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 AvaTrade - Top For Fixed Spread Forex Trading
  • IG 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 Saxo Bank - Good VIP Trading Account
  • xm logo XM - Best Islamic Account

Pepperstone
AvaTrade
IG
Saxo Capital Markets
AxiTrader
Our Rating
9.33
8.33
6.67
6.0
4.83
Fast Execution Speed
Choice of social trading tools
Guaranteed stop loss orders
CFD and Underlying assets for trade
MetaTrader 4 specialist

Regulations and Licenses

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

Brokerage

Feature
Pepperstone
AvaTrade
IG
Saxo Capital Markets
AxiTrader
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
1.13
1.20
1.2
EUR/USD Fixed Spreads
-
0.90
-
-
Commissions (USD Base)
$3.50
-
$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 10:1
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Major Pairs 30:1
Minor Pairs 20:1
Pro. Max. Leverage (UAE)
500:1
400:1
222:1
50:1
400:1

*Cryptocurrency CFDs are not available to retail traders in the UK due to FCA regulations
*CFD trading is not available in the USA due to NFA and CFTC regulations, American traders spot trade in place of CFDs.

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

Overall

Pepperstone
AvaTrade
IG
Saxo Capital Markets
AxiTrader
Broker Official Site Our Rating Regulation EUR/USD Spread GBP/USD Spread AUD/USD Spread MetaTrader 4 MetaTrader 5 cTrader Execution Speed Minimum Deposit Currency Pairs Crypto CFDs Retail Leverage Prof. Leverage
Visit Broker > 9.33 DFSA, FCA
CySEC, BaFin
0.17 0.59 0.24 85ms $0 62+ 12+ 30:1 500:1
Visit Broker > 8.33 AISC, FSCA
IIROC, ADGM
0.3 0.4 0.5 160ms $100 55+ 15+ 30:1 400:1
Visit Broker > 6.67 ASIC, CySEC
FCA,FMA
0.17 0.59 0.3 140ms $450 100+ 12+ 30:1 200:1
Visit Broker > 6.0 DFSA, FINMA
CySEC, SCA
- - - 135ms $2000 209+ 9+ 50:1 50:1
Visit Broker > 4.83 DFSA, FCA
ASIC
- - - 130ms $0 72+ 11+ 30:1 400:1