Review: Global broker offering MT4 and FOREXTrader platforms

forex-com-250Gain Capital is a New Jersey-based forex and CFD broker, operating the brands, City Index, GTX, and Gain Capital. It is active in North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific regions, serving both retail and institutional clients from more than 140 countries.

As a global publicly traded company, regulated in 6 jurisdictions, Gain Capital meets high standards of corporate governance, financial reporting and disclosure. It is one of the few forex brokers left to operate on the US retail market and is therefore in direct competition with FXCM and Oanda.

Although Its spreads are not among the tightest on the forex market, Gain Capital’s retail brand has earned its reputation of a trustworthy broker with transparent policy and regulatory compliance, and offers reasonable conditions for trading in forex, CFDs and stocks on a wide range of platforms.


Regulation: CFTC (US), FCA (UK), ASIC (Australia), IIROC (Canada), SFC (Hong Kong), FSA (Japan)
Online since: 1999
Trading model: Market Maker (, ECN (GTX)
Trading platforms: FOREXTrader, MetaTrader 4, Tradable & GTX
Min. Deposit: $250 ($500 in US)
Min. Trade size: 0.01 (micro lots)
Max. Leverage: 1:200 (1:50 for US clients)
Bonus: No

Cost of trading

Spread: averaged 1.8 pips on EUR/USD
Commission: No

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