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Updated May 13 2022

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Overview

ThinkMarkets is a global broker headquartered in Australia that offers real stocks and ETFs along with CFDs on stocks, etfs, commodities, indices and cryptocurrencies accompanied by their proprietary platform: ThinkTrader.

Vestle was a brand part of the iForex Group that specialised in CFD trading and offered over 600 different financial instruments. Currently they're no longer operative and have rebranded themselves to iFOREX Europe.

Best For
  • Passive investors looking to buy, hold or transfer real shares or ETFs from ASX
  • Active traders looking to exploit their low spreads on CFDs
  • MetaTrader 4 & 5 traders looking for a convenient offering
  • Beginner traders with little to no experience looking to test a simple platform
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
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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
  • FCA (UK)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
The Good
  • Possibility to invest in real stocks and ETFs or trade CFDs
  • Proprietary platform ThinkTrader is smooth and user friendly
  • Spreads are very competitive when compared to similar competitors
  • Extremely simple platform designed for beginners with little needs
The Bad
  • Real stocks or ETFs are only from ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)
  • Expensive stock trading commissions ($8 flat fee for ASX shares or ETFs)
  • While their stock and ETFs offering is great, they lack variety in all other asset classes
  • High spreads on all of their instruments
  • Web and mobile platforms are slow and lack tools
  • Their FAQ database doesn’t effectively answer the most common questions any trader could have
Status
Operational Inactive
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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 2018
💳 Minimum Deposit

0 for Standard Account / $500 for Zero account

200 € (But it can change at their discretion)

💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Bank Transfer
  • Bitcoin (BTC)
  • Ethereum (ETH)
  • Tether (USDT)
  • Bank Wire
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
💵 Account Base Currencies
6 - EUR, AUD, CHF, GBP, JPY, USD. 1 - EUR
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
US, CA, SY, IR. US, CA, SY, IR, JP.
📊 STP Account
No Yes
📊 DMA Account
Yes No
📊 ECN Account
No No
Assets
📚 Available Assets
  • Real stocks and ETFs from ASX.
  • CFDs on stocks, ETFs, indices, commodities and cryptocurrencies.

CFDs on currencies, commodities, indices, shares, ETFs and cryptocurrencies

📙 Stocks
3,100+ real shares (ASX) / 1246 CFDs 400+
📘 Currency Pairs
47 50+
📗 Commodities
11 19
📕 Indices
27 32
📔 ETFs
103 42
💸 Cryptocurrencies
21 41
📒 Bonds
N/A N/A
📓 Options
N/A N/A
📗 Futures
N/A N/A
📝 Notes:

ThinkMarkets offers both real stocks & ETFs along with CFDs on several asset classes.

All of Vestle’s assets are CFDs yet they do provide a “No Leverage” tab with a few assets under 1:1 conditions for traders that do not wish to expose themselves to the risk.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Fractional share trading - From 0.1 Shares $2,500 in trade value
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Fractional ETF trading - From 0.1 ETFs $2,500 in trade value
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies per cryptocurrency (eg: from 0.01 units of BTC) $2,500 in trade value
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $2,500 in trade value
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Varies per commodity (eg: 1 ounce of Gold) $2,500 in trade value
📉 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 1:500 Up to 1:500
✍ Customisable Leverage
No No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes No
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes No
💻 Web trader
Only for MT4 and MT5. Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes (Only for Standard Account) Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes No
👬 Copy Trading
Yes No
👫 Social Trading
Yes No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No No
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
No

Vestle charges an inactivity fee of $15 for every quarter of inactivity.

💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees
No

No for credit cards but yes for bank wires (up to $20).

💰 Commissions
  • For Standard account there are no commissions
  • For Zero account there is a commission of $3.5 per lot round turn

For real stocks and ETFs investing, there is a flat fee of $8 per trade (in-and-out) or if the trade value is above $200,000 then a 0.05% fee per trade.

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Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
From 0.4 Pips to 1 Pip Dynamic - From 0.7 Pips
📉 SP500
From 40 Pips Dynamic - From 90 Pips
📈 GOLD
From 20 Pips Dynamic - From 35 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
From 20 Pips Dynamic - From $3
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From $0.01 Dynamic - From 30 Pips
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $30 Dynamic - From $120
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No