AvaTrade supports the popular MetaTrader4 trading platform with low floating spreads with a leverage of 400:1. All of the broker’s customers also get free access to MQL5 trading signals which is fully integrated with the MT4 platform so traders can handle every aspect of their trading from one place.
The broker also provides its proprietary AvaTrader platform, using ACT software, from which they offer fixed spreads with as little as 0.8 pips. The popular Autochartist technical analysis tool is also available from this platform, helping traders by scanning the market for trading opportunities and making price predictions.
The AvaOptions platform was the first of its kind to offer online OTC forex options for trading OTC Vanilla Put/Calls.
Additionally, AvaTrade also provides fully automated trading for all its members; their MirrorTrader allows traders to copy professionals’ trading strategies alongside manual trading while ZuluTrade’s peer-to-peer social trading system lets traders execute third party trade signals for Forex pairs through their AvaTrade account.
The broker offers trading on several assets, ranging from currencies, indices, commodities, ETFs, bonds and equities, more than 250 trading instruments in total.
AvaTrade Cryptocurrencies CFDs – Trade Bitcoin and other coins
In 2013, AvaTrade became the second broker to introduce online bitcoin trading from both its platforms.
In 2017 AvTrade introduced a full set of most popular cryptocurrencies CFDs which include
All these underlying crypto-assets can be traded on AvaTrade platform with leverage of up to 1:20 which perfectly balances the need for leveraged trading, but also takes into account the volatility of cryptocurrencies
Both the MT4 and AvaTrader platforms are available to trade on mobile devices too so traders are not restricted to desktop pcs and can trade from anywhere. The mobile apps are free to download for Apple and Android devices. These 2 major platforms are also compatible with Mac computers.
It should be noted that from the 1st of August 2018, the leverage offered to EEA traders has been changed because of the new regulatory rules adhering to ESMA (The European Securities and Markets Authority) that affect only European RETAIL clients.
Here are the new leverage limits per assets for European Clients:
•30:1 for major currency pairs.
•20:1 for non-major currency pairs, gold and major indices.
•10:1 for commodities other than gold and non-major equity indices.
•5:1 for individual equities and other reference values.
•2:1 for cryptocurrencies.