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UFX vs Z.com Trade 2019

Is UFX better than Z.com Trade? After grading forex brokers on nearly 100 different variables, Z.com Trade is better than UFX. Z.com Trade, together with its sibling group of companies, including GMO Click Securities, is the largest retail forex broker by total volume. The firm’s Japan-based entity offers its most competitive pricing and range of products, followed by its HK and UK entity.
CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Overall Rating

Feature UFX Z.com Trade
Overall 3.5 3
UFX Review Z.com Trade Review
74-89% of retail CFD accounts lose money 74-89% of retail CFD accounts lose money

Regulation

Feature UFX Z.com Trade
Trust Score 66 95
Year Founded
2011 1991
Publicly Traded (Listed)
No Yes
Bank
No No
Tier-1 Licenses
0 3
Tier-2 Licenses
1 1
Tier-3 Licenses
0 0
Authorised in the European Union
Yes Yes

Tier-1 Licenses

Feature UFX Z.com Trade
ASIC Authorised (Australia)
No No
IIROC Authorised (Canada)
No No
SFC Authorised (Hong Kong)
No Yes
FSA Authorised (Japan)
No Yes
MAS Authorised (Singapore)
No No
FINMA Authorised (Switzerland)
No No
FCA Authorised (UK)
No Yes
CFTC Registered (USA)
No No

Investments

Feature UFX Z.com Trade
Forex: Spot Trading
Yes Yes
Social Trading / Copy-Trading
Yes Yes
Currency Pairs (Total Forex pairs)
49 55
CFDs - Total Offered
461 22
Cryptocurrency traded as actual
No Yes
Cryptocurrency traded as CFD
Yes Yes
Offering of Investments 3.5 3
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Cost

Feature UFX Z.com Trade
Average Spread EUR/USD - Standard
3 (as of May 19) 0.1 (as of May 19)
All-in Cost EUR/USD - Active
2 (as of May 19) 0.9 (as of May 19)
Active Trader or VIP Discounts
Yes Yes
Commissions & Fees 3 4
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Funding

Feature UFX Z.com Trade
Minimum Initial Deposit
$100 $50
Bank Wire (Deposit/Withdraw)
Yes Yes
Visa/Mastercard (Credit/Debit)
Yes No
PayPal (Deposit/Withdraw)
No No
Skrill (Deposit/Withdraw)
No No

Trading Platforms

Feature UFX Z.com Trade
Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Yes Yes
Web Platform
Yes Yes
Social Trading / Copy-Trading
Yes Yes
MetaTrader 4 (MT4)
Yes Yes
MetaTrader 5 (MT5)
No No
cTrader
No No

Trading Tools

Feature UFX Z.com Trade
Virtual Trading (Demo)
Yes Yes
Alerts - Basic Fields
No Yes
Watchlists - Total Fields
(Default MT4)
Charting - Indicators / Studies (Total)
53 (Default MT4)
Charting - Drawing Tools (Total)
21 (Default MT4)
Charting - Trade From Chart
No Yes
Charting - Drawings Autosave
No Yes
Order Type - Trailing Stop
No Yes
Platform & Tools 4 2.5
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Mobile Trading

Feature UFX Z.com Trade
Android App
Yes Yes
Apple iOS App
Yes Yes
Trading - Forex
Yes Yes
Trading - CFDs
Yes Yes
Alerts - Basic Fields
Yes Yes
Watch List
Yes No
Watch List Syncing
Yes No
Charting - Indicators / Studies
63 (default MT4)
Charting - Draw Trend Lines
Yes No
Charting - Trend Lines Moveable
Yes No
Charting - Multiple Time Frames
No Yes
Charting - Drawings Autosave
No No
Forex Calendar
No No
Mobile Trading 3.5 2.5
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Research

Feature UFX Z.com Trade
Daily Market Commentary
Yes Yes
Forex News (Top-Tier Sources)
Yes Yes
Weekly Webinars
No Yes
AutoChartist
No No
Trading Central (Recognia)
No No
Delkos Research
No No
Social Sentiment - Currency Pairs
Yes No
Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
Research 3.5 3
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Education

Feature UFX Z.com Trade
Has Education - Forex
No Yes
Has Education - CFDs
No No
Client Webinars
No No
Client Webinars (Archived)
No No
Videos - Beginner Trading Videos
No Yes
Videos - Advanced Trading Videos
No No
Investor Dictionary (Glossary)
No Yes
Education 1 3
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Major Forex Pairs

Feature UFX Z.com Trade
GBP/USD
Yes Yes
USD/JPY
Yes Yes
EUR/USD
Yes Yes
USD/CHF
Yes Yes
USD/CAD
Yes Yes
NZD/USD
Yes Yes
AUD/USD
Yes Yes

Overall

Feature UFX Z.com Trade
UFX Review Z.com Trade Review
Overall 3.5 3
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Our ForexBrokers.com team spent several months and hundreds of hours assessing 28 different forex broker accounts for trading FX. In total, over 2,200 data points were collected. For this review, we will compare UFX vs Z.com Trade.

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. Z.com Trade is a better option with a 4.00 star rating over UFX's 3.00 star rating.

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. UFX alongside Z.com Trade are regulated in a major hub. Z.com Trade is a publicly traded company, while UFX is not. How many currency pairs are available to trade? Z.com Trade boasts an offering of 55 different currency pairs compared to UFX's 49 available pairs.

To round out our comparison, let's look at the popular tools and features forex traders prefer. For platforms, some FX traders prefer MetaTrader. Both UFX and Z.com Trade 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. Z.com Trade trails UFX by 21 total charting tools, with UFX offering 21 and Z.com Trade offering (Default MT4). UFX boasts an offering of 53 different indicators (for example, moving averages) compared to Z.com Trade's (Default MT4) available indicators.

UFX Review
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Trading CFDs, FX, and cryptocurrencies involves a high degree of risk. All providers have a percentage of retail investor accounts that lose money when trading CFDs with their company. You should consider whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money and whether you understand how CFDs, FX, and cryptocurrencies work. All data was obtained from a published web site as of 02/18/2019 and is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed. The ForexBrokers.com staff is constantly working with its online broker representatives to obtain the latest data. If you believe any data listed above is inaccurate, please contact us using the link at the bottom of this page.

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