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FxPro vs ACY Securities 2021

Is ACY Securities better than FxPro? In our analysis of 23 international regulators across 39 brokers, ACY Securities is considered average-risk, with an overall Trust Score of 75 out of 99. FxPro is considered low-risk, with an overall Trust Score of 90 out of 99. Learn more about Trust Score.


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Overall Rating

Feature FxPro ACY Securities
Overall 4 4
Commissions & Fees 3.5 4.5
Offering of Investments 4 4
Platforms & Tools 4 4
Mobile Trading Apps 4 4
Research 3.5 3.5
Education 4 3.5
Trust Score 90 74
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Regulation

Feature FxPro ACY Securities
Trust Score 90 74
Year Founded
2006 2011
Publicly Traded (Listed)
No No
Bank
No No
Tier-1 Licenses
1 1
Tier-2 Licenses
2 0
Tier-3 Licenses
1 1
Authorised in the European Union
Yes No

Tier-1 Licenses (High Trust)

Feature FxPro ACY Securities
ASIC Authorised (Australia)
No Yes
IIROC Authorised (Canada)
No No
SFC Authorised (Hong Kong)
No No
CBI Authorised (Ireland)
No No
FSA Authorised (Japan)
No No
MAS Authorised (Singapore)
No No
FINMA Authorised (Switzerland)
No No
FCA Authorised (UK)
Yes No
CFTC Registered (USA)
No No
FMA Authorised (New Zealand)
No No

Tier-2 Licenses (Average Trust)

Feature FxPro ACY Securities
CBRC Authorised (China)
No No
CySEC Authorised (Cyprus)
Yes No
SEBI Authorised (India)
No No
ISA Authorised (Israel)
No No
CBR Authorised (Russia)
No No
FSCA Authorised (South Africa)
Yes No
SEC Authorised (Thailand)
No No
DFSA / Central Bank Authorised (UAE)
No No

Tier-3 Licenses (Low Trust)

Feature FxPro ACY Securities
SCB Authorised (Bahamas) Yes No
IFSC Authorised (Belize) No No
Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA)
No No
BMA Authorised (Bermuda) No No
FSC Authorised (British Virgin Islands)
No No
FSC Authorised (Mauritius)
No No
VFSC Authorised (Vanuatu)
No Yes

Investments

Feature FxPro ACY Securities
Forex Trading
Yes Yes
CFD Trading
Yes Yes
Tradeable Symbols (Total)
2175 1600
Forex Pairs (Total)
70 62
US Stock Trading (Non CFD)
No No
Int'l Stock Trading (Non CFD)
No No
Social Trading / Copy-Trading
Yes Yes
Cryptocurrency (Physical)
No No
Cryptocurrency (CFD)
Yes Yes
Crypto Disclaimer (UK) Note: Crypto CFDs are not available to retail traders from any broker's U.K. entity, nor to U.K. residents (except to Professional clients). Note: Crypto CFDs are not available to retail traders from any broker's U.K. entity, nor to U.K. residents (except to Professional clients).

Cost

Feature FxPro ACY Securities
Average Spread EUR/USD - Standard
1.51 (August 2020) 1.2 (Sept 2021)
All-in Cost EUR/USD - Active
1.27 (August 2020) 0.85 (Sept 2021)
Active Trader or VIP Discounts
Yes Yes
Execution: Agency Broker
Yes No
Execution: Market Maker
Yes No

Funding

Feature FxPro ACY Securities
Minimum Deposit
$100.00 $50
Bank Wire (Deposit/Withdraw)
Yes Yes
Visa/Mastercard (Credit/Debit)
Yes Yes
PayPal (Deposit/Withdraw)
Yes No
Skrill (Deposit/Withdraw)
Yes Yes

Trading Platforms

Feature FxPro ACY Securities
Proprietary Platform
Yes No
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Yes Yes
Web Platform
Yes Yes
Social Trading / Copy-Trading
Yes Yes
MetaTrader 4 (MT4)
Yes Yes
MetaTrader 5 (MT5)
Yes Yes
cTrader
Yes No
DupliTrade
No No
ZuluTrade
No No

Trading Tools

Feature FxPro ACY Securities
Virtual Trading (Demo)
Yes Yes
Alerts - Basic Fields
Yes Yes
Watchlists - Total Fields
19 7
Charting - Indicators / Studies (Total)
72 30
Charting - Drawing Tools (Total)
22 15
Charting - Trade From Chart
Yes Yes
Charting - Drawings Autosave
Yes Yes

