CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. Between 74-89% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.
Between 54-87% of retail CFD accounts lose money. Based on 69 brokers who display this data. *Availability subject to regulation.
The Plus500 subsidiary operating in Austria is authorised within the EEA by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC). Its parent company, Plus500 UK Ltd, is authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to offer regulated products and services. This ensures significant levels of protection to clients based in Europe. 76.4% der CFD-Kleinanlegerkonten verlieren Geld.
Founded in 2008, the company now boasts of more than 150,000 active customers. There are several factors that contribute to Plus500 being one of the top brokers for traders in Austria: their trading platform and website are available in 32 different languages, including German; they offer a free demo account to Austrian traders; and they offer their users a high level of support.
Furthermore, Plus500 provides access to an array of different markets including cryptocurrencies, stocks, shares, commodities, forex. Predominantly through contracts for difference (CFDs), clients can trade on indices, markets and shares for some of the largest companies in Austria and across Europe, such as the Austria 20, OMV, and the Germany 30. A variety of payment options are also accepted by the company including Visa/Mastercard, PayPal/Skrill, and direct bank deposits.
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IG Markets Ltd. offers its products and services in Austria under the authorisation and regulation of the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority). With over 40 years of experience in providing financial instruments, IG is one of the most well-reputed trading companies in Austria, as well as globally. Headquartered in London, it has offices in Germany, Switzerland, Spain and 12 other countries across 5 continents.
IG’s trading platform allows CFD trading on many financial markets including commodities, Digital 100, indices, and shares; they are also a provider of forex and offer physical equities trading. Before starting to trade, clients can try out a free demo account with €10,000 of virtual currency.
IG has confirmed over 5 million orders per month on average and has an active customer base of over 150,000. IG accepts payments through Visa/Mastercard and direct bank deposits.
Clients in Austria also have access to an execution-only stockbroking service.
With more than 10 years in the industry, AvaTrade offer services for financial traders in over 150 countries, including Austria. The company’s European headquarters are located in Ireland and they are regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland for the provision of regulated products and services.
The AvaTrade platform offers traders access to more than 250 instruments including commodities, indices, forex, cryptocurrencies, and CFDs for stocks. The company have more than 200,000 registered customers conducting over 2 million trades a month.
AvaTrade have 11 offices worldwide, with the closest office to Austria located in Milan, Italy. A German language website and trading platforms are available for Austrian clients, and Euros can be selected as the primary currency for accounts. AvaTrade accepts payments through debit/credit card and wire transfer. Online wallets such as PayPal and Skrill payments are not available to EU and Australian customers.