Axi (AxiTrader)
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74.1% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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HF Markets (HFM)
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71.24% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Axi (AxiTrader) Vs. HF Markets (HFM) - 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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71.24% 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.

HF Markets (HFM) is a global broker founded in 2010 under the brand name HotForex that specialises in CFDs trading on currencies, commodities, indices, stocks, ETFs, bonds and futures. Recently they added to their portfolio commission-free real stocks and ETFs.

Best For
  • Experienced FX Traders looking to benefit from their custom account offering
  • High volume traders looking to benefit from their 0 pips spreads
  • Low volume traders looking for a low minimum deposit, low trade size and competitive spreads
  • High volume traders looking for a competitive commission-driven environment through their zero spread account
  • Traders looking to copy or provide knowledge via their HFCopy account
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

3

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

5

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FCA (Uk)
  • ADGM (United Arab Emirates)
  • SVGFSA (St. Vincent & the Grenadines)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • DFSA (United Arab Emirates)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
  • FSA (Seychelles)
  • FSA (St. Vincent and the Grenadines)
  • CMA (Kenya)
The Good
  • Competitive account offering for all trader levels with spreads from 0 pips
  • Well-structured account offering with options for all types of traders
  • Competitive commissions on their Zero Spread and PAMM accounts
  • Copy trading via MT4 / 5 offered through their HF Copy account
The Bad
  • All assets are CFDs (No real stocks or ETFs offered)
  • Extremely low asset offering (around 150 instruments)
  • Platform offering is limited to MetaTrader 4 and 5
  • Asset offering in CFDs is below industry standards with 1,200 CFDs
  • Their proprietary mobile app does not offer trading capabilities
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 2010
💳 Minimum Deposit
€, £, $, ¥ - 0 From $5 to $250 (depending on location or account)
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Sofort
  • Giropay
  • iDeal
  • Polish Internet Banking
  • Global Collect
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Sofort
  • FasaPay
  • WebMoney
  • BitPay
  • PayRetailers
  • PayRedeem
  • Bank Transfer
💵 Account Base Currencies
10 - AUD, CAD, CHF, EUR, HKD, JPY, NZD, PLN, SGD, USD 6 - USD, EUR, NGN, JPY, ZAR, THB.
🗽 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 currencies, commodities, indices, ETFs, stocks and bonds.
  • Real stocks and ETFs.
📙 Stocks
50 2,113 Real Stocks / 54 CFDs
📘 Currency Pairs
140+ 53
📗 Commodities
14 13
📕 Indices
14 11
📔 ETFs
N/A 34
💸 Cryptocurrencies
11 N/A
📒 Bonds
N/A 3
📓 Options
N/A N/A
📗 Futures
N/A 14
📝 Notes:

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

HF Markets provides both CFDs and real equities.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
0.01 lots $5 (Fractional Share Trading
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
N/A $5 (Fractional ETF Trading)
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
0.01 lots N/A
📉 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 $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 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 1:1000 (Non EU)
💪 Professional Leverage
Up to 1:400 Up to 1:500 (EU Only)
✍ 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 No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes (only on mobile devices) No
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No Yes
👫 Social Trading
No Yes
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee

$10 monthly after 1 year of inactivity.

Yes, $5 monthly after 6 months of inactivity.
💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees
No No
💰 Commissions

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

Yes depending on account type:

  • Micro accounts have no commissions.
  • Premium accounts have no commissions
  • Zero Spread accounts have a minimum commission that varies between $3 to $4 per lot traded
  • PAMM (Premium) accounts have no commission
  • PAMM (Premium Plus) accounts have a commission of $8 per lot round turn
  • HFCopy accounts have no commissions
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0 to 1.4 Pips Dynamic - From 0 Pips to 1.3 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 90 Pips Dynamic - From 41 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 20 Pips Dynamic - From 25 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $1.45 Dynamic - From $0.33
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
N/A N/A
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $40 N/A
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
No Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
No Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No No