Mobile Trading

Feature FxPro ACY Securities
Android App
Yes Yes
Apple iOS App
Yes Yes
Alerts - Basic Fields
Yes Yes
Watch List
Yes Yes
Watch List Syncing
Yes No
Charting - Indicators / Studies
65 30
Charting - Draw Trendlines
Yes Yes
Charting - Trendlines Moveable
Yes No
Charting - Multiple Time Frames
Yes Yes
Charting - Drawings Autosave
No Yes
Forex Calendar
Yes No

Research

Feature FxPro ACY Securities
Daily Market Commentary
Yes Yes
Forex News (Top-Tier Sources)
Yes No
Autochartist
No No
Trading Central (Recognia)
Yes No
Delkos Research
No No
Social Sentiment - Currency Pairs
Yes No
Economic Calendar
Yes Yes

Education

Feature FxPro ACY Securities
Has Education - Forex or CFDs
Yes Yes
Client Webinars
No Yes
Client Webinars (Archived)
Yes Yes
Videos - Beginner Trading Videos
Yes Yes
Videos - Advanced Trading Videos
No No
Investor Dictionary (Glossary)
Yes No

Major Forex Pairs

Feature FxPro ACY Securities
GBP/USD
Yes Yes
USD/JPY
Yes Yes
EUR/USD
Yes Yes
USD/CHF
Yes Yes
USD/CAD
Yes Yes
NZD/USD
Yes Yes
AUD/USD
Yes Yes

Overall

Feature FxPro ACY Securities
Overall 4 4
Commissions & Fees 3.5 4.5
Offering of Investments 4 4
Platforms & Tools 4 4
Mobile Trading Apps 4 4
Research 3.5 3.5
Education 4 3.5
Trust Score 90 74
FxPro Review ACY Securities Review

Comparing forex brokers side by side is no easy task. For our 2022 annual forex broker review, we spent hundreds of hours assessing 39 forex and CFD brokerages to find the best forex broker. Let's compare ACY Securities vs FxPro.

Does ACY Securities or FxPro offer lower pricing?
Comparing the trading costs of forex and CFDs is not easy. Not every broker publishes average spreads data, and pricing structures vary. Based on our thorough annual assessment, ACY Securities offers better pricing overall for traders.

Is ACY Securities or FxPro safer for forex and CFDs trading?
At ForexBrokers.com, we track where each forex and CFD broker is regulated across over 23 international regulator databases. Here's our findings. Both ACY Securities and FxPro hold 1 global Tier-1 licenses. FxPro holds 2 global Tier-2 licenses, while ACY Securities holds 0. In our analysis of 23 international regulators across 50 brokers, FxPro earned a higher Trust Score than ACY Securities.

Which trading platform is better: ACY Securities or FxPro?
To compare the trading platforms of both ACY Securities and FxPro, we tested each broker's trading tools, research capabilities, and mobile apps. For trading tools, FxPro offers a better experience. With research, FxPro offers superior market research. Finally, we found FxPro to provide better mobile trading apps.

What about MetaTrader and copy trading?
For forex and CFDs traders, copy trading and MetaTrader are both popular platform options. ACY Securities and FxPro both offer copy trading. Both ACY Securities and FxPro offer MetaTrader 4 (MT4).

How many forex pairs and CFDs are available to trade?
FxPro provides traders 70 currency pairs (e.g., EUR/USD) compared to ACY Securities's 62 available pairs. Forex pairs aside, FxPro offers traders access to 2175 CFDs while ACY Securities has 1600 available CFDs, a difference of 575.

Can I trust ACY Securities?
ACY Securities is not publicly traded and does not operate a bank. ACY Securities is authorized by one tier-1 regulator (high trust), zero tier-2 regulators (average trust), and one tier-3 regulators (low trust). ACY Securities is authorised by the following tier-1 regulator: the Australian Securities & Investment Commission (ASIC).

Can I trust FxPro?
FxPro is not publicly traded and does not operate a bank. FxPro is authorised by one tier-1 regulator (high trust), two tier-2 regulators (average trust), and one tier-3 regulator (low trust). FxPro is authorised by the following tier-1 regulators: Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Is ACY Securities good?
ACY Securities is a MetaTrader-only broker with a reasonable range of markets and a balanced account offering. The broker’s research and educational content, however, could be greatly improved upon.

Is FxPro good?
FxPro competes among the top MetaTrader brokers, featuring multiple account options and various execution methods. It provides its own proprietary FxPro Edge app – though it isn’t yet available for mobile – alongside access to the BnkPro app (which isn’t yet available in all regions).

Overall winner: FxPro

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