After spending seven months and hundreds of hours researching 43 different forex brokers
for trading FX, our team at ForexBrokers.com team collected over 6,000 data points. For this review, we will compare IG Group vs KVB Kunlun .
To compare these two FX brokers, we will first take a look at the fees charged for trading (no easy task). Not every forex broker publicizes their average spreads, spreads data can vary, as can execution policies and how commissions are charged. Specifically, is the broker a dealing desk (market maker), no dealing desk (agency broker) or are both execution methods offered (dealing desk + STP/ECN)? To simplify this research, we assessed everything for you and provide a single star rating for cost. IG Group is a better option with a 4.50 star rating over KVB Kunlun 's 3.00 star rating.
Commissions and fees aside, let's take a look at regulation and currency availability. Trust is critical, and you should highly consider choosing a broker that regulated in a major hub. IG Group alongside KVB Kunlun are regulated in a major hub. Both IG Group and KVB Kunlun are publicly traded companies. As far as how many currency pairs are available for trading, here's the answer. IG Group boasts an offering of 91 different currency pairs compared to KVB Kunlun 's 30 available pairs.
Next, let's look at the tools and features fx traders desire. With trading platforms, forex traders are all familiar with MetaTrader. Both IG Group and KVB Kunlun offer Meta Trader. Regardless of the trading platform you use, charting should be feature rich. To help compare these two brokers, we counted the number of drawing tools and total technical indicators made available. IG Group trails KVB Kunlun by 22 total charting tools, with KVB Kunlun offering 31 and IG Group offering 9. KVB Kunlun boasts an offering of 51 different indicators (for example, moving averages) compared to IG Group's 22 available indicators.
Overall, IG Group takes the upper hand with 5.00 stars over KVB Kunlun 's 2.50 stars. And, when it comes to individual category awards, IG Group was rated Best in Class - Platforms & Tools, Best in Class - Research and Best in Class - Mobile Trading in 2018, while KVB Kunlun was rated none of these.