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Best Forex Brokers Cyprus for 2019

Steven Hatzakis

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Trading forex (currencies) internationally is popular among traders. Before any fx broker in Cyprus can accept forex and CFD traders as clients, they must become authorised by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC), which is the financial regulatory body in Cyprus. CySEC's website is cysec.gov.cy. We recommend Cypriot residents also follow CySEC on twitter, @CySEC_official.

Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) logo

CySEC was formed in 2001, and in 2004 the country became a member of the European Union (EU), which made CySEC part of MiFID regulation. For a historical breakdown, here's a link to the Cyprus Securities & Exchange Commission's webpage on Wikipedia.

Best Cyprus Forex Brokers 2019

To find the best forex broker in Cyprus, we created a list of all CySEC authorised brokers, then ranked brokers by their 2019 Overall Ranking. Here is our list of the top forex brokers for Cyprus.

Cyprus Forex Brokers Comparison

Compare Cypriot authorised forex and CFDs brokers side by side using the forex broker comparison tool or the summary table below. This broker list is sorted by the firm's ForexBrokers.com Trust Score.

Forex BrokerAccepts CY ResidentsAverage Spread EUR/USD - StandardMinimum Initial DepositTrust ScoreOverallVisit Site
Saxo BankYes0.900$2,000.0098 4.5 Stars N/A
Plus500Yes0.600€10093 3 Stars N/A
XTBYes0.900$250.0090 4 Stars N/A
Markets.comYes1.900$10090 3.5 Stars N/A
eToroYes3.00$20088 4 Stars N/A
easyMarketsYes1.800$100.0081 4 Stars N/A
XM GroupYes1.600$5-10078 3.5 Stars N/A
ForexTimeYes0.80$10069 3.5 Stars N/A
iTraderYes0.700$25068 3 Stars N/A
InstaforexYesN/A$166 3 Stars N/A

How to Verify CySEC Authorisation

To identify if a forex broker is regulated as a Cypriot Investment Firm (CIF) by CySEC, the first step is to identify the register number from the disclosure text at the bottom of the broker's homepage. For example, here's the key disclosure text from FxPro's website,

FxPro Financial Services Limited is authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (licence no. 078/07) .

Next, look up the firm on CySEC's website to validate the CIF register number is, in fact, legitimate. Here is the official CySEC page for FxPro.

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Steven Hatzakis

About the author: Steven Hatzakis Steven Hatzakis is the Global Director of Research for ForexBrokers.com. Steven previously served as an Editor for Finance Magnates, where he authored over 1,000 published articles about the online finance industry. Steven is an active fintech and crypto industry researcher and advises blockchain companies at the board level. Over the past 20 years, Steven has held numerous positions within the international forex markets, from writing to consulting to serving as a registered commodity futures representative.


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