ATFX Global Markets

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The Ultimate Guide to

Choosing a Broker
For Bangladesh

Not sure which broker is right for you?

Don’t worry - we’ve got you covered. In this guide, you’ll learn:


Part 1

What is the Best Trading Platform
for Bangladesh?

ATFX Global Markets scored best in our review of the top brokers for bangladesh, which takes into account 120+ factors across eight categories. Here's the full list of all the brokers we considered.

The following brokers allow bangladesh on their platform:

  1. ATFX Global Markets

Here are some areas where ATFX Global Markets scored highly in:

  • 4+ years in business
  • Offers 57+ instruments
  • A range of platform inc. MT4, Mac, Web Trader, Tablet & Mobile apps
  • 24/7 customer service
  • Tight spreads from 0.5 pips
  • Used by + traders
  • Allows hedging
  • 2 languages
  • Leverage up to

ATFX Global Markets offers two ways to trade: Forex, CFDs. If you wanted to trade EURUSD through copy trading or other means, skip to part two.

The two most important categories in our rating system are the cost of trading and the broker’s trust score. To calculate a broker’s trust score, we take into account a range of factors, including their regulation history, years in business, liquidity provider etc.

ATFX Global Markets have a B trust score, which is low. This is largely down to them being regulated by CySEC, segregating client funds, being established for over 4 years, and much more. For comparison:

Trust Score comparsion

ATFX Global Markets
Trust Score B
Year Established 2014
Regulated by CySEC
Uses tier 1 banks
Company Type Private Private Private
Segregates client funds

The second thing we look for is the competitiveness of the spreads, and what fees they charge. We've compared these in detail in part three of this guide.

Part 2

Who ATFX Global Markets is (& Isn’t)
Suitable For

As mentioned, ATFX Global Markets allows you to trade in two ways: Forex, CFDs.

Suitable for:

  • CFD Trading
  • Forex Trading

Not Suitable for:

To trade with ATFX Global Markets, you'll need a minimum deposit of $100. ATFX Global Markets offers a range of different account types for different traders including a micro account, mini account, and vip account.

ATFX Global Markets offer over 57 instruments to trade including forex pairs, indices, and many other asset classes. In the following section we’ve listed ATFX Global Markets’s spreads for a range of popular instruments. You can also see a more detailed breakdown of how ATFX Global Markets’s spreads compare in this ATFX Global Markets review

Finally, ATFX Global Markets isn't available in the following countries: DPRK, Canada, Iran, Japan, Brazil, Mexico, Turkey, Cuba, Sudan, Syria, USA, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ethiopia, Iraq, Sri Lanka, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Vanuatu, Yemen.. They do not offer islamic accounts either.

Part 3

A Comparison of ATFX Global Markets vs. vs.

Want to see how ATFX Global Markets stacks up against and ? We've compared their spreads, features, and key information below.

Spread & fee comparsion

The spreads below are illustrative. For more accurate pricing information, click on the names of the brokers at the top of the table to open their websites in a new tab.

Comparison of account & trading features

ATFX Global Markets
Accounts offered Micro account, mini account, standard account, VIP account
Platforms MT4, Mac, Web Trader, Tablet & Mobile apps
Risk management features Limit order, take profit, entry order, one click trading, trailing stops, price alerts, limited risk account and negative balance protection
Funding methods Credit cards, Bank transfer, American Express, MasterCard,

Part 4


AvaTrade are amongst the top online brokers offering trading services to clients in Bangladesh. They are a multinational company with regional offices in many locations around the world. With over 10 years experience, they are an established and well-reputed broker, with more than 200,000 registered clients placing over a million trades each month. AVA Trade Ltd are the international holding company, based in the British Virgin Islands and regulated by the BVI Financial Services Commission.

AvaTrade offer customers access to more than 250 financial instruments including indices, stocks, and cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. Forex trading is available through the MetaTrader 4 platform, as well as the AvaOptions platform and AvaTradeAct. Most instruments are available as contracts for difference (CFDs), so traders can speculate on the changes to the price of the underlying markets, without taking ownership of any stock. These products are convenient and easy to trade, and AvaTrade offer generous leverage on many of these products. The higher the leverage, the higher the risk of loss to capital, so traders need to be comfortable with the risks before accepting the maximum leverage available.

