HFM vs ATFX Comparison
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 HFM vs ATFX.
Does HFM or ATFX 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, IG
offers better pricing overall for traders.
Is HFM or ATFX 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 HFM and ATFX hold 1 global Tier-1 licenses. HFM holds 3 global Tier-2 licenses, while ATFX holds 1. In our analysis of 23 international regulators across 50 brokers, HFM earned a higher Trust Score than ATFX.
Which trading platform is better: HFM or ATFX?
To compare the trading platforms of both HFM and ATFX, we tested each broker's trading tools, research capabilities, and mobile apps. For trading tools, IG offers a better experience. With research, IG offers superior market research. Finally, we found IG 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. Both HFM and ATFX offer MetaTrader 4 (MT4).HFM and ATFX both offer copy trading.
How many forex pairs and CFDs are available to trade?
HFM provides traders 47 currency pairs (e.g., EUR/USD) compared to ATFX's 44 available pairs. Forex pairs aside, HFM offers traders access to 3500 CFDs while ATFX has 150 available CFDs, a difference of 3350.
Can I trust HFM?
HotForex is not publicly traded and does not operate a bank. HotForex is authorised by one tier-1 regulator (high trust), three tier-2 regulators (average trust), and one tier-3 regulator (low trust). HotForex is authorised by the following tier-1 regulator: Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Can I trust ATFX?
ATFX is not publicly traded and does not operate a bank. ATFX is authorised by one tier-1 regulators (high trust), one tier-2 regulator (average trust), and one tier-3 regulators (low trust). ATFX is authorised by the following tier-1 regulator: Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Is HFM good?
Alongside its enhanced MetaTrader offering and quality research, HFM (HF Markets), previously known as HotForex, offers a proprietary copy trading platform, HFcopy, and provides a decent selection of over 1,000 CFDs and 47 forex pairs. Still, trading costs at HFM are slightly above the industry average, and its HF mobile app does not yet support trading.
Is ATFX good?
ATFX is a MetaTrader-only broker, regulated primarily in the U.K., Cyprus, and Mauritius. ATFX demonstrates potential as MetaTrader broker, yet has considerable room to grow across key categories such as the range of markets and trading platforms.
Overall winner: IG
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