HFM vs BDSwiss 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 BDSwiss.
Does HFM or BDSwiss 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 BDSwiss 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 BDSwiss hold 1 global Tier-1 licenses. HFM holds 3 global Tier-2 licenses, while BDSwiss holds 1. In our analysis of 23 international regulators across 50 brokers, HFM earned a higher Trust Score than BDSwiss.
Which trading platform is better: HFM or BDSwiss?
To compare the trading platforms of both HFM and BDSwiss, 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 BDSwiss offer MetaTrader 4 (MT4).HFM and BDSwiss both offer copy trading.
How many forex pairs and CFDs are available to trade?
BDSwiss provides traders 51 currency pairs (e.g., EUR/USD) compared to HFM's 47 available pairs. Forex pairs aside, HFM offers traders access to 3500 CFDs while BDSwiss has 1081 available CFDs, a difference of 2419.
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 BDSwiss?
BDSwiss is not publicly traded and does not operate a bank. BDSwiss is authorized by two tier-1 regulator (high trust), one tier-2 regulator (average trust), and one tier-3 regulator (low trust). BDSwiss is authorised by the following tier-1 regulator: the 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 BDSwiss good?
The BDSwiss brand caters to over 1.6 million registered forex and CFD traders, and offers the full MetaTrader platform suite alongside its own proprietary mobile app. BDSwiss demonstrates good order execution statistics and provides access to over 1,000 tradable symbols – though its spreads are higher than industry leaders.
Overall winner: IG
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