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

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Majority of retail CFD accounts lose money.

HF Markets (HFM) Vs. NAGA - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Oct 20 2022

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71.24% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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Majority of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Overview

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.

Naga is an international broker belonging to the NAGA Group A.G, a publicly listed company in the Frankfurt stock exchange. Their specialty is social and copy trading of both real stocks and ETFs along with CFDs on all major asset classes.

Best For
  • 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
  • Beginners looking to explore copy and social trading in detail
  • Passive investors looking to buy real stocks or ETFs
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

5

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

0

Other Licenses

1

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • DFSA (United Arab Emirates)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
  • FSA (Seychelles)
  • FSA (St. Vincent and the Grenadines)
  • CMA (Kenya)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
The Good
  • 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
  • Gamified social trading platform full of features and very responsive
  • Independent services such as cryptocurrency wallet or Naga Pay which provides a debit card and banking functionality
The Bad
  • 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
  • There is no way to easily understand which is the leverage factor being applied per asset
  • Asset offering is not that comprehensive when compared to similar competitors
  • An overall feeling of playing a game in a fun-app
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News

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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
2010 2015
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
From $5 to $250 $250
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Sofort
  • FasaPay
  • WebMoney
  • BitPay
  • PayRetailers
  • PayRedeem
  • Bank Transfer
  • Credit Cards
  • Debit Cards
  • Bank Transfers
  • PayPal
  • Skrill
  • Neteller
  • PaySafeCard
  • GiroPay
  • EPS
  • Prezelewy24
  • KB
  • Euteller
  • Neosurf
  • MyBank
💵 Account Base Currencies
6 - USD, EUR, NGN, JPY, ZAR, THB. 4 - EUR, GBP, USD, PLN.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

US, CA, SY, IR.

US, CA, SY, IR.

📊 STP Account
No No
📊 DMA Account
No Yes
📊 ECN Account
No No
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
Hybrid Hybrid
Total Asset Offering
2,295 1,580
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
2,113 700
📙 Stock CFDs
54 700
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
53 80
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
13 4
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
11 20
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
34 17
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
0 37
📒 Bonds
0 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
3 0
📓 Options
0 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 0
📗 Futures CFDs
14 22
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
$5 - Fractions Allowed Unavailable
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
$5 - Fractions Allowed Unavailable
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) Unavailable
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) Unavailable
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
1000 30
💪 Professional Leverage
500 500
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes Yes
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes No
💻 TradingView Platform
Yes Yes
💻 Proprietary Platform
No No
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
Yes Yes
👫 Social Trading
Yes Yes
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes No
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee

Yes, $5 monthly after 6 months of inactivity.

None
💰 Deposit Fees
None

Yes, from 0 to $5 depending on your account level.

💰 Withdrawal Fees
None None
💰 Commissions

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

Yes depending on asset (Eg: 0.99 € for real stocks in-and-out, $2.5 for Stock CFDs, etc)

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0 to 1.3 Pips Dynamic - From 1.7 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 41 Pips Dynamic - Market Spread
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 25 Pips Dynamic - From 36 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $0.33 Dynamic - Market Spread
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Unavailable Dynamic - Market Spread
📉 BTC
Unavailable Dynamic - From $130
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No
📡 Educational Content
Yes Yes
📡 Live Chat Support
No Yes
📡 Video Tutorials
No No
📡 Account Management
No Yes
📡 Webinars
Yes No