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AvaTrade Vs. Fusion Markets - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Jul 12 2022

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Overview

AvaTrade is a top-tier multinational broker with more than 7 financial regulators specialising in FX and options trading with their own proprietary platforms.

Fusion Markets is an Australian broker founded in 2010 that specialises in low-cost currency trading via MT4 and MT5 platforms and holds 2 financial licenses from ASIC and VFSC.

Best For
  • New traders looking for a more advanced forex and options platform
  • Experienced traders looking to take advantage of their fixed spreads
  • Experienced traders looking to trade FX options
  • New traders looking to get started in currency trading
  • Intermediate and professional traders looking for low spreads with a custom account offering
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

6

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

Learn More
🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FFAJ (Japan)
  • CBI (Ireland)
  • IIROC (Canada)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
  • ADGM (United Arab Emirates)
  • ISA (Israel)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • VFSC (Vanuatu)
The Good
  • AvaProtect feature for negative trades payback
  • Great variety of platforms (proprietary ones, MT4 & MT5)
  • Smooth platform experiences and easy account management
  • Custom Options trading platform
  • Extremely competitive account offering with either 0 spreads and a commission of AUD $4.5 or low spreads with no commissions
  • Tight spreads on most of their instruments
The Bad
  • Lack of variety in stocks, ETFs and bonds
  • Expensive inactivity fees
  • No multi-chart tools
  • High trade minimums in all assets except forex
  • Asset offering is poor (over 100+ instruments)
  • Platform variety is not great (only MT4 or MT5 offered)
Status
Operational Operational
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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
2006 2010
💳 Minimum Deposit
$, €, £ - 100 0
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Paypal
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • PerfectMoney
  • Jeton
💵 Account Base Currencies
4 - USD, GBP, EUR, CHF. 7 - AUD, EUR, USD, GBP, JPY, SGD, THB.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
US, BE, IR.

US, CA, IR, SY, NZ.

📊 STP Account
No No
📊 DMA Account
No No
📊 ECN Account
No Yes
Assets
📚 Available Assets

CFDs on stocks, cryptocurrencies, commodities, currencies, ETFs, indices, shares, options and bonds.

CFDs on currencies, commodities, indices and stocks.

📙 Stocks
626 50
📘 Currency Pairs
55 90+
📗 Commodities
27 17
📕 Indices
33 10
📔 ETFs
59 N/A
💸 Cryptocurrencies
17 8
📒 Bonds
2 N/A
📓 Options
44 N/A
📗 Futures
N/A N/A
📝 Notes:
Most of AvaTrade's assets are CFDs.

All of Fusion Market’s assets are CFDs.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Depends on Stock price, from 1 to 10 or 100 units. $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Depends on ETF price, from 1 to 10 or 100 units. $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Depends on cryptocurrency, for BTC 0.01, for ETH 0.1 units. $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Varies by Commoditty (Eg: 1 Troy ounce of Gold) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
10 Bond contracts N/A
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A N/A
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
10,000 FX Option contracts N/A
💪 Retail Leverage
Up to 1:30 Up to 1:30
💪 Professional Leverage
Up to 1:500 Up to 1:500
✍ Customisable Leverage
No Yes
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No No
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes No
📱 Android App
Yes No
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes Yes
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes No
📊 Multi-chart Tools
No Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No Yes
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
Yes, $50 per quarter after 3 months of inactivity. No
💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees
No

No for most payment methods except international bank transfers which have a cost of 20 AUD.

💰 Commissions
No
  • No commissions on classic accounts.
  • AUD $4.5 per lot round turn for ZERO accounts with spreads starting from 0.
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0.9 Pips From 0 to 0.8 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 50 Pips Dynamic - From 30 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 34 Pips Dynamic - From 9 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $1.92 Dynamic - From $0.01
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
N/A N/A
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $137.31 Dynamic - From $31
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No