HFM vs Vantage Comparison
Comparing forex brokers side by side is no easy task. For our 2023 annual forex broker review, we spent hundreds of hours assessing 62 forex and CFD brokerages to find the best forex broker. Let's compare HFM vs Vantage.
Does HFM or Vantage 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, Vantage
offers better pricing overall for traders.
Is HFM or Vantage 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. Vantage holds 2 global Tier-1 licenses, while HFM holds 1. HFM holds 3 global Tier-2 licenses, while Vantage holds 0. In our analysis of 23 international regulators across 50 brokers, HFM earned a higher Trust Score than Vantage.
Which trading platform is better: HFM or Vantage?
To compare the trading platforms of both HFM and Vantage, we tested each broker's trading tools, research capabilities, and mobile apps. For trading tools, Vantage offers a better experience. With research, HFM offers superior market research. Finally, we found Vantage 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 Vantage offer MetaTrader 4 (MT4).HFM and Vantage 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 Vantage's 44 available pairs. Forex pairs aside, HFM offers traders access to 3500 CFDs while Vantage has 1000 available CFDs, a difference of 2500.
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 Vantage?
Vantage is not publicly traded and does not operate a bank. Vantage is authorised by two tier-1 regulators (high trust), zero tier-2 regulators (average trust), and two tier-3 regulator (low trust). Vantage is authorised by the following tier-1 regulators: Australian Securities & Investment Commission (ASIC) and 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 Vantage good?
Vantage rounds out its MetaTrader platform suite offering with support for multiple social trading platforms, content powered by Trading Central and a proprietary mobile app. However, Vantage trails industry leaders in key areas such as research and education.
Overall winner: HFM
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