Best Forex Brokers In UAE

These are the best brokers with DFSA, ADGM or CBUAE regulation

  • Pepperstone Pepperstone - Best Forex Broker in UAE Overall
  • avatrade logo AvaTrade - Top Fixed Spreads for Forex Trading
  • IG IG - Great $0 Minimum Deposit UAE Trading Account
  • XTB XTB - Best Broker For All Traders in Middle East
  • hotforex logo HotForex - Great MetaTrader 4 & 5 Broker
  • axitrader logo Axi - Good Broker With No Funding Fees
  • HYCM logo HYCM - Top Broker with DFSA Regulation in UAE
  • xm logo XM - Best Islamic Account

Pepperstone
AvaTrade
XTB
AxiTrader
IG
Our Rating
9.33
8.33
5.42
4.83
6.67
Fast Execution Speed
Choice of social trading tools
large range of cryptocurrencies
MetaTrader 4 specialist
Guaranteed stop loss orders

Regulations and Licenses

Feature
Pepperstone
AvaTrade
XTB
AxiTrader
IG
DFSA (Dubai)
ADGM (Abu Dhabi)
SCA or CBUAE (UAE)

Brokerage

Feature
Pepperstone
AvaTrade
XTB
AxiTrader
IG
EUR/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.17
0.3
-
-
0.17
GBP/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.59
0.4
-
-
0.59
AUD/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.24
0.5
-
-
0.3
EUR/USD Standard Spread
0.75
0.90
0.70
1.2
1.13
EUR/USD Fixed Spreads
-
0.90
-
-
Commissions (USD Base)
$3.50
-
-
$3.50
-
Minimum Deposit
$0
$100
$250
$0
$450
Swap Free Account
No Inactivity Fees
Funding Methods
16+
7+
5+
12+
4+
No Funding Fees

Markets and Instruments

Feature
Pepperstone
AvaTrade
XTB
AxiTrader
IG
Currency Pairs
62+
55+
49+
72+
100+
Cryptocurrency CFDs*
12+
15+
16+
11+
12+
Index CFDs
14+
33+
42+
31+
34+
Share CFDs
300+
625+
1750+
-
12000+
Commodities CFD
9+
30+
22+
16+
35+
Stockbroking
-
-
-
-
Retail Max. Leverage (UAE)
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 10:1
Pro. Max. Leverage (UAE)
500:1
400:1
500:1
400:1
222:1

*Cryptocurrency CFDs are not available to retail traders in the UK due to FCA regulations

Trading Platforms + Tools

Feature
Pepperstone
AvaTrade
XTB
AxiTrader
IG
MetaTrader 4 (MT4)
MetaTrader 5 (MT5)
cTrader
Proprietary Platform
Automated Trading
Social + Copy Trading

Allowed but not supported
Standard Stop Loss
Guaranteed Stop Loss
Demo Account
Unique Feature
Smart Trader Tools

Overall