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Name of the Broker VantageFX-
Demo account link
Live account link
Overall Rating 7-
Safety of funds 7-
Software ease of use 7-
Tools and resources 8-
Set-up process 6-
Customer support 6-
Timeliness of application 6-
Funding options 6-
Dealing desk/NDD NDD-
Minimum account size 0-
Max leverage 500:1-
Application processing time 24 hours-
Fixed spreads no-
Fractional pips yes-
Automated trading yes-
Offer options no-
News and Charts
Free charts yes-
Free charts with broker feed yes-
Premium charts w/feed yes-
Trading off charts yes-
News yes-
Economic calendar yes-
Applications and Usability
Integrated charts no-
Integrated news no-
Margin watcher yes-
Trailing stops yes-
Web based application no-
Downloadable application yes-
MT4 available no-
Training video available yes-
Usability of software (1=poor, 5=very good) no-
Courses and Webinars
Free training signals no-
Webinars no-
Beginner course no-
Intermediate course no-
Advanced course no-
Help and Support
Phone Support -
Live Chat Live Chat-
Email support Email Support-
Other Details
CFTC/NFA member no-
FSA (London) no-
Other (by whom) ASIC-
Segregated account available yes-
Segregated account standard yes-
Client funds held separate from operating funds yes-
Balance sheet available no-
NFA member page -

Vantage FX Overview

Vantage FX is an Australian registered company providing specialist Forex trading services to Australian and International clients. Vantage FX is different from many other Forex brokers in that they focus on providing a client-friendly, totally interactive Forex experience.  They offer their forex trading clients exclusive use of Forex Strategy Builder which is a platform for creating, testing and analysing each client’s own trading strategies. They also have an EA Test lab which allows clients to track Expert Advisors and the EA's performance on a daily basis in their demo platform.

Most Popular Features at Vantage FX

The most popular features at Vantage FX are their Expert Advisor Test Lab and their Forex Strategy Builder. The main objective of the EA Test Lab is providing clients with an opportunity to test drive a strategy before out laying large amounts of capital which is normally associated with trialling different EA’s. Vantage FX’s Forex Strategy Builder is a platform for creating, testing and analyzing each client’s own trading strategies. It provides an easy way of building forex strategies by combining various technical indicators without having to know anything about programming. Traders are able to test the strategies that books or analysts suggest to determine profitability potential.

Education Available at Vantage FX

A Forex VDO tutorial series is featured in Vantage FX’s education section, with training videos teaching traders, step-by-step, how to navigate the MetaTrader 4 platform.  In addition they also provide articles about forex trading which includes a glossary and extensive articles about fundamental and technical analysis.

Vantage FX Spreads

Vantage FX offers fractional pip pricing and often has spreads on the majors under 2 pips. You can check out the spreads section on their website for more details.

Vantage FX Regulation

Vantage FX is a Corporate Authorised Representative of GO Markets Pty Ltd (AFSL No. 254963), who acts as a licensee and outsource provider to oversee their compliance with Australian Financial Services Law and the requirements of holding segregated client funds at approved banks. As a financial services provider they are regulated by Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) under Australian law.

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