Admiral Markets
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75% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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83.72% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Admiral Markets Vs. AAATrade - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated May 13 2022

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75% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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83.72% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Overview

Admiral Markets (now Admirals) is a global broker headquartered in Estonia with a comprehensive asset offering (5000+) in CFDs and real stocks or ETFs along with MetaTrader 4 & 5.

AAATrade is a Cyprus based broker established in 2013, that offers a variety of financial instruments including contracts for difference (CFDs), forex, stock, commodities, cryptocurrencies and others.

Best For
  • Beginners looking to get started investing in stocks or ETFs
  • Intermediate and advanced traders looking to trade CFDs
  • Professional traders and asset managers 
  • Beginner traders looking for a simple web and mobile platform to get started
  • Passive investors looking for real equity
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

2

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (United Kingdom)
  • JSC (Jordan)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
The Good
  • Broad offering of 5000+ assets including CFDs, real stocks and ETFs
  • MetaTrader 4 & 5 along their propietary trading app
  • Tools for professionals and asset managers
  • Simple and friendly proprietary trading platform
  • Intuitive overview of account analytics
  • Wide variety of CFDs and real equities
The Bad
  • Costly spreads in some of their assets when compared to similar competitors
  • No propietary web trading platform 
  • Above-average FX spreads
  • High fees (depending on the deposit / withdrawal methods)
  • High deposit requirements for advanced services ($25,000 , $100,000)
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News
N/A N/A
Key Data
⌛ Account Opening Time
1 Day 1 Day
📋 Documents Required
  • Valid identity document (Passport, ID Card, etc)
  • Valid proof of residence document (Bank statement, utility bills)

All documents must be under the account holder's name.

  • Valid identity document (Passport, ID Card, etc)
  • Valid proof of residence document (Bank statement, utility bills)

All documents must be under the account holder's name.

📍 Year Founded
2001 2013
💳 Minimum Deposit
€, £, $ - 100 $500
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Wire Transfer
  • Skrill
  • Neteller
  • FasaPay
  • UnionPay
  • Giropay
  • QIWI
  • Cryptocurrencies
💵 Account Base Currencies
10 -EUR, GBP, USD, CHF, BGN, CZK, HRK, HUF, PLN, RON. 3 - USD, EUR, GBP.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
US, CA. US, AS, AI, BB, FJ, GU, PW, PA, WS, SC, TT, VU, AL, BS, BW, KH, GH, JM, MU, MM, NI, PK, UG, SY, YE, ZW, IR, KR, AF, IQ, MN.
📊 STP Account
Yes Yes
📊 DMA Account
Yes Yes
📊 ECN Account
No No
Assets
📚 Available Assets
  • Real stocks and ETFs
  • CFDs on stocks, commodities, currencies, cryptocurrencies, indices and ETFs.
  • Real stocks and ETFs
  • CFDs on stocks, ETFs, currencies, cryptocurrencies, commodities, indices and futures.
📙 Stocks
778 Real Stocks / 3,254 CFDs 1,000+
📘 Currency Pairs
40 80+
📗 Commodities
28 4
📕 Indices
43 12
📔 ETFs
372 ETFs CFDs / 192 Real ETFs 5
💸 Cryptocurrencies
42 50+
📒 Bonds
2 4
📓 Options
N/A N/A
📗 Futures
N/A 7
📝 Notes:

Admiral Markets provides the option to trade either CFDs or real stocks and ETFs with their direct market access offering.

Almost all assets are CFDs, except for 45 blue chip stocks

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Varies by share (Fractional share trading) 1 Share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
N/A 1 ETF
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies by cryptocurrency (Eg: 0.01 BTC) Varies per Cryptocurrency (Eg: 0.01 BTC)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1000 (0.01 Lots) $1,000 (0.01 lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Varies by Commodity (Eg: 1 Troy ounce of Gold) $1,000 (0.01 lots)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
N/A !00 Units
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A $1,000 (0.01 lots)
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
N/A N/A
💪 Retail Leverage
Up to 1:30 Up to 1:30
💪 Professional Leverage
Up to 1:500 Up to 1:200
✍ Customisable Leverage
No Yes
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes No
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes Yes
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes (Only on mobile) Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
Yes No
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
Yes No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
$10 monthly after 24 months of inactivity

Yes, €15 after 3 months of inactivity.

💰 Deposit Fees
No

Yes, from 0.2% for cryptocurrency, credit and debit cards up to 5% for alternative payments. Direct wire transfers have a fee of €10.

💰 Withdrawal Fees
No

No for debit/credit card and e-payment. Wire transfer has a €10 fee.

💰 Commissions

Yes depending on account type (Eg: Zero MT4 or 5 accounts have a $3 per lot round turn commission, ASX shares have a 0.15% fee, etc)

  • No commissions on novice accounts.
  • Commission free trading for stock ETFs on Experienced accounts
  • FX commissions are $4-$8 per lot depending whether the pair is major, minor or exotic.
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
From 0.8 Pips Dynamic - From 2 Pips
📉 SP500
From 50 Pips Dynamic - From 50 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 20 Pips Dynamic - From 95 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $1.45 Dynamic - From $0.21
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From 2 Pips Dynamic - From $0.01
📉 BTC
Variable - From $208 Dynamic - From $511
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No Yes (Partial)
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No Yes

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