In order to improve their trading knowledge, clients can access the company’s extensive educational resources, which include educational videos, eBooks, webinars, market indicators, and in-depth articles. AvaTrade have also recently launched a dedicated learning platform to help customers, which is known as SharpTrader. All of AvaTrade’s platforms can be directly accessed through a web browser, or can be downloaded as an app for a mobile device. The information is all available in English and Arabic, both of which are widely spoken in Bangladesh.

Islamic accounts are provided by AvaTrade for customers in Muslim countries, such as Bangladesh. Islamic accounts are free of interest based fees, as these are prohibited by the Muslim faith.

A demo account is also available for traders to practice their skills on a platform that replicates the live trading environment. AVA Trade accept two main deposit methods across the globe, including wire transfer and credit/debit card. Customers from Bangladesh can also deposit using e-wallets such as PayPal and Skrill. A minimum of $100 (or EUR/GBP/AUD) is required to open an account. This is increased to $500 for those depositing using the wire transfer method.

Customer helplines are available in China, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, and Taiwan.


XTB were incorporated in 2002 and were pioneers of leveraged Forex brokerage services within Poland. With their headquarters and base in Warsaw, they extended their services to Europe and beyond, with satellite offices in more than 10 locations worldwide. Their notable offices can be found in France, Belize, Turkey, France, and Germany. They are strictly monitored and regulated by some of the world’s most respected supervisory authorities. These include the UK’s FCA, the Capital Markets Board of Turkey (CMB), Germany’s BaFin, and the Polish regulatory body, the KNF. The international XTB subsidiary is regulated by the International Financial Services Commission (IFSC) in Belize, and an international, English language website is provided for clients from Bangladesh.

Considered to be one of the biggest stock-exchange listed Forex and contracts for difference (CFD) brokers, XTB offer retail traders from around the globe immediate access to international markets through their powerful trading platforms. They operate on the latest technology available to deliver optimum functionality for traders, and clients can benefit from their 15 years of experience as well as extensive market knowledge.

XTB believe in cultivating strong relationships with their traders. They are passionate about offering support in every aspect of a client’s journey. This is one of the reasons they have been highly rated by clients on social media. A personal account manager is available with every client package, and English language customer support is available for assistance day and night from Sunday to Friday.

Being a well-managed and highly regulated firm, XTB holds all funds for retail clients in a completely segregated bank account. Clients can therefore be reassured that their funds will be protected from third-party access.

With over 3000 markets available, clients from Bangladesh can trade spot Forex pairs, CFDs on the world’s most popular indices, and currency pairs on the most popular cryptocurrencies, amongst other financial instruments. Standard and Pro accounts are available for traders, with floating spreads and market spreads, respectively.


The Plus500 trading platform offered by Plus500 Ltd is reportedly one of the most user-friendly platforms in the industry. The company were established in 2008, and have grown year on year, listing on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM section in 2013. They operate through three subsidiaries: Plus500UK Ltd., which is headquartered in London and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), Plus500CY Ltd., which is headquartered in Limassol in Cyprus, and regulated by CySEC (the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission); and the Austrlia based subsidiary, Plus500AU Pty Ltd., which is regulated by ASIC, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. Under the regimes presented by these well-respected regulators, traders can be confident that they are required to be treated fairly and that their interests should be put first. As an example, opening an account with Plus500UK ensures that deposits are segregated from company assets, in accordance with the client money rules.

As a fast-growing company, this contracts for difference (CFD) provider now offers clients access to over 2000 financial instruments. Examples include currency pairs, options and commodities.

Traders can manage their trading account through web browsers that can easily be accessed from desktop computers, and also via the mobile apps, which feature all the latest tools and functionality. The apps can be found on both Google Play Store and also on the Apple AppStore.

Customers from Bangladesh can access the international versions of the website and trading platform, which are available in the English language, or Arabic. Accounts can be opened in many different currencies, including US dollars. Bangladeshi traders should contact the Plus500 customer services before any activity takes place on the live account in order to change the account to the required base currency.

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