0.50% rating 2.0% 2.00% The min. deposit amount is $10 = 2.0% rating
C.8 FxOpen Number of Deposit Methods For every deposit method = 0.5% rating | max = 5 methods 2.5% 2.50% FxOpen offers 5+ deposit methods (Wire, Cards, Skrill, Neteller, WebMoney, Perfectmoney, FasaPay, Yandex, QIWI, IntellectMoney) = 2.5% rating
C.9 FxOpen Number of Withdrawal Methods For every withdrawal method = 0.5% rating | max = 5 methods 2.5% 2.50% FxOpen offers 5+ withdrawal methods (the same as above) = 2.5% rating
C.10 Minimum Stop-Order Levels (in pips) 2 pips or less = 1% rating | 3 pips or less = 0.5% rating | 4 pips or less = 0.25% rating 1.0% 0.00% FxOpen offers 10 pip minimum stop-out order distance = 0.0% rating
C.11 (+) FxOpen ADJUSTING RESULTS        
C.11.1 Offering more than 100 Forex Pairs Offering more than 100 Pairs = 1.0 % rating / No = 0 % rating 1.0% 0.00% 70 Forex pairs = +0% rating
C.11.2 Paying Interest on unused funds Paying interest on Unused Funds = 0.50 % rating No = 0.0 % rating 0.5% 0.00% No = +0%
C.11.3 FxOpen Contests Contests = 0.25 % rating | No = 0 % rating 0.25% 0.25% FxOpen offers the ForexCup trading competition = +0.25% rating
D. FXOPEN TECHNOLOGY MAX WEIGHT→ 16.0% 16.00% Rating the FxOpen Technological Efficiency
D.1 FxOpen Trading Platforms Availability For every Platform = 1.0% | max = three (3) platforms 3.0% 3.00% FxOpen offers MT4 and MT5 plus a WebTrader = 3.0% rating
D.2 Trading-On-Charts Offering Trading-On-Charts = 1.0 rating | No=0% 1.0% 1.00% FxOpen is offering 'Trading-On-Charts' = 1.0% rating
D.3 FxOpen Slippage on Execution Slippage < 1.00 pip = 1.0% rating | < 1.25 pip = 0.75% rating | < 1.50 pip = 0.5% rating | < 1.75 pip = 0.25% rating 1.0% 1.00% FxOpen Slippage on execution is less than 1.0 pip = 1.0% rating
D.4 FxOpen Automated Trading Allowance Automated Trading is Allowed = 2.0 % rating  / No = 0 % rating 2.0% 2.00% FxOpen allows automated trading = 2.0% rating
D.5 FxOpen MT4 Platform Availability MT4 is Provided = 2.0 % rating / No = 0 % rating 2.0% 2.00% FxOpen offers the MT4 platform = 2.0% rating
D.6 FxOpen Mobile Apps iOs= 1% rating | Android = 1% rating | Windows Mobile is 0.5% rating | max = 2% rating points 2.0% 2.00% FxOpen offers an MT4 App and an MT5 App for iPhone and Android = 2.0% rating
D.7 FxOpen Allowing Scalping / Hedging Yes, both are allowed = 1.0 % rating | Only Hedging / Scalping = 0.5% rating | Both are Forbidden = 0 % rating 1.0% 1.00% FxOpen allows both Scalping and Hedging = 1.0% rating
D.8 FxOpen Customer Service 24/7 Support = 1.0 % rating | 24/6 Support = 0.5 % rating | 24/5 Support = 0 % rating | email support = 1.0% rating | Phone support = 1.0 %. | Live Chat support = 1.0% | Skype support = 1.0 % | Forum support = 1% | Call-Back = 0.5 % rating 4.0% 3.00% FxOpen offers 24/5 Customer support = 0%, via eMail, Phone, Live Chat = 3.0% | Total rating is 3.0%
D.9 (+) FxOpen ADJUSTING RESULTS        
D.9.1 FxOpen PAMM / MAM Accounts PAMM / MAM Accounts = +0.5% rating | No = 0 % rating 0.5% 0.50% FxOpen offers PAMM accounts = +0.5%
D.9.2 FxOpen Free VPS Free VPS = +0.5% rating | No = 0 % 0.5% 0.50% FxOpen is offering a free VPS to traders maintaining equity over $5,000 or have traded volumes of 100 lots per calendar month = +0.5%
D.9.3 FxOpen API Trading API trading = +0.5 % rating | No API = 0.0 % rating 0.5% 0.50% FxOpen is offering API trading = +5.0%
    TOTAL FXOPEN RATING 77.61%  

FXOPEN LICENSES AND LEGAL INFORMATION

  • FXOpen Markets Limited, a company duly registered in Nevis under the company No. C 42235
  • FXOpen is a member of The Financial Commission (Reference number: 579202)
  • FXOpen does not provide services for United States residents
  • FXOpen clients receive real-time quotes from Dresdner, SG Paris, Standard Chartered, Barclays Capital, Bank of America, CRNX, JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank AG, RBS, CITI, UBS, HOTSPOT INST, GOLDMAN and LavaFX

 

 

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