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.
AvaTrade are an award-winning online trading firm, operating in Malta as well as many other locations around the world. With over 10 years of experience, AvaTrade have grown and attracted a wide customer base of over 200,000 registered users. Their international company, AVA Trade Ltd is regulated in the British Virgin Islands by the BVI Financial Services Commission, and the AVA Trade EU Ltd. subsidiary has its head office in Ireland and is regulated by the CBI (Central Bank of Ireland). They are authorised to passport their services to many EU jurisdictions, including Malta. The company’s website supports in excess of 15 languages, including English which is widely spoken in Malta. Customer helplines are available in the EU region in Italy, France, Germany, Austria, and other European countries. AvaTrade’s platforms include AvaTradeAct, which provides customers with access to more than 200 financial instruments across different markets. Customers can trade bonds, contracts for difference (CFDs), Exchange-Traded funds (ETFs), and much more. For those wanting to trade options in popular Forex pairs or commodities such as gold and silver, the AvaOptions platform may be preferred. Industry standard, MetaTrader 4 is also available. AvaTrade’s platforms can be accessed via web browsers, and can also be downloaded as apps to mobile phones, allowing clients to trade wherever they are. The company’s website is rich in terms of free educational resources for those still learning. These resources include free eBooks, webinars, videos, articles and market analysis. There are two deposit and withdrawal methods available for Maltese traders, including credit and debit card deposits and wire transfers. For card deposits, the minimum transfer value is £100 and for wire transfers this is £500. AvaTrade also provide a free 21-day demo account, allowing traders to get familiar with the various platforms before trading with real money.
Plus500 operate in Malta under their subsidiary, Plus500CY Ltd. 76.4% of retail CFD accounts lose money.
The company are regulated by one of the most highly regarded regulators in Europe, the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC). The Plus500 Group have a license to provide investment services along with ancillary services for financial instruments such as derivative contracts relating to commodities, interest rates, indices, securities and currencies, amongst others. Plus500 Ltd is listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange. Plus500 have a dedicated Maltese language website, which provides an introduction to the company and the services and markets they offer access to. Customers can set up a live or a demo account through the website, enabling them to have instantaneous access to the trading platform. The Plus500 platform is well regarded for being easy to navigate and intuitive. Customers can find the instrument they wish to trade with ease and either take a buy or a short position. There are also advanced features available, including the ability to set stop loss and take profit levels. Price alerts are also useful for markets that a trader would like to keep track of. A base currency of Euros can be selected for the traders account, and clients can select Maltese as the primary language for the platform. Some of the top CFDs for Maltese traders include the EUR/USD currency pair, Apple, Bitcoin and the Germany 30 Index. Deposits can be made by credit/debit card, bank transfer or Paypal/Skrill.
76.4% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.
IG Markets Limited are a registered trading services provider, operating under the trading name IG. The Group’s financial conduct is closely monitored by some of the most highly regarded regulators from around the world, including the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). They are licensed to provide their services in Malta under the MiFID (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive) passport arrangements, which apply to the majority of registered EEA brokers. They offer more than 40 years of experience, and with over 185,000 registered clients as at May 2017, they are amongst the most popular brokerage firms in the world. A dedicated website is available in the English language for Maltese traders. This allows traders to obtain comprehensive information about their services, financial markets, and trading platforms. The latest news and analysis are also available from the website. IG offer over 15,000 different markets that can be accessed via spread betting or contracts for difference (CFDs). These include stocks, indices, commoditiesand bonds, and much more. The IG trading platforms can be sampled by clients using a virtual demo account, funded with 100,000 Euros. This gives clients a feel for the live environment without risking any of their own capital.