Forex.com Review: Global broker offering MT4 and FOREXTrader platforms

forex-com-250Gain Capital is a New Jersey-based forex and CFD broker, operating the brands Forex.com, 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 Forex.com 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 (Forex.com), 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

Latest news about Forex.com

Gain Capital reports 18.6% rise of OTC trading volume from April

Gain Capital, owner of major forex brokerage brands like Forex.com,  City Index, GTX, reported that its May over-the-counter (OTC) trading volume stood at

Forex.com Japan to move FOREXTrader customers to Advantage Trader, offers more forex pairs, tools

The Japanese branch of the popular retail forex brokerage Forex.com said it will transfer the clients trading on the FOREXTrader platform to Advantage

Forex.com launches new web trading platform for US clients

Forex.com, one of the retail forex brands of brokerage giant Gain Capital, announced it is launching a new web trading platform for

TradingView teams up with Gain Capital, adds trading through Forex.com

TradingView, the online charting tools developer and social trading platform announced it has partnered with major forex broker Gain Capital group and now

Gain Capital launches new affiliate program, seeks partners for CityIndex, Finspreads UK

Gain Capital, the largest US retail forex broker in terms of client assets, announced the launch of Gain Affiliates – a new multi-brand affiliate

Gain Capital reports Q1 2017 loss, remains optimistic

Gain Capital, the largest US retail forex broker in terms of client assets, has reported rather disappointing results for the first quarter

Gain Capital’s retail trading volume jumps 40% after acquisition of FXCM clients

Forex giant Gain Capital [NYSE:GCAP] announced on Monday its preliminary trading volume stood at $239.2 billion in March 2017, posting a 40.5%

Forex.com adds TradingView’s charting tools, to launch trading support

Forex brokerage Gain Capital [NYSE:GCAP] said on Tuesday it has partnered with TradingView, an online charting tool and a trading platform in

Gain Capital completes FXCM customer base transfer, its brand Forex.com becomes largest US forex broker

Forex brokerage Gain Capital [NYSE:GCAP] announced it has completed the transfer of more than 47,000 accounts from the US branch of Forex

Forex.com launches Active Trader account for prime clients with $20K min balance

Forex broker Forex.com, part of US forex brokerage group Gain Capital (NYSE:GCAP),  said on Monday it has launched Active Trader, a new