Axi (AxiTrader)
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81% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Axi (AxiTrader) Vs. ActivTrades - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Jul 12 2022

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74.1% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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81% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Overview

Axi (previously known as AxiTrader) is an Australian broker offering CFDs products on FX, Stocks, Indices, Commodities and Cryptocurrencies.

ActivTrades is a global broker founded in Switzerland in 2001 that specialises in providing CFDs on stocks, ETFs, currencies, indices, commodities and cryptocurrencies along with their own proprietary platform and MT4 & 5.

Best For
  • Experienced FX Traders looking to benefit from their custom account offering
  • High volume traders looking to benefit from their 0 pips spreads
  • Beginner and intermediate traders looking for a simple and powerful platform
  • Experienced currency traders looking to exploit the tight spreads
  • CFD traders looking for an de-leveraged option to trade
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

3

Other Licenses

1

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

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Other Licenses

1

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FCA (Uk)
  • ADGM (United Arab Emirates)
  • SVGFSA (St. Vincent & the Grenadines)
  • FCA (UK)
  • SCB (Bahamas)
  • CSSF (Luxembourg)
The Good
  • Competitive account offering for all trader levels with spreads from 0 pips
  • Great and intuitive proprietary platform
  • MT4 and MT5 offered
  • Low currency spreads
The Bad
  • All assets are CFDs (No real stocks or ETFs offered)
  • Extremely low asset offering (around 150 instruments)
  • Asset offering is small when compared to similar competitors
  • Commissions are charged
  • Cryptocurrency trading is disabled during weekends
Status
Operational Operational
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Key Data
⌛ Account Opening Time
1 day minimum (may take longer) 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
2007 2001
💳 Minimum Deposit
€, £, $, ¥ - 0 $500
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Sofort
  • Giropay
  • iDeal
  • Polish Internet Banking
  • Global Collect
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Sofort
  • Bank Transfer
💵 Account Base Currencies
10 - AUD, CAD, CHF, EUR, HKD, JPY, NZD, PLN, SGD, USD 4 - EUR, USD, CHF, GBP.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
US US, CA, SY, IR.
📊 STP Account
No No
📊 DMA Account
Yes No
📊 ECN Account
No No
Assets
📚 Available Assets

CFDs on stocks, commodities, currencies, cryptocurrencies, indices and ETFs.

CFDs on stocks, indices, currencies, commodities, ETFs and cryptocurrencies.

📙 Stocks
50 1,000+
📘 Currency Pairs
140+ 50
📗 Commodities
14 16
📕 Indices
14 30
📔 ETFs
N/A 500+
💸 Cryptocurrencies
11 11
📒 Bonds
N/A N/A
📓 Options
N/A N/A
📗 Futures
N/A N/A
📝 Notes:

Axi offers only CFD products. This means popular asset classes like real stocks and ETFs are not available.

All of ActivTrades’s assets are CFDs.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
0.01 lots Varies per share (Fractional share trading allowed)
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
N/A Varies per ETF (Fractional ETF trading allowed)
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
0.01 lots $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
0.01 lots $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
0.01 lots $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
N/A N/A
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A N/A
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
N/A N/A
💪 Retail Leverage
Up to 1:30 Up to 1:30
💪 Professional Leverage
Up to 1:400 Up to 1:400
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes Yes
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
No Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
No Yes
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No Yes
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes (only on mobile devices) Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No No
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee

$10 monthly after 1 year of inactivity.

Yes, $10 monthly after 1 year of inactivity.

💰 Deposit Fees
No

Yes depending on method:

  • Credit and Debit cards have a 1.5% fee
💰 Withdrawal Fees
No

Yes, only for bank transfer withdrawals (9 GBP each)

💰 Commissions

Yes depending on account type (Standard: Zero, Pro: $3.50 per lot, Elite: $1.75 per lot)

Yes depending on asset:

  • For European shares (excluding London) there are fees of 0.05% of the transaction value (minimum 1€) or 0.01% of the transaction value (minimum 5€)
  • For London shares there are commissions of 0.10% of transaction value (minimum 1£)
  • For New york and other international shares there are commissions of $0.02 per share (minimum $1)

Along specific commissions per asset there can be market data fees such as 1€ monthly for New york exchanges or others.

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0 to 1.4 Pips From 0.5 Pips to 0.91 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 90 Pips From 23 Pips to 50 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 20 Pips From 98 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $1.45 Dynamic - Market Spread
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
N/A Dynamic - Market Spread
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $40 From $55 to $91
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
No Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No

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