Best CFD Brokers in the UAE

The best brokers to trade CFDs in UAE need to be regulated by DFSA, ADGM, CBUAE or SCA

  • Pepperstone Pepperstone - Best For Tight Spreads
  • avatrade logo new AvaTrade - Top For Fixed Spread Forex Trading
  • ig logo new IG - Good For Low Minimum Deposit
  • XTB XTB - Great Broker For Rest of Middle East
  • axitrader logo AxiTrader - Good For No Funding Fees
  • saxo markets 75x75 Saxo Bank - Good VIP Trading Account
  • XM logos XM - Best Islamic Account

Pepperstone
AvaTrade
IG
Saxo Capital Markets
AxiTrader
Our Rating
9.17
8.33
6.67
6.0
4.83
74.7% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider
71% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider
71% of retail investor accounts lose money when
trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider
69% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider
73.9% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider

Regulations and Licenses

Feature
Pepperstone
AvaTrade
IG
Saxo Capital Markets
AxiTrader
SCA or CBUAE (UAE)

Brokerage

Feature
Pepperstone
AvaTrade
IG
Saxo Capital Markets
AxiTrader
EUR/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.17
-
0.17
-
-
GBP/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.59
-
0.59
-
-
AUD/USD Avg. Raw Spread
0.24
-
0.3
-
-
EUR/USD Standard Spread
0.75
0.90
0.86
1.20
1.2
EUR/USD Fixed Spreads
-
0.90
-
-
-
Commissions (USD Base)
$3.50
-
-
-
$3.50
Minimum Deposit
$0
$100
$450
$2000
$0
Swap Free Account
No Inactivity Fees
Funding Methods
16+
7+
4+
5+
12+
No Funding Fees

Markets and Instruments

Feature
Pepperstone
AvaTrade
IG
Saxo Capital Markets
AxiTrader
Currency Pairs
62+
55+
100+
209+
72+
Cryptocurrency CFDs*
12+
15+
12+
9+
11+
Index CFDs
14+
33+
34+
-
31+
Share CFDs
300+
625+
12000+
30,000+
-
Commodities CFD
9+
30+
35+
19+
16+
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
Pro. Max. Leverage (UAE)
500:1
400:1
-
50:1
400:1

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

Trading Platforms + Tools

Feature
Pepperstone
AvaTrade
IG
Saxo Capital Markets
AxiTrader
MetaTrader 4 (MT4)
MetaTrader 5 (MT5)
cTrader
TradingView
Proprietary Platform
Automated Trading
Social + Copy Trading
Standard Stop Loss
Guaranteed Stop Loss
Demo Account
Unique Feature
Smart Trader Tools
Choice of social trading tools
Guaranteed stop loss orders
CFD and Underlying assets for trade
MetaTrader 4 specialist

Overall