Our ForexBrokers.com team spent seven months and hundreds of hours assessing 43 different forex broker accounts
for trading FX. In total, over 6,000 data points were collected. For this review, we will compare FOREX.com (GAIN Capital) vs KVB Kunlun .
To start this comparison, first, we will take a look at the fees charged for trading forex. It's important to note this is no easy task. Not every broker shares their average spreads, spreads can be fixed or variable (floating), execution policies differ, and brokers can act as market makers (dealers) or act as agents for execution. To simplify things, we analyzed everything for you and provide a single star rating for cost. FOREX.com (GAIN Capital) received a rating of 4.50 stars over KVB Kunlun 's 3.00 stars.
Cost aside, we can now turn our focus to regulation alongside currency availability. For regulation, it's very important to select a broker you can trust with your money. FOREX.com (GAIN Capital) and KVB Kunlun both are regulated in a major hub. Both FOREX.com (GAIN Capital) and KVB Kunlun are publicly traded companies. How many currency pairs are available to trade? KVB Kunlun trails FOREX.com (GAIN Capital) by 54 total currency pairs (for example, EUR/USD), with FOREX.com (GAIN Capital) offering 84 and KVB Kunlun offering 30.
To round out our comparison, let's look at the popular tools and features forex traders prefer. For platforms, some FX traders prefer MetaTrader. FOREX.com (GAIN Capital) and KVB Kunlun both offer Meta Trader. Within the trading platform, charting should be robust, so we counted the number of drawing tools and total technical indicators made available. KVB Kunlun boasts an offering of 31 charting tools compared to FOREX.com (GAIN Capital)'s 22 available charting tools. FOREX.com (GAIN Capital) boasts an offering of 139 different indicators (for example, moving averages) compared to KVB Kunlun 's 51 available indicators.
Overall, FOREX.com (GAIN Capital) takes the upper hand with 4.50 stars over KVB Kunlun 's 2.50 stars. And, when it comes to individual category awards, FOREX.com (GAIN Capital) was rated Best in Class - Platforms & Tools, Best in Class - Research and Best in Class - Investor Education in 2018, while KVB Kunlun was rated none of